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BAE Systems Lands Navy Ship Repair, Maintenance Work on USS Pearl Harbor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — BAE Systems will perform repairs, maintenance and updates on the U.S. Navy‘s USS Pearl Harbor under a potential $36.3 million contract for the dock landing ship’s restricted availability in fiscal year 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company’s San Diego-based ship repair business will work …

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Iridium Preps for 5th NEXT Launch in March; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has set the launch of the fifth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on March 18 to bring the constellation to 50 units in orbit, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the rocket will use the …

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Northrop Awarded $89M to Produce Radar Warning, EW Mgmt Equipment for Army, Navy

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received an $88.8 million contract modification to provide radar warning receiver and electronic warfare management system equipment for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army. The company will provide technical engineering, logistics, assembly, test and management services for AN/APR-39 C/D(V)2 systems and related hardware under the modification,  the Defense Department said …

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Ed Stockton Named ViON Services VP; Tom Frana Comments

Ed Stockton, formerly director of business development at ViON‘s federal civilian business, has been appointed as vice president of services at the Herndon, Virginia-based government information technology contractor. ViON said Thursday that Stockton brings more than 17 years of IT service management experience to his new position and aims to help drive the company’s …

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Navy Releases Multiyear Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Procurement RFP

The U.S. Navy has issued the final request for proposals for multiyear contracts to procure Flight III Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers (DDG-51). The service branch said Thursday the multiyear procurement contracts will run from fiscal year 2018 through FY 2022 and will be limited for competition between Huntington Ingalls …

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Harris Secures $161M Navy Contract Funds for F/A-18 Onboard Jammer Tech Production

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $161 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to produce jammer systems for the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures platform on the carrier-based F/A-18 aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification exercises a contract option for the full-rate production of 86 lot 15 IDECM AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 onboard jammer systems. …

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ICF to Support Air Mobility Command Enterprise Learning Under New Subcontract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) will support the implementation of enterprise learning programs at the Air Mobility Command under an estimated $10 million subcontract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will take part in efforts to advance learning innovation at AMC’s Enterprise Learning Office …

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Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding Unit Provides 26 STEM Grants in Alabama, Mississippi

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) business unit has awarded grants totaling $101,000 to education institutions in Alabama and Mississippi to support 26 projects in science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Ingalls Shipbuilding provided the funds as part …

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ViON Subsidiary Offers Cloud-Based PaaS for Controlled Unclassified Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — A subsidiary of ViON has unveiled a new platform-as-a-service product that works to secure controlled unclassified information in efforts to facilitate contractor compliance with government standards in cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ViON’s Ascolta company said Tuesday the cloud-based, preconfigured Greenfield platform is designed based on Defense …

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L3 Wescam Integrates New Image Processing Tech to EO/IR Sensor Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) Wescam business has updated its MX Series electro-optical and infrared sensor system product line with new imaging and processing technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The subsidiary said Tuesday the updates include the Wescam Advanced Video Engine that works to enhance image processing and support the Automated Video …

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