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Raytheon to Upgrade Nuclear Airborne Command Posts

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has won a Pentagon award to upgrade audio equipment on the E-4B aircraft, also known as “Nightwatch”, according to a Wednesday announcement from the Defense Department. The Motley Fool writes that the E-4B is a modified Boeing 747-200 aircraft functioning as the nation’s “Advanced Airborne Command Posts” during …

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SAIC on $300M NNSA Engineering BPA Team; JT Grumski Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) is a member of a team that won a prime position on a $300 million blanket purchase agreement for technical and engineering services from the National Nuclear Security Administration. The company said it is a member of a small business team led by TechSource …

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Northrop Names 33-Year Navy Vet Jack Dorsett Integrated Mission Systems VP; Mike Twyman Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed retired Navy Vice Adm. Jack Dorsett vice president of the integrated mission systems business within the information systems sector, the company said Monday. The 33-year Navy veteran will report to Mike Twyman, sector VP and general manager of the defense systems division. Dorsett will …

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Fluor Names 30-Year Vet John Hopkins NuScale Power CEO; David Seaton Comments

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) has appointed 28-year company veteran John Hopkins succeed the retiring Paul Lorenzini as chairman and CEO of NuScale Power, which Fluor holds a majority stake in. Fluor said Hopkins, currently group executive for corporate development and new ventures, will move over to NuScale in March 2013 and …

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Boeing Wins $178M for AF Nuclear Munition Tail Kit; Debbie Rub Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $178 million contract to update a nuclear ballistic munition for the U.S. Air Force, the company announced Tuesday. The company will work with the departments of Defense and Energy to build a new tail kit for the B61 free-fall munition. Boeing has built direct …

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Bechtel Wins $355M for Navy Nuclear Propulsion Parts

Bechtel has won a $355, 877, 746 contract to provide the U.S. Navy nuclear propulsion components, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The company’s plant machinery division will perform 69 percent of the work in Monroeville, Pa. and the remainder in Schenectady, N.Y. The Pentagon did not announce a completion date …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Wins $100M on $881M Sub Lead Yard Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a $100.4 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide the branch lead-yard work for nuclear-powered attack submarines. General Dynamics said in a release this recent award is part of a larger contract potentially worth $881 million through 2014, if …

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URS Wins Potential $56M Navy C5I Systems Testing IDIQ

URS Federal Services (NYSE: URS) has won a potential $56.3 million U.S. Navy contract to test and certify systems supporting the branch’s command, control, communications, collaboration, computers and intelligence operations. The Defense Department said the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains one option period that would yield the full contract value. The …

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Boeing, Northrop Team Wins $3.5B Missile Defense Award

A Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) team has been selected by the U.S. Defense Department to develop, engineer and manufacture missile defense systems on a contract worth $3.48 billion over seven years, Reuters has reported. The companies will work to expand and maintain the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense antimissile …

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General Dynamics to Continue to Maintain Navy Nuclear Maintenance Department

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) wholly-owned subsidiary Electric Boat will continue to operate a nuclear regional maintenance department on a $24.9 million modification to a three-year contract worth $78 million. The company will provide project management, planning, training and radiological-control services to support maintenance, modernization and repairs at the naval submarine base …

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