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Lockheed Receives $139M Air Logistics Support Contract Extension From DLA

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded an 18-month, $138.8 million “bridge contract” to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to support DLA’s efforts to deliver spare parts and industrial hardware to U.S. Air Force logistics centers. Lockheed will provide supply chain management and logistical services in support of maintenance, repair and overhaul operations at the military branch’s air logistics complexes, Defense …

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Lockheed Lands $176M Targeting Pod Production Contracts for USAF Fighter, Bomber Fleet

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won contracts worth $176.1 million combined to produce new targeting pods and related upgrade kits for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of bomber aircraft and fighter jets. Lockheed said Thursday the new Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod-Sensor Enhancement platform has a two-way datalink tool, algorithms and updated sensors that …

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Air Force Taps Rolls-Royce to Update C-130 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $36 million contract to upgrade T56 engines onboard the U.S. Air Force’s C-130 transport aircraft. Rollys-Royce said Tuesday it will start deliveries of Series 3.5 engine enhancement kits in December and install those kits onto C-130 planes of the service branch and the U.S. Air …

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Air Force Launches 10th Boeing-Built GPS IIF Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force launched a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) GPS IIF satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket on Wednesday, the tenth to join the GPS constellation that provides space-based navigation, positioning, timing services for military, commercial and civilian applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Today’s …

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MDA Lands $50M IDIQ Contract for USAF Navigational Tool

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has won a potential five-year, $50.1 million contract to provide a navigational system for the U.S. Air Force. MDA said Tuesday the navigation tool will work to help manage flight paths for USAF pilots during aircraft landings and takeoffs. The military branch will authorize $4.7 million …

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General Atomics to Produce 8 More AF MQ-9 Reaper Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S. Air Force ordering eight more MQ-9 Reaper drones from General Atomics for $72 million. The Defense Department said Wednesday work on the contract modification will occur in Poway, California, through to Dec. 31, 2017. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in …

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Northrop Awarded $99M Minuteman Safety Checks Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) being awarded a $99 million contract to perform nuclear safety checks on Minuteman III hardware and software for the U.S. Air Force. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Hill Air Force Base is the …

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Northrop Launches AESA Radar for USAF Bomber

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 11, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) unveiling the Scalable Agile Beam Radar – Global Strike active electronically scanned array radar for the U.S. Air Force’s B-1B Lancer fleet. Northrop said Wednesday SABR-GS, developed under a 2011 contract to update …

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Northrop Global Hawk Wins USAF Sustainment Award for 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 5, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Monday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) winning this year’s Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Award for the RQ-4 Global Hawk platform’s maintenance and logistics readiness programs. It is the unmanned aircraft system’s third time to receive the U.S. Air …

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Peter Hoene Appointed to Lead SES Government Solutions; Tip Osterthaler Comments

Peter Hoene has been named president and CEO of SES Government Solutions, a subsidiary of global satellite operator SES. The U.S. Air Force retired brigadier general will assume the new roles from his current post as corporate vice president for development, SES-GS announced Monday. He replaces Tip Osterthaler, who is set …

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