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ManTech Secures Air Force Business Support, Network IT Contract; Bill Varner Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide integrated management and business support as well as network information technology services to the U.S. Air Force under a potential 10-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said July 27 the contract represents new business and was won competitively over …

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Boeing, Air Force, NAVAIR Conduct Electromagnetic Tests on KC-46 Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has worked with the U.S. Air Force and Naval Air Systems Command to conduct a series of electromagnetic tests on the company’s KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The completed tests across several locations served to verify the tanker’s safe operations through …

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Lockheed Secures $219M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Sustainment, Logistics Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $218.7 million contract modification to sustain and perform logistics support for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft of the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-Defense Department participants and foreign military sales customers. DoD said Friday Lockheed will carry out ground maintenance; action request resolution; depot activation; …

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Lockheed to Produce 50 Lot 11 F-35s for FMS Clients Under $3.7B Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $3.69 billion contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the low-rate initial production of 50 lot 11 F-35 Lightning II aircraft for foreign military sales clients. The modification covers the production of 22 F-35A jets for FMS customers, eight F-35As for the Netherlands, six F-35As for Norway, four …

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Honeywell Added to $409M USAF Contract for Thermal, Power & Controls R&D Services

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) has joined the list of awardees on a potential $409 million contract to research and develop thermal, power and controls technologies for future U.S. Air Force platforms and engines. The Defense Department said Friday Honeywell will perform work under the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program — a multi-government agency and industry …

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Chuck Prow: Vectrus Sees Expanded Business With USAF Through Keesler AFB Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2017 — Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) eyes an expanded business with the U.S. Air Force with the award earlier this year of a $97 million contract for base operations support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday its Vectrus Systems subsidiary will provide operations management, …

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USSOCOM #1 Unfunded Priority: Laser-Armed C-130s

U.S. Special Operations Command’s top unfunded priority is to equip C-130s with lasers, according to Lt. Gen. Brad Webb of Air Force Special Operations Command. Currently, command has money for only “the first steps” of the project, he said. AFSOC wants to install a moderately low kilowatt laser in order to …

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GE Lands Spot on $409M AF Thermal, Power, Controls R&D Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has won a position on a potential $409 million U.S. Air Force contract to research and develop thermal, power and controls systems for aircraft engines and airframes. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program is a multi-agency and industry effort that seeks …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Gov’t Works to Boost Industry Partnerships for ‘Space Superiority’ Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the Defense Department and other federal agencies are pursuing policies to drive partnerships with the commercial satellite communications sector to boost U.S. space capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an …

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CAE Books $139M Defense Contracts for Aircraft Training Products & Services; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured more than $138.5 million in contracts during the first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year to provide aircraft simulation products, training services and in-service support to U.S. and international defense customers. Montreal-based CAE said Tuesday it received contracts from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) MAS subsidiary and Airbus Group‘s …

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