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Report: L3 Picks Gulfstream 550 Aircraft for USAF Compass Call Replacement

Ann Stefanek, spokeswoman for the U.S. Air Force, has said that L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has selected the Gulfstream Aerospace-built Gulfstream 550 airborne early warning aircraft to replace the military branch’s current electronic attack platform, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. The Air Force contracted L3 to move electronic warfare technologies currently carried by EC-130H …

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Boeing Joins $499M Air Force Vehicle R&D Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a position under the U.S. Air Force‘s potential eight-year, $499 million contract to research and develop aerospace vehicle technologies. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will support the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program from a company facility in Hazelwood, Missouri, through Aug. 31, 2025. The …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Budget to Hinder Proposed Space Corps as USAF Balances Priority Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s (NYSE: DXC) U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions group, has said other priority areas for the U.S. Air Force and Defense Department are at risk of being set aside amid discussions on the creation of a new space-focused military …

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Former Air Force CIO William Bender Joins Leidos in SVP Role; Gerry Fasano Comments

William Bender, formerly chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as senior vice president for strategic accounts and government relations. The retired Air Force lieutenant general will aim to help strengthen Leidos’ customer relationships and drive organic growth strategies in his new position, the company …

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Vencore Gets Task Order to Extend Nuclear Monitoring System Development for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2017 — Vencore will provide scientific and analytical services to continue its support for the U.S. Air Force‘s nuclear treaty compliance monitoring efforts as part of a $6.4 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will sustain the development of the Air Force …

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Rockwell Collins Gets $109M DLA Contract for Fighter Pilot Helmet Display Spares

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has secured a potential six-year, $108.6 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply consumable and depot-level reparable spares for helmet displays used by F-15, F-16 and F-18 aircraft pilots. The Defense Department said Thursday Rockwell Collins’ ESA Vision Systems business will deliver Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System spares to the …

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CACI Lands Task Order for Air Force Cyber Software Support; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide software development services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s 90th Cyberspace Operations Squadron under a $51 million task order awarded through the Network-Centric Solutions – 2 vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the award covers support …

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USAF Adds Textron Subsidiary, General Atomics to $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ

A Textron Systems (NYSE: TXT) subsidiary and a General Atomics business unit have won spots on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force research and develop aerospace vehicle platforms for warfighters. AAI Corp. and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will perform work at their respective facilities in Maryland …

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Orbital ATK’s Minotaur IV Completes Inaugural Cape Canaveral Launch With ORS-5 Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2017 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Minotaur IV launch vehicle sent the U.S. Air Force‘s Operationally Responsive Space-5 satellite to low Earth orbit Saturday as part of the rocket’s debut liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday ORS-5 will work to deliver …

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BAE Picks Harris Transmitters for EW Countermeasures on USAF Special Ops Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will supply phased array transmitter antennas to BAE Systems in support of the latter’s electronic warfare countermeasure system aboard the U.S. Air Force‘s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The transmitters will work to provide transmit capability for the BAE countermeasures in …

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