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General Atomics Unit Concludes Pre-Flight Tests on Orbital Test Bed Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics has completed tests on the Orbital Test Bed satellite platform ahead of its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to perform on-orbit demonstrations of various hosted technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems conducted full-system pre-flight tests …

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Raytheon Creates Prototype Satellite Data Processing Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 24, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has built a ground-based satellite data processing system prototype in an effort to help the military and first responders utilize information from the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Based Infrared System and other sources, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Future Operationally …

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Potomac Officers Club Completes Keynote Speaker Lineup for the 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, Va., April 20, 2018 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has completed the lineup of keynote speakers for the 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit, which will be held on April 24th at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner at 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA. The keynote speakers …

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Lockheed Submits Proposal for Follow-On Air Force GPS III Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has submitted its bid for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III Follow On program aimed at developing up to 22 next-generation GPS satellites with anti-jamming capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its proposed GPS III platform includes …

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Orbital ATK Presents Rocket With Aerojet Rocketdyne Upper-Stage Engine for EELV Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has unveiled the Next Generation Launch system rocket dubbed OmegA at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado as the company continues to pursue work under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the rocket …

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Deloitte Lands $800M Air Force Financial Management, Audit Readiness Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Deloitte a potential five-year, $800 million contract for audit readiness and financial management support services. The service received three bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through July 22, 2023, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract will include financial statement production, auditing …

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Orbital ATK Positions NGL Rocket for Air Force Launch Services Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has submitted a bid for one of the U.S. Air Force‘s Launch Services Agreements, with the company’s Next Generation Launch system as the rocket on offer, in response to the service branch’s efforts to identify multiple launch options for national …

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General Dynamics to Help Expand US Military Intell Data Sharing Infrastructure Under $144M Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has received a potential six-year, $144 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force expand, operate and maintain the network environment infrastructure of a military information system. The Defense Department said Friday GDMS will support the global U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System Extended program under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. …

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Air Force selects 5 contractors for $950M cyber tech R&D IDIQ

Five small businesses have won positions on a potential five-year, $950 million contract vehicle to research and develop cyber technology platforms for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force Research Laboratory received 22 offers for the Agile Cyber Technology 2 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Northrop Grumman gets $210M Air Force contract modification for LAIRCM equipment, support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)  has received a potential two-year, $209.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures equipment and support. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification brings the total value of the previously awarded contract to $1.6 billion and allows for performance …

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