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Oshkosh Defense Receives $235M in Army Contract Modifications for Tactical Vehicle Upgrades

Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business has received two U.S. Army contract modifications with a combined $235.2 million value for the delivery of tactical vehicle upgrades. The company will provide recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks, palletized load system trucks, PLS trailers and updates for container transfer on M1076A0 PLSTs, the Defense Department said …

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Army Names 4 Firms on Potential $93M Contract for Aerial Target Systems Research

The U.S. Army has selected four companies for positions on a potential $93.4 million contract for research, development, test and evaluation services focused on aerial target systems over a five-year period. The Defense Department said Tuesday Griffon Aerospace, Kord Technologies, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) and Trideum may bid for orders …

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AECOM Subsidiary Gets $3.1B Air Force Test, Training Range Sustainment Contract

An AECOM (NYSE: ACM) subsidiary will assist the U.S. Air Force in the upkeep of test and training ranges under a potential 15-year, $3.1 billion contract. JT4 will support the Joint Range Technical Services through April 15, 2033, AECOM said Wednesday. The company will continually operate, maintain and sustain test and …

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Vencore’s Mac Curtis: Applied Research the IT Services Market Differentiator for Perspecta

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has said the company’s applied research business in New Jersey would help differentiate the future firm called Perspecta from other government contractors in information technology services, ExecutiveBiz reported May 15. He said Applied Communication Sciences, which rebranded …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Outlines Milestones to Support Planned KC-46 Delivery

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said the company is set to deliver the KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft to the U.S. Air Force this year following several program milestones, ExecutiveBiz reported May 14. Caret, a …

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Siemens USA Features Cloud Offerings for City Data at 2018 Infrastructure Week; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Siemens USA showcased at the 2018 Infrastructure Week held May 15 to 21 its cloud-based offerings designed to connect city data to support U.S. infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported May 15. The company said May 14 it presented its City Performance Tool, a system developed …

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General Atomics to Add New Equipment to DIII-D National Fusion Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — General Atomics is set to perform a year-long enhancement on a magnetic fusion research reactor that it operates for the Energy Department to include new equipment designed to support studies of new platforms for future fusion reactors, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said …

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Raytheon’s Brian Baldrate: ITAR Compliance Key to Build International Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Brian Baldrate, vice president and general counsel for Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) international and Washington, D.C., operations, has said the company looks at a supplier’s compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to guide decisions on business opportunities as a prime contractor for …

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Okta’s Mark Settle: Today’s Cyber Threats Call for User Authentication, Analytics Adoption

Mark Settle, chief information officer at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies should implement data analytics and identity authentication processes in order to adapt and improve the defense of their information technology systems from cyber threats. Settle wrote that advanced analytics could help organizations …

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Lockheed Martin’s Michele Evans Appointed Deputy EVP for Aeronautics BU; Orlando Carvalho Comments

Bethesda, Md.-based firm Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has promoted Michele Evans, an executive at its rotary and mission systems unit, to serve as the company’s deputy executive vice president for the aeronautics division starting June 4. The aerospace and defense company said Monday Evans will oversee several initiatives such as the …

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