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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober a Panelist at UK MilSatCom Conference in November

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems executive Rick Lober will serve as a panelist at the Global MilSatCom Conference to be held in the U.K. from Nov. 7 to 9 and contribute to discussions on ground-based systems for military satellite communications, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. SMi Group said Tuesday Lober, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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Data Link Solutions, ViaSat Get $123M in Navy Contract Modifications for MIDS Radio Terminals

Data Link Solutions and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) have received contract modifications worth $123.4 million combined to continue to develop, produce and sustain Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems terminals for the U.S. Navy. The modifications to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract increase the contract’s ceiling value from $478.6 million to $602 million, the …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Geospatial Intelligence, Noblis and More

Weekly Roundup July 10 – July 14 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit provider of science, technology, and strategy services to government agencies, was awarded a $3 billion IDIQ contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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Air Force Awards $925M in Cryptographic & Info Assurance Tech Support IDIQs

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 12 companies spots on a pair of contracts worth up to $925 million combined over 10 years for lifecycle support and analysis of cryptographic and information assurance platforms. Seven firms will vie for materiel solutions analysis, technology maturation and risk reduction, engineering and manufacturing development, production and product support tasks under …

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State Dept OKs $1.75B Sale of P-8A Patrol Aircraft, Support to Norway

The State Department has approved Norway’s request to buy Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A patrol aircraft and associated support under a $1.75 billion foreign military sales agreement  with the U.S. government. Norway asked to purchase up to five P-8A aircraft with commercial engines, tactical open mission software, electro-optical and infrared MX-20HD, AN/AAQ-2(V)1 acoustic …

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State Dept OKs $156M Sale of F/A-18 Joint Tactical Radio Systems, Support to Finland

The State Department has approved Finland’s request to buy F/A-18 aircraft equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $156 million foreign military sales agreement. Finland asked to procure 90 Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, test and training equipment, spares, and repair parts in support of …

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Air Force Picks Raytheon, L-3, ViaSat for Wideband Satcom Tactical Service Demo Contracts

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) have won separate contracts to provide protected tactical service field demonstration support services to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch awarded the cost-plus-incentive-fee contracts through a competitive acquisition process with five proposals received, the Defense Department said Thursday. The companies will …

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ViaSat Secures Potential $73M DISA Contract for Ku-Band/Ka-Band Communications Services

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded a potential $73.2 million contract to Carlsbad, California-based company ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) to provide Ku-band and Ka-band communications for the agency’s senior leaders and support staff. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers ViaSat subscription-based services for personnel travelling aboard an aircraft. The …

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