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Tetra Tech to Help FAA Develop Navigation Tech Under Potential $356M Contract

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) has received a potential five-year, $356 million contract to research and develop navigation systems for the Federal Aviation Administration. The Navigation Technical Assistance Contract II seeks to address commercial aviation efficiency and safety challenges through the integration of ground- and space-based navigation platforms,  Tetra Tech said Thursday. Under NAVTAC II, the company will also help FAA plan, …

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L3 Wescam to Supply EO/IR Imaging Turrets to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary will provide electro-optical and infrared imaging turrets to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane division under a potential $49 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday L3 Wescam will supply the MX-10MS turrets that NSWC Crane will utilize …

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Lockheed Ships 3 GPS Satellite Signal Receivers to Air Force; Vinny Sica Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the delivery of three of six satellite signal receivers for the U.S. Air Force‘s global positioning system monitoring stations in efforts to update the ground control system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Monitor Station Technology Improvement Capability …

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Harris Ships 3rd Navigation Payload for Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received from Harris (NYSE: HRS) the third of 10 navigation payloads for the Global Positioning System III satellites that will work to build on signal power, accuracy and jamming resistance for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Harris said …

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Serco Receives ESA Contract for Specialist Scientific & Engineering Personnel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Serco will provide personnel and specialist scientific and engineering services in support of eight directorates within the European Space Agency under a potential $78.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract calls for skilled experts in the fields of engineering, electromagnetics, optics, …

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Boeing Sets Up Avionics Business in Push for Tech Insourcing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has established a business unit that will work to produce aircraft controls and electronics systems in efforts to drive technology insourcing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Fox Business reported Monday the new Boeing Avionics organization will target the market for commercial and military aircraft …

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Northrop Grumman Navigation Tech Supports NASA Spacecraft Maneuver Near Saturn

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has provided the Space Inertial Reference Unit navigation platform that helped maneuver NASA‘s Cassini space vehicle through a 1,500-mile-wide gap between Saturn and its rings as part of its mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the SIRU tool worked to provide attitude …

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Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, Named to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 7, 2017 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, has been inducted into this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100, for his leadership in the launch of the company’s NEXT satellite constellation. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by …

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Lockheed, Inmarsat, GMV to Support PNT Program in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Inmarsat and GMV will support Australia’s geoscience research agency in a program that aims to develop a testbed that would demonstrate the potential applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems on positioning, navigation and timing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the effort seeks to utilize …

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Northrop Unit to Provide Navigation Tech for Beechcraft Turboprop Planes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2016 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary will provide navigation technology for the special missions variant of Beechcraft‘s King Air turboprop aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said Wednesday the LCR-100N system built by its LITEF unit will be an “inertial product option” for the King Air and consist of gyrocompass …

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