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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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Canada to Evaluate Data From Potential Contractors on Fighter Jet Replacement Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2016 — Canada will analyze data collected from Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Saab, Dassault Aviation and the consortium comprised of BAE Systems, Airbus and Leonardo-Finmeccanica as the country seeks to replace its CF-18 fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Reuters reported Monday the Canadian government currently works to explore options …

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Saab Receives Estimated $184M Torpedo Order From Agency in Sweden

Saab has received an estimated $184 million order for a lightweight torpedo system from Sweden’s defense logistics agency. The company will develop, produce and deliver the torpedo from 2016 through 2024 in support of the Swedish armed forces’ underwater systems, Saab said Friday. Gorgen Johansson of Saab said the lightweight torpedo serves as replacement for Torpedo …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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Northrop Wins Air Force Long Range Strike Bomber Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has beaten out a team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the highly-anticipated contract to build the U.S. Air Force‘s Long Range Strike Bomber plane, Defense Department officials announced Tuesday. The service branch plans to purchase up to 100 of the bombers at a cost of $511 million per plane …

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NASA Chooses 11 for $400M Langley Center Research Support IDIQ

Eleven companies have been awarded positions on a potential five-year, $400 million contract to help build new aerospace systems at a NASA research facility in Virginia. NASA said Thursday contractors will compete to perform technology basic and applied research, development, analysis, integration and demonstration services for Langley Research Center. Work …

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Brian Keller: Saab to Produce US Army Camouflage Systems

Saab has been selected to supply camouflage equipment to the U.S. Army over the next six months. The company’s camouflage systems are designed to protect camps, vehicles and humans from sensors, Saab said Thursday. “We are proud to be able to continue to deliver state-of-the-art solutions to the U.S. Army, ” said …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Sees Opportunity in 3-D Earth Venture with Saab

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — DigitalGlobe will lend its satellite imaging technologies to Vricon, a joint venture it has created with Saab on a mission to build a 3-D model of the planet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Tony Frazier, senior vice president at DigitalGlobe and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for …

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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Prime Role on Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program as a prime contractor, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with …

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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