Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Hebco Lands Potential $80M Air Force A-10 Technical Support IDIQ

Hebco has received a potential 10-year, $80M contract to provide technical order support and sustainment services for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of A-10 Thunderbolt II jets. The Oklahoma City-based company will also help the service branch update digital data and ensure technical accuracy of the Warthog aircraft under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Raytheon to Build High-Energy Laser Tech for Air Force Field Experimentation

The U.S. Air Force has selected Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to develop two prototypes of a High Energy Laser Weapon System for experimental use under a $23.8M sole-source contract. Raytheon will aim to complete the HELWS project by Nov. 1 of next year, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Weekly Roundup: Mark Esper Confirmed as Secretary of Defense, Altamira Acquired By ClearSky-Led Investor Consortium, Major Contract Awards, POC Hosting 6th Annual Intel Summit on July 31st & Weekly Top 10 Stories

The Senate confirmed Mark Esper on Thursday to be the next U.S. Defense Secretary to end the Pentagon’s longest period without a Senate approved leader in office. The 2019 Wash100 Award winner was confirmed by a 90 to 8 vote in the Senate to officially succeed Jim Mattis in the …

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Leidos Wins Potential $900M Air Force ISR Support Order; Gerry Fasano Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $900M task order from the U.S. Air Force to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations of USAF's Air Combat Command. The company said Thursday it will perform work at USAF facilities located in Virginia, Texas, Nebraska and California.

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Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson: Seven Principles Help Air Force Make Contract Spending Decisions

Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson, military deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, has said the service branch uses seven principles on deciding how to manage its budget for contracts, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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Air Force, IBM Form Quantum Computing Research Partnership

The Air Force Research Laboratory has collaborated with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to explore the potential applications of commercial quantum technology to U.S. Air Force operations. AFRL said Tuesday it will work with the company's researchers to examine optimization challenges, quantum chemistry simulation and machine learning algorithms on actual hardware through the IBM Q Network.

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