Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Wins $7.4B F-22 Raptor Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) a not-to-exceed $7.4 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the Air Force’s F-22 Raptor program. Lockheed will develop upgrades, incorporate new requirements, add capabilities and boost performance of the aircraft, according to a Defense Department release. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, …

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Raytheon Wins $265M for Missile Defense Engineering, Laser Bomb Components

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received separate contract awards totaling approximately $265 million from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Air Force. The MDA awarded the company a $241, 084, 008 modification for engineering services and material for systems engineering, design and development support. The award also includes initial …

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TASC Names Ret. Air Force Gen., Head of Cyberspace David Cotton to Head Cyber Operations

TASC Inc. has appointed a second former U.S. Air Force general to an executive post in as many days. The company announced this morning that retired Brig. Gen. David Cotton will lead the development and growth of all company cyber-related business as vice president of its cyber group. Cotton’s most …

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Northrop Wins $109M Contract to Redesign B-2 Bomber Deck

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a $109 million contract to produce a redesigned aft deck for the B-2 stealth bomber. The aft deck is a metallic panel on the plane’s upper surface that shields its airframe from the heat of engine exhaust. “Implementing a redesigned …

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Lockheed Wins $841M Award to Enhance Sensors on Air Force Sniper Pod

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business unit an $841.5 million firm-fixed-price contract to enhance sensors as part of hardware and software upgrades to the Sniper pod. Lockheed will also provide: associated host platform integration technical manual and technical orders repair data studies …

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Lockheed to Upgrade 29 Long Range Surveillance Radars on $47M Air Force Award

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won $46.8 million in U.S. Air Force contract options to begin modernizing 29 long-range radars used to provide border protection and air sovereignty, as well as some air traffic control capabilities. The company will complete engineering planning and begin to upgrade the geographically disbursed AN/FPS-117 radars …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Update Air Force Airlift Planning System

Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) wholly owned subsidiary Tapestry Solutions has been selected as part of an industry team to support and upgrade the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command’s consolidated air mobility planning system. A subcontractor to SAIC, Tapestry was awarded a six-year contract valued at up to $15 million. Tapestry’s …

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ITT Awarded $80M for Space Lift Range System Efforts

The U.S. Air Force has awarded ITT Systems Corp. (NYSE: ITT) an $80, 707, 449 contract modification to exercise an option for Space Lift Range System efforts from Nov. 1, 2011 to Oct. 31, 2012. ITT will provide: program and interface management systems engineering and integration depot maintenance transition product …

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Lockheed to Support F-22 Raptor Team

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $7, 214, 015 contract modification for the F-22 structural maintenance and repair team. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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Cubic Wins $31M Award for Various Air Force Systems

Cubic Defense Applications (NYSE: CUB) has won a maximum $31, 435, 144 firm-fixed-price award from the U.S. Air Force for approximately 105 various systems. Systems include: airborne subsystems parallel and serial umbilicals ballast and  ground subsystems ground subsystem The ground subsystems include live monitors, control display units and remote range …

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