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FTC Seeks Additional Data on Northrop-Orbital ATK Deal

The Federal Trade Commission has issued Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a second request for additional data associated with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Wednesday it received the request as FTC reviews the transaction as part of the regulatory process. The request for additional information came a …

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Navy Taps 4 Companies for ISR, Systems Engineering Support Contracts

Four companies have won separate potential five-year contracts to provide  intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support and systems engineering services for the U.S. Navy’s maritime, aerial, ground and space platforms. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received five offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that have a two-year base period and …

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Orbital ATK Shareholders OK $9.2B Merger With Northrop; David Thompson Comments

Shareholders at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire the Dulles, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor in an estimated $9.2 billion transaction. Holders of at least 99 percent of shares in Orbital ATK voted to approve the merger during the Wednesday meeting, …

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Report: DoD IG Lauds USAF Acquisition Strategy, Risk Mgmt for Bomber Program

The Defense Department’s inspector general has said the U.S. Air Force developed a “comprehensive” risk management process and procurement strategy to support its $80 billion B-21 bomber aircraft program, Bloomberg reported Monday. DoD IG said in the redacted version of its audit report that the bomber program has “clearly defined” warfighter requirements …

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State Dept OKs $10.5B IBCS-Enabled Patriot Missile System Sale to Poland

The State Department has given Poland the green light to buy the third configuration of the Patriot missile system equipped with the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System and related equipment from the U.S. government under a potential $10.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: …

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Matt Donovan: USAF to Spend $2B Bomber Fund Request on Software Devt, Recruitment

Matt Donovan, Air Force undersecretary, has said the service’s $2 billion funding request for the B-21 bomber aircraft program for fiscal year 2018 would be spent on software development and staffing efforts at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Bloomberg Technology reported Wednesday. The military branch will also allocate part of the …

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Reports: Northrop Ends Navy Stingray Tanker Drone Contract Pursuit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has decided to drop the company’s pursuit of the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program, Defense News reported Wednesday. The contractor’s decision came two weeks after the service issued the final request for proposals for the MQ-25A Stingray program. “Winning is great… but if you can’t …

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Report: Army Taps 4 Firms for Patriot Radar Replacement Concept Design Contracts

The U.S. Army has awarded separate contracts to four companies to develop concept designs that will be used to determine the requirements for a new platform to replace its Patriot air-and-missile defense radar system, Defense News reported Wednesday. Contract recipients include Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) …

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Alion Science Names Christopher Zember as Strategy Chief, Todd Borkey as CTO

Alion Science and Technology has expanded its leadership team with the creation of the chief strategy officer position and appointment of a new chief technology officer in support of defense clients’ efforts to maintain military readiness and technological edge. Christopher Zember, formerly CTO at Alion Science, will serve as CSO …

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DoD Seeks Proposals for $28B Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract

The Defense Department has asked industry to submit proposals for a potential nine-year, $28 billion contract for research, development, test and evaluation support and R&D-related analytical services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Defense Technical Information Center’s Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract seeks to consolidate task orders distributed across …

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