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TCS Lands $223M US Army Micro Satellite Contract; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has been awarded a $223.4 million contract to produce micro satellite very small aperture terminals for the U.S. Army. TCS said Wednesday will acquire MicroVSAT …
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FAA Taps SAIC for $70M Professional Services Support Contract; Bob Genter Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a potential five-year, $70 million contract to provide professional support services for the FAA’s aviation safety office…
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L-3 Adds New ISR Tools with ForceX Acquisition; KippsdeSanto’s Karl Schmidt on ISR’s M&A Environment

L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) has bought intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance software and geospatial technology company ForceX for an undisclosed amount as part of efforts to grow L-3’s integrated sensor systems business…
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Tetra Tech to Purchase Geotechnical Engineering Firm Coffey; Dan Batrack Comments

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) will acquire Australian geotechnical engineering company Coffey International for approximately 31 cents per share under a bid implementation agreement between the two companies…
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NASA Picks 3 Firms for Small Satellite Launch System Contracts

Three companies have won contracts to develop launch vehicles for NASA to send miniaturized satellites into low-Earth orbit for space exploration, scientific research and technology demonstration use…
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DRS, Curtiss-Wright Partner to Offer Tactical RF Systems; Lynn Bamford Comments

DRS Technologies and Curtiss-Wright have partnered to develop a portfolio of radio frequency and microwave subsystems designed to support the U.S. Army‘s Modular Open RF Architecture program. The alliance’s goal is to offer military customers OpenVPX-based RF and small-form-factor modules for tactical ground vehicles, Curtiss-Wright saidMonday
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USSOCOM Orders Carl-Gustaf Rifle System from Saab

Saab has secured an order to produce and supply a man-portable, recoilless rifle platform to the U.S. Special Operations Command. USSOCOM placed the order for the Carl-Gustaf weapon system through a framework contract it awarded to Saab in August 2014, Saab said Monday
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Orbital ATK to Produce Aircraft Countermeasure for US Air Force; Charlie Precourt Comments

Orbital ATK has been selected to produce spectrally matched aircraft countermeasure units for the U.S. Air Force. The company will integrate a new aircraft survivability feature into the MJU-73/B aircraft countermeasure system for use in USAF Special Operations aircraft, Orbital ATK said Tuesday
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