Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Tom McLemore Joins Northrop as VP of C4I, Space Legislative Affairs; Lesley Kalan Comments

Tom McLemore, formerly staff director of the House Appropriations Defense and Homeland Security subcommittees, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as cybersecurity, C4I and space legislative affairs vice president. He will report to Lesley Kalan, legislative affairs VP, and be responsible for strategy and outreach plans development and implementation for the contractor’s cyber,  command, …

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Air Force Awards $306M Global Hawk Logistics Contract to Northrop

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide logistics and sustainment support services for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Hawk weapon system through the end of September 2015 under a $306.1 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the deal includes material and services to support planning, operations and maintenance work on the Global Hawk. …

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ARCTEC to Maintain U.S. Air Force Alaska Radar, Radio Sites; Mark Gray Comments

ARCTEC Alaska, an ASRC Federal Primus–ATCO Structures & Logistics joint venture, has won a $340 million contract to operate and maintain the U.S. Air Force‘s radar and radio sites located across Alaska. The joint venture will perform the services on 15 radar facilities of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command, …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE to Integrate Training Systems for US, Canadian Forces

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has won $103.8 million in contracts from three branches of the U.S. and Canadian armed forces to provide training systems and other related services. The company said Tuesday the contracts include aircrew training work for the U.S. Air Force, design and manufacture of a flight training device for …

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Peggy Morse: Air Force Taps Boeing for ICBM Guidance System Prep Work

Boeing (NYSE: BA) received a $4.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the Guidance Data Acquisition System, which the branch uses to test guidance functions of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system. The company said Monday the new GDAS will support nuclear hardness and survivability tests on weapons systems at the Little Mountain …

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ULA Arm Receives $938M Contract Modification on USAF Launch Vehicle Program

A subsidiary of United Launch Alliance has received a $938.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for continued Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle services for the Delta IV and Atlas V launch vehicles. United Launch Services will provide services such as program management, space and launch vehicle integration, launch operations and infrastructure sustainment …

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Harris Receives $19M Air Force Falcon Wideband Radio Order

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $19 million contract to supply wideband radio systems to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. The company will provide up to 1, 500 Falcon III AN/PRC-152A radios and accessories that AFSOC intends to use for ground-to-air communications and situational awareness missions, Harris said Tuesday. Harris designed the wideband …

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Northrop to Produce 3 More USAF Global Hawks for $345M; Mick Jaggers Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $354 million contract to manufacture three additional Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The order will increase the number of RQ-4 Global Hawks operated by the branch to 37 by 2017, Northrop said Monday. “Even as Global Hawk …

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Bob Ranck to Lead Gulfstream Gov’t Programs, Sales; Larry Flynn Comments

John “Bob” Ranck, former vice president of business development at Integrated Systems Solutions, has joined General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace as senior VP for government programs and sales, effective January. The company said Monday Ranck will succeed retiring Buddy Sams and report to Gulfstream President Larry Flynn. “[Ranck] has invaluable intelligence, surveillance and …

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Report: US, South Korea Discuss BAE F-16 Upgrade Contract’s 2nd Phase

BAE Systems could receive $1 billion of work to upgrade 134 South Korea’s F-16 fighter jets as the U.S. and South Korean governments work to finalize the second phase of of a foreign military sales contract between both companies, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal writes that the U.S. Air Force wants to finalize the pricing …

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