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General Atomics Unit to Develop High-Energy-Density Capacitors for Future Navy Microwave Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will work to build capacitors with high energy density that will serve as components of future high-power microwave systems for the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract —  awarded to its electromagnetic systems business through the Defense Ordnance …

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Navy Picks Boeing, AAR, StandardAero for $269M in P-8A Maintenance, Repair IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA), AAR Corp.‘s (NYSE: AIR) aircraft services business and StandardAero contracts worth up to $268.7 million combined to support maintenance and repair of the service branch’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. All three contractors can vie for individual task orders to deliver P-8A support services to the Navy, Australian …

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Bell-Boeing JPO to Update Configuration of 3 Navy Osprey Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter joint venture will work to update three MV-22 Osprey aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a $69.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will apply Block C updates to the Block B aircraft as …

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Gryphon to Support Navy Surface Ship Maintenance Program Under $84M Task Order

Gryphon Technologies has won a potential $83.5 million task order for engineering and technical services to the U.S. Navy‘s Surface Maintenance and Engineering Planning Program. The company said Wednesday it will help the Naval Sea Systems Command establish a centralized system to develop management requirements as well as plan maintenance efforts …

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Dr. Steven Walker speaks at the Defense R&D Summit with His Slice on What’s Cutting-edge

Over 200 industry professionals were attendance on Wednesday as the Potomac Officers Club convened at the Defense Research and Development Summit to discuss the programs that those in the intelligence community know that they cannot talk about without a clearance. Given the rapid pace that technology advances in the private …

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Scientific Research Corp. Wins $87M IDIQ to Engineer, Install Navy Ship C4I Systems

Scientific Research Corp. has won a potential five-year, $86.7 million contract to engineer, integrate and install command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems on U.S. Navy ships. Work runs through February 2023 and covers incidental supplies procurement, fabrication, test, assembly, delivery, integration, engineering and inspection of C4I systems aboard new construction …

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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon Eyes Larger Share of $8B Over-the-Horizon Missile Market

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has said he expects the company to gain a controlling share of a potential $8 billion market for surface-to-surface missiles over a decade, Defense News reported Tuesday. Kennedy said Thursday at the company’s earnings call that the proposed Naval Strike Missile …

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Jacobs Subsidiary Lands Engineering Work to Support Navy, UK Launch Test Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — A subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will provide continued engineering support for the U.S. Navy‘s and the U.K. government’s launch test capability under a $17.5 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday Jacobs Technology will support design and development, …

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Lockheed Subsidiary to Build Laser Weapon Test Units Under $943M Navy Contract

A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) subsidiary has won a potential $942.8 million contract to build and deliver two laser weapon test units to the U.S. Navy under increment 1 of the High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance program. The Defense Department said Friday the Naval Sea Systems Command …

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Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Seeks to Address Navy Demand With $2B Shipyard Investment

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) plans to invest as much as $2 billion into its shipyards to meet the U.S. Navy‘s shipbuilding requirements, Defense News reported Friday. The Groton, Connecticut-based shipyard of General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary will receive $1.7 billion to support the production of the Navy’s Virginia-class attack submarines and Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. “In …

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