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USAF Pushes Boeing Small Diameter Bomb FMS Contract Ceiling to $228M

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $130.1 million contract modification for the production of Small Diameter Bombs Increment 1 for foreign military sales customers of the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification would increase the ceiling value of a previously awarded SDB I production contract from $98 …

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HP Enterprise Gets $91M Task Order to Maintain DHA Global Service Center

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has received a $91.5 million task order to operate and maintain the global service center of the Defense Health Agency’s health information technology directorate. The Defense Department said Tuesday the service center provides user access to the Military Health System for application and system identification, analysis, …

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Boeing, Partner Form JV in India to Manufacture Aircraft Components

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10,  2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has formed an India-based joint venture with Tata Advanced Systems to serve as a production facility for components of the AH-64 Apache helicopters and other aerostructures, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Boeing said Monday the JV will also work to develop integrated systems in pursuit …

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Raytheon Lands $86M Modification on Army’s Patriot Upgrade Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10,  2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will update the U.S. Army‘s Patriot integrated air and missile defense system as part of an $86.2 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the modification works to complete the upgrades of all Patriot systems with the Army. About Executive …

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General Dynamics to Upgrade Australian Military Bridge System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10,  2015 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a $28 million contract from the Australian defense agency for the upgrade of a military floating bridge system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday General Dynamics European Land Systems will provide its Improved Ribbon Bridge system to …

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Boeing Eyes Potential Apache, Super Hornet Deals With Egypt, Kuwait

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10,  2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) eyes future military aircraft orders from Egypt and Kuwait as the company continues talks with officials on potential purchases of Apache attack helicopters and F/A-18 Super Hornet jets, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Bloomberg reported Saturday the prospective procurements come as Gulf countries look …

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Army Fires Lockheed-Built Missiles in Tactical Munitions Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10,  2015 — The U.S. Army has test-fired Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System and Army Tactical Missile System during a tactical munitions reliability activity in New Mexico, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Army fired eight GMLRS and one ATACMS from the High Mobility Artillery Rocket …

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SPAWAR Vet Rod Smith Joins McKean Defense Group as CTO; Joseph Carlini Comments

Rod Smith, a former deputy commander and executive director of the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, has joined McKean Defense Group LLC as chief technology officer. He will report to CEO Joseph Carlini and be responsible for the company’s combat systems programs and growth strategy in the SPAWAR market, …

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Reuters: Verizon Mulls Enterprise IT Portfolio Sale

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is considering a sale of its enterprise-grade technology portfolio in order to concentrate on its consumer market business line, Reuters reported Friday. Liana Baker and Greg Roumeliotis write Citigroup will help examine a potential sale of business landline and Internet services from Verizon’s unit formerly called MCI as well as data center offerings from …

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Five GovCon Firms Win $500M Air Force Architect-Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded five companies a $500 million contract to perform architect-engineering environmental services. The Defense Department said Monday the companies will perform operations and maintenance, environmental restoration, compliance, base realignment and closure and military family housing services. The awardees are AECOM (NYSE: ACM), Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: …

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