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Navy Taps 4 Firms for Nonlethal Weapon R&D Services

Four companies will compete for task orders under a U.S. Navy contract to provide research and development support for nonlethal weapons systems across a range of capability functional and technology areas. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head explosive ordnance disposal technology division in Maryland received 11 offers for the …

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Austal USA Lands $584M Navy Contract for Littoral Combat Ship Construction

Austal’s U.S. arm has received a potential five-year, $584.2 million contract to build a Littoral Combat Ship for the U.S. Navy. The fixed-price-incentive contract covers LCS class services and integrated data environment assistance and includes options for post-delivery availability support and construction of additional LCS vessels, the Defense Department said Friday. Austal …

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Raytheon Teams With Kongsberg to Offer Missile for Navy OTH Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 23, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with Kongsberg to offer a precision missile system to the U.S. Navy under the service branch’s solicitation for an over-the-horizon capability for littoral combat ships and frigates, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Raytheon said Wednesday it will produce the long-range Naval Strike Missile with seeker and …

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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.2B Navy Contract for Sonar System Engineering Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to engineer sonar technology under the Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion program. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract with an initial value of $130.8 million covers engineering development support for A-RCI modernization requirements and …

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USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky

A US Air Force F-15E fighter jet shot down an Iranian-made Shahed 129 drone belonging to pro-Syrian regime forces near At Tanf, Syria Monday, two US officials confirmed to CNN. The drone “displayed hostile intent,”was “assessed to be a threat,” and shot down, according to an official. This comes just …

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Tech Industry Vet Cal Shintani Joins HighPoint Global as Chief Growth Officer

Cal Shintani, formerly chief growth officer of Oceus Networks and a 30-year government information technology veteran, has been appointed to the same position at citizen experience IT company HighPoint Global. HighPoint said Tuesday he will oversee capture, business development, merger-and-acquisition and growth initiatives at the Reston, Virginia-based company. “As we continue …

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4 Firms Land Spots on $492M Navy Digital Network System Increment III Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies positions on a potential eight-year, $492.4 million contract to provide increment III production units and related supplies for the service branch’s Automated Digital Network System. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Leonardo DRS, Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Serco‘s U.S. subsidiary will work to support the tactical wide area …

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Serco Inc. to Support DLA Hazmat Supply Chain Management; Dan Allen Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2017 — Serco Inc. will work to provide hazardous materials supply chain management services in support of the Defense Logistics Agency under a previously awarded potential $101.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said June 12 it will help DLA Distribution manage data, procurement, inventory, storage and …

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HII to Design, Build Landing Helicopter Assault Replacement Ship Under $3B Navy Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has received a potential $3.01 billion contract modification to design and construct a Landing Helicopter Assault Replacement Flight 1 amphibious assault ship for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday work under the fixed-price-incentive will primarily occur in Mississippi, Wisconsin, Maryland, Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Georgia through January 2024. …

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CTC to Continue Component Manufacturing Support for Boeing Subsidiary; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 16, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will supply the internal component of antenna masts for U.S. Navy surface ships under a contract from Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary ArgonST, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The contract covers aluminum welding and assembly at CTC’s environmental technology facility in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and …

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