Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/11/2016

Boeing Unveils ‘Echo Voyager’ Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Boeing has unveiled a new unmanned undersea vehicle the company designed to operate autonomously and to launch and recover without support from vessels. Echo Voyager will work to gather information while deployed at sea and transmit collected data to users in real time, Lance Towers, director of sea and land at Boeing’s Phantom Works subsidiary, said Thursday…
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State Dept OKs Indonesia’s $95M Missile Sale Request, DSCA to Hold Competition for Contract

The State Department has approved Indonesia’s request to acquire a suite of air-to-air missiles, equipment, training and logistics support from the U.S. government under a $95 million foreign military sales agreement…
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Senate Panel Approves Eric Fanning’s Army Secretary Nomination

The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the nomination Eric Fanning to become the next secretary of the U.S. Army, Defense News reported Thursday. Joe Gould writes the Senate panel took a voice vote that advances Fanning’s nomination to the full chamber…
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SRI Int’l to Support Anti-Cancer Vaccine Studies for NIH Center

SRI International will carry out pre-clinical studies on compounds and vaccines to determine if they can act as preventive agents against cancer under a $19.8 million contract with a National Institutes of Health center…
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General Dynamics’ UK Arm Awarded $192M Tactical Comm Tech Contract

A U.K.-based subsidiary of General Dynamics has received a $192 million contract from the country’s defense ministry to provide new tactical communications systems to Britain’s armed forces…
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Lockheed, ORBCOMM Form IoT Satellite Connectivity Partnership; Dave Markham Comments

Lockheed Martin and machine-to-machine communications firm ORBCOMM have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore business opportunities in the Internet of Things market. The Bethesda, Maryland-based company said Thursday it aims to utilize ORBCOMM’s technology portfolio and develop M2M satellite and cellular connectivity or hybrid offerings for government clients through the partnership…
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L-3 Awarded Navy F-18 Depot-Level Maintenance Contract; Mark Von Schwarz Comments

Two business units of L-3 Communications will provide depot-level maintenance services to the U.S. Navy for the branch’s F/A-18 A/B/C/D aircraft fleet under a contract awarded to the company…
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SAIC Hands First Assault Amphibious Vehicle Upgrade to Marine Corps; Tom Watson Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has given its first assault amphibious vehicle survivability upgrade to the U.S. Marine Corps‘ base in Quantico, Virginia. The vehicle is the first of 10 AAV SU vehicles scheduled for tests by May, SAIC said Friday…
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