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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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Navy Awards Raytheon $235M Aircraft Landing System Production Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a four-year, $234.6M contract to begin the low-rate initial production of GPS-equipped systems designed to guide military aircraft onto carriers or amphibious assault ships. The company will manufacture 23 Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems along with three upgrade kits, associated data and engineering change …

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Raytheon Awarded $151M IDIQ to Sustain AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles for US, Int’l Clients

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential three-year, $151.4M contract to sustain AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force as well as 20 international countries. The company will perform repairs and integrated logistics support for the Block II and II+ versions of the multimission missile system …

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Alfab Wins $128M Navy Airfield Matting Contract

Alfab has won a potential five-year, $127.8M U.S. Navy contract to provide airfield matting services to Naval Air Systems Command. The company will deliver land, heavy duty and spacer mat packages under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. The service branch received two offers for the …

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General Dynamics Awarded $497M to Help Expand Navy Submarine Industrial Base

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a potential $497M contract modification to support industrial base development and expansion initiatives for the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Columbia, Ford and Virginia class submarines. The service branch aims to procure materials and production backup units for the vessels in support …

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Raytheon Intros Common Ground Control Tech for Navy’s Unmanned Systems; Bob Busey Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has utilized open architecture and the Unmanned Aircraft System Control Segment standard to develop a technology that the U.S. Navy can use to operate several unmanned platforms even with the limited space for ground control stations on naval ships, ExecutiveBiz …

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Alutiiq to Provide Navy Logistics Support, Technical Data Under Potential $116M IDIQ

Alutiiq‘s information management business has won a four-year, $115.7M contract from the U.S. Navy to provide logistics services and technical publications to Naval Air System Command’s logistics product data division. The military service received four offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a small business set-aside competition, …

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Alan Weakley Named President of Government Services Business for APTIM; Mike Donnelly Quoted

APTIM announced on Thursday that Alan Weakley has been appointed president of Government Services business for the company. “I have been fortunate to know Alan for the past 20 years and am thrilled to have him join us as a key member of our senior leadership team,” said Mike Donnelly, …

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GovCon Leaders Discuss Cyber Resiliency During Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit

The Potomac Officers Club hosted the 2019 Cybersecurity Summit on Wednesday to join GovCon leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss new cyber programs, initiatives technologies and ways that both sectors can better collaborate to achieve common goals. Following an enlightening keynote address from David Luber, executive director …

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Raytheon to Design Navy Sensor Netting System Under Potential $279M Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a potential five-year, $279.3M contract to design a sensor network with fire-control technology under the U.S. Navy’s Cooperative Engagement Capability program. CEC will be designed to help the military service coordinate measurement data from sensors during strike force air search missions and facilitate battle force …

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