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Air Force Issues ‘SpeedDealer’ 3D Radar Tech Solicitation

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The U.S. Air Force has begun to solicit proposals for production-ready systems to meet the requirement for a 3D expeditionary long-range radar platform. A notice posted on March 2 says the service will execute a middle-tier acquisition approach under the SpeedDealer solicitation and plans to award up to three other transaction agreements to rapidly develop, test and deploy 3DELRR prototypes that can replace its legacy TPS-75 radar system.

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Ellen Lord, DoD Acquisition Chief, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Defense Supply Chain Cybersecurity, Procurement Framework

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for ramping up efforts to secure the defense supply chain while also working to accelerate the Pentagon's procurement process. This marks Lord’s fourth Wash100 Award and third consecutive.

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Boeing, Lockheed Get $431M in Space Force Contracts for Satcom Payload Development

The Space Force has awarded a $240M contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and a $191M contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) to develop payloads to help the service branch secure military satellite communications. The two companies will help the new service branch develop Protected Tactical Satcom payloads for a family-of-systems architecture designed to provide anti-jam, beyond line-of-sight communications to tactical warfighters, the U.S. Air Force said Tuesday.

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Leidos Strikes $1.65B Cash Deal for Dynetics; Roger Krone Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to acquire Huntsville, Ala.-based technology services contractor Dynetics for approximately $1.65B in cash to further build up its position in the intelligence, civil and defense markets. "The addition of Dynetics will significantly increase our capabilities for rapid prototyping and agile system integration and production, enhancing our overall offerings and services to customers," said Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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CAE USA Subsidiary to Support OGC Common Database Rapid Prototyping

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2019 — A subsidiary of CAE (NYSE: CAE) received a contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to work on rapid prototyping and simulation interoperability for the Open Geospatial Consortium’s Common Database, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. CAE USA said Wednesday its Mission Solutions Inc. business will …

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McAleese & Associates: Sales of Northrop Climbed 22% to $8.2B in Q1 2019

A new McAleese & Associates report says Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) saw its sales rise 22 percent to $8.2B in the first quarter of 2019 and recorded a sector operating profit growth of 27 percent. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote the Falls Church, Va.-based …

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MIT Lincoln Lab to Conduct Advanced Tech R&D Under $2B Air Force Contract Modification

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory received a $2.03B contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop technology platforms for the Department of Defense. The modification brings the total value of a previously awarded contract to $9.6B and covers long-term tech R&D, rapid prototyping and demonstration …

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