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Aurora Flight Sciences Vet Mark Cherry Joins Boeing as Phantom Works VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Mark Cherry, president and chief operating officer at Manassas, Virginia-based autonomous systems maker Aurora Flight Sciences, has been appointed to succeed Darryl Davis as vice president of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) Phantom Works technology arm. Davis, who served as head of Phantom Works for a decade, will transition into a program management …

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Lockheed Gets Air Force ‘Available for Launch’ Declaration on 1st GPS III Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received clearance from the U.S. Air Force on the availability of the first GPS III satellite for launch in 2018 and will await further approval to begin pre-launch preparations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday GPS III Space Vehicle 01 was designated …

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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks …

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Lockheed Martin’s T-50A Trainer Aircraft Completes 100th Sortie

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2017 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) T-50A aircraft has reached a milestone with its 100th sortie in Greenville, South Carolina, as the company pursues the U.S. Air Force‘s Advanced Pilot Training contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the T-50A is undergoing continued flight operations in Greenville following the submission of …

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DynCorp to Continue Support for War Reserve Materiel Under $64M USAF Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — DynCorp International will help manage war reserve materiel assets for the Air Forces Central Command under a $64.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award extends DynCorp’s WRM support at Shaw Air Force Base in …

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Lockheed, Rockwell Collins Win Airborne Launch Control Replacement Tech Maturation Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) have won three-year contracts from the U.S. Air Force to perform risk reduction and technology maturation work on a platform designed to replace the service’s aerial launch control system. The military branch awarded an $80.7 million contract to Lockheed’s space systems …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Team to Offer ‘Complete’ Package for Air Force Shift to Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 2, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer for the federal sector at Dell EMC, has said the company has a complete technology platform that will work to support the U.S. Air Force‘s business transformation as part of its move to the cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. …

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Noblis Names Former USAF Sec. Deborah Lee James to Board of Trustees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 2, 2017 — Noblis has added Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, to the nonprofit science and technology organization’s board of trustees, GovCon Executive reported Friday. James brings more than three decades of experience in the homeland and national security sectors covering legislative …

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Orbital ATK’s Chris Long: Air Force Space Training Should Consider Shift to Combat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2017 — Chris Long, vice president of the national security systems unit at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has urged the U.S. Air Force to expand space training programs to include combat skills in order to mitigate potential future threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 21. Defense Systems reported Sept. …

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ULA Gets $832M Contract Modification Under Air Force Expendable Launch Vehicle Program

United Launch Alliance has received a potential one-year, $832.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide program management and mission assurance support for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will also perform systems engineering, vehicle integration, launch infrastructure sustainment and …

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