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Exelis, BAE, L-3 JV to Bid on Air Force Space Command Contract

ITT Exelis, (NYSE: ITT) BAE Systems, and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) have joined forces to form a new joint venture. The companies said Tuesday IBL JV, LLC will bid on the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s planned launch and test range system integrated support contract LISC. The team members currently serve …

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Exelis-Boeing Team Completes Jammer Tech Maturation; Rick Martin Comments

ITT Exelis (NYSE: ITT) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have finished the current technology maturation phase under the Next Generation Jammer program for the U.S. Navy. The companies said the estimated $2 billion program will replace aging ALQ-99 jamming pods on Boeing’s EA-18G Growler, a Navy electronic attack aircraft. Exelis …

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Northrop Names 31-Year Army Vet Robert Carr to Head Fort Meade, Aberdeen Business

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has appointed retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert Carr corporate lead executive for business in Fort Meade and Aberdeen, Md. The Falls Church, Va.-based company said he will manage business activities there and manage relations with U.S. Defense Department and intelligence customers. Fort Meade is home …

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CSC Wins $113M for Navy Sealift Program; Alan Weakley Comments

Computer Science Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a potential $113 million task order to provide program management support to the U.S. Navy’s strategic and theater sealift program office. The Falls Church, Va.-based company said the order has one base year and four one year options. The company received the order …

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Bill Hoover Comments on American Systems $1.5B Navy Vessel Contract Spot

American Systems will help the Navy transfer the branch’s legacy vessels to foreign buyers as part of a potential $1.5 billion contract, the company announced Monday. President and CEO Bill Hoover said in a release that the company and a team of subcontractors will support the Naval Sea Systems Command’s …

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Lockheed Wins $258M for Air Force, Navy F-35 Jets

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $258.8 million U.S. Navy contract modification to produce two additional F-35 fighter jets. The Defense Department said this award adding one takeoff and landing aircraft for the Air Force and one carrier variant aircraft for the Navy. The modification covers nondefinitized items that …

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Raytheon Wins $75M for Army ‘Friend or Foe’ System Parts

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has won a $75 million U.S. Army contract to provide the branch with components and engineering services for an air defense system. The Defense Department said the parts and services are for the Army’s AN/TPX-57 Identification Friend or Foe Systems Air Defense Interrogators. The company’s network …

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ATF Seeking Gun Violence Location Tracking Software

The Justice Department has released a solicitation for software to help pinpoint where gun crimes are most likely to take place, NextGov reports. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Thursday it is looking for a system that will help officials identify gun violence-prone areas in the U.S., …

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Neustar Names IT Industry, Marines Vet Jonathan Coombes CISO

Neustar Inc. has appointed 25-year information technology veteran Jonathan Coombes chief information security officer, Neustar announced Thursday. Coombes will report to Alex Tulchinsky, Neustar senior vice president for infrastructure and operations, and be based in Sterling, Va. Tulchinsky said Coombes will help the company develop processes and standards for protecting confidential data …

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GDIT Wins Potential $64M Army CENTCOM Communications Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) has won a potential $64.5 million contract to help the U.S. Army establish enterprise communications for U.S. Central Command. The company said its information technology unit received the five-year contract from the U.S. Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command. GDIT will provide information assurance, cyber security, engineering and …

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