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Leidos Wins Potential $900M Air Force ISR Support Order; Gerry Fasano Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $900M task order from the U.S. Air Force to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations of USAF's Air Combat Command. The company said Thursday it will perform work at USAF facilities located in Virginia, Texas, Nebraska and California.

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Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson: Seven Principles Help Air Force Make Contract Spending Decisions

Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson, military deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, has said the service branch uses seven principles on deciding how to manage its budget for contracts, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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Air Force, IBM Form Quantum Computing Research Partnership

The Air Force Research Laboratory has collaborated with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to explore the potential applications of commercial quantum technology to U.S. Air Force operations. AFRL said Tuesday it will work with the company's researchers to examine optimization challenges, quantum chemistry simulation and machine learning algorithms on actual hardware through the IBM Q Network.

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L3Harris Selected to Participate in USAF HF Radio Modernization Program

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has received a contract to develop a prototype of wideband airborne high-frequency radio technology for the U.S. Air Force. USAF selected the L3Harris Falcon offering for an industry competition that seeks a replacement for the service branch's AN/ARC-190 radio, the company said Wednesday.

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CACI to Help Maintain Air Force Financial IT Systems

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a five-year, $45.9M task order to provide maintenance support for web-based financial information systems of the U.S. Air Force. The company will help  maintain an exhibit automation technology, a data analysis reporting platorm, an automated scheduling system and a planning, programming, budget and execution portal, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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ArmorWorks Lands $206M Air Force Payload Transporter Delivery Contract

ArmorWorks Enterprises has secured a potential five-year, $206.1M contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with payload transporters. Hill AF Base's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Contracting Division procured the transport vehicles on a sole-source basis and obligated $31.3M in fiscal 2018 procurement funds, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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