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Northrop to Continue Army ERP Program Support Under $114M Contract Modification

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue to support the U.S. Army‘s efforts to implement and field enterprise resources planning systems under a $114.5 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Monday the modification covers services for the Global Combat Support System-Army ERP program. Work under the modification will run through April 13, 2019. The …

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Cubic Exhibits Training Tools at SOFEX Conference in Jordan; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 7, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has set up an exhibit of technologies at this week’s Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference in Jordan through May 10, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Cubic Global Defense will feature its P5 Tactical Combat Training System, …

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Huntington Ingalls Shipyard Marks 75% Completion on JFK Carrier Construction

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 7, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding unit has installed the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier main deck’s forward section, marking a 75-percent completion rate on the construction of the nuclear-powered vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said April 30 its Newport News …

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Orbital ATK Reaches Milestone in M1156 Precision Guidance Kit Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 7, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has rolled out from its production line the 25,000th M1156 Precision Guidance Kit that works to enhance the accuracy of U.S. Army and Marine Corps artillery projectiles, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said April 30 the armaments systems division within its defense systems group …

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Leidos Books $250M in NGA Analytical Support Orders; Tim Reardon Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received seven task orders worth up to $250 million combined to provide analytical support services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The company said Monday it will help NGA and its mission partners examine geospatial data, full motion videos and imagery through the NGA’s Multi-Intelligence Analytical and Collection Support Services program. …

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Carole Ferrand to be Appointed Capgemini Group CFO

Capgemini has announced it will hire Carole Ferrand, formerly financial director of Artemis Group, to serve as group chief financial officer. Ferrand plans to officially join Capgemini when she relinquishes her roles as a board director and an audit and risk committee member there in June, the company said Friday. She will succeed Aiman …

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State Dept OKs Potential $1.4B Lockheed Transport, Tanker Aircraft Sale to Germany

The State Department has approved Germany’s request to procure three Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J-30 military transport aircraft and three KC-130J tanker planes from the U.S. government under a potential $1.4 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed will serve as the prime contractor in the proposed deal that seeks to build up …

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Air Force Selects Lockheed, Northrop to Support Next-Gen Missile Warning Satellite Program

The U.S. Air Force intends to award Lockheed Martin (NYSE: NOC) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) separate contracts to help the service branch define requirements for its future missile warning satellite constellation. Both companies will support the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program that aims to build a constellation of satellites …

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Axon Buys Safariland’s Public Safety Camera Tech Subsidiary

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based law enforcement technology provider Axon has bought Safariland’s VIEVU subsidiary, which offers camera and cloud-based evidence management systems to the public safety sector. Axon said Friday Safariland has also agreed to supply holster devices for TASER Conducted Electric Weapon systems under a partnership agreement between the two companies. Sean McCarthy, general manager of VIEVU, said the …

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Insight Public Sector Wins Potential $653M DON BPA for Microsoft Software Licenses, Cloud Products

Insight Public Sector has won a potential three-year, $653.2 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Department of the Navy obtain Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses, cloud products and software assurance services. The U.S. Navy issued the BPA in accordance with IPS’ Federal Supply Schedule contract and policy and guidelines under the Defense Department‘s Enterprise Software …

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