Tag Archives: Federal Aviation Administration

Leidos-Thales Team to Modernize FAA Beacon System Under Potential $450M Contract

A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Thales has secured a potential 12-year, $450M contract to help the Federal Aviation Administration replace a secondary surveillance radar system used to deliver aircraft data as part of nationwide air traffic control automation efforts.

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FAA Selects Raytheon for STARS Air Traffic Control Modernization Project; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

The Federal Aviation Administration has partnered with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to modernize an automated system that helps U.S. air traffic controllers manage the spacing and sequencing of aircraft. "We want air traffic controllers to have the best tools available to manage the increasingly complex airspace around our airports," said Dave Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services business at Raytheon and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Executive Moves for Perspecta, POC Hosting 2020 CIO Forum on Jan. 23rd, Major Contracts for Leidos, CACI, Lockheed Martin, Red Hat’s David Egts Talks Open-Source Approaches & Top 10 Weekly Stories

Leidos Books Potential $1B FAA Flight Service Modernization Contract; Jim Moos Quoted Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has landed a potential 15-year, $1 billion contract to update the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) digital flight briefing service with aeronautical and weather data as well as flight planning support features.  The Future Flight Services …

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Weekly Roundup: Capital One Acquires KippsDeSanto; Lockheed Martin, CGI Federal and Amyx Secure Big Contracts; Bell Obtains FAA Certification and Weekly Top 10 Stories

This week, Capital One signed an agreement to acquire KippsDeSanto & Co., a leading investment banking firm focused on serving growth-oriented aerospace/defense, government services and technology companies.  “Joining Capital One was a natural next step in the growth plan for us at KippsDeSanto,” said Kevin DeSanto, co-founder and managing director …

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