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Engility Tapped for Air Force Data Exchange Gateway Software Sustainment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 28, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will help the U.S. Air Force maintain software for a tactical data exchange system used on aircraft under a $49.5M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The contract provides for software sustainment support to the Joint Range Extension/Joint Range Extension Tactical Equipment Package, which …

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Pratt & Whitney Wins $250M USAF IDIQ to Develop Turbine Propulsion, Power & Thermal Systems

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has won a potential eight-year, $250M contract to develop turbine propulsion, power and thermal systems for the U.S. Air Force. Pratt & Whitney will also demonstrate and transition the platforms under the first phase of USAF’s Advanced Turbine Technology for Affordable Mission-Capability …

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Boeing Lands $9.2B Air Force T-X Trainer Contract; Leanne Caret Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential 16-year, $9.2B contract to build up to 475 T-X trainer aircraft and 120 ground-based training platforms for the U.S. Air Force. “Today’s announcement is the culmination of years of unwavering focus by the Boeing and Saab team,” Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s …

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Lockheed to Build Two GPS IIIF Satellites Under $1.3B Air Force Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential nine-year, $1.3B contract to produce the 11th and 12th GPS IIIF satellites for the U.S. Air Force. The contract includes space vehicle test bed and simulators, nonrecurring engineering support, launch and on-orbit services, space vehicle storage and options for up to 22 GPS III …

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USAF Awards Enterprise IT Network Experimentation OTAs to AT&T, Microsoft

The U.S. Air Force has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) an $87.4M “other transaction” agreement and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) a $34.4M OTA to set up enterprise information technology networks for experimentation. Both companies will each test a commercial data and voice network service intended to help Defense Department users access applications and …

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Leidos’ William Bender Talks Data Security, IT Modernization in Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — William Bender, senior vice president of strategic accounts and government relations at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has urged organizations to establish an end-to-end understanding of their data assets in order to secure information as they move to modernize their information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Air Force Taps Dell EMC, HPE for Supply Chain Risk Mgmt Platform CRADA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) are working with the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center under separate cooperative research and development agreements in an effort to build information technology infrastructures that utilize supply chain risk management, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Charles Davis Named L3 International SVP; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

Charles Davis, former acting president of L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) reconnaissance mission systems business, has been appointed senior vice president of the company’s international subsidiary. He will work with Stephen O’Bryan, corporate SVP and chief global business development officer, to manage global customer outreach, marketing and sales functions, the company said Monday. Davis will …

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Boeing to Replace Huey Helicopters Under $2.4B USAF Contract; Ed Dolanski Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential 13-year, $2.38B contract to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The company said Monday it will deliver and maintain up to 84 MH-139 helicopters and provide training devices and related support equipment for the aircraft. MH-139 is based on the Leonardo-built AW139 helicopter that …

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Lockheed Eyes Multiple Aircraft Concepts for Air Force’s KC-Z Aerial Tanker Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 24, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is exploring multiple concepts for an aerial refueling plane as the company looks to bid on the U.S. Air Force‘s KC-Z tanker aircraft program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Drive reported Thursday that Lockheed is preparing proposals to offer hybrid-wing and …

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