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Inmarsat Secures UK Space Agency Grant on Satellite Applications for Community Challeges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — Inmarsat will build satellite application programs for disaster relief, healthcare and sustainable fishing under a grant award from the U.K. space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the grant seeks to identify potential uses of satellite technology to address local community challenges in …

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Lockheed, Abu Dhabi Firm to Provide Maritime Asset Sustainment Support to UAE Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company to provide sustainment support for the United Arab Emirates’ naval assets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The MOU covers joint maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the UAE navy and other potential …

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L3 to Supply Transmission Systems for South Korean Army Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) will deliver 800-horsepower transmission systems for South Korea’s infantry fighting and light-recovery vehicles under a potential $17.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its combat propulsion systems division will deliver the transmission systems from the third quarter of …

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SAIC Rolls Out Prototype Amphibious Combat Vehicle to Marines; Tony Moraco Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has unveiled a prototype amphibious combat vehicle it developed for the U.S. Marine Corps based on ST Kinetics‘ TERREX, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday ACV 1.1 will work to transport combat units from ship to shore and …

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Lockheed to Shift 650 Fleet Ballistic Missile Program Positions to Colorado, Florida; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled plans to relocate an estimated 650 positions under the Fleet Ballistic Missile program from California to Colorado and Florida by 2024, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the move aims to build on skill sets, resources and infrastructure …

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DISA Seeks Proposals for $7.5B Systems Engineering Contract Vehicle

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $7.5 billion contract vehicle for systems engineering support services. Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that seeks to provide engineering services and support projects of DISA and the Defense Department, DISA …

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Raytheon to Build Qatar’s Early Warning Radar System Under $1.1B USAF Foreign Sales Deal

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.07 billion contract to build an early warning radar system for integration into Qatar’s air and missile defense enterprise. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in Massachusetts awarded the sole-source contract to Raytheon as part of a foreign military sales deal between the U.S. …

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ORNL Director Thom Mason to Join Battelle as Lab Operations SVP

Thom Mason, director of the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will step down from his position by July 1 after 10 years on the job to become senior vice president for laboratory operations at nonprofit research and development company Battelle. He will help govern each Battelle-managed laboratory, engage key sponsors, contribute to capture management …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $771M Task Order for Enterprise Operations, Maintenance Support to USSOCOM

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential $771.3 million task order to provide enterprise operations and maintenance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Special Operations Forces Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics office received four quotations for the task order via a “fair opportunity competition” under the General Services Administration‘s …

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February 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Gets Boost as Trump Reaffirms Military Buildup Plan

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a 0.625-point climb Friday to record a fourth consecutive weekly gain as defense stocks received a boost from President Donald Trump’s reiteration of his presidential campaign pledge to build up the military. GCI advancers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio with Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) …

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