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Frontier Electronic Systems Awarded $73M Navy IDIQ to Produce Ship Sensor, Data Distribution Systems

Frontier Electronic Systems has received a potential five-year, $72.9 million contract to manufacture sensor and data distribution systems for the U.S. Navy as well as the governments of Japan and South Korea. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will produce AN/SPQ-14 sensor distribution systems and AN/SPQ-15 data distribution systems for integration on ships. The …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Wins Potential $106M Navy Ship Dry-Docking Maintenance Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a potential $106 million contract from the U.S. Navy to carry out the fiscal 2017 dry-docking phased maintenance availability of the USS Makin Island amphibious assault ship. The Defense Department said Tuesday that General Dynamics’ NASSCO business will perform ship maintenance, modernization and repair services …

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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speakers for the Unmanned Systems Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized the panel of speakers for the Unmanned Systems Forum. As the use of military UAVs and commercial drones become more ubiquitous, innovative new uses of the technology have emerged. The military …

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Navy Debuts Drone-Based Mine Detection

Researchers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) are using drones to detect submerged and buried mines using a system sponsored by the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) TechSolutions program. Designed to safely remove explosive ordinance in both coastal surf and shallow-water, the Mine Warfare Rapid Assessment Capability system (MIW …

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Boeing to Update F/A-18, EA-18G Ancillary Hardware, Software Under $86M Navy Award

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received an $86.3 million contract modification to perform ancillary hardware and software upgrades to the F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft of the U.S. Navy and six international government customers. The modification includes foreign military sales to Australia, Canada, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia and Switzerland, the Defense Department said Wednesday. DoD added the Naval Air Warfare Center …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Panelist Jean-Charles Ledé to the Unmanned Systems Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Jean-Charles Ledé to the list of panelists for the Unmanned Systems Forum. As the use of military UAVs and commercial drones become more ubiquitous, innovative new uses of the technology have emerged. The …

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Philadelphia Gear Awarded $98M for Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Main Reduction Gears 

Philadelphia Gear has received a $98 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver three shipsets of main reduction gears for Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract includes MRGs that will be installed in the DDG 125, DDG 126 and DDG 127 ships. MRG is a set of …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Defense and IT Win Big in FY 2018 Budget Proposal

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup May 22 – May 26 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Tuesday, President Donald Trump released his first budget proposal for fiscal 2018 and the blueprint …

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Boeing to Integrate Navy Super Hornet IR Search & Track System Under $89M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured an $89 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help the service branch incorporate a Block II infrared search and track system into the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday that Boeing will provide initial design and development, prototyping hardware procurement, technical risk reduction …

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Lockheed Secures $87M Navy Trident II Missile Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential two-year, $87.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide technical and program management services in support of the Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missile’s navigation subsystem. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers navigation hardware and software design, testing, installation and deliverables …

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