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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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ULA to Support Air Force Launch Vehicle Configuration Under $269M Contract Modification

United Launch Alliance has received a $269.2 million contract modification to configure the Delta IV Heavy rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s launch vehicle production requirement for fiscal year 2017. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur in Centennial, Colorado; Decatur, Alabama; and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, through April …

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9 Companies Land Spots on $145M Air Force Transient Alert Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded nine companies positions on a potential five-year, $145 million contract for transient alert services to the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers management, arrival, processing, departure, emergency, special event and distinguished visitor services, the Defense Department said Monday. AFICA is headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base …

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Retired Air Force Gen. Duncan McNabb Joins Board of Elbit Systems’ US Arm

Duncan McNabb, a retired U.S. Air Force general and former commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, has joined the board of directors of Elbit Systems‘ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. subsidiary. He will join six other outside directors led by Robert Magnus,  chairman of the board at Elbit Systems of America and a retired U.S. Marine Corps …

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Vectrus Unit Secures Maxwell AFB Operations Support Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 23, 2016 — A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary has secured a $20 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force‘s 42nd Contracting Squadron to provide operations management support at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The modification tasks Vectrus Systems to deliver daily operations and maintenance services at …

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CACI to Provide DoD Travel Call Center Support; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 23, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide travel call center support services to the Defense Department under a $26 million task order from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will support the Defense Travel System that department …

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Harris Secures $53M Air Force Counter Communication System Modernization Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded a Harris (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary a $53 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to modernize the military branch’s ground-based counter communication system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harris Space and Intelligence Systems will update the Block 10.1 systems to the Block 10.2 …

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