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Boeing, Partners to Support Development of Multipurpose Robotic Platform for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 16, 2016 — A team comprised of Boeing (NYSE: BA), Southwest Research Institute and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining has received a four-year, $6.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to assist in the development of a robotic technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. SwRI said Wednesday the Air …

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Raytheon to Begin Air Force Cryptographic Unit Production Under Potential $459M IDIQ Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential five-year, $459 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to begin full-rate production of cryptographic units designed to help the U.S. Air Force secure voice and data communications. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will build the devices in Indiana and Florida through Dec. 15, 2021 as part of the VINSON/Advanced Narrowband …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $181M F-35 Logistics, Sustainment Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business a $181.2 million contract modification to perform recurring logistics and sustainment work on F-35 fighter jets for U.S. and foreign military customers. The modification covers ground maintenance, action request resolution, depot activation, operations and maintenance, reliability, maintainability and health management implementation and …

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GE Appoints Tony Mathis Military Systems Organization VP & GM

Tony Mathis,  a senior account executive at General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation segment, has been promoted to serve as vice president and general manager of GE Aviation’s military systems organization. Visal Leng was also named Asia Pacific president and CEO of GE’s oil and gas business as Jennifer Waldo was appointed vice president and …

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Lockheed Martin to Update Air Force GPS Satellite Ground Control System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will update the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS satellite ground control system to support GPS Block III satellite operations as part of the completed Contingency Operations contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the modification is designed to allow the ground …

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Lockheed Examines Cheyenne Resources Ahead of Air Force ICBM Launch Facility Renovation Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) representatives have visited the city of Cheyenne in Wyoming to inspect local resources as the company pursues a U.S. Air Force program to update the country’s ballistic missile system and launch facilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Tuesday that Boeing (NYSE: …

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Air Force to Choose 2 Bases to House Lockheed-Built F-35A Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force will select two Air National Guard bases to host its Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A Joint Strike Fighter jet, Executive Gov reported Thursday. The military service will choose from Dannelly Field Air Guard Station,  Gowen Field Air Guard Station,  Jacksonville Air Guard Station,  Selfridge Air National Guard Base …

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3rd Lockheed-Developed Missile Warning Satellite Cleared for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center has approved the launch of the third Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Space Based Infrared System missile-warning satellite, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the military service also cleared an update for the satellite’s ground control system …

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Former AF Chief of Staff Mark Welsh Joins Northrop Board of Directors; Wes Bush Comments

Mark Welsh III, a retired U.S. Air Force general and current dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has joined the board of directors at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Northrop expands its board of directors to 14 members with the addition of Welsh, the …

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Lockheed Completes GPS Satellite Ground Control System Update; Vinny Sica Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 6, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has updated the ground control system of the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System satellites as part of the GPS operational control segment modernization effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Commercial Off-the-Shelf Upgrade #2 became fully operational on Oct. 15 and works to …

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