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Lockheed Tapped for Increased Hellfire Missile Production Under $80M Army Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) business unit will build on its production of the AGM-114 Hellfire missiles for the U.S. Army under an $80.2 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control will be tasked to set up …

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BAE Lands Army Contract to Equip Munitions With Precision Guidance Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — BAE Systems will provide updated precision guidance kits to the U.S. Army under an $8 million contract in efforts to increase the accuracy of 155-millimeter artillery munitions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract from the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium covers the delivery of …

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BAE Unit Receives $149M Army Contract Modification for Howitzer, Carrier Vehicle Production Material

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments unit in the U.S. will support the production of howitzers and ammunition carrier vehicles under a potential $148.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army. The modification award to BAE Systems Land and Armaments covers early procurement material for M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 Carrier Ammunition Tracked …

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Raytheon Gets $235M Army Task Order to Modernize Patriot Air & Missile Defense System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $235 million initial task order from the U.S. Army to modernize the Phased Array Tracking Radar Intercept on Target system. The award represents the first of five annual orders the Army would issue annually as part of a potential five-year, $2.3 billion Patriot system-of-systems engineering support …

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Northrop Lands Army Contract Modification for Hunter UAS Engineering Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide engineering services in support of the U.S. Army‘s Hunter unmanned aircraft systems under a $12.5 million contract modification from the service branch, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday Northrop’s technical services unit based in Sierra Vista, …

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Peraton to Support Army Pacific Command Satcom Tech Under $72M Contract; Stu Shea Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Peraton a potential five-year, $71.8 million contract to help the U.S. Army Pacific Command implement and manage commercial satellite communications technology. Peraton said Thursday it will also provide satellite services, technical and engineering support for mobile and fixed platforms of USARPAC’s network architecture. Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, said …

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IBM Vet Anne Altman Named Siemens Govt Technologies Board Chair; Barbara Humpton Comments

Anne Altman, former general manager of federal and government industries at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Siemens’ U.S. government technologies business as chairman of the board of directors. Altman succeeds Stanley McChrystal, a retired U.S. Army general who became board chairman in 2011, the company said Thursday. “Anne brings a unique depth and …

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Retired Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith Named Harris VP for Army, SOCOM Business Development

Jeff Smith, a retired U.S. Army major general with more than 30 years of leadership experience, has been named vice president of business development at Harris (NYSE: HRS). Harris said Thursday Smith will oversee the company’s strategic relationships with the Army, Special Operations Command and industry partners in his new position. He previously …

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Georgia Tech Applied Research Lands $911M Army Aviation, Missile Tech R&D Contract

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. has secured a potential 10-year, $910.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s efforts to research and develop aviation and missile systems. The Defense Department said Thursday that GTARC will provide systems research, engineering and science and technology development support to the service branch’s Aviation …

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SOSi’s John Avalos Named to INSA Advisory Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — SOS International Chief Operating Officer John Avalos, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, has joined the advisory committee of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Avalos will participate in the committee’s efforts to explore how INSA can …

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