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William Rittershaus Named SPA Huntsville Operations Director; William Vantine Quoted

William Rittershaus, formerly senior system engineer of Systems Planning and Analysis and a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has been appointed director of the company’s operations in Huntsville, Ala. He will oversee business strategy and development activities targeting Conventional Prompt Strike or hypersonics-related projects within the region in his new role, SPA said …

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Ball Aerospace Gets $255M Modification for Weather System Follow-on Microwave

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has received a $255.4M firm-fixed-price contract modification to continue development and fabrication work for the U.S. Air Force‘s Weather System Follow-on Microwave program for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The modification is the result of an exercised option and raises the contract‘s cumulative value to $349M, the …

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CTI Wins Potential $241M Air Force Contract to Help Train MQ-9 Operators

Crew Training International has won a potential five-year, $241.4M contract to help the U.S. Air Force train aircrew of MQ-9 multimission remotely piloted aircraft and associated courseware. The Air Force’s Acquisition Management and Integration Center received eight offers for the firm-fixed-price contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said …

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Lockheed Gets $350M Modification for JASSM Life Cycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a $350M modification to an existing production support indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the U.S. Air Force‘s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile. The company will provide logistics, integration, production, sustainment, system updates and management support for all JASSM variants including the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile and the JASSM-Extended …

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Lockheed Gets $130M Modification for F-35 Pre-Modernization Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $130.4M contract modification to Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aerospace business for decomposition and design efforts in preparation for F-35 Block 4 modernization. The company will work to help the aircraft meet weapon and air system requirements corresponding to Block 4.1 standard, the Defense Department said …

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Honeywell Lands $1B DLA Contract for Aircraft Power Tech Support

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a potential 10-year, $1.03B contract to Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) for technical services in support of aircraft power components and equipment. The company will perform these services to support ground start carts; C-130, A-10, E-3, B-1 and B-2 auxiliary power units; F-15 components; and …

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Rolls-Royce Subsidiary Wins Potential $100M USAF Turbine Development Contract

A U.S. subsidiary of Rolls Royce has landed a potential eight-year, $100M contract for development, demonstration and transition of turbine-based propulsion, power and thermal systems for the U.S. Air Force. LibertyWorks will perform work under the first phase of USAF’s Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission-Capability program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The …

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GE’s Aviation Unit to Help USAF Develop Turbine Tech Under $250M IDIQ

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has won a potential eight-year, $250M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the first phase of the U.S. Air Force‘s Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission-Capability program. GE Aviation will help the military service develop, transition and demonstrate turbines that include power, propulsion and thermal specifications, the Defense …

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Lockheed Gets $391M Air Force Contract to Build Additional Extended-Range Cruise Missiles

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a three-year, $390.7M contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce lot 16 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The company will provide 360 extended-range JASSMs, as well as three separation test vehicles and one flight test vehicle, tooling and test equipment for foreign military sales customers …

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ULA Awarded $867M to Sustain Launch Vehicles for Air Force EELV Program

United Launch Alliance has received an $867M contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to maintain and sustain launch infrastructure for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets that support national security space missions. Work also covers Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program management, mission integration and assurance, rocket depreciation and …

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