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Pratt & Whitney Gets $353M Modification on F-35 Propulsion Tech Sustainment Contract

United Technologies‘ (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a $353.2 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract for logistics sustainment work on propulsion systems designed to power the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will support F-135 propulsion systems for F-35 jets of the Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine …

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Lockheed Receives $102M Navy Submarine Sonar Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $101.9 million modification to exercise options under a previously awarded contract for the procurement of acoustic detection sonar technology. Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will provide technical Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion systems along with pre-cable kits and A-RCI sonar engineering services …

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Air Force Exercises $80M Option in Boeing E-4B Aircraft Sustainment Contract

A business segment of Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $80 million contract option to sustain a variant of the U.S. Air Force‘s E-4B command post aircraft. Boeing Defense, Space & Security will help the service branch manage the E-4B program and procure spares as well as provide system integration laboratory, repair, engine …

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DIA Awards $125M Sensor Engineering, R&D Contract to Johns Hopkins APL

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $125 million contract to research, develop, integrate and engineer specialized sensor systems. APL will support multiple divisions within the advanced technologies office at DIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology under the sole-source contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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CSRA-Supported NIH Supercomputer Listed Among World’s Fastest; Kamal Narang Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) helped update a computing platform of the National Institutes of Health that recently gained recognition as one of the world’s fastest supercomputers, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Biowulf cluster was ranked No. 66 in the 2017 …

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6 Companies Form Team to Pursue Canadian Surface Combatant Procurement Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — BAE Systems, CAE, L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) and Ultra Electronics have teamed up in a bid to develop Canada’s future surface combatant vessels, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lockheed said Tuesday the group called “Canada’s Combat Ship Team” has offered …

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Boeing Exec Craig Cooning Joins Board of Directors at BridgeSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) veteran Craig Cooning has been named a board member at satellite communications technology firm BridgeSat amid the latter’s effort to develop an advanced optical communications network, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. BridgeSat said Tuesday the addition of Cooning to the board of directors comes as …

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ECS Federal Lands Professional Support Contract From NOAA Sustainable Fisheries Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — ECS Federal will provide environmental and professional services to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Office of Sustainable Fisheries under a potential $9.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will support data analysis, policy development, strategic planning and outreach, training, web content management …

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Accenture Partners With Quantum Computing Firm to Develop Analytics Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into a strategic alliance and placed an investment with quantum computing software developer 1QBit in the former’s effort to advance quantum-based analytics technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the expanded partnership aims to help organizations generate intelligence to address …

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Dave Buss: Cubic to Support Army Mission Training Under Potential $975M IDIQ

Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $975 million contract vehicle for training, communications and technical support to various U.S. Army mission training complexes. Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global Defense, said in a statement published Thursday the company seeks to leverage its NextTraining strategy …

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