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Raytheon Awarded $393M to Maintain Air Force Ground Intell System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $393 million contract to continue to provide maintenance and sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System. The DCGS platform works to help military personnel collect, process and share intelligence data derived from sensors, Raytheon said Wednesday. MQ-1 Predator, RQ-4 Global …

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Lockheed Lands $176M Targeting Pod Production Contracts for USAF Fighter, Bomber Fleet

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won contracts worth $176.1 million combined to produce new targeting pods and related upgrade kits for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of bomber aircraft and fighter jets. Lockheed said Thursday the new Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod-Sensor Enhancement platform has a two-way datalink tool, algorithms and updated sensors that …

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General Atomics to Produce Updated Gray Eagle Drone for US Army

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a contract to produce Improved Gray Eagle unmanned aerial systems for the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday the award covers full-rate production of 19 UAS that are scheduled for delivery in September 2018. The IGE is an updated version of the service branch’s Gray …

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Paul Lemmo: Lockheed Demos Infirno HD Sensor’s Detection, ID Functions

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 17, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has tested its Infirno sensor system to evaluate the technology’s detection and identification functions using high-definition video at various ranges and environments, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Paul Lemmo, vice president of Fire Control/SOF CLSS at Lockheed Martin, said Tuesday the …

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Chris Pehrson: Contractors to Stay Out of Drone ‘Targeting Chain’

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Chris Pehrson, director of strategic development at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, making comments on the role of contractors in the operations armed drones for the military. Defense One first reported Wednesday the company has conducted Reaper and Predator surveillance missions for the …

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Raytheon Demos Integrated Tech for Maritime Defense Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) integrated its surveillance and analytics technology into one system for capability demonstration aboard the U.S. Navy’s Stiletto experimental vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bob Dehnert, command, control and awareness director for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, said Wednesday …

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Leidos’s Lou Von Thaer Elected to Wash100 for Leadership in ISR and Cyber

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 25, 2015 – Lou Von Thaer, president of Leidos’ national security business, has been chosen among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the cyber and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders …

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L-3 to Produce Night-Vision Binoculars for Navy, Marine Corps

An L-3 Communications subsidiary has won a $49.5 million contract to provide nighttime surveillance goggles to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes L-3 Warrior Systems will manufacture an undisclosed number of AN/PVS-31 Binocular Night Vision Devices in Londonderry, New Hampshire, …

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L-3 Wins Navy Night Vision Binoculars Contract

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential five-year, $49.5 million contract to build binocular night vision devices for the U.S. Navy to use for surveillance and identification. The Naval Surface Warfare Center received three offers for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. L-3 will build the binoculars …

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The U.K. Interested in Procurement of Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

The U.K. defense ministry is considering procurement of maritime patrol aircraft when the department conducts a strategic defense review in 2015, Reuters reported Thursday. Sarah Young and Andrea Shalal write the U.K. military’s need for maritime surveillance aircraft could open up a multi-billion dollar competition among MSA manufacturers. Robin Southwell, Airbus …

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