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Radiant, SSL Work on Space-Based Sensing Tech for Missile Defense; Tony Frazier, Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions and SSL subsidiaries will collaborate to build a prototype space-based missile detection layer for the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 3. SSL will lead the team, which also includes Systems Engineering Associates, as it works to develop …

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BAE’s Al Whitmore: Internal R&D to Drive Efforts Under Pentagon’s DTIC IAC Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Al Whitmore, president of the intelligence and security sector of BAE Systems Inc., has said the company aims to build on its internal research and development activities to fulfill work under a multi-award contract with the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The …

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Northrop Designates Latest Space Station Cargo Resupply Spacecraft as SS John Young

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named the Cygnus spacecraft that will launch Nov. 15 to bring scientific cargo to the International Space Station after the late NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy officer John Young, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. NASA said Friday the S.S. John Young, which will …

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AWS-Sponsored Event Produces Projects for State Dept. Diplomacy Center Exhibit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Amazon Web Services served as sponsor of a State Department-backed “hackathon” in Washington that sought to highlight the use of data visualization to illustrate the impact of diplomatic activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. AWS said Thursday the department’s U.S. Diplomacy Center and the World Resources Institute hosted …

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Engility Wins $249M DOD Medical & Logistics Contract Spot; Lynn Dugle Quoted

Engility (NYSE: EGL) will compete for task orders to provide logistics, medical and professional services to the Defense Department under a potential $249M contract. The company said Monday it seeks to help the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense manage the life cycle of DoD programs that seek to counter biological and …

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Boeing Gets $204M Navy Contract to Modify F/A-18, EA-18G Systems

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential three-year, $204M contract from Naval Air Systems Command to inspect modify and repair systems of two U.S. Navy aircraft platforms. The sole-source contract has a base value of $62M and covers support work on military service’s EA-18G Growler and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jets, Boeing said Friday. The company expects to maintain …

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Navy Taps Six Firms for Design-Build Services Under $240M IDIQ

Six firms have received spots under a potential five-year, $240M, multiple-award contract for design and construction services in support of U.S. Navy forces in Africa. The awardees will demolish, design, build and repair airfields, hangars, air traffic stations, infrastructure and other facilities primarily at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti and additionally …

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Boeing Secures $132M FA-18 Infrared Sensor Delivery Order From Navy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential four-year, $131.6M undefinitized contract to support sensor systems used by the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet combat jets. The delivery order comes after a previously awarded basic ordering agreement and tasks Boeing to procure and update weapon replaceable assemblies to support the low-rate initial production of Block …

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Kathy Warden: Northrop to Merge Two Tech Services Business Areas Into One Entity

Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has said the company will begin in 2019 to consolidate into a single unit its system modernization and advanced defense services areas that operate under its technology services business. Warden, a three-time Wash100 recipient, told analysts Wednesday during the company’s earnings …

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