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TASC to Help Navy Engineer Surveillance Radar Systems; Tom Kilcline Comments

TASC has won a $37.9 million task order under the Seaport-e contract vehicle to provide engineering services to the U.S. Navy for the branch’s surveillance radar systems. The order contains one base year and two one-year options and was awarded by the Port Hueneme Division of the Naval Sea Systems …

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URS Corp. Contract to Support ‘Precision Attack’ Drones Now Worth $125.6M

URS Corp.’s (NYSE: URS) technical services operations in Germantown, Md. has won a contract modification to continue to provide program support to unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, that “provide warfighter long endurance, real-time reconnaissance and surveillance, and precision attack against fixed and time critical targets, ” the Pentagon said Monday. …

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Raytheon Updates Middle Eastern Missile Radar System; Dave Gulla Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has redesigned a main component of a ballistic missile defense radar for an unnamed foreign military sales customer in the Middle East. The new circuit cards seek to update the AN/TPY-2’s capability to detect, locate and track airborne projectile weapons, Raytheon said Tuesday. Dave Gulla, Raytheon vice president for integrated …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary, Sentient Form Military Surveillance Tech Team; Kevin Moore Comments

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Mediaware subsidiary and Sentient Vision Systems Pty Ltd are partnering to create a surveillance system for helping troops identify targets in maritime and combat operations. The partnership intends to combine Mediaware’s D-VEX video system with Sentient’s Kestrel land and maritime software to help surveillance personnel analyze …

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Rockwell Collins Forms Aircraft Surveillance Tech JV in China; Kent Statler Comments

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has formed a joint venture with a China-based electronics research institute to develop, manufacture and supply surveillance equipment for Comac C919 commercial airliners. AVIC Leihua Rockwell Collins Avionics Co. was created with the China Leihua Electronic Technology Research Institute, a unit of the Aviation Industry Corp. …

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BAE ‘Friend or Foe’ Transponder Receives DoD Approval; Sal Costa Comments

BAE Systems has obtained Defense Department approval for a transponder intended to help the military identify both allies and enemies during combat operations. The AN/DPX-7 Identification Friend or Foe system weighs half the existing identification friend or foe system and enables pilots to track, plan and dispatch flights, BAE said Thursday. …

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Raytheon to Engineer Navy Search Radars

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won an $8, 330, 413 contract modification to continue engineering and technical services work on surface search radars for the U.S. Navy. The cost-plus-fixed-fee award modifies an existing basic ordering agreement for support of the AN/SPS-73(V) systems, the Defense Department said Wednesday. According to the Navy, the …

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ATK Wins $81M For AF Rocket Motors; Lamberth Blalock Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a potential $81 million contract to dissect components and plug motors for a U.S. Air Force rocket launch program. The contract includes one base year for ongoing aging surveillance for both Minuteman and Peacekeeper motors and up to four annual extension options, ATK said Wednesday. …

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Exelis-ELTA Team Building Coast Guard Maritime Surveillance Radar

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will supply a new radar system to the U.S. Coast Guard for maritime reconnaissance missions such as surveillance, drug interdiction and counterterrorism. Exelis and partner ELTA Systems Ltd. won a $6.5 million award to provide the Coast Guard the AN/APY-11 multimode radar, which they previously built under a contract awarded in …

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Lockheed Wins $218M for Coast Guard Super Hercules C4ISR Planes

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $218 million contract modification to provide the U.S. Coast Guard more long-range surveillance planes, the Defense Department announced Friday. Funds cover purchases of the HC-130J Super Hercules, which contain equipment for C4ISR missions (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). The Coast …

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