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Lockheed Martin Secures Air Force Work on GPS Control Segment Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide hardware and services to help advance U.S. Air Force programs for updates to the Global Positioning System control segment under a potential $10.8 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award covers hardware procurement …

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American Systems Gets USAF Emergency Comms Task Order; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — American Systems will support the development and implementation of a cloud-based emergency mass notification system for the U.S. Air Force under a $68.6 million task order via the Network-Centric Solutions-2 network operations and infrastructure solutions contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 17. The company said Jan. 15 the enterprise …

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Andrew Boyd Appointed Unisys VP for Defense, Intell Group; PV Puvvada Comments

Andrew Boyd, a founding partner of veteran-owned company McIntire Solutions, has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as group vice president for defense and intelligence agencies at the company’s federal business. Unisys said Monday Boyd will oversee account management, business growth and service delivery efforts aimed at Defense Department and intelligence community clients. “He brings a …

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Air Force May Transfer General Atomics-Built Predator RPAs to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Some of the U.S. Air Force‘s General Atomics-built MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft may be transferred to the U.S. Navy as the air fleet transitions to the MQ-9 Reaper by the end of the year for additional capacity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The War Zone reported …

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Boeing Lands $150M Contract to Help Engineer USAF Commercial Derivative Aircraft Platforms

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a one-year, $150 million contract to provide engineering support for the U.S. Air Force‘s commercial derivative aircraft platforms. The award represents option one under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and work will take place in various U.S. locations through January 2019, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Air Force Life …

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L3 Unit to Explore Tech for Munitions Engagement Under Air Force Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 23, 2018 — An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) business unit will look into technologies that work to facilitate cooperative munitions engagement in environments with degraded communications as part of a $9 million U.S. Air Force contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday L3 Communication Systems-West will …

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Kratos Lands Delivery Order for Military Satellite Operations Support; Phil Carrai Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Phil Carrai, president of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions‘ technology and training division, has said a recently awarded U.S. Air Force delivery order to the company will facilitate integrated technical services for military satellite operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 5. The company said Jan. …

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AWS, Air Mobility Command Simulate Cloud Migration in Experiential Activity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has worked with the Air Mobility Command in efforts to simulate an organization’s migration to a cloud infrastructure as officials seek to identify potential nontechnical issues in the event of such a transition, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday the …

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AECOM to Support Army Rotary-Wing Flight Training Under Potential $442M Contract

  The U.S. Army has awarded AECOM (NYSE: ACM) a potential nine-year, $442 million contract to help train rotary-wing aviators at Fort Rucker in Alabama. AECOM said Tuesday it can now continue to provide personnel, supervision and related services to support the Army’s rotary wing flight training efforts after the service branch resolved a …

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Northrop to Support USAF Battlefield Airborne Comms Node Payload Under $173M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $172.7 million contract to manage the payload technology for the U.S. Air Force‘s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also support BACN payload equipment and services under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. USAF will obligate $56 million in fiscal 2018 overseas contingency …

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