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Raytheon Lands Air Force Contract for GPS Receiver Cards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply four-channel receiver cards for global positioning system tracking and navigation to the U.S. Air Force and Saudi Arabia under a potential $36.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract includes foreign military sales and covers the …

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General Atomics to Support USAF’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft Fleet Under $329M Contract

A business unit of General Atomics has received a one-year, $328.8 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force fleet of MQ‐1 Predator and MQ‐9 Reaper drones. The Defense Department said Friday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will help the service branch operate flights, maintain depot fields, supply technical manual and manage inventory …

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StandardAero to Repair Air Force T56 Engine Parts Under Potential $380M Contract

StandardAero, a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, has received a potential $379.9 million contract to repair T56 aircraft engine parts for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price contract covers depot-level overhaul and repair services for T56 series 3.0 and 3.5 engine and component parts. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received …

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Boeing Secures $6.5B in Qatari F-15, Japanese KC-46A FMS Deals

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received two foreign military sales contracts worth approximately $6.5 billion combined from the U.S. Air Force to deliver fighter jets and an aerial refueling aircraft to Qatar and Japan. The company’s defense, space and security business will provide 36 new F-15QA fighter jets for Qatar’s air force …

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Boeing Secures Potential $480M Saudi F-15 Repair Services Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $480.4 million contract for repair support services to Saudi Arabia’s F-15 fleet. Boeing will repair and return F-15C/D/S/SA parts for the Royal Saudi Air Force as well as repair ground aerospace and hush house/open-air test cell equipment for the military branch’s F-15 program, …

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Lockheed Gets $961M Air Force IDIQ for Targeting Pod Upgrade, Sustainment Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential five-year, $961 million contract to perform upgrades and provide sustainment services for the U.S. Air Force’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers 683 Sniper pods, spares, sensor and software updates, logistics support and other services, Lockheed said Wednesday. Paul Lemmo, vice …

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Northrop to Develop Cruise Missile Tech Under $110M Air Force IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential seven-year, $110 million contract to provide networked cruise missile prototypes to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Northrop’s space and mission systems business will design, develop, manufacture and test cruise missiles that can help defeat adversarial air defense systems. The …

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Lockheed Integrates Harris-Built Navigation Payload With 4th GPS III Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the integration of a satellite navigation payload that Harris (NYSE: HRS) built for the U.S. Air Force‘s fourth GPS III space vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said Friday it will deliver four more payloads in 2018 out of …

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Boeing Secures Air Force Order for Transmission System Modification Installation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2017 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) business unit will perform installation, test and integration services for a U.S. Air Force modified low-frequency transmission system under a potential $40.1 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Boeing Defense, Space and Security will also provide support equipment …

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IBM Vet David Hathaway Named Vectrus IT, Network Comm Services SVP

David Hathaway, formerly vice president, partner and head of defense and intelligence industry team at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has joined Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) as senior VP for information technology and network communication services, GovConWire has learned. Hathaway oversees the development and implementation of network communications and …

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