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Ralph Acaba: Raytheon to Build Processor Kits Under Int’l Patriot Engineering Program

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will produce radar digital processor kits for Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems operated by the U.S. and two partner countries under a $235.5 million contract. The company said Wednesday that the full-rate production contract is intended to reduce the number of battery replaceable units from 759 …

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Daniel Friedmann: MDA Adds to Radar Info Processing Portfolio Through Acquisition

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) has agreed to buy an unidentified information sensors business for an undisclosed amount in a move to pursue opportunities in the U.S. surveillance market. British Columbia-based MDA plans to integrate that business into its Gaithersburg, Maryland-based Information Systems LLC subsidiary and expects to close the …

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Lockheed Wins $914M Air Force ‘Space Fence’ Radar Production Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $914, 699, 474 contract to build a ground-based surveillance radar for the U.S. Air Force to track and detect objects in space. The Air Force is obligating $415 million in fiscal year 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds for the …

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Boeing’s Chris Chadwick Projects Surveillance Tech Demand Growth in Asia

Chris Chadwick, chief executive for the defense business of Boeing (NYSE: BA), forecasts that Asian-Pacific demand for patrol aircraft and related surveillance equipment will increase steadily in the foreseeable future, Bloomberg reported Sunday. Kyunghee Park writes that Boeing and Saab AB predict that interest in surveillance technology among Asian customers …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Lands Contract to Help Air Force Manage Sentinel UAVs

Engility (NYSE: EGL) will administer networks and manage security for the U.S. Air Force‘s RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicles under a three-year,  $11 million contract. The company will carry out operational tasks on the Sentinels for the Air Combat Command’s 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, Engility said Thursday. …

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Navy Taps CACI, Honeywell, Serco for Electronic Surveillance Systems Support

CACI International (NYSE: CACI), Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Serco Inc. will compete for task orders to perform technical support and related services for U.S. Navy electronic surveillance systems under a set of potential five-year contracts. The Navy will also award work for lifecycle sustainment, integration and acquisition support services for …

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SecureAlert Agrees to Buy Monitoring Tech Maker GPS Global; Guy Dubois Comments

SecureAlert has moved to grow its electronic monitoring business by striking a deal to acquire GPS Global Tracking & Surveillance System Ltd. for an undisclosed sum. The purchase is intended to add surveillance technology and service offerings for personal, vehicle, and facility usage to SecureAlert’s portfolio, SecureAlert said Tuesday. SecureAlert expects …

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John Moberly Named Senior Director at Hughes Network Systems; Rick Lober Comments

John Moberly, previously chief of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the office of undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics in the space and intelligence office, has been appointed senior director at Hughes Network Systems. In this role, he will be responsible for strategy and business development of Hughes’ …

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Roei Ganzarski: Bye Aerospace Tests BoldIQ Software on HALE UAV in ‘Ever Changing’ UAV Operating Environment

Bye Aerospace has demonstrated an unmanned aerial vehicle that uses BoldIQ software built to optimize operations of the high-altitude, long-endurance hybrid aircraft. The evaluation subjected all four Silent Guardian UAVs to hundreds of mission scenarios across seven million square miles of airspace, Bye Aerospace said Thursday. “The UAV operating environment is ever changing …

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Exelis Wins $32M For Coast Guard Surveillance Radars, Technical Services; Pete Martin Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a potential five-year, $32 million contract to supply the U.S. Coast Guard with radar systems for maritime surveillance, counterterrorism and drug interdiction missions. The company will provide AN/PY-11 multimode radars, support equipment, spares and technical services to the Coast Guard under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Exelis …

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