Posts from GovConWire for 11/09/2015

Lockheed Appoints Dan Schultz President of New Sikorsky Unit; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Dan Schultz, formerly vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) ship and aviation systems business, will serve as president of the company’s newly acquired Sikorsky helicopter business…
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Boeing to Produce Harpoon Weapon Systems Under $125M FMS Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $124.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce Harpoon weapon systems for customers abroad through a foreign military sales agreement. The governments of Saudi Arabia, Australia, Japan, Korea, India, Turkey, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Kuwait, Canada and Taiwan intend to purchase 53 Harpoon systems, components and Standoff Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response weapon services, the Defense Department said Friday…
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BAE Systems Inc. to Provide EW System Spares for $81M FMS Contract With Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Air Force has awarded BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, a potential three-year, $81 million contract to deliver electronic warfare system-related spares to support upgrade work on Saudi Arabia’s F-15 aircraft…
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Navy Taps 10 Firms for Custom Parts Fabrication Support IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $30 million contract to fabricate and provide custom parts in support of the U.S. Navy’s rapid prototyping efforts. The contractors will compete for task orders under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a base term of one year and two option years, the Defense Department said Friday…
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General Dynamics Unit to Modernize Australia’s Military Floating Bridge System

The Australian defense agency has awarded General Dynamics‘ European Land Systems subsidiary a $28 million contract to help upgrade a legacy waterborne bridging platform used by Australian armed forces for transportation…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Marvin Young Joins Air Force Scientific Advisory Board

Aerojet Rocketdyne Engineering Vice President Marvin Young has been appointed to the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board. Young said in a statement published Wednesday he will leverage his technical knowledge to help the Air Force further the development and application of technologies for the service…
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Kenneth Dahl Takes Helm at Army Installation Management Command; Mark Milley Comments

Lt. Gen. Kenneth Dahl has been appointed as commanding general of U.S. Army Installation Management Command. He succeeds Lt. Gen. David Halverson, who passed IMCOM’s colors to Dahl during a change-of-command ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston Theater, the Army said Tuesday…
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November 9 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Down, US Traders Up Chance of December Rate Hike

The GovCon Index dropped 0.274 points to close Friday at 78.007 after a mixed day for U.S. markets in which the probability of an interest rate hike in December rose to 70 percent following the October jobs report, according to CNBC…
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