Tag Archives: surveillance

John Casper, Scott Spence Provide Context on Space Fence Contract; Reported for Potential April Release

The U.S. Air Force could award a multi-billion dollar contract in April to build a new radar system for tracking objects in space, Space News reported Dec. 27. Mike Gruss writes the Air Force has spent close to $1.3 billion on the Space Fence program since 2006. Lockheed Martin and …

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Ret. Maj. Gen. Charles Lyon to Lead Northrop’s Hampton Business, Represent Company to Joint and Air Force Commands in U.S., Europe

Charles W. Lyon has been appointed as the new corporate lead executive for Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Hampton, Va. business, where he will represent the the Falls Church, Va.-based contractor’s company to customers in its ‘eastern’ region, the company announced Dec. 23. Lyon, who comes out from retirement from the Air Force after …

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PAE to Develop, Test SureTrak Surveillance System

PAE’s applied technologies business has been awarded a $44, 577, 164 U.S. Navy contract to develop, test and integrate a surveillance system for three U.S. agencies and governments in Africa to support a foreign military sales agreement. The SureTrak System is designed as a multi-sensor, data acquisition and display system used …

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Northrop Wins $178M to Help Air Force Maintain Surveillance Aircraft; Bryan Lima Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded $178 million contract to continue performing maintenance services on a U.S. Air Force surveillance aircraft fleet. The company runs logistics, engineering, training, mission support, supply chain and depot maintenance work for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, Northrop said Thursday. This contract …

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Cathy Rice Named Northrop Aerospace Systems Contracts VP; Ken Bedingfield Comments

Cathy Rice, formerly director of contracts for military aircraft systems for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of contracts, pricing and program business operations for the company’s aerospace systems sector. In her previous role, Rice helped lead negotiations for the company’s $1.7 billion contract with NATO covering five Global Hawk …

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DynCorp Wins $86M to Help Manage Aircraft Logistics in Afghanistan; Jim Myles Comments

DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) has won an $86.6 million contract to help AASKI Technology manage logistics services for an aircraft fleet in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The company will help handle pilots and flight operations and maintain the King Air 300 and King Air 350 aerial fleet for the Task Force Observe, …

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Northrop to Update Air Force Surveillance Workstations, Computers; Bryan Lima Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential three-year, $43 million contract to install new operator workstations and signal processor computers for U.S. Air Force surveillance aircraft. The company will also implement a Linux-based architecture for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft, trainers and laboratories as part of efforts to …

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Lockheed Wins $345M Threat Detection Contract Extension

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $345 million contract to continue operating reconnaissance and surveillance systems for the U.S. Army. The tethered Persistent Threat Detection Systems aerostat is built to work in daylight and at night for deployed coalition soldiers in Afghanistan, Lockheed said Monday. PTDS equipment also works to give …

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Lockheed to Refresh Marine Corps Radar Computer Servers

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $7.5 million contract to install new computer servers into air surveillance radars for the U.S. Marine Corps, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the company will work to replace the Oracle Sun Netra T5220 carrier-grade ruggedized computer servers with Oracle Sun Netra …

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Six to Compete on Potential $243M Navy Systems Engineering Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential five-year,  $243, 105, 875 contract to six companies for systems engineering support to the Naval Air Warfare Center for developmental programs. NAVAIR received six offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award contract and awardees will compete for task orders, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work is intended …

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