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Tony Moraco: Engility Buy Doubles SAIC’s Business in Intelligence, Space Sectors

Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), told Breaking Defense in an interview published Wednesday that the merger with Engility allowed SAIC to double its intelligence business. He said the transaction enabled SAIC to broaden its reach to a wider range of agencies within the intelligence community, …

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Johns Hopkins APL-Built Spacecraft Sends Data After Flyby Near Ultima Thule

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 3, 2018 — A spacecraft that Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory built for NASA has traveled the farthest among any spacecraft in history after it reached its target object in the Kuiper Belt, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the New Horizons mission has flown past Ultima Thule, which …

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American Systems-MEI JV Lands Spot on $264M NASA Engineering, Technical Support IDIQ; Peter Smith Quoted

A joint venture of American Systems and Millennium Engineering and Integration will compete for engineering and technical support service task orders under NASA’s potential eight-year, $264M contract. New Horizons Aeronautics will deliver services in support of the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., American Systems said Tuesday. NHAero …

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SSL-Built Robotic Arm Supports NASA InSight Mission on Mars; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2018 — SSL continues its support for NASA‘s space exploration efforts with the deployment of a robotic arm to perform operations as part of the space agency’s current InSight mission to study the interior of Mars, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) company said Dec. …

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NASA Selects Two Firms for $264M Flight Research Center Support Contract

Two companies have landed spots on a potential eight-year, $264M contract for engineering and technical support services to NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. Analytical Mechanics Associates and New Horizons Aeronautics will vie for task orders under the ETSS indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, NASA said Thursday. Work is scheduled to commence on Feb. 1 next …

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Booz Allen to Evaluate NASA Johnson Space Center Programs Under Potential $112M BPA

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $112M blanket purchase agreement to conduct independent programmatic and institutional assessments at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The agency said Thursday the company will review and evaluate organizational tactical and strategic planning approaches at the center under the BPA, The company will also …

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Harris to Build Optical Telescope Under $196M NASA Contract

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential seven-year, $195.9M contract to build an optical structure for NASA‘s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope mission. The company will provide personnel, services, materials, equipment and facilities needed for the construction, refurbishment or modification of the optical telescope assembly, the space agency said Friday. NASA asked Harris to …

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Nine Companies Secure Spots on $2.6B NASA Lunar Payload Delivery Support IDIQ

NASA has awarded nine companies positions on a potential 10-year, $2.6B contract to deliver scientific instruments and other payloads to the Moon. Contractors will compete for payload integration, operations and other delivery support services under the Commercial Lunar Payload Services contract, NASA said Friday. The awardees are: Astrobotic Technology Deep Space …

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LJT & Associates to Help Manage NASA Wallops Launch Range Under $200M IDIQ

LJT & Associates has secured a potential five-year, $200M contract to support launch range operations at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The company will help the space agency manage flight vehicle communications, radar, telemetry, logistics and tracking efforts, NASA said Wednesday. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also covers computer and information systems services; sustainment and …

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Jacobs Lands Contract Extension for NASA Langley Operations, Engineering Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 27, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has secured a $46M extension to a previously awarded contract for help in the operations of NASA‘s Langley Research Center in Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday it will continue to provide design engineering and project, construction …

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