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General Dynamics NASSCO to Update Navy’s USS Higgins Destroyer for $89M

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will provide extended dry-docking restricted availability work for the U.S. Navy‘s USS Higgins guided missile destroyer under a potential $89.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General Dynamics NASSCO will help update, maintain and repair the Arleigh Burke-class …

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Navy Launches Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. Destroyer Built by Ingalls Shipbuilding

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has launched the Huntington Ingalls Industries-built (NYSE: HII) Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer designated DDG 121 at the company’s shipyard in Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Ingalls Shipbuilding hosted the launch and “translation” from dry dock to water of the future USS Frank E. …

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CACI to Support Navy Emergency Comms Tech Under $122M Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential five-year, $122 million task order from the General Services Administration to develop emergency communications systems for the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. The company said Wednesday it will help NAWCAD’s special communications mission solutions unit fabricate, implement and maintain platforms designed …

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John Steckel Named American Systems Business Development VP; Peter Smith Comments, Steckel Interviewed

John Steckel, a more than 16-year federal market veteran, has joined American Systems as vice president of business development at the Chantilly, Va.-based information technology and engineering services contractor. American Systems said Monday Steckel will oversee the company’s efforts to identify new customers and implement capture strategies. “John will be an integral …

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HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Starts Maintenance Work on USS Gerald R. Ford

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) shipyard will begin maintenance and repair work on the U.S. Navy‘s USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier over 12 months as part of its post-shakedown availability/selected restricted availability, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Naval Sea Systems Command said Sunday HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding …

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Raytheon Gets $467M MDA Standard Missile-3 Block IB Order

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $466.9 million order to manufacture, test and deliver Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptors to the Missile Defense Agency. The company said Tuesday it will supply 44 Block IB missiles under the fiscal 2018 order issued as part of a three-year $2.35 billion production contract announced in 2015. Mitch Stevison, vice …

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UTC Lands $140M in Contracts to Support Navy, National Guard Aircraft Propeller Upgrades

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems unit has secured contracts worth more than $140 million to help the update propeller systems in the U.S. Navy‘s C/KC-130T aircraft. The UTC Aerospace Systems business has also completed nine of 12 contracted propeller upgrades for the Air National Guard’s C-130H planes, the company said said Monday. NATO’s support …

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Reports: Lockheed, DoD Reach ‘Handshake’ Deal for Lot 11 F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department have reached a “handshake agreement” for the company to produce 141 F-35 fighter aircraft for the U.S. and foreign partners, Defense News reported Sunday. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, said in a statement the joint program office and Lockheed are …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: $400M+ July Contracts and Top 10 Stories

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup July 9 – July 13, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes   Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up:  $400M+ July Contracts & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Who Says Summer is Slow? $400M+ …

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Fluor Wins Potential $13B US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Support Contract

Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) marine propulsion business has won a potential $13.07 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to perform propulsion work for the Naval Nuclear Laboratory. Two offers were submitted to the Naval Sea Systems Command for the cost-plus-fixed fee contract with a $1.22 billion initial value, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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