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Weekly Roundup: VADM Michael Gilday Nominated for Navy CNO Role, POC Hosting 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th, Contract Awards & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Wednesday, it was reported that Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, was the frontrunner to assume the role due to his experience in cyber warfare. That report was confirmed on Thursday with President Trump approving Gilday’s nomination during a meeting with Navy officials at the White …

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DynCorp Secures Potential $2.4B Army Aviation Field Support Contract for East Region

DynCorp International has secured a potential eight-year, $2.45B contract to provide aviation field maintenance and sustainment level maintenance services to the U.S. Army AFM Directorate. The company said Thursday it help manage AFMD programs, maintain aircraft and ground support equipment, modify aircraft platforms and perform logistical work in the East …

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Boeing Gets Potential $5.7B KC-46 Combat Capability IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential 10-year, $5.70B contract to help the U.S. Air Force address combat capability requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus tanker. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers a range of post-production air vehicle requirements directed by KC-46 operators and mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of …

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Raytheon Gets $94M USAF Contract Modification for Targeting System Production, Modernization

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $94.2M contract modification to manufacture DAS‐4 targeting systems for the U.S. Air Force and the Netherlands. The company will provide an additional 54 new AN/DAS‐4 Model B Multi‐Spectral Targeting System turrets and convert one turret unit into the DAS‐1A configuration, the Department of Defense said …

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Boeing Lands $400M Air Force Bomber Engineering IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $400M contract to help the U.S. Air Force engineer B-1 and B-52 bombers. The company will perform recurring and non-recurring aircraft engineering services under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Friday. Locations of work include Tinker AF Base in Oklahoma, Edwards AFB …

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Air Force Picks Three Contractors for Cargo, Weapon Delivery Aircraft Tech R&D Program

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), Universal Technology Corp. and University of Dayton Research Institute have won positions on a seven-year, $44M contract to help the U.S. Air Force build aircraft systems to deliver cargo and weapons globally. All three contractors will aim to develop, integrate and demonstrate aerospace vehicle technologies through the military branch’s Structures …

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Northrop Gets Potential $3.6B Air Force Large Aircraft Countermeasures Program Support IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide equipment and support for the U.S. Air Force‘s Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures program under a potential seven-year, $3.60B contract. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will include program management, logistics, engineering and sustainment work, the Department of Defense said Monday. DoD noted the company will perform …

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Vertex Aerospace Wins $97M Contract to Help Manage Air Force T-1A Trainer Fleet

Vertex Aerospace has won a one-year, $97.5M contract from the U.S. Air Force to manage and sustain the base supply of T-1A Jayhawk trainers for the Air Education and Training Command. The company will support 178 T-1As stationed at air bases in Texas, Oklahoma and Mississippi as well as at Pensacola Naval …

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P.O.C. Recap – Space: Innovations, Programs & Policies Summit: Keynote Speaker Hon. Heather Wilson, 24th Sec. of the U.S. Air Force speaks

24th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force HEATHER WILSON on early US space programs: “…We built a glass house in a time of stones…” Land, air, sea–space. Space is becoming–has become–a contested domain for mankind and generations to come. The work done with the military across various agencies on integrating …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The New Space Race

Weekly Roundup June 19 – June 23 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Although the phrase “Space Race” brings to mind the Cold War-era struggle between the United States and Soviet Union for supremacy in spaceflight capabilities, it may begin to …

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