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Lockheed Gets $7.2B Air Force Follow-On Contract for GPS III Satellites

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $7.2B follow-on contract from the U.S. Air Force to build an additional 22 GPS III satellites. The service said Friday it expects the initial GPS IIIF satellite to be available for liftoff by 2026 under the fixed-price contract. “Getting to a manufacturing …

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Leigh Palmer Named Defense Portfolio Lead at General Dynamics IT Business

Leigh Palmer, formerly senior vice president of the national security division at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has succeeded Ken Deutsch as SVP of defense portfolio within the same unit, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. Palmer led CSRA‘s intelligence group before its acquisition by General Dynamics through …

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DIA Awards Nine Spots on $500M Science & Tech Mission Support IDIQ

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded spots on a potential 10-year, $500 million contract to eight companies and one nonprofit organization to support missions of DIA’s science and technology directorate. Contractors will vie for research, development, engineering and technical task orders through the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity HELIOS contract, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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McAleese & Associates: Gen. John Murray Talks Army Futures Command Priorities, Programs at Congressional Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report of a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the newly established Army Futures Command that seeks to accelerate the acquisition and deployment of new technology platforms to soldiers. Gen. John Murray, head of Army Futures Command, appeared before HASC’s readiness subcommittee on Thursday …

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Kongsberg Lands $498M Contract to Continue Army Remote Weapon Station Support

A Kongsberg Gruppen business unit has received a four-year, $498.3M contract from the U.S. Army to continue to build a remote weapon station designed to help soldiers identify and engage targets while inside an armored vehicle. The Defense Department said Friday that Kongsberg’s defense and aerospace group will also support engineering and …

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AM General to Build Military Ambulance Vehicles Under $562M Army Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded AM General a $562.4M contract to manufacture ambulance-configured High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles. The Defense Department said Friday it expects the company to complete work by March 13, 2024. The service branch will provide funds and performance locations with each order under the cost and firm-fixed-price contract. AM General’s M997A3 …

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General Atomics to Retrofit Air Force UAV Ground Control Station Under $92M Contract

General Atomics has received a $92.2M contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the service branch’s ground control station for MQ-9 Block 30 unmanned aerial vehicles. The company’s aeronautical systems unit will convert the MD-1A Block 15 GCS to the Block 30 configuration in line with a fiscal 2018 retrofit effort, the …

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Five Contractors to Help Modernize US Naval Equipment

The U.S. Navy has picked five companies to help the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division update ship hull, mechanical and electrical systems under a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. NSWCPD received nine offers for the project with a five-year ordering period that runs through September 2023, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Boeing Awarded $168M Navy Delivery Order for Depot-Level F/A-18 Repairables

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $167.8M delivery order to provide depot-level repairable items for the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 aircraft fleet. Boeing will perform work under the sole-source procurement effort in Missouri and is scheduled to finish by July 1, 2027, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Japan Maritime Force Tests Interception Capability of Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IB Missile

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), the Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy took part in a demonstration of the missile defense capability of Japan’s maritime self-defense force and the compatibility of its JS Atago ship with the Block IB variant of Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. An SM-3 …

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