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Boeing Completes Fuel On-Load Certification Tests on KC-46 Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has worked with the U.S. Air Force to complete fuel on-load tests on its KC-46 aerial tanker aircraft as part of the certification process with the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Supplemental Type Certificate process …

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Field Aerospace-Led Team to Update Air Force T-1A Trainer Avionics Under $156M Contract

A Field Aerospace-led industry team has secured a potential seven-year, $155.7 million contract to modernize avionics of the U.S. Air Force‘s 178 T-1A  Jayhawk trainer aircraft and 30 training systems. Field Aerospace said Wednesday it will work with Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL),  FlightSafety International and  Nextant Aerospace to implement a turnkey avionics modification effort that covers development, certification, …

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Cubic Unit to Perform Comms R&D Under Air Force Contract; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded a Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit a spot on a potential 10-year, $496 million contract to study and develop communication technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said March 29 Cubic Mission Solutions will deliver research, development, test and …

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USAF Vet Eric Swanson Named Comprehensive Health Services International Operations Director

Eric Swanson, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined Comprehensive Health Services as director of international operations. He will report to Casper Jones, chief operating officer and senior vice president for international operations, Comprehensive Health Services said Monday. Swanson help build up the company’s international operations through the synchronization of support …

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Lockheed Secures $211M Navy Contract for F-35 Common System Pre-Modernization Efforts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $211.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct pre-modernization work on F-35 Block 4.1 common systems. Efforts under the contract will be part of the F-35 preliminary design review for the U.S. Air Force and international partners, the Defense Department said Monday. The Naval Air …

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Raytheon to Supply Air Force Radar Warning Receiver Components Under $460M IDIQ

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) self protect systems business has received a potential seven-year, $460 million contract to supply line- and shop-replaceable units for the U.S. Air Force‘s radar warning receiver system. The company will fabricate, integrate, test and deliver the components for the AN/ALR‐69A digital RWR system under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work …

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Inmarsat SVP Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Underscores Communication’s Role in Military Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government,  highlighted at the Satellite 2018 conference that communication is the “ultimate force multiplier” as it supports all missions that take place in the U.S. military, ExecutiveBiz reported. National Defense Magazine reported that Cowen-Hirsch …

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Raytheon Gets $523M USAF Contract Modification for Additional AMRAAM Production Work

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will manufacture another lot of Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile systems under a $523.1 million modification to a U.S. Air Force contract. Work covers the production of lot 32 AMRAAMs and other missile system items for USAF and eight foreign military sales customers, the Defense Department …

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Raytheon Enters Final Software Dev’t Phase for GPS OCX Effort; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has advanced to the final phase in the development of software for a ground-based operational control system in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the final software development stage for the …

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ACT I to Provide Military Exercise Program Support to USAF Unit; Claudio Monticelli Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has been awarded a three-year task order to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Eighth Air Force unit at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana conduct an exercise program, ExecutiveBiz reported. The task order includes support for planning, scheduling, tasking …

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