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Raytheon to Build Qatar’s Early Warning Radar System Under $1.1B USAF Foreign Sales Deal

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.07 billion contract to build an early warning radar system for integration into Qatar’s air and missile defense enterprise. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in Massachusetts awarded the sole-source contract to Raytheon as part of a foreign military sales deal between the U.S. …

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CAE Secures ATO to Connect KC-135 Trainer to Air Force Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has received authorization to connect its aircrew flight trainer for the KC-135 Stratotanker with other platforms in the U.S. Air Force‘s Distributed Training Center Network, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the authority to operate for the KC-135 Aircrew Training System enables it to …

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Lockheed Martin Flies 2nd Trainer Aircraft in Push for T-X Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the first flight test of its second production-ready T-50A trainer aircraft at the company’s final assembly and checkout facility in South Carolina, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it aims to offer the T-50A in the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X …

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Vectrus Systems Lands AFCAP IV Logistics Support Task Order; Chuck Prow Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2017 — A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary will provide logistics support to the U.S. Air Force‘s Bagram Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron in Afghanistan under a potential $14 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 15. The company said Feb. 14 Vectrus Systems will provide the services as part of the task …

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Air Force Awards $925M in Cryptographic & Info Assurance Tech Support IDIQs

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 12 companies spots on a pair of contracts worth up to $925 million combined over 10 years for lifecycle support and analysis of cryptographic and information assurance platforms. Seven firms will vie for materiel solutions analysis, technology maturation and risk reduction, engineering and manufacturing development, production and product support tasks under …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Agrees to Buy L3’s Coleman Aerospace Subsidiary; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) has agreed to acquire L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) Coleman Aerospace business for $15 million cash in a push to expand the former’s systems engineering and mission analysis expertise. Coleman Aerospace will be renamed “Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Inc.” upon closure of the deal and is forecast to generate nearly $40 million in …

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Jerry Tarnacki, John Schneider Take New VP Roles at Aerojet Rocketdyne

Jerry Tarnacki, vice president of quality and mission assurance at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), has been named senior VP of the firm’s newly created space business unit. Tarnacki will directly report to Eileen Drake, Aerojet’s president and CEO, and manage all programs related to defense, NASA, space and launch strategies, …

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Jeffrey Harris, Joseph Yakovac Join CTC Board of Directors; Ed Sheehan Comments

Jeffrey Harris, a 40-year national security professional, and retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Yakovac have been elected to the board of directors of Concurrent Technologies Corp. Ed Sheehan, CTC president and CEO and vice chairman of the board, said in a statement released Friday he expects Harris and Yakovac to …

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Raytheon Gets Potential $128M IDIQ to Support Air Force Mobile Sensors

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $128.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Air Force operate and maintain the service branch’s mobile sensors. The Defense Department said Tuesday Raytheon will provide non-personal services to sustain the availability of the Cobra King and Gray Star radar facilities where the Air Force gathers …

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CACI’s Mike Basla: Cybersecurity, Enterprise IT Modernization as 2017 Focus Areas for Air Force, Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Mike Basla, senior vice president and U.S. Air Force client executive at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said cybersecurity for the space and nuclear enterprise, as well as enterprise IT modernization are two focus areas for the sector in 2017. He told ExecutiveBiz …

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