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Report: Japan Mulls Additional F-35A Fighter Jet Procurement

Japan plans to purchase over 20 additional Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets from the U.S. in the next six years, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sources said the East Asian country may directly procure F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant from the U.S. for approximately $100 million each through a transaction …

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Cubic Unit Lands Work for Analytical Support to EUCOM Training Programs; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will provide analytical services in support of the U.S. European Command‘s joint training events with partners in Europe under a recent contract, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said Cubic Global Defense will support the Joint Exercise Program and Title X exercises in efforts to …

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Boeing Takes Seat on Singularity University Board After Series B Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm and partner WestRiver Group have led the Series B funding round for digital educational program provider Singularity University, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its HorizonX Ventures unit’s investment aims to facilitate customized education programs for Boeing employees and integrate …

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Mitre Adds Former DoD Sec Ashton Carter, 4 Others to Visiting Fellows Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Mitre has named five people from industry, academia and the public sector as fellows to help the nonprofit organization address challenges in the areas of national defense, cybersecurity and health, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The Visiting Fellows Program now includes Ashton Carter, board member …

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General Atomics Unit to Supply Batteries for SOCOM’s Lockheed-Built Dry Combat Submersibles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit has provided its Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery technology to power the Dry Combat Submersible platform that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is building for the U.S. Special Operations Command, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Lockheed awarded a contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems to build and …

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Raytheon’s Michael Daly Urges Cooperation, National Doctrine to Build Election Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) executive Michael Daly has said collaboration between state government, election and cybersecurity officials will help build on the security of U.S. voting systems in preparation for the upcoming midterm elections, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. He said in a company feature published …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Lands Potential $138M Navy Submarine R&D Support Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has secured a potential $137.9 million contract to support a U.S. Navy research and development program aimed at formulating submarine concepts. Electric Boat will provide engineering and technical design services to the Navy and a foreign military sales customer under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said …

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Vectrus Secures $108M Contract to Support Army Food Service Operations in Kuwait; Chuck Prow Comments

A subsidiary of Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has won a potential five-year, $108 million contract to help manage U.S. Army dining facilities in Kuwait. Vectrus Systems will provide equipment, personnel, supplies, tools, materials and transportation services under the Kuwait Dining Facilities 3.0 contract, the company said Tuesday. Chuck Prow, Vectrus president and CEO, said the DFAC 3.0 contract …

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Knight Point Systems Wins $902M DISA Recompete for Comm Infrastructure Services

Knight Point Systems will continue to provide communication infrastructure services to the Defense Information Systems Agency under a potential 10-year, $902 million contract. The Communications Capacity Services II contract covers the provision of routers, monitoring equipment, appliances, switches, monitoring and reporting software and supporting devices for the Defense Department and its partners, …

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $1.43B to Design, Build Navy Amphibious Transport Dock

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has received a potential $1.43 billion contract modification to design and build the U.S. Navy‘s 13th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch will obligate $1.25 billion in fiscal 2017 shipbuilding and conversion funds at the time of award. Eighty two percent of …

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