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McAleese & Associates: Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Hypersonics

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s speech at a National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored briefing on hypersonics. Shanahan said Thursday at the NDIA event that hypersonic technologies need to be operationalized. “This is about industrializing…scale…deploying [offensive-hypersonic] deterrent…and then moving to [hypersonic] defense,” he noted. He said the …

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McAleese & Associates: Trump Backs $733B to $750B Defense Budget for FY 2020

A new McAleese & Associates report says President Donald Trump appears to have expressed support to a defense budget request of $733B to $750B for fiscal year 2020 following his meeting with lawmakers and other government officials. Trump met with Defense Secretary James Mattis; National Security Adviser John Bolton; Senate Armed Services Committee …

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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Reports 25% Rise in Q3 2018 Bookings

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) posted $8.7B in bookings during the third quarter of 2018, reflecting a 25 percent increase from the same period last year. Raytheon associated the increase with the integrated defense systems sector’s $1.3B Patriot missile defense system order from Poland and $787M …

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McAleese & Associates: Northrop COO Kathy Warden’s Defense Program ‘Watchlist’ Includes GBSD, OPIR

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a new report listing several defense programs under the “watchlist” of Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, said those include the U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent competition, Overhead …

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McAleese & Associates: Gen. John Murray Talks Army Futures Command Priorities, Programs at Congressional Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report of a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the newly established Army Futures Command that seeks to accelerate the acquisition and deployment of new technology platforms to soldiers. Gen. John Murray, head of Army Futures Command, appeared before HASC’s readiness subcommittee on Thursday …

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Northrop Secures Spot Under $3B Army Contract for Space, Missile Defense Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will pursue task orders under a potential $3.04 billion contract to provide space and missile defense technology design, development, demonstration and integration services to the U.S. Army, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract covers support …

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