Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Airbus to Help Air Force Operate Satellite Imagery Ground Stations

Airbus‘ defense and space segment will help the U.S. Air Force with system evolution and maintenance support on the service’s five Eagle Vision ground stations through 2019 under a new five-year contract. Airbus said Tuesday the contract includes 24/7 support, spares management, failure corrections, preventive maintenance and staff training services as well as satellite integration, …

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Peter Martin to Lead Exelis’ Electronic Attack, Release Systems Business; Rich Sorelle Comments

Peter Martin will serve as vice president and general manager of Exelis‘ (NYSE: XLS) electronic attack and aircraft release systems business and will oversee operations at company facilities in Amityville and Bohemia in New York. The company said Monday Martin holds close to 35 years of defense and aerospace industry experience and served as a cryptologic …

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Air Force Awards 9 Spots on $800M Advisory Services IDIQ

Nine companies have won positions $800 million contract to jointly advise and assist the U.S. Strategic Command in the organization’s mission areas. Awardees will perform work at Offutt Air Force Base inNebraska through Nov. 30, 2019 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Air Force received 11 offers for the Systems and Mission Support III contract. Companies …

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Joe Serra: Lockheed to Extend AF Guided Bomb Kits Production

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $40.3 million follow-on contract to continue producing laser-guided munition systems for the U.S. Air Force. The company expects to start delivery of additional Paveway II Plus bomb kits to the military branch in June 2015, Lockheed said Tuesday. Joe Serra, precision guided …

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Raytheon to Build Griffin Missiles for US Air Force

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been contracted to build Griffin missiles and provide related support services to the U.S. Air Force under a project worth nearly $85.5 million. The company is set to complete the delivery of Griffin A and B Block II/III missiles and test equipment to the Air Force by Oct. 30, 2017,  Raytheon said Friday. …

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Booz Allen Arm to Help Air Force Wing Develop, Test C4ISR Tools; Lee Wilbur Comments

A Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) subsidiary has won a $53 million contract to provide systems engineering services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s C4ISR development and maintenance work at a Florida-based test and evaluation center. Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services LLC will deliver technical, engineering and research management support to the 96th Test Wing at …

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Raytheon to Help Maintain Air Force ISR Ground Systems, Distribute Data; Todd Probert Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $174.5 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and distributed command ground system operations. The company will work with the service to process and distribute ISR data to ground troops under the follow-on contract,  Raytheon said Tuesday. “Our contractor field service representatives offer mission critical expertise and …

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Vectrus Wins $411M to Help Maintain US Air Force Base in Greenland

A Denmark-based company owned by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has won a potential $411 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide maintenance services at Thule Air Base in northern Greenland. USAF is obligating $505, 789 at the time of award from operations and maintenance funds in fiscal 2015, the …

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Kay Sears: Intelsat to Help AF Evaluate Feasibility of Public-Private Satellite C2 System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Intelsat General a contract to perform a feasibility study to determine if commercial infrastructure can be used to manage a range of military and civil satellites. Intelsat said Wednesday the AF Satellite Control Network Commercial Provisioning research’s goal is to help the service develop …

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DynCorp Extends Mgmt Work for AF’s War Reserve Materiel Assets

DynCorp International has received $80.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue managing the branch’s war reserve materiel assets in the Middle East and U.S. This new award covers the sixth option year under a contract first awarded to DynCorp in 2008, which is worth up to $540.7 million and includes eight …

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