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Mark Stewart: Eight Lockheed GPS III Satellites ‘Now Fully Under Contract’

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work to complete production of GPS III satellites seven and eight for the U.S. Air Force under nearly $245 million in contract options. “With eight GPS III satellites now fully under contract, the GPS III program is moving from development into recurring production, ” Mark Stewart, …

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Northrop to Help Sustain Air Force Embedded GPS System for $200M

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential four-year, $200 million contract to help the Air Force integrate and sustain a GPS navigation system. Up to 45 percent of the contract ceiling could include unclassified foreign military sales agreements, with the first two confirmed orders covering sales to Iraq and …

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Robert Mehltretter Appointed Northrop Navigation Systems VP

Robert Mehltretter, a 31-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president of the navigation and positioning systems business within the company’s electronic systems sector. He will be responsible for the unit’s domestic and overseas programs that work to provide customers mapping technologies and sensors for spacecraft, land …

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Booz Allen Subsidiary to Analyze Navy Navigation Tech; Monty Monero Comments

A Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) subsidiary has won a potential five-year,  $52.7 million contract to provide integration design and analysis services to the U.S. Navy for future navigation technologies. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific selected Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services LLC to help study technologies for navigation, air surveillance …

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Northrop to Demo DARPA Navigation System on Android; Charles Volk Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won an 18-month contract to demonstrate an open architecture navigation system on an Android mobile device for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Under the follow-on contract, the company will aim to present the system’s scalability across different types of systems and its plug-and-play features, …

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Raytheon to Engineer Navy Search Radars

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won an $8, 330, 413 contract modification to continue engineering and technical services work on surface search radars for the U.S. Navy. The cost-plus-fixed-fee award modifies an existing basic ordering agreement for support of the AN/SPS-73(V) systems, the Defense Department said Wednesday. According to the Navy, the …

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Northrop to Provide Navy Aircraft Navigation System

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a five-year, $13, 172, 882 contract to provide the U.S. Navy an inertial navigation system for five classes of aircraft, the Defense Department said Friday. Five percent of funds under the performance-based-logistics and firm-fixed-price requirements contract will support foreign military sales agreements with Egypt, …

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BAE Wins $226M for Doppler GPS System Parts

BAE Systems has won a $226 million contract to provide the U.S. Army components for navigation systems used onboard helicopters. The Defense Department said BAE will also provide repairs, maintenance and other services in support of the Doppler GPS Navigation Sets. BAE’s AN/ASN-128B/C Doppler navigation set is designed to use …

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Lockheed Wins Prime Spot on $900M AF Rocket Tech IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a prime position on a $900 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide launch services for space missions. The Defense Department says the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract covers support for the Pentagon and other federal agencies. Under the Rocket Systems Launch Program, contractors support technology …

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Raytheon Wins $55M to Integrate Navy Shipboard Navigation, Search Sensors

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) won a $55, 064, 485 U.S. Navy contract modification to integrate electronic systems onto a warship, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Raytheon will provide an engineering control system,  AN/SPS-73 surface search sensors, a navigation data distribution system, a shipboard wide area network and a portable communication …

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