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General Atomics to Help Integrate Small-Diameter Bomb Onto Reaper Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with the U.S. Air Force to integrate the GBU-39B/B laser small-diameter bomb onto the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a $17.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will utilize …

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Lockheed Reports Nearly $200M in C-130 Maintenance, Training Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured six contracts worth up to $198.4 million combined to deliver C-130 Hercules aircraft training systems and maintenance services to multiple Defense Department clients. The company said Monday it will help the U.S. Air Force study common architectures of various simulator elements to establish a common approach across …

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Air Force Issues $403M F-16 Service Life Extension RFP for Small Businesses

The U.S. Air Force has kicked off a small business set-aside solicitation for a potential 10-year, $403 million contract to extend the service life of the military branch’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period and a five-year option, the Air Force said …

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Report: DoD IG Lauds USAF Acquisition Strategy, Risk Mgmt for Bomber Program

The Defense Department’s inspector general has said the U.S. Air Force developed a “comprehensive” risk management process and procurement strategy to support its $80 billion B-21 bomber aircraft program, Bloomberg reported Monday. DoD IG said in the redacted version of its audit report that the bomber program has “clearly defined” warfighter requirements …

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CTC-UDRI Joint Venture Lands AFRL Task Orders for Energy Mgmt Support; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — A Concurrent Technologies Corp. joint venture with the University of Dayton Research Institute is working to support the U.S. Air Force‘s energy management and efficiency efforts as part of task orders worth $3 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Nov. 9 the E2 Technologies JV received …

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Govt Cyber Vets Michael Taxay, Jeremy Haas Join LookingGlass Leadership Team

Michael Taxay and Jeremy Haas, respectively former FBI and CIA officials focused on cybersecurity, have joined the executive leadership team at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. LookingGlass said Tuesday it named Taxay as chief risk officer and general counsel and appointed Haas as chief security officer. Taxay will be responsible for managing significant risks that may …

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Red Hat Provides Hybrid Cloud Platform for USAF Migration Effort; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) hybrid cloud technology has been utilized by Radiance Technologies to fulfill work on a task order to migrate the U.S. Air Force to a cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 7. Radiance has deployed a Red Hat Cloud Suite-based cloud service …

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BAE, Northrop Celebrate Partnership on Air Force’s B-21 Bomber Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 13, 2017 — BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) held a joint event early this month to mark their partnership in efforts to build the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 Raider bomber aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Union Leader reported Wednesday Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, commander of the Eighth …

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Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Group Adds Air Force Vet Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Grant Thornton‘s public sector business as a senior strategic adviser for the defense and intelligence community. The 32-year military veteran will advise the company on security and defense business development and strategic matters, Grant Thornton said Friday. Carlos Otal, national managing …

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Govt Services Vet Duane Andrews Named Accelera Board Chairman

Duane Andrews, former CEO of QinetiQ North America, has joined cloud services provider Accelera Solutions as chairman of the board. Accelera said Wednesday Andrews brings to the company leadership experience in the government services industry that included a seven-year stint as QNA CEO. Steve Weiss, Accelera president and chief operating officer, said …

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