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MDA Selects Lockheed, Northrop, Raytheon for Potential $4.1B Homeland Defense Radar Development IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have landed spots on a potential five-year, $4.1 billion contract to develop and deliver radar platforms to the Missile Defense Agency. All three companies will vie for task orders to provide autonomous acquisition and persistent precision tracking and discrimination technologies …

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Vishal Gupta Named Unisys CTO, Technology SVP; Peter Altabef Comments

Vishal Gupta, senior vice president for engineering at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), will serve as chief technology officer and SVP for technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS) starting Aug. 31. He will directly report to Unisys CEO Peter Altabef and succeed Tarek El-Sadany, who will leave by the end of August to …

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Ensco Presents PNT Platforms at 2018 Joint Navigation Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Ensco has set an exhibit of commercial off-the-shelf technologies for positioning, navigation and timing applications at the 2018 Joint Navigation Conference that runs through July 12 in Long Beach, Calif., ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will showcase the Timing, Communications …

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Kratos to Release New Subsonic Aerial Target Drone System for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will unveil this week the BQM-177A subsonic aerial target system that it developed under a $34.6 million U.S. Navy contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The target drone will replace the existing platform that the service branch uses …

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Boeing Eyes Navy Requirements With Updated & New Super Hornet Avionics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work to manufacture and update F/A-18 Super Hornet avionics and other systems in line with the U.S. Navy‘s procurement requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Boeing is planning service life extensions for Block 2 systems as …

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Northrop’s Fire Scout Helicopter Drone Under Navy Evaluation for LCS Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has completed an initial operational test and evaluation that the U.S. Navy‘s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 conducted aboard USS Coronado, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. Pacific Fleet said Friday the effort will help shape …

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Raytheon’s Seasparrow Block 2 Missile Completes 1st NATO-Run Live Flight Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — The Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2 system has undergone its first live-fire test during a demonstration flight overseen by NATO’s Seasparrow Project Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. Navy said Friday the activity focused on the function of the missile variant’s new …

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GE Lands $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Support

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has received a $437 million contract modification to help the U.S. Air Force implement risk reduction methods for a new propulsion technology. The company said Monday GE Aviation collaborated with the service branch in efforts to mature cycle engine technologies and architectures as part of the Adaptive Versatile …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Air Force Acquisition Forum on Aug. 8

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10th, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Air Force Acquisition Forum on Aug. 8 at 2941 Restaurant. Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics for the U.S. Air Force, will serve as a …

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Perspecta to Offer Data Mgmt Support Under $920M NGA Janus Geography IDIQ; Mac Curtis Comments

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) will provide geography data integration, validation and creation support services for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a potential 10-year, $920 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract awarded in May. The company said Monday it will merge its open-source data acquisition strategy with artificial intelligence and machine learning to help build up …

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