Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

CACI Awarded $25M Training System Support Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 21, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will continue to provide development and lifecycle support to the U.S. Air Force‘s Air Space and Cyberspace Constructive Environment – Information Operations Suite under a $25 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the support will help optimize the …

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Juniper to Integrate Switching Technology to USAF Network; Bob Fortna Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 20, 2016 — Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) collaborated with Affigent and ThunderCat Technology to install its switching technology into the U.S. Air Force‘s data transport system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Juniper said Tuesday the collaboration is in support of contracts awarded to Affigent and ThunderCat Technology for the modernization …

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General Atomics Lands Air Force Contract for France’s 2nd MQ-9 Reaper System

General Atomics will deliver more MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles under a $43.7 million sole-source contract from the U.S. Air Force as part of a foreign military sale agreement with France. The Defense Department said Tuesday the undefinitized contract action covers France’s second MQ-9 system. France previously placed a potential $1.5 billion …

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Greg Hanson Joins Zantech as COO; Zia Islam Comments

Greg Hanson, a former general manager at NCI Information Systems, has joined Zantech IT Services as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He will succeed Allan Foy, who will retire as COO but remain with Zantech as a senior adviser, the company said Jan. 5. ““We are excited to have Greg join …

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Boeing Adds Internal Weapons Capacity on 6 Air Force B-52 Bombers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has upgraded six B-52 bomber planes of the U.S. Air Force with increased capacity for internal weapons, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the upgraded internal weapons bay launchers can load up to eight Joint Direct Attack Munitions. “The upgrades to …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Concludes Thermal Vacuum Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems segment, said the first GPS III satellite has completed a thermal vacuum test as part of the U.S. Air Force’s program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday the test works to identify …

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Raytheon Gets $85M AF Contract for Griffin A & B Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply Griffin A and Griffin B Block II and III missiles and provide engineering support services to the U.S. Air Force under an $85.5 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is a sole-source award and includes test and support equipment for the missiles. Raytheon …

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USAF Awards EELV Rocket Engine Development OTAs to SpaceX, Orbital ATK

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a $180.2 million ‘other transaction’ agreement and Space Exploration Technologies a $61.4 million OTA to build alternative propulsion systems for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Missile Systems Center received multiple proposals for the development of a U.S. substitute …

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CSRA Subsidiary Lands $35M Support Contract for USAF’s Ground Weapon System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 6, 2016 — A CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) subsidiary has won a time-and-materials, firm-fixed-price, three-year contract worth $35 million from the U.S. Air Force for support to the Distributed Common Ground System, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday SRA will provide management and maintenance services for the …

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Harris’ Exelis Unit to Work on USAF’s Ground Surveillance Radar, Sensor Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 5, 2016 — Exelis, a subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), will provide radar and sensor systems engineering, sustainment and integration services under a $14.1 million U.S. Air Force contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract modification also includes support for the …

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