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Trace Systems Wins Potential $998M IDIQ to Help Manage Pentagon’s Mission Partner Environment

Trace Systems will support the design, implementation and management of an enterprise system meant to enable  collaboration between U.S. forces and coalition partners under a potential five-year, $998M contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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Northrop Continues Pre-Flight Processing for Planned Oct. 26 Launch of ICON Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rescheduled the launch of the Ionospheric Connection Explorer spacecraft to Oct. 26 following the completion of a fourth flight simulation activity and encapsulation work with a Pegasus rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASASpaceflight.com reported Friday that Northrop’s innovation systems business is moving forward …

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Boeing’s KC-46 Aerial Tanker Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker program has received a supplemental type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration to mark the completion of the agency’s airworthiness review of the aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the accreditation is the culmination of a series of ground, …

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Report: Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker Eyed for FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft is anticipated to receive a supplemental type certificate for its military-specific components soon, following the Federal Aviation Administration‘s award of an amended type certificate in December, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Military Times reported Thursday that Gen. Carlton Everhart, head of Air …

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Orbital ATK, Air Force Sign CRADA on Data Exchange Plan for Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Air Force to develop a data exchange framework and plan required for the certification of the company’s Next Generation Launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work …

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Boeing, Air Force Hold KC-46A Pegasus Tests for Military, FAA Certification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has collaborated with the U.S. Air Force to hold ground and flight tests for the company’s KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft at Travis Air Force Base early this month, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Air Force said Monday the four-day test activity is part of the …

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Orbital ATK Vet Scott Webster Joins Ensco Board; Greg Young Comments

Scott Webster, a director at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and QinetiQ North America, has been appointed to Ensco‘s board of directors. Ensco said Monday that Webster is an aerospace and defense sector veteran who established Orbital Sciences — a space and rocket systems manufacturer that merged with the former ATK aerospace and defense …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Reschedule Launch of Hurricane-Monitoring Satellite System on Dec. 14

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 — The scheduled launch of a NASA hurricane-monitoring satellite system aboard an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Pegasus rocket has been postponed to Dec. 14 due to an issue in the Stargazer L-1011 carrier plane, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The publication previously reported Monday the space agency’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite …

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Weekly Roundup September 19 – September 23 2016: KBR Becomes Major Govt Services Player & more

September 19 – September 23 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson KBR’s expansion move into the U.S. and global government services markets became official on Monday when the Houston-based engineering company closed its $300 million purchase of the business known as …

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Weekly Roundup August 15 – August 19 2016: Leidos Doubles, M&A Wheels Keep Turning & more

August 15 – August 19 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The long-awaited, much-anticipated and well-documented merger of Leidos into the now former Lockheed Martin information technology and technical services business completed on Tuesday. As if GovCon observers needed reminding, Leidos doubles to $10 …

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