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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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Orbital ATK to Mature Extended-Range Anti-Radiation Missile for Navy Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will work to mature an extended-range configuration of a U.S. Navy airborne tactical missile system under a contract that seeks to advance the platform to the engineering and manufacturing development phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will develop …

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Air Force May Transfer General Atomics-Built Predator RPAs to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Some of the U.S. Air Force‘s General Atomics-built MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft may be transferred to the U.S. Navy as the air fleet transitions to the MQ-9 Reaper by the end of the year for additional capacity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The War Zone reported …

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Govt Market Vet Ken Rice Named HumanTouch Federal Account Representative

Ken Rice, former capture manager at healthcare services contractor StrategicHealthSolutions, has been named federal account representative at information technology services provider HumanTouch. Rice brings more than 19 years of contract and program management experience in the public and private sectors to his new position, the company said Friday. He previously …

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BAE Systems Unveils Microwave Close-In Weapon for Naval Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 22, 2018 — BAE Systems has developed a microwave close-in weapon system that it hopes to install on U.S. Navy vessels to supplement the Mk38 defense platform and counter threats such as aircraft, drones, missiles and other ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Drive reported Thursday the technology is comprised of planar …

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3 Firms Win Contracts to Help Modernize Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion Fleet

An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary and two small businesses have won contracts  to support post-service life extension and post-shakedown availability efforts for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of landing craft air cushion boats. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch will award up to $37.9 million in contract funds to L3 Unidyne, $34.1 million …

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CACI Unit to Provide Technical Services for NAWCAD Special Comms Division

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — A business unit of CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will support the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s special communications mission solutions division under an $18.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday CACI’s integrated security solutions team will …

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Raytheon Eyes Increased Foreign Military Sales of Tomahawk Missiles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is exploring an expansion on the sale of its Tomahawk cruise missiles to foreign military customers beyond the U.K. to help establish the company’s position in a future U.S. Navy procurement program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Seapower Magazine reported Jan. 10 Raytheon …

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Navy Taps 13 Companies for Shipboard Engineering, Electrical Services IDIQ

Thirteen companies have won spots on a potential $44.5 million U.S. Navy contract to provide shipboard electrical and engineering services to the Military Sealift Command. The multiple-award contract has a one-year base value of $8.5 million and the service branch will obligate $44,500 in fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds at the …

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