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Lockheed Secures $161M Army Tactical Missile Service Life Extension Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a $161.4 million contract from the U.S. Army to produce 150 tactical missile systems and guided missile launch assemblies under the ATACMS GMLA Service Life Extension Program. The Defense Department said Wednesday Lockheed will perform work in Texas, Arkansas, Vermont, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Missouri and Pennsylvania …

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Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit DIUx to get Emergency Funds

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx,) the Department of Defense’s outreach office to Silicon Valley, needs emergency funding to keep key programs operating, and DoD is poised to grant their request, Defense News reports. The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Paul Selva, said Tuesday that DIUx chief Raj …

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Microsoft Adds Arizona, Texas as Azure Government Data Center Regions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has expanded the availability of its Azure Government cloud platform to two additional data center regions in Arizona and Texas in efforts to support government customer workloads and data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Tom Keane, general manager of engineering for Microsoft Azure, wrote in …

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Boeing Opens Texas HQ for Global Services Business Unit

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has opened a Plano, Texas-based facility to serve as headquarters of its newly established global services business unit. Boeing Global Services integrates the services functions of the company’s government, commercial and space segments and will focus on the delivery of services in the areas of engineering, digital aviation …

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Air Force Taps Lockheed for Potential $409M Thermal, Power, Control R&D Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a spot on a potential seven-year, $409 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support a U.S. Air Force program that seeks to research and develop thermal, power and control technologies for air platforms. The Defense Department said Friday the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program will involve multiple …

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Lockheed Receives $1.4B Contract for Lot 12 F-35 Long Lead Parts

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $1.38 billion contract to fund the procurement of long lead parts and components for the 12th batch of F-35 aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday the materials are needed for the manufacture of 130 lot 12 F-35s in support of U.S Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-DoD …

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Lockheed Secures $110M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Block 3F Upgrade Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $109.6 million contract modification to support Block 3F upgrade of company-built F-35s. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers the provision of 567 modification kits for offboard system hardware and turnaround assets as well as recurring labor for the completion of hardware and software upgrades. …

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General Dynamics Border Video Surveillance Tech Reaches Full Operating Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Remote Video Surveillance System has secured full operational capability status from the Customs and Border Protection agency following two years of field tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the system was deployed along the southern U.S. border for the …

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Report: Lockheed, DoD Eye Potential $9B Deal on Next F-35 Batch by End of January

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department are still in talks and could finalize by the end of January a new contract worth approximately $9 billion that would reduce the price of the next batch of F-35 fighter jets to under $100 million per aircraft, Reuters reported Thursday. Mike …

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Bell Boeing Secures $412M in Navy Contract Modifications to Repair Osprey Aircraft Parts

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter has received two contract modifications worth potentially $411.9 million combined to repair various parts of the U.S. Navy‘s V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office secured a $246.2 million delivery order modification that contains a one-year base and a one-year option period which, if exercised, …

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