Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Harris Lands Contract for Engineering Support to Air Force EW Test Labs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide engineering services to the U.S. Air Force‘s testing laboratory for B-1 reprogrammable electronic warfare and defensive avionics systems under a $9.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract also covers test equipment support to the 53rd …

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L-3 Subsidiary to Provide Logistics Support for Air Force’s Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary will provide logistics services for the U.S. Air Force‘s T-1A Jayhawk trainer aircraft under a $49.2 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award to Vertex Aerospace exercises an option on an existing contract for on-equipment …

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Former Parsons Exec Phillip Lacombe Joins STG Group as President, COO

Phillip Lacombe, former head of the commercial cybersecurity and secure mission solutions businesses at Parsons, has been named president and chief operating officer at Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor STG. STG said Sept. 6 he will lead the company’s efforts to identify new business opportunities and develop new platforms for clients in the defense and national security technology sectors. …

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Weekly Roundup September 6-September 9: SAIC Reports Quarterly Earnings, Congress Back In Session, and More

September 6 – September 9 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With summer official coming to a close and the nation celebrating Labor Day we see the government contracting community returning to their normal schedules. With the federal budget year …

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Air Force Adds Three New JVs to Potential $950M Design & Construction Services Contract

The joint ventures of Sustainable Engineering,  AEWest and Infrastructure Engineering Solutions have won positions on a potential $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for design and construction services. The Defense Department said Thursday the companies will provide architect-engineering 2013 support to the military branch’s facilities modernization, sustainment and restoration projects. The contract …

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Raytheon to Provide Center Display Units for Air Force’s F-16 Jets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will provide center display units for the U.S. Air Force‘s F-16 fighter aircraft under an $8.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Raytheon will both retrofit and maintain 130 display units for the Air Force F-16 fleet through …

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Lockheed to Build KC-130J Tankers for France Under $133M Air Force Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $132.6 million contract modification to provide two KC-130J Super Hercules configured aircraft to France under the foreign military sales program. Lockheed’s aeronautics segment will perform contract work at a company facility in Marietta, Georgia through April 30, 2020, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Air Force …

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CNN: Air Force to Spend $12B on F-15 Radar, EW System Updates

The U.S. Air Force plans to spend $12 billion on efforts to update its fleet of F-15 aircraft in order to keep the fighter jet in service through 2040 as well as maintain U.S. technological edge over Russia and China, CNN reported Friday. According to the story by Zachary Cohen, the military service told CNN the modernization program will cover 435 …

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Charles Davis Named Strategy SVP for L3 Aerospace Systems Segment

Charles Davis, former president and CEO of Seabury Group’s global aerospace and defense consulting division, has joined L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) as senior vice president of strategy at the company’s aerospace systems segment. L-3 said Tuesday he will report to Mark Von Schwarz, president of L-3’s aerospace systems segment,  in his new position. “[Davis] brings operational expertise …

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Air Force to House Formal Training for Boeing-Built KC-46 at Altus AFB

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 2, 2016 — A new U.S. Air Force facility at Altus Air Force Base will house the service branch’s formal training activities on the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tanker aircraft, Executive Gov reported Thursday. The Air Force said Wednesday the Leverett Formal Training Center will serve to support aerial refueling …

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