Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Boeing Mulls A-10 Warthog Upgrade for Potential Export Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is considering upgrading the A-10 Warthog for international customers, if congressional support against the aircraft’s planned retirement follows through,  ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Aviation Week and DoD Buzz reports said company officials attending this week’s Paris Air Show have …

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Northrop, General Dynamics, L-3 Team Up for JSTARS Recap Bid

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 16, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and L-3 Communications have teamed up to prepare for a joint bid on the U.S. Air Force’s Joint STARS recap program. The alliance seeks to leverage Northrop’s C2 battle management experience, General Dynamics’ Gulfstream …

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Leidos Secures AF Work on Vulnerability Assessment, Laser Testing

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) S&R and intelligence service systems secured two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts from the U.S. Air Force last week, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The work involves vulnerability assessment under a potential five-year, $8 million IDIQ and a laser testing transaction worth $7 …

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US Air Force Taps 6 Firms for $48M Environmental, Construction IDIQ Contract

Six companies have won a combined $48 million contract to carry out environmental and construction support services for the U.S. Air Force. The 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive process and the winning contractors are expected to complete work through June 8, 2023, the Defense …

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Army Selects CAE for $200M Fixed-Wing Pilot Training Contract; Gene Colabatistto, Ray Duquette Comment

CAE‘s U.S. arm will provide initial and recurrent pilot training services to the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force under a potential eight-year, $200 million contract from the Army. The company said Thursday it will train at least 600 fixed-wing pilots per year through the end of September 2023 at CAE’s future training …

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Logos Technologies Lands Navy UAV Sensor Research Contract

Logos Technologies has won a $32.8 million contract to perform research on compact sensor platforms for the U.S. Navy to use on at least three types of unmanned aerial vehicles. The Defense Department said Thursday the sensors could be integrated with Tigershark,  RQ-8 Firescout and RQ-21 Blackjack UAVs for use in …

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Lockheed Awarded $920M to Build 94 F-35s for US, Foreign Military Customers

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business will manufacture a total of 94 F-35 Lightning II low-rate initial production fighter jets for several domestic and foreign military customers under a $920.3 million advanced acquisition contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also provide parts, materials and components for the 78 F-35A, 14 …

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Omniplex Names Patrick Piccininno CIO, David Singer to Head Investigative Services Group

Omniplex World Services Corp. has appointed Patrick Piccininno as vice president and chief information officer and David Singer to president of investigative services group. Piccininno will oversee the security, information assurance, programming and infrastructure functions as the lead of information technology department, Omniplex said May 13. The two-decade IT veteran …

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Boeing to Repair Minuteman III Guidance Set for $466M

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $466.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to repair the guidance system of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will perform missile guidance repairs at a facility in Newark, Ohio, through June 2, 2021. DoD has initially obligated $22.7 million from …

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Air Force Issues RFP for RD-180 Engine Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force is seeking public-private investment proposals for the development of alternative Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle engines. USAF said Tuesday the solicitation comes under an initiative to replace the Russian-made RD-180 with locally made rocket propulsion systems. Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, commander of the Air Force’s Space and …

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