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BAE-Rockwell Collins JV to Deliver Software-Defined Tactical Radios for US, Coalition Forces

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — A BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) joint venture will supply Multifunctional Information Distribution System joint tactical radio systems to U.S. and coalition forces under a $47.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Rockwell Collins said Tuesday Data Link Solutions will deliver the …

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Navy Secretary Nominee Spencer Downplays 355-Ship Fleet, Touts Unmanned Systems

Navy Secretary nominee Richard  Spencer downplayed President Donald Trump’s proposal of a 355-ship fleet, up from the current 276 number, while emphasizing that capability of weapons systems are paramount, Breaking Defense reported. The Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson has assessed that the Navy requires 355 ships, and he issued a …

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EY Wins $149M Contract to Audit Navy Financial Statements

Professional services firm EY has won a potential $149.4 million contract from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service to help the U.S. Navy audit the service branch’s financial statements. DFAS received two quotes for the labor-hour contract with five base months and four option years, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The …

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American Systems Lands Air Vehicle Engineering, Support Contract From Navy; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — American Systems will provide specialized engineering and technical support for the Naval Air Systems Command’s air vehicle dynamic models and simulations under a $30.3 million U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it will continue to help the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division with the design …

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Marines Plan to Buy 13 Additional F-35s

The Marines plan to add 13 F-35s to their program, bringing the total to 2,456 jets, according to the latest figures included in the 2017 annual Selected Acquisition Report. The program’s acquisition costs rose to $406.5 billion from $379 billion, below SAR estimates, according to the report. Some of the …

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Govt IT Vet Bill Parker Named Sevatec Chief Strategist; Sonny Kakar Comments

Bill Parker, a 25-year government information technology veteran and president of Parker Strategic, has been named chief strategist at Sevatec. Parker will help the leadership team develop and execute the Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor’s strategic plan, Sevatec said Monday. “His managerial experience and leadership successes have been invaluable to …

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Northrop Grumman to Deliver MK 48 Torpedo Components to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will supply MK 48 torpedo nose shell assemblies and transducer arrays to the U.S. Navy under a potential $50.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will produce up to 180 units plus spare parts and provide engineering …

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Lockheed Gets $5.6B Modification on Lot 11 F-35 Production Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a potential $5.58 billion contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the low-rate initial production of lot 11 fiscal 2017 F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The modification covers the production of 48 F-35As for the U.S. Air Force, 18 F-35Bs for the U.S. Marine Corps and eight F-35Cs for …

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Ultra Electronics Agrees to Purchase Sparton

U.K.-based defense and aerospace equipment manufacturer Ultra Electronics has agreed to acquire Schaumburg, Illinois-based electromechanical technology provider Sparton  (NYSE: SPA). Sparton said Friday the transaction is valued at $23.50 per share and that it expects to complete the sale by Jan. 1, 2018. Joseph Hartnett, interim president and CEO of Sparton, said the deal …

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NTA Buys V1 Analytical Solutions to Expand Intell, Info Services

Arlington, Virginia-based technical services provider National Technologies Associates has bought V1 Analytical Solutions for an undisclosed sum to add new intelligence analysis, operations support and specialized training services for defense customers. V1 President Ralph Cacci will join NTA as vice president of the V1 business unit and V1 board member Eric Olson, …

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