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William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

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Ensco to Continue Applied R&D, Engineering Support for AFTAC Under $74M Award

Ensco will continue to provide applied research and development as well as engineering services to a U.S. Air Force unit that performs nuclear treaty compliance monitoring and nuclear event detection under a potential eight-year, $74 million contract. The company said Tuesday it received the Modeling, Software and Engineering Support contract from the Air Force Technical …

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Lockheed Awarded $100M Contract for Air Force JASSM Production, Lifecycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide lifecycle support for JASSM, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, JASSM-Extended Range and other JASSM variants in the areas of system upgrades, …

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Lockheed’s F-16 Jets Get Air Force Approval for Service Life Extension

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2017 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-16 fighter jet has received clearance from the U.S. Air Force for an extended service life from an equivalent 8,000 to 12,000 flight hours, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it worked with the Air Force to cut projected service …

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Vectrus to Support Keesler Air Force Base Operations Under $97M Contract

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has won a one-year, $97.3 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide operations support services at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. The Defense Department said Wednesday Vectrus will support the military base in 11 functional areas that include community services, emergency response management, grounds maintenance, human resource …

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Lockheed, Air Force, Calspan Conduct Teaming Drill for Manned, Unmanned Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works business unit has collaborated with Calspan, the U.S. Air Force‘s Test Pilot School and the Air Force Research Laboratory in a teaming exercise for manned and unmanned systems at Edwards Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Have Raider …

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CAE to Link KC-135 Simulators to Air Force’s Distributed Training Center Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has secured approval to link its KC-135 Stratotanker simulator to the U.S. Air Force‘s Distributed Training Center Network in efforts to support KC-135 aircrew training across multiple bases, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Air Force said Thursday the CAE simulators will be available to facilitate …

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Orbital ATK Eyes Potential USAF Contract to Continue Next Generation Launch Vehicle Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Mike Laidley, vice president of the Next Generation Launch program at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has said the company anticipates the U.S. Air Force to award launch service agreements for large space launch vehicles by early 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Wednesday Laidley indicated …

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AT&T Installs IoT Tech at Maxwell AFB to Create ‘Smart Base’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 7, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will install Internet of Things technologies such as network-connected sensors at Maxwell Air Force Base to support operations and resources at the military facility, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will also perform proof-of-concept demonstrations of the “smart base” …

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AECOM Subsidiary Wins $3.6B Contract for Air Force Range Support Services

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) URS Federal Services subsidiary has won a potential 17-year, $3.6 billion contract to provide range support services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday the cost-plus-award-fee contract covers testing, tactics development, advanced training and joint and Air Force mission support. Work is scheduled to occur through March 31, 2034, at …

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