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CACI Wins Potential $446M Air Force Satellite Control Net Consolidation Contract

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential seven-year, $445, 900, 944 contract that consolidates maintenance services for the U.S. Air Force‘s main Satellite Control Network into a single purchasing mechanism in an effort to reduce the service branch’s operation and sustainment costs. A Monday contracting notice on FedBizOpps says the Consolidated Air Force Satellite Control …

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Ball Aerospace Receives $421M Contract Modification to Provide Instruments for JPSS-3, JPSS-4

Ball Aerospace and Technologies (NYSE: BLL) has been awarded a potential $421 million contract modification by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to deliver ozone-monitoring instruments for the Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 missions. Ball Aerospace said Friday it will manufacture, test and deliver Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite instruments — which …

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Northrop’s JPSS Microwave Sounder Contract Reaches $390M on New NOAA Order

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract modification to manufacture two passive microwave instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System, increasing the total contract value to $390.5 million. The $177.7 million modification awarded by NASA on behalf of NOAA requires Northrop to build,  test and deliver the Advanced …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016: Three 2016 Wash100 CEOs Whose Firms ‘Beat The Street’ & more

Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Many reasons have been put forth as to why global financial markets continue to be in turmoil but this week showed there may be no end in sight to this period …

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Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk UAV to Collect Weather Data for NOAA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 9, 2016 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) unmanned aerial system will be used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to further the study of El Nino and its effect on the Pacific Ocean’s temperature, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Global Hawk UAV will work to provide …

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Harris’ Exelis Arm Receives $316M Contract Modification for IR Instruments on NOAA Satellites

A subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will supply two Cross-track Infrared Sounder instruments for two upcoming Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on missions under a $316 million contract modification from NASA. NASA said Thursday Exelis will manufacture and test the CrIS instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 and provide launch …

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Raytheon Secures $564M Modification on Joint Polar Satellite Radiometer Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $564 million contract modification by NASA to produce imaging radiometers for two follow-on Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft. The company said Thursday it will provide two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instruments for integration into JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 satellites that are meant to support the …

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Air Force Taps Rolls-Royce to Update C-130 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $36 million contract to upgrade T56 engines onboard the U.S. Air Force’s C-130 transport aircraft. Rollys-Royce said Tuesday it will start deliveries of Series 3.5 engine enhancement kits in December and install those kits onto C-130 planes of the service branch and the U.S. Air …

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Sevatec to Support NOAA Cybersecurity Center Under Sole-Source Contract

Sevatec will provide support to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cyber Security Center under a $9.9 million sole-source contract from the Commerce Department, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes that the office of the Commerce chief information officer indicated the award as a follow-on to a previous contract, with support services …

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NOAA Enlists Exelis Helios Tech for ‘Weather-Ready Nation’ Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will lend its Helios technology to support real-time ground weather surveillance for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under the Weather-Ready Nation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Helios digital platform uses images and videos pulled from traffic …

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