Posts from GovConWire for 08/05/2016

Raytheon Gets $288M Contract Modification to Update Navy’s Close-In Weapon System

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $288 million contract modification to continue to provide conversion, system overhaul and upgrade services as well as related hardware for MK 15 Close-In Weapon Systems…
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Lockheed Receives $102M Navy Delivery Order for F-35 Software Data Loads

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $101.9 delivery order from the U.S. Navy to produce F-35 aircraft software data loads in support of verification and validation testing efforts at the military branch’s F-35 Reprogramming Center West…
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Orbital ATK Secures $69M Precision Guidance Kits Contract Option; Dan Olson Comments

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded a $69 million contract to produce artillery precision guidance kits for the U.S. military. Orbital ATK is scheduled to complete production work for PGK fuzes by 2019 under a second option of a previously awarded full-rate production contract, the company said Thursday…
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Richard Swardh, Jeff Harig, Steve Good Take SVP Roles at Comtech Subsidiary

A Comtech Telecommunications‘ (Nasdaq: CMTL) subisidiary has appointed Richard Swardh, Jeff Harig and Steve Good as senior vice presidents of the unit’s mobile network operator market, government systems and premium enterprise areas, respectively…
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Johnson & Johnson to Supply Dental, Medical Equipment to US Armed Forces

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) a five-year, $60 million contract to supply medical and dental equipment to all four military service branches. Johnson & Johnson’s healthcare systems sector will deliver the products to the U…
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Boeing to Produce Aircraft Distributed Targeting Systems for US Navy, Australia

Boeing has received a four-year, $10.2 million delivery order to provide distributed targeting system kits and operational test program sets for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler jets of the U…
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Northrop to Replace Air Force IR Countermeasure Tech Processor

Northrop Grumman has received a $45.1 million contract modification to replace the processor of large aircraft infrared countermeasure systems for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification also includes a foreign military sale to Australia and work will take place at Northrop’s facility in Rolling Meadows, Illinois through April 30, 2018…
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Lockheed Rebrands Mission Systems & Training Business Area; Dale Bennett Comments

Lockheed Martin has changed the name of its mission systems and training business area in an effort to demonstrate the company’s expanded portfolio after it completed the acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp…
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NASA Seeks New Academic, Nonprofit Partners for CubeSat Launch Initiative

A NASA program has opened opportunities for accredited educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to design, build and operate nanosatellites and flight hardware. NASA said Friday it seeks partners for the next round of its CubeSat Launch Initiative to help facilitate the agency’s research programs in the areas of science, exploration, technology and education…
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General Dynamics to Provide HF Comms System for Navy’s Digital Modular Radios

General Dynamics has been awarded a contract modification to provide high-frequency communications support for the AN/USC-61(C) digital modular radios of the U.S. Navy. The company said Thursday its mission systems business will provide the 3G high-frequency, third-generation Automatic Link Establishment system that will work to facilitate communications between U…
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August 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts Slight Loss, US Markets Eye Jobs Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower Thursday against narrow movement by U.S. stocks as investors looked ahead to the July jobs report for release Friday before the opening bell. The GovCon Index declined 0…
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