Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Raytheon Tests Software of GPS III Ground Control Segment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 14, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has conducted risk reduction functional tests on the software of the ground control segment it is building for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the recent tests focused on the Operational Control System …

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Battelle, Air Force Partner to Develop Aircraft Anti-Icing Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Battelle and the U.S. Air Force‘s Life Cycle Management Center have entered into a cooperative research-and-development agreement for the development of an anti-icing technology for aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The agreement aims to create an ice protection technology with carbon nanotube dispersants to support unmanned aircraft system …

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Boeing to Choose Supplier of IR Sensors for Air Force’s F-15C/D Jets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force has tasked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to select a supplier that will provide 132 infrared search-and-track sensors for the F-15C/D fighter jet as part of a $198 million program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Flightglobal reported Monday the company’s responsibility covers F-15 IRST sensors for 100 active-duty …

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DigitalGlobe Eyes Late October-Early November Launch Window for WorldView-4

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and its partners target the period between late October and early November to launch the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView-4 satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The team comprised of DigitalGlobe,  United Launch Alliance and the U.S. Air Force have postponed the launch in September …

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DynCorp Lands New AFCAP IV Task Order for Base Operations Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 7, 2016 — DynCorp International will provide base operations support to the U.S. Air Force in Oman under a new task order awarded through the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the task order covers maintenance and repairs support at Thumrait and …

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Northrop Lands Air Force KC-10 Engine Overhaul, Logistics Contracts

Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) technical services business has received two separate contracts worth $54.1 million and $42.3 million from the U.S. Air Force to provide engine overhaul services and logistics support for the KC-10 program. The company will overhaul 12 KC-10 engines in Vancouver, Canada under the first contract that …

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McCrone, Schafer Land Contracts to Support Air Force Nuclear Treaty Monitoring Mission

McCrone Associates and Schafer Vallecitos Laboratories have received a pair of potential eight-year contracts to provide non-personal services for the U.S. Air Force’s technical applications center. The military branch awarded McCrone a potential $91 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and Schafer a $90 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. Both contractors …

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Harris Delivers 1st Satellite Receiver for Raytheon’s GPS OCX Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has delivered the first GPS Operational Control System satellite receiver to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) following electromagnetic interference tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Thursday the satellite receiver is the first of 34 due for the ground system of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS …

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Oshkosh Awarded $409M for Order Year 7 of Army Medium Tactical Vehicle Production Contract

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has received a $409 million order to produce 1, 661 family of medium tactical vehicle trucks and 31 trailers for the U.S. Army. The order is for the seventh performance year on a previously awarded FMTV contract and the company’s defense business segment will continue deliveries of the vehicles to the service branch through …

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SAIC to Support IT Systems Installation at Future Air Force C2 Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2016 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide technical engineering and installation support for a future command-and-control facility of the U.S. Air Force in Nebraska under a $47 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will help the Space and Naval Warfare Systems …

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