Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Cubic Completes Phase 1 of AFRL UAS LVC Range Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 7, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Cubic Corp. concluding phase one of the first deployable LVC (live, virtual and constructive) manned/unmanned aerial systems range in collaboration with the U.S. Air Force Research Lab and the Wright State Research Institute. Bill Toti, president …

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US Air Force Awards $84M Electronic Warfare Simulations IDIQ to Avarint

Avarint LLC has been awarded a potential five-year,  $83, 740, 389 contract to supply virtual integrated electronic warfare simulation systems to the U.S. Air Force. The Buffalo, New York-based company will provide a multispectral battlespace environment in support of the military branch’s sensor and fused system performance test efforts, the Defense Department …

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Lockheed to Provide Sniper Targeting Pods in USAF Foreign Military Sale

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business will provide its Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods under a $485 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity foreign military sales contract through the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the contract includes initial spare pods, two-way data links and 1K forward-looking infrared systems. The company will perform work at its …

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Boeing Launches Ninth GPS IIF Into Space; Dan Hart Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the midweek launch of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) ninth GPS IIF satellite into space aboard a Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said it provided the solar arrays, GEM-60 solid rocket motors, large composite structures …

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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Prime Role on Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program as a prime contractor, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with …

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USAF Taps 10 Small Businesses for $851M Engineering, Acquisition Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 10 small businesses spots on a three-year,  $851 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering and technology acquisition support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers products, services and support on disciplined systems, specialty engineering and information assurance. Companies that will compete for task orders under the contract include: Abacus …

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US Air Force and Lockheed Martin Constructing Space Fence Radar System in the Marshall Islands

U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin have begun construction of a S-band ground based radar system; designed to replace the 50 year old space surveillance system, Lockheed said Monday. The radar system will sit on a six acre site on the island of Kwajalein Atoll, part of the Republic of the …

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Raytheon to Produce More Air-to-Air Missile Systems for US Air Force

A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit has received a $528, 797, 459 contract modification to produce medium range air-to-air missile systems for the U.S. Air Force. Raytheon missile systems will exercise the option on an existing contract for the 29th lot of the missiles and other AMRAAM system items, the …

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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BAE Systems Receives $383M  Weapon Systems Support Contract from DLA

A BAE Systems company has received a $383, 033, 935 contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to support various weapon systems platforms. Fort Wayne, Indiana-based BAE Systems Controls Inc. will perform work in Indiana through March 19, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. The sole-source contract contains a five-year base …

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