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Pentagon Awards $600M to Advance 5G Experimentation; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios Acting Undersecretary DoD

The Department of Defense has made $600M in awards to support 5G testing and experimentation projects with 15 companies at five U.S. military installations. “The Department of Defense is at the forefront of cutting edge 5G testing and experimentation, which will strengthen our Nation’s warfighting capabilities as well as U.S. economic competitiveness in this critical field,” said Michael Kratsios, acting undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and U.S. chief technology officer.

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Switzerland Gets State Dept OK for $16.2B in F-35, Super Hornet, Patriot Procurement Requests

F-35 Lightning II

The State Department has cleared Switzerland’s request to buy F-35 fighter jets, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft and Patriot Configuration-3+ modernized fire units under three foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $16.23B combined.

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Michael House Joins Siemens Government Technologies as Business Dev’t VP; Tina Dolph Quoted

Michael House VP SGT

Michael House, a veteran GovCon industry leader, has been named vice president of business development of Siemens’ U.S. federal government subsidiary. He will oversee Siemens Government Technologies’ business capture planning, proposal and development operations in his new role, SGT said Thursday.

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DoD Announces $187M in Agreements With Five Vendors to Sustain Domestic Industrial Base

The Department of Defense has signed agreements worth $187M combined with five companies under the Defense Production Act Title III to help sustain domestic production capabilities and critical workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. DoD said Friday the contracts were awarded to Austal’s U.S. arm, General Electric’s (NYSE: GE) aviation business, W International, Weber Metals and American Woolen.

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