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General Dynamics Christens First APT ‘Green’ Ship

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) NASSCO took the wraps off the Lone Star State, the first of five eco-friendly tankers under contract to American Petroleum Tankers, with a christening event held Monday, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The 610-foot-long ship with 330, 000-barrel cargo capacity was designed to …

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NASA EPIC Earth Pictures Come Online

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has come online to provide daily images of the Earth through a new agency-maintained website, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said the website’s search feature can look by date or continent into archives of pictures …

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New York Times: DoD Set to Award Air Force One Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) could soon be handed a formal contract to make the next Air Force One aircraft, with an initial budget of $102 million for 2016 and a possible delivery period of 2023, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The New York Times said the Defense …

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Furuno Brings Iridium Tech to Japan Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — Furuno Electric plans to offer Iridium Communications’ (Nasdaq: IRDM) mobile satellite communications products and services to its customers in Japan and elsewhere as part of a collaboration agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Iridium said Monday it strives to bring Iridium NEXT capabilities to …

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BAE Taps Cobham Microelectronics Tech for F-35

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — BAE Systems has tapped Cobham to manufacture microelectronic components and assemblies for the F-35 Lightning II radar and electronic warfare system under a series of contracts worth $51 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cobham said Monday the company supplies other parts for the aircraft program, …

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Orbital ATK Starts Supersonic Flight Simulation Tests at Ramjet Lab

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) kicking off operations on a new ramjet clean air test facility at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in West Virginia. Orbital ATK said the center can simulate flight conditions at supersonic speeds up to Mach 4.5 …

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Report: NSWC Crane Picks 3 for Advanced Sensor Prototype Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20,  2015 — The Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division has asked Consolidated Resource Imaging, Manufacturing Techniques and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Xetron to develop prototype advanced surveillance sensors under a $49 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The five-year award has the potential to extend into …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons VP Heather Shinn to Serve on CMAA Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20,  2015 — Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons government services president, has welcomed the appointment of Heather Shinn as board member of the Construction Management Association of America, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Shinn, , a vice president and program manager in Hopkins’ group, will serve a three-year term in the organization …

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Kevin Ramundo: Raytheon Works Toward ‘Strong Foundation’ for GPS OCX

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20,  2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has made some changes to its development work on the U.S. Air Force GPS Next Generation Operational Control System program following recommendations from an independent review, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Kevin Ramundo, vice president of communications at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and …

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Army Intell Warfare Division Selects CACI Quick Response Model; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20,  2015 — CACI (NYSE: CACI) will help the U.S. Army develop intelligence applications and tools under a $50 million task order via the Alliant contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CACI said the terms of the work include deployment of CACI’s quick reaction capabilities service delivery …

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