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Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellite Links With Raytheon Ground Control System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — The first Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) GPS III satellite has established a connection with the launch-and-checkout system of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) ground control segment during a U.S. Air Force factory mission readiness test, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday GPS III Space Vehicle 01 communicated with the Raytheon-developed Next Generation …

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Boeing Lands USAF Contract Modification for Minuteman Instrumentation Support Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will supply mod 7 wafer instrumentation support kits for a test flight program on the U.S. Air Force‘s Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile under a $40.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the support kits will be used for a …

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Northrop Gets $445M Air Force Contract for Large Aircraft IR Countermeasure Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential five-year, $444.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for support work on AAQ-24 large aircraft infrared countermeasure systems. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers repair of 34 national stock numbers and includes $17.2 million in foreign military sales to Canada and Bahrain. Northrop …

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Orbital ATK to Build EELV Secondary Payload Adapter for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop an evolved expendable launch vehicle platform for the U.S. Air Force to transport and deploy as many as 12 free-flyer payloads or six hosted payloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Air Force Space and Missiles Center awarded the contract …

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L3 Subsidiary Lands $79M Contract to Help Manage AETC Trainer Aircraft Base Supply

A subsidiary of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured a $79.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to manage and sustain the base supply of T-1A trainer aircraft for the Air Education and Training Command. L3’s Vertex Aerospace business will support AETC’s fleet of 178 T-1A trainers under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department …

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General Atomics to Build Air Force RPA Ground Control Stations Under $134M Contract

A General Atomics business unit has received a potential $134 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce ground control stations for remotely piloted aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will produce block 30 terminals at a company facility in Poway, California, and is expected to finish work by Jan. 31, 2020, …

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Raytheon Vet David Ray to Join FLIR as Govt & Defense Business Unit President

David Ray, a 15-year Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) veteran, will join FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) to serve as president of the government and defense business unit starting Jan. 8. He will directly report to Jim Cannon, president and CEO of FLIR, and oversee the business unit’s research and development ,strategy, marketing …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews Proposes Civilian Cyber Reserve Unit to Support Gov’t, DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s (NYSE: DXC) enterprise security solutions group, said a civilian reserve cyber corps will work to help the government and Defense Department address the need for more cyber professionals to defend DoD and critical infrastructure networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The retired …

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Cubic Lands USAF Contract for Combat Training System Support to Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense business will deliver logistics support for the P5 Combat Training System in use by Saudi Arabia’s military under a $14.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the foreign military sales contract runs through Feb. 28, …

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Air Force Exercises $80M Option in Boeing E-4B Aircraft Sustainment Contract

A business segment of Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $80 million contract option to sustain a variant of the U.S. Air Force‘s E-4B command post aircraft. Boeing Defense, Space & Security will help the service branch manage the E-4B program and procure spares as well as provide system integration laboratory, repair, engine …

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