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Lockheed to Build Navy Submarine Imaging System Under Potential $753M Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential 10-year, $753.1M contract to help the U.S. Navy build and engineer an integrated submarine imaging system. The company will produce Technical Insertion 20-24 for the AN/BVY-1 ISIS in an effort to provide visual and other tools for the service branch’s submarines, the Defense Department said …

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Army Taps Chemring, Smiths Detection for Chemical Agent ID Tech Dev’t Contracts

Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems and Smiths Detection have each won a potential 10-year contract from the U.S. Army to develop platforms designed to detect aerosols, threat vapors and other chemical agents. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says Chemring received a potential $838.5M contract and Smiths Detection a potential $667.3M …

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Navy Taps Five Firms for Network Management Lab Engineering Support Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies potential six-year contracts to provide engineering support services for the service’s Network Management Reference Implementation Laboratory. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received five offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that have a two-year base term and …

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General Dynamics Updates, Tests MUOS Waveform for Navy Software-Defined Radios

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 19, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has completed an update on a waveform technology for the Mobile User Objective System in support of U.S. Navy satellite communications using software-based radios, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Dynamics Mission Systems has also tested the updated …

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Navy Issues Solicitation for NGEN Recompete’s End-User Hardware Portion

The U.S. Navy has released a solicitation for the potential nine-year, end-user hardware portion of the Next Generation Enterprise Network Recompete contract. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command plans to award a single indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for NGEN-R’s hardware portion that has a three-year base term …

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Lockheed, Austal Get Navy LCS Contract Modifications

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Austal‘s U.S. arm have received separate contract modifications to build three fiscal 2018 littoral combat ships for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday Lockheed will develop one LCS and Austal USA will construct two ships under the fixed-price-incentive modifications awarded by Naval Sea …

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Data Link Solutions, ViaSat Awarded $483M in Contract Funds to Update Navy Radio Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded separate contract modifications to Data Link Solutions and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) to continue support work on the service’s Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems program. Data Link Solutions, a joint venture between BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), will conduct MIDS JTRS modernization efforts …

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Mike Pampalone Appointed ICF Infrastructure Resilience VP; Randy James Quoted

Mike Pampalone, formerly a principal and business manager at Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC), has joined ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) as vice president of infrastructure resilience. ICF said the 20-year U.S. Navy veteran will lead the consulting and digital services company‘s efforts to identify business opportunities in the critical infrastructure resilience and defense …

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Northrop Flies Fire Scout Drone Helicopter in Moss Point as Part of Test Activity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 18, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has conducted the first flight test of its MQ-8C Fire Scout autonomous helicopter at Trent Lott International Airport in Mississippi to check its performance in support of the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday holding the flight …

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Sean Stackley Promoted to Lead L3’s New Comms & Networked Systems Segment; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

Sean Stackley, formerly corporate vice president for strategic advanced programs and technology at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has been named corporate senior VP and president of the company’s newly created communications and networked systems segment. He succeeds Andrew Ivers, a 13-year L3 veteran who is set to retire by the end of …

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