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Cristiano Amon Promoted to Qualcomm President

Cristiano Amon, executive vice president of Qualcomm’s (Nasdaq: QCOM) technologies business, has been named president of the San Diego, California-based telecommunications equipment provider in a move that takes effect Jan. 4. Amon will help develop growth strategies for the company’s core businesses in his new position, continue to serve as …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Wins Potential $98M ‘USS Mesa Verde’ Maintenance Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary has won a potential $98.3 million contract to help the U.S. Navy implement a docking phased maintenance availability effort for USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). NASSCO will provide human resources and facilities to support the maintenance, repair and modernization of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock …

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Raytheon Gets $80M Navy Contract Modification for Weapon System Engineering, Technical Services

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an $80 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to perform design agent engineering and technical support services for the Phalanx close-in and land-based weapon systems as well as the SeaRAM missile defense platform. The Defense Department said Tuesday the award includes foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia, …

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Navy Exercises $102M Option on Lockheed Aegis Combat System Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $102.5 million contract modification for technical support services to the service branch’s Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent effort. Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will design, develop, integrate, test and deliver computer program baseline advanced capability builds, as well as technology insertion hardware for the Aegis Combat System, …

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BAE to Help Maintain, Upgrade Navy Mine Countermeasures, Destroyer Ships

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems two contracts worth $183.8 million combined and a potential $11.5 million contract modification to maintain two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and an Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship. BAE will provide human resources and facilities to help maintain, repair and upgrade the USS Howard (DDG 83) destroyer …

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CACI to Provide Financial Mgmt, Systems Support to DEA Under New BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will offer acquisition, financial management and other services in support of the Drug Enforcement Administration‘s enforcement and demand reduction mission under a new blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the BPA serves to extend its existing work …

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Boeing Earns FAA Certification for KC-46 Tanker’s 767-2C Configuration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured certification from the Federal Aviation Administration following a series of tests on the 767-2C airframe configuration of the KC-46 tanker aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Amended Type Certification serves to verify the core tanker design’s safety and reliability …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funding for Proposed Lander on Future Titan Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a funding opportunity with NASA to mature its proposed Dragonfly dual-quadcopter vehicle in the aim to fulfill requirements under the New Frontiers program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday the aerial vehicle will carry four science instruments and seek to facilitate scientific …

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Vencore Labs to Develop Spectrum Monitoring, Usage Mgmt Platforms for DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — The research arm of Vencore will work on the design, prototyping and demonstration of technologies that will serve to help the Defense Department monitor radio-frequency spectrum usage under $14.7 million in DoD contracts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Vencore Labs received a $7.9 million Comprehensive Spectrum Monitoring …

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Raytheon Lands Air Force Contract for GPS Receiver Cards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply four-channel receiver cards for global positioning system tracking and navigation to the U.S. Air Force and Saudi Arabia under a potential $36.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract includes foreign military sales and covers the …

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