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Leonardo DRS-Rafael Team Gets $80M Contract to Supply Active Protection Systems for Army, Marines

Leonardo DRS and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have received a $79.6M contract to supply the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps with active protection systems designed to protect combat ground vehicles from anti-armor rockets and missiles. The industry team will provide additional TROPHY systems and the contract will bring the total funded value …

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Pratt & Whitney to Help Test F-35 Block 4 Propulsion System Under $230M Navy Contract

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a five-year, $230.1M contract from the U.S. Navy to support flight testing of a new F-35 aircraft propulsion system. Pratt & Whitney will help test F-35 Block 4 engine technology for Navy, the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and non-Department of Defense …

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Boeing-Bell JV to Produce Osprey Variants for Navy, Marines Under $367M Contract Modification

A joint venture between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has secured a $366.6M contract modification to provide V-22 Osprey aircraft variants to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. Bell Boeing Joint Project Office will manufacture two MV-22B tiltrotors for the Marines and another three CMV-22B units …

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Navy Awards $160M ONE-Net IT Services Contract Modification to General Dynamics

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business has received a potential $159.6M contract modification to continue to provide IT services for the U.S. Navy‘s naval enterprise network outside the continental U.S. The ONE-Net contract modification has a one-year base term worth $78.8M and an option that could extend work through May …

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ManTech to Support Marine Corps R&D on New Tech Capabilities; Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential $35M task order from the U.S. Marine Corps for research and development work focused on emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cyber, electronic warfare and machine learning, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 29. The company said Nov. …

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Four Companies Awarded Marine Handheld Targeting System Assessment OTAs

Four companies have secured other transaction agreements to explore the possibility of creating a single, lightweight, man-portable system for the U.S. Marine Corps to locate, acquire and counter targets. BAE Systems, Elbit Systems of America (Nasdaq: ESLT), Fraser Optics and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will examine potential systems for USMC’s Next Generation Handheld Targeting System, …

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Gen. Mark Milley to be Nominated Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Gen. Mark Milley, chief of staff at the U.S. Army and a two-time Wash100 winner, as the next Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, Defense.gov reported Saturday. Milley, who assumed his current role in August 2015, would become the 20th JCS leader and succeed U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph …

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IBM, Marines Explore AI Tech to Plan Personnel & Equipment Deployments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 4, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps to implement an artificial intelligence tool that will work to manage personnel and equipment data for planning troop deployments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Nextgov reported Thursday the Marines aim to use the technology to determine …

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McAleese & Associates: Northrop COO Kathy Warden’s Defense Program ‘Watchlist’ Includes GBSD, OPIR

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a new report listing several defense programs under the “watchlist” of Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, said those include the U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent competition, Overhead …

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CTC, Subcontractors to Push Energy Resiliency at USMC Installations; Ed Sheehan Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2018 — An industry team led by Concurrent Technologies Corp. will work to address the U.S. Marine Corps‘ energy reliability and resiliency needs at multiple locations as part of a potential $36M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 27 its team — which …

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