Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

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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Lockheed Awarded $482M to Deliver Initial Air Vehicle Spares to F-35 Customers

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a four-year, $481.9 million delivery order from the Naval Air Systems Command for F-35 initial air vehicle spares. The U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps, non-Defense Department participants and foreign military sales customers will receive the spares, DoD said Thursday. Forty percent of purchases are …

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Air Force Awards Lockheed Potential $200M AFSOC Training Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential eight-year, $200 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support aircraft schoolhouse operations and aircrew training efforts of the Air Force Special Operations Command. The company said Thursday it will help AFSOC engineer and manage the cybersecurity of training devices to ensure …

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ULA to Help Launch 2 AFSPC Satellites Under Potential $355M Contract

United Launch Alliance has won a potential two-year, $354.8 million contract to provide launch and mission services to deliver two Air Force Space Command satellites into orbit. The Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will conduct launch vehicle production, mission integration, launch operations, spaceflight worthiness and mission-unique efforts for the AFSPC-8 and …

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General Atomics to Build Reaper Aviation Simulation Tech for Air-to-Air Missiles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is anticipated to receive a contract from the U.S. Air Force for an air-to-air missile aviation simulation technology in support of the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Air Force said in a FedBizOpps notice it aims for General Atomics Aeronautical …

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Lockheed Gets $1.5B Modification on Navy F-35 LRIP Advance Acquisition Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a potential $1.46 billion modification under a U.S. Navy advance acquisition contract for the low-rate initial production of F-35 air systems. The modification funds long-lead material and parts Lockheed will need to manufacture 145 lot 13 aircraft for the U.S. military services, …

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