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Boeing, Northrop Win $678M in USAF Contracts for Ground-Based ICBM Tech Maturation Work

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $349.1 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a $328.6 million contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to perform technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center in Utah received three bids for …

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Report: Federal Agencies, Services to Begin Solicitations for Billion-Dollar Contracts in Fall 2017

Two federal agencies, two service branches and a Defense Department component are expected to launch solicitations for billion-dollar contracts by fall and winter of 2017, Federal News Radio reported Monday. John Cavadias, a governmentwide acquisition contract contracting officer at the General Services Administration, told the radio station GSA remains on track …

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Lockheed Receives $427M F-35 Ancillary Military, Pilot Flight Equipment Order

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $427 million order from the U.S. Navy to provide ancillary military and pilot flight equipment for the 11th batch of low-rate initial production F-35 jets. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will supply the F-15 equipment to the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-DoD participants and foreign military sales customers. Work is …

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Air Force Adds Lockheed to $499M Aerospace Platform R&D Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a spot on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop new aerospace vehicle technologies for warfighters. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed will support the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program in Fort Worth, Texas, through 2025. Northrop …

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Janus Appoints Frederick Nohmer as COO, Richard Gross as General Counsel

Frederick Nohmer, formerly vice president of operations at IAP Worldwide Services‘ global support services division, has been named chief operating officer of Janus Global Operations. JGO said Thursday Nohmer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the logistics and stability services contractor’s projects in approximately 20 countries. He held …

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Air Force Raises Boeing C-17 Sustainment IDIQ Ceiling by $7B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured $7.13 billion in additional funds to continue to help sustain the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft under a contract modification. The Defense Department said Monday the modification raises the ceiling value of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract following an increase in …

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USAF Picks Northrop, Aurora Flight Sciences for $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Aurora Flight Sciences have won positions on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research, develop and demonstrate aerospace vehicle systems designed to deliver weapons, cargo and other payloads to warfighters. The Air Force Research Laboratory received six proposals for …

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Lockheed Ships 3 GPS Satellite Signal Receivers to Air Force; Vinny Sica Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the delivery of three of six satellite signal receivers for the U.S. Air Force‘s global positioning system monitoring stations in efforts to update the ground control system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Monitor Station Technology Improvement Capability …

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Harris Ships 3rd Navigation Payload for Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received from Harris (NYSE: HRS) the third of 10 navigation payloads for the Global Positioning System III satellites that will work to build on signal power, accuracy and jamming resistance for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Harris said …

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Unisys Elects Former USAF Secretary Deborah Lee James to Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has added former U.S. Air Force secretary Deborah Lee James to the company’s board of directors, where she brings more than 30 years of experience in the areas of homeland and national security, GovCon Executive reported Monday. “I look forward …

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