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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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Northrop to Push Through Air Force GPS-Challenged Navigation Contract

Northrop Grumman will push through with the third phase of a U.S. Air Force program to improve geo-registration accuracy for positioning and pointing applications in locations and conditions not covered by global positioning system. The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory awarded the contract after the company completed the first two …

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Raytheon to Build Airborne GPS Receivers Under Air Force IDIQ; Sharon Black Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $15.8 million contract order to build an airborne GPS receiver for the Air Force, representing the first order under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The company is scheduled to produce 323 MAGR 2000-S24 units under the IDIQ and complete the first order by June 2015, …

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The SI Organization to Help Air Force Integrate GPS Segments

The SI Organization has won a $83, 748, 017 contract to work with the U.S. Air Force on integrating three product segments for the branch’s GPS enterprise system. The cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract covers systems engineering and integration technical support work through April 11, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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