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Johns Hopkins APL Wins $57M in Air Force Contracts for Computer Software R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth $57.1 million combined to support research and development of computer software platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Johns Hopkins APL aims to develop a tool that can assist the Air Force …

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MAG Aerospace Buys North American Surveillance Systems; Joe Fluet Comments

Fairfax, Va.-based aviation services provider MAG Aerospace has bought North American Surveillance Systems in a move to grow aircraft systems integration and technical service offerings. The deal adds more than 75 aircraft integration, modification, maintenance, repair and overhaul professionals to MAG’s workforce, the company said Monday. MAG works with federal customers to help them …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: SAIC’s Q1 Earnings and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup June 11 – June 15, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: SAIC’s Q1 Earnings and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO SAIC: Q1 Earnings and Other News  Two weeks ago, this column provided an overview of May contract wins for …

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Navy Picks 6 Companies for ISR Engineering Support Contracts

Six companies have won separate potential five-year contracts to provide engineering support services for the U.S. Navy’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific in San Diego received eight proposals for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that have a two-year base term and one three-year option, the …

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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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