Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Northrop Receives Software Updates Work on AF Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 30, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Aerospace Systems a $16.2 million contract for software integration work on the service’s Global Hawk fleet of unmanned aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Pentagon said Friday the modification includes corrections to current software …

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US Air Force Picks 8 Firms for $5B Contingency Logistics Support IDIQ

Eight companies have won positions on a potential six-year,  $5 billion contract to provide logistics, base life and operations support services on a contingency basis to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force received 10 proposals for the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. The …

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Former NRO Director Bruce Carlson Elected to Lockheed Board; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Bruce Carlson, who led the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from 2009 to 2012, will officially join Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) on July 1 as a member of the board of directors. Lockheed said Thursday that Carlson, a retired U.S. Air Force general, will also serve on the board’s nominating and …

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Northrop Awarded $74M to Update F-16 Targeting Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 25, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) landing a contract worth $74 million from the U.S. Air Force to update the targeting system onboard F-16 jets into Litening G4 technology. Jim Mocarski, vice president of Northrop Grumman’s airborne tactical sensors business unit, …

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Rolls-Royce Secures $100M Contract for Air Force Turbine Engines Program

Rolls-Royce‘s North American technologies business has secured a potential $100 million contract to develop and upgrade turbo-propulsion engines for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet under phase III of the Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines program. The military branch received 34 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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L-3 Awarded $95M Contract to Help Train Saudi Arabian AF

An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit will provide air operations center training for the Saudi Arabian air force under a $95 million foreign military sale contract with the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday L-3 National Security Solutions will perform work for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in Saudi Arabia through …

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Lockheed Awarded $480M for C-130J Aircraft System Upgrades

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential 15-year, $480 million contract to provide follow-on research and development services for the C-130J aircraft upgrade program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Lockheed will also help enhance systems of the military transport aircraft under the sole-source contract. …

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Schafer Awarded DARPA-Navy Weapon Development Support Contract; Denise Kellogg Comments

Schafer Corp. has received a five-year, $23.5 million contract to assist in a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency–U.S. Navy joint weapon systems development effort. Schafer said Tuesday the company would work to integrate, test and deploy the DARPA-Navy Long Range Anti-Ship Missile. Denise Kellogg, Schafer’s vice president for science and …

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Jonathan Moneymaker: Altamira Seeks to Deepen AF Support with Cycling Classic Sponsorship

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Friday on Altamira Technologies helping support the 2015 Air Force Association Cycling Classic held earlier this month for the benefit of the Wounded Airman Program. Jonathan Moneymaker, chief strategy officer at Altamira, said Thursday the company sought …

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Dell Vet Ryan Latreille Joins Three Wire Systems as CTO; Gregory Feldman Comments

Ryan Latreille, formerly delivery management consultant for federal services group at Dell, has been appointed chief technology officer at Three Wire Systems. Three Wire Systems said Thursday Latreille brings more than 10 years of information technology and federal cybersecurity experience to his role. “He has a very unique capability to locate disruptive …

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