Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Air Force Taps Rolls-Royce to Update C-130 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $36 million contract to upgrade T56 engines onboard the U.S. Air Force’s C-130 transport aircraft. Rollys-Royce said Tuesday it will start deliveries of Series 3.5 engine enhancement kits in December and install those kits onto C-130 planes of the service branch and the U.S. Air …

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Kevin Ramundo: Raytheon Works Toward ‘Strong Foundation’ for GPS OCX

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20,  2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has made some changes to its development work on the U.S. Air Force GPS Next Generation Operational Control System program following recommendations from an independent review, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Kevin Ramundo, vice president of communications at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and …

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Lockheed to Update US Military Airborne Asset Command System; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected to refresh the U.S. military’s battle command system for directing the flight of all airborne assets. Lockheed said Monday the company will update the air tasking order management system requirements for the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. The command system is …

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Reuters: USAF, Lockheed Strike Verbal C-130J Production Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Air Force have a verbal agreement in place on a five-year production contract for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, a company spokesperson said in an interview with Reuters posted Thursday. Joe LaMarca told Reuters the multi-year II contract covers the production of up to 83 transport planes for the service branch, …

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Lockheed to Produce Additional Air-to-Surface Missiles for US Air Force; Jason Denney Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $305, 457, 460 contract to build additional Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles for the U.S. Air Force. The company will also work to update, integrate, maintain and provide logistics support for JASSM and the extended range version, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Lockheed says …

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Six Firms Win $5B US Air Force Cybersecurity, Info Systems Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded six companies a $5 billion multiple-award contract to perform cybersecurity and information systems services. Barbaricum, Baum Romstedt Technology Research, Data Systems Analysts, Professional Project Services, SMS Data Products Group and Solers will develop and test software and models under the contract, the Defense Department …

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L-3 to Integrate Mission Systems on Coast Guard C-130J Aircraft

A division of L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) will manufacture, test and install mission systems on two C-130J long-range surveillance planes under a potential five-year, $93 million contract with the U.S. Coast Guard. Texas-based L-3 Platform Integration will also carry out mission system integration work on three additional C-130J baseline-configuration aircraft and …

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Balan Ayyar Adds President Role at Sevatec

Balan Ayyar has been named president of Sevatec in addition to his role as chief operating officer at the Fairfax, Va.-based technology services provider. Ayyar will expand his responsibility to include oversight of the firm’s operations, growth and delivery teams, Sevatec said Thursday. The 26-year Air Force veteran joined the company in August …

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Dutch Air Force Orders Lockheed Targeting Pods for F-16 Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 6,  2015 — The Netherlands has ordered 26 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Sniper targeting pods and related equipment, training and support from the U.S. for the Dutch air force’s fleet of F-16 fighter aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Lockheed said it expects to complete delivery early next year …

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Boeing Completes Updates to Air Force F-22 Simulator Display

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 6,  2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed upgrades to the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 aircraft simulator displays as part of the military branch’s efforts to build its combat airpower, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Boeing said all mission training centers for Raptor aircraft pilots at Tyndall, Hickam, Elmendorf …

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