Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/02/2016

Air Force Adds Full-Rate Production Options to 3D Long-Range Radar Solicitation

The U.S. Air Force has amended its solicitation for the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar program to include options for full-rate production following a series of protests and legal action…
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Harris FY 2017 Guidance Below Street Estimate, 4Q Swings to Profit as Radio Maker Inks Board Appointment Pact With Jana Partners

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) guidance for its 2017 fiscal year started July 4 came in below Wall Street’s consensus forecast before markets opened Tuesday as the communications technology contractor anticipates pressure in its tactical and maritime energy businesses to continue…
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Mac Curtis: Vencore to Help SPAWAR Implement ‘Sophisticated’ Methods for Data Analysis, Collection

Vencore has secured a $1.5 million subcontract to oversee concept definition and strategic planning for a Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command project that seeks to implement advanced data analysis techniques…
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General Dynamics Awarded Potential $149M DARPA Classified Network Services Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded a potential five-year, $149 million contract for systems development and threat detection services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as DARPA aims to achieve early detection of suspicious activity on its network…
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Army Issues Wide Area Motion Imagery Systems RFI

The U.S. Army is searching for industry partners that can provide information on Wide Area Motion Imagery / Wide Area Aerial Surveillance systems and answer inquiry on basic qualifications in developing or upgrading WAMI hardware or software…
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Esri-Led Team Wins Geographic Data Support Task Order Under Navy SeaPort-e IDIQ

A team led by Esri has received a task order from the U.S. Navy to provide geographic information system support services under the service branch’s SeaPort Enhanced contract vehicle. Esri said Monday it will work with nine small businesses to provide GIS services under the Navy’s SeaPort-e indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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Draeger Medical, Nobel Biocare Awarded DLA Supply Contract Funds

Draeger Medical and Nobel Biocare have received separate awards from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide medical and dental supplies for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies…
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Summit2Sea to Help Update DARPA’s Financial Mgmt Tools; Bryan Eckle Comments

Summit2Sea Consulting has won a potential five-year, $28 million contract to update tools the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency uses to manage financial activities. The company said Monday it will integrate the Treasury Internet Payment Platform as well as Hyperion budget formulation and governance, risk management  and compliance applications into DARPA’s enterprise resource planning system…
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Lockheed, Air Force Complete First F-35 Air-to-Air Kill on Drone; Maj. Raven LeClair Comments

Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 fighter jet has completed its first live air-to-air kill test on a drone over a military test range off of California’s coastline Thursday. Lockheed said Monday Maj…
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Guinean Gov’t-Owned Firm Awards $501M Contract to Fluor for Bauxite Production Expansion

A company partly owned by the government of Guinea has awarded Fluor (NYSE: FLR) a $501 million engineering, procurement and construction management contract for an expansion project in the country. Fluor said Monday it will work with Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee to carry out the bauxite production expansion project that aims to increase the rock formation’s production from 14…
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NASA Appoints Aerospace Consultant Patricia Sanders as Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Chair

NASA has appointed Patricia Sanders, an independent aerospace consultant, to succeed Vice Adm. Joseph Dryer as chairperson of the space agency’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel. The advisory committee works to provide safety performance reports to NASA and Congress, the space agency said Tuesday…
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