Tag Archives: Federal Aviation Administration

Curt Kolcun: Army to Purchase 50K Microsoft Office 365 Licenses

The U.S. Army has awarded a blanket purchase agreement to Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) for 50, 000 Office 365 licenses that will be available to all Defense Department components. Office 365 encompasses shared email and calendar tools, Office Web Apps, Microsoft Lync and collaboration tools such as …

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Air Force Wants ‘Sense and Avoid’ UAV Tech

The U.S. Air Force is looking to add a common-airborne sense and avoid technology into unmanned aerial vehicles that are used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Proposed technologies are being mandated to fulfill Federal Aviation Administration requirements and be able to help vehicles perform integrated flight within the National …

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General Dynamics to Produce FAA Air Traffic Control Radios; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics C4 Systems (NYSE: GD) has received a $25 million production order from the Federal Aviation Administration for new air traffic control radios to replace the agency’s legacy analog radios. The radios are intended to help establish a networked ground communication infrastructure for air traffic controllers and the National …

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Lockheed Wins $500M FAA Transocean Air Traffic Mgmt Extension; Sandy Samuel Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential eight-year, $500 million contract extension to continue developing an air traffic management platform for the Federal Aviation Administration to manage aircraft safety over the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The FAA uses the transoceanic air traffic management software and hardware for its Advanced Technologies and …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Leadership Talks Transition, Opportunities After Buying SAIC’s T&E Business

Executives Joe Kopfman, Peter Smith, Chris Braccio and Jason Frye break down the deal and its impact on the Chantilly, Va.-based professional, technical and information technology services contractor. In September 2012, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced it would purchase SAIC‘s test and evaluation business as it looked to capture opportunities “in a market that traditionally …

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MITRE Wins Potential $1B Contract to Manage its 6th FFRDC; Alfred Grasso Comments

Mitre Corp. has won a possible $1 billion contract to operate a Federally Funded Research and Development Center for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, reports The Washington Business Journal. Currently, MITRE manages five FFRDC’s for agencies and government offices including the Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration, Internal Revenue …

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General Dynamics to Update FAA Air Traffic Radios on $363M IDIQ

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit has won a potential $363 million Federal Aviation Administration contract to provide the agency with new air traffic control radios. The Falls Church, Va.-based company said Tuesday the 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract supports the FAA’s Next Generation Air-Ground Communications Segment 2 program. The …

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CACI Names Lockheed Vet John Mengucci US Operations COO; Daniel Allen Comments

CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) has appointed John Mengucci chief operating officer for U.S. operations, CACI announced Wednesday. Mengucci will oversee CACI’s four main business groups: mission systems, enterprise technologies and services, national solutions and transformation solutions. Daniel Allen, CACI president of U.S. operations, said Mengucci’s appointment aligns with the company’s …

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SRA, TASC Win Spots on $1.1B FAA Engineering Contract

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced SRA International and TASC Inc. as awardees on the agency’s estimated $1.1 billion EnRoute Technical Assistance Support Services contract. The contract has three base years and two two-year options. The agency will award task orders for systems engineering, software and hardware engineering. Additional work …

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Harris Wins Potential $85M FAA Contract to Upgrade Satellite Communications Network

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $85 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration. The contract has a five-year base and five one-year options. Harris will act as prime contractor for the Alaskan satellite telecommunications infrastructure program. Harris will replace and upgrade an existing satellite communications network that links …

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