Tag Archives: GPS

Raytheon Awarded $98M Navy Precision Extended Range Munition IDIQ

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $98 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce Precision Extended Range Munition weapon systems for the U.S. Navy’s expeditionary fire support operations. The 120-millimeter munition system supports an extended range and provides a guided, precision-capable projectile, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract consists of five 12-month ordering …

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Boeing Gets $262M Air Force Contract for Bomb Guidance Kits

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $262 million contract to supply bomb guidance tailkits to the U.S. Air Force. The firm-fixed-price contract covers the production of lot 17 Joint Direct Attack Munition kits, the Defense Department said Monday. JDAM tailkits work to convert free-falling bombs into weapons guided by GPS and inertial …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Upgrades to Help Sustain Air Force GPS Control Segment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16,  2015 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) GPS Intrusion Protection Reinforcement updates for the U.S. Air Force has entered into full operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The GPS Control Segment Sustainment contract is vitally important to the sustainment of positioning, navigation and timing services for our military, …

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Boeing to Produce Harpoon Weapon Systems Under $125M FMS Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $124.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce Harpoon weapon systems for customers abroad through a foreign military sales agreement. The governments of Saudi Arabia, Australia, Japan, Korea, India, Turkey, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Kuwait, Canada and Taiwan intend to purchase 53 Harpoon systems, components …

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Netherlands Orders Raytheon Excalibur Projectile Rounds

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 9, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) said the Netherlands has ordered a supply of Excalibur 1b 155mm projectile rounds from the U.S. for delivery later this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. According to the defense contractor, the GPS-guided artillery shells will be purchased as an additional item …

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Raytheon Hits Operational Hardware Milestone on Next-Gen GPS Ground System

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has installed the primary operational hardware for the Global Positioning System’s new ground command and control system at Shriever Air Force Base in Colorado, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The defense contractor said the milestone moves GPS OCX, short for GPS Next Generation Operational …

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TASC Awarded Potential $200M USAF GPS Support Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary will provide systems engineering and integration services to the U.S. Air Force ‘s GPS directorate under a new potential six-and-a-half year, $200 million contract. Engility said Tuesday TASC will update the GPS enterprise’s technical baseline, provide products for milestone approvals, and support and analyze processes in the …

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Exelis to Help Test eLORAN as GPS Complement; Ed Sayadian Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will work on a project to demonstrate a potential backup for the Global Positioning System using the decommissioned LORAN-C ground-based radio navigation infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dubbed eLORAN, the initiative that includes UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security and the …

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Raytheon to Supply GPS Navigation Payload for FAA’s GEO Satellite System

Raytheon will provide GPS air navigation technology to support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s space-based Wide Area Augmentation System under a $103 million contract. The company said Tuesday it will field the payload that will be incorporated into the WAAS system’s geostationary Earth orbit satellite and two ground uplink stations. “The WAAS system is a …

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Globecomm Extends Data Tracking Services for NATO; Paul Knudsen Comments

Globecomm has been awarded a $6.8 million contract to keep providing personnel tracking services for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency. The company said Tuesday that it would continue to perform onsite support for the GPS-based force tracking system designed to monitor data and messaging traffic. The system is intended to help NATO …

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