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CAE USA to Provide KC-135 Training System Support Under Air Force Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — CAE‘s (NYSE: CAE) U.S. business will provide support for the U.S. Air Force‘s KC-135 aircrew training systems at several facilities after the service branch exercised a $45.4 million option on a previously awarded contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award covers system …

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Dell EMC-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team Lands $1B USAF Cloud Hosted Enterprise Contract; Steve Harris Comments

A team composed of Dell EMC, Microsoft (NYSE: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five year, $1 billion contract to build a cloud-based collaboration and unified communications platform for the U.S. Air Force. The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service awarded the contract as part of …

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Heather Wilson: Air Force to Keep an Eye on Northrop-Orbital ATK Merger Plan

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has said she has no concerns on Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposal to acquire Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and that the service branch intends to monitor the transaction’s progress, Defense News reported Tuesday. “Obviously, we watch these things and make sure that no matter [what] happens …

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SOSi Lands Task Order for Continued Training Support to US Airmen in Africa

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — SOS International will continue its support for U.S. Air Force field and live-fly training in Africa under a task order through the U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Advisory and Assistance III contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the task order covers …

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SPA Adds Retired Air Force General to Board of Directors; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has added the 40-year U.S. Air Force veteran and owner of management consulting services company RK Solution Enterprises to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Ronald Keys, a retired Air Force general, has served as commander of Air Combat Command and air …

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L3 Buys Doss Aviation in Military Flight Training Push

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased Colorado Springs, Colorado-based initial flight training company Doss Aviation for an undisclosed amount in a strategy to expand presence in the military pilot training market. New York City-based L3 said Thursday will integrate Doss Aviation into its electronic systems business segment and run the company …

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Boeing Lands $600M Contract Modification for Future Air Force One Preliminary Design Work

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $599.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to conduct preliminary design activities to convert a pair of 747-8 aircraft into presidential planes. The modification covers the initial design of the future Air Force One fleet that includes the integration of a mission communication platform, self-defense …

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Engility to Develop Modeling Tools to Support Air Force Munitions Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide multispectral and multimodal phenomenology modeling tools in support of research and development activities for a U.S. Air Force weapon systems testing program under a $49 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers support for the Kinetic Kill …

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Govt Services Vet John Hassoun Named VT Group President, CEO

John Hassoun, former president and CEO of software developer Vistronix Intelligence and Technology Solutions, has been appointed to the same dual role at Chantilly, Virginia-based defense technology provider VT Group. VT Group said Monday the more than 25-year government market veteran will oversee the company’s overall executive management and business strategy in his …

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EY to Help DFAS Perform Financial Audit, Accounting System Evaluation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — EY will provide audit support to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service under a potential $44.2 million labor-hour contract that will run through 2021 if all options are exercised, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers financial statement assessment of the U.S. Air …

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