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SpaceX to Deploy NASA’s Lunar Outpost Propulsion, Crew Modules Under $332M Contract

Lunar Gateway PPE and HALO modules

NASA has awarded SpaceX a potential $331.8 million contract to launch a solar electric propulsion spacecraft and a crew module using the Falcon Heavy rocket for the agency's mission to land astronauts on the moon in 2024. SpaceX will aim to deploy the lunar Gateway's Power and Propulsion Element along with the Habitation and Logistics Outpost by May 2024 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the agency said Wednesday.

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SpaceX to Deploy NASA’s Lunar Outpost Propulsion, Crew Modules Under $332M Contract

NASA has awarded SpaceX a potential $331.8 million contract to launch a solar electric propulsion spacecraft and a crew module using the Falcon Heavy rocket for the agency's mission to land astronauts on the moon in 2024. SpaceX will aim to deploy the lunar Gateway's Power and Propulsion Element along …

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DARPA Taps General Atomics, Lockheed, Northrop to Design UAVs for Air-to-Air Weapon Engagement

DARPA LongShot concept

General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have received separate contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design air-launched unmanned aerial vehicles that can deploy multiple weapons. All three companies will conduct preliminary design work for the first phase of DARPA's LongShot program to potentially demonstrate a novel system capable of supporting aerial threat engagement missions, the agency said Monday.

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Peraton Unveils Four Business Sectors in Reorganization; Stu Shea Quoted

Stu Shea President and CEO Peraton

Peraton has reorganized its operations into four business sectors, created three new executive positions and added five new members to the company's executive leadership team. The realignment comes after Peraton's private equity owner Veritas Capital acquired the information technology and mission support business from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC).

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Northrop Books $330M Navy Contract Modification to Produce Counter-IED Tech for Australia

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $329.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to supply Australia with electronic warfare technology for mitigating the risk from explosive materials that can be detonated by radio signals. The company will provide mounted and dismounted systems for Increment One Block One of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device, spares, auxiliary kits and engineering services, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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Executive Mosaic Announces 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, will proudly present the 2021 Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and prominent award in all of GovCon, to the 100 distinguished executives who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, innovation, reliability, achievement and vision. 

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David Young Named CTO of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions; Mike Kahn Quoted

David Young, former vice president of advanced program development at Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space segment, has joined Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions as chief technology officer. He will coordinate with four operating divisions within CAES to implement a technical strategic roadmap, introduce research and prototyping efforts, spearhead new business pursuits …

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Northrop Books $155M MDA Contract to Demonstrate Space-Based Sensing Tech

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will aim to demonstrate a space-based sensor technology for defending against hypersonic weapons and other sophisticated missile threats under a $155 million prototype award from the Missile Defense Agency. The company will perform on-orbit demonstration, launch and initial orbit testing work under Phase IIa of MDA’s …

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