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Raytheon Lands Army Contract to Demo Mobile Intell Platform; Todd Probert Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work to demonstrate to the U.S. Army a mobile intelligence platform designed to enable data gathering and access for deployed warfighters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the FoXTEN demonstration is part of an Army contract that seeks …

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General Atomics Extended-Range Avenger RPA Completes Nearly 24-Hour Endurance Flight

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — General Atomics has completed a nearly 24-hour endurance flight with the extended-range version of its Predator C Avenger remotely piloted aircraft in efforts to test its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. team flew the Avenger …

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State Dept OKs Germany’s $2.5B Request for Northrop MQ-4C Triton Drones

The State Department has given Germany the green light to procure four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems from the U.S. government through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Northrop and Airbus’ defense and space business will serve as prime contractors in the proposed FMS …

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Army Taps QinetiQ North America, Endeavor for $429M Robotic System EMD Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Endeavor Robotics and QinetiQ North America spots on a potential nine-year, $429.1 million contract to engineer, manufacture and develop robotic systems. The Army Contracting Command received three bids for the EMD contract in support of the Common Robotic System (Individual) program, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Orbital ATK Lands $86M Air Force Contract for ISR Aircraft Delivery to Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will deliver armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for Afghanistan under an $86.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will provide the AC-208 aircraft to support the Afghan air force …

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L3 Acquires Minority Stake in Peak Nano Optics; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased a minority stake in nanotechnology developer Peak Nano Optics for an undisclosed amount. Dallas, Texas-based Peak Nano uses a gradient refractive index technology to design and manufacture electro-optical lenses for visible to near-infrared applications, L3 said Wednesday. Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO of L3, said the investment offers the …

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Lockheed Unveils Software for Simultaneous Multi-UAV Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a technology that will work to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations by enabling simultaneous control of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles of different types, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday the VCSi platform is designed in …

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State Dept Clears Potential $259M King Air 350ER Aircraft Sale to Kuwait

The State Department has approved a potential $259 million foreign military sales transaction for Kuwait to procure four King Air 350ER aircraft and related equipment from the U.S. government. Sierra Nevada will serve as principal contractor in the proposed deal that also covers PT6A-67A engines, AN/AAQ-35 Wescam MX-15HDi electro-optical/infrared imaging sensor …

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Leidos to Continue Army Night Eagle System Support Under Potential $75M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential $75.1 million contract to extend the company’s contingency operations support for a system meant to aid U.S. Army intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Leidos will continue to support the Army’s Night Eagle system through April 25, 2020, and will perform work in Reston, …

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General Atomics to Supply Drones for ISR Missions at Centcom Area of Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is set to receive work to supply contractor-owned/contractor-operated unmanned aircraft systems for Task Force Southwest’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Naval Air Systems Command said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems …

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