Tag Archives: Islamic state

SOSi Lined Up for Army Contract on Base Life Support & Security at Camp Taji, Iraq

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 26, 2018 — SOS International is set to receive a sole-source U.S. Army contract for base life support and security services for a military facility in Taji, Iraq, and the U.S.-led task force working to counter the Islamic State militant group as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, ExecutiveBiz …

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Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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Lt. Gen. Nakasone: U.S. Has Improved Fight Against ISIS Online

The U.S. military has improved its counter-fight against ISIS’s cyber operations in the last six months, the commanding general of Army Cyber Command Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone said this week. “I think what we are learning is in terms of being able to counter a message, being able to attack a brand …

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Billions in Defense Spending to be Withheld Until Trump Submits ISIS Strategy

Of the $15 billion in supplemental wartime spending in the 2017 federal spending bill, $2.5 billion will be withheld until 15 days after the president provides Congress with a strategy to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS). The defense secretary and secretary of state will also be required to update the Armed …

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Boeing Secures $3.2B AF Contract Modification to Supply Bomb-Guidance Kits

A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary has landed a potential $3.2 billion contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for Joint Direct Attack Munition tailkits. Boeing’s defense space and security business will supply JDAM strap-on inertial guidance tailkits designed to receive GPS guidance updates for conventional inventory bombs, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Air Force …

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