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SAIC to Support Air Force Ground Infrastructure Under Potential $655M Contract

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide satellite ground system support to the U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center under a potential seven-year, $655M contact. The military service awarded the contract to Engility, which SAIC acquired through a $2.5B all-stock deal that closed just two weeks ago. SAIC will …

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Northrop Plans New Aerospace-Focused Facility, Expanded Workforce in Albuquerque

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is set to open a new facility in Albuquerque, N.M., that is aimed to generate additional job opportunities in the region as the company works to drive growth in its aerospace business, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday that …

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General Atomics to Host French Payload on Orbital Test Bed Satellite Under USAF Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — General Atomics will integrate a France-supplied sensor-based data collection payload with a 242.5-pound Orbital Test Bed satellite that it will launch for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a U.S. Air Force order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Air Force’s Space and Missile …

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Engility to Continue Air Force Remote Sensing Tech Support Under $71M Contract; Lynn Dugle Quoted

Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received a potential $71M contract to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center engineer and integrate remote sensing systems. The company said Tuesday it will provide systems engineering support for the missile warning and defense and battlespace awareness missions of the SMC RSS directorate. …

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Air Force Taps Northrop, Space Vector for $424M Suborbital Launch Services Contract

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) innovation systems business, formerly Orbital ATK, and Space Vector have landed spots under a potential seven-year, $424M contract for suborbital launch services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Sounding Rocket Program-4. Efforts under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract are intended to help USAF …

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Ball Aerospace Gets $255M Modification for Weather System Follow-on Microwave

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has received a $255.4M firm-fixed-price contract modification to continue development and fabrication work for the U.S. Air Force‘s Weather System Follow-on Microwave program for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The modification is the result of an exercised option and raises the contract‘s cumulative value to $349M, the …

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ManTech Lands $158M USAF Acquisition, Operations Security Support Contract

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a $158.4M contract to provide specialized security support services to the U.S. Air Force. The company will help the service branch protect acquisition processes and the Space and Missile Systems Center’s operational units that have sensitive compartmented information as well as special access programs, USAF …

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Air Force Taps Dell EMC, HPE for Supply Chain Risk Mgmt Platform CRADA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) are working with the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center under separate cooperative research and development agreements in an effort to build information technology infrastructures that utilize supply chain risk management, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Northrop Innovation Systems Sector Receives $86M Air Force Aging Surveillance Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has given an $86.4M single-award contract to a Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) innovation systems sector, formerly Orbital ATK, to provide aging surveillance services for the military branch’s missile systems. Work covers component evaluation, engineering and disposal of the Minuteman and Peacekeeper rocket stages, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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SSL to Produce Antenna Subsystem Prototypes for USAF Tactical Satcom; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 28, 2018 — SSL will build antenna subsystems to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center ensure secured tactical satellite communications under a deal with the Space Enterprise Consortium, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 17. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Aug. 16 its SSL subsidiary will leverage …

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