Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/09/2016

State Dept Approves Saudi Arabia’s $1.15B Request for US Abrams Tanks, Ground Vehicle Recovery Systems

The State Department has approved Saudi Arabia’s request to purchase $1.15 billion in General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) Abrams battle tanks along with a suite of ground vehicle recovery systems from the U…
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Jacobs Receives $500M NASA Launch Services Program Contract Extension

NASA has awarded a potential two-year, $500 million extension to a Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary on a test and operations support contract for support of the space agency’s launch services program at Kennedy Space Center…
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Fluor-Led Partnership to Continue DOE Savannah River Site Operations

A partnership between Fluor, Honeywell and SN3 Stoller Newport News Nuclear has been awarded a 22-month contract extension to continue to help the Energy Department  manage the Savannah River Site in South Carolina…
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AECOM 3Q Earnings Top Street Forecast, Revenue Misses on Energy Market Headwinds

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) reported third fiscal quarter earnings above the consensus analyst outlook Tuesday as revenue for the period fell year-over-year on continued softness in the oil and gas markets with exacerbated effects from the mid-year fire in Fort McMurray, Canada…
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Intelligent Decisions Sells US Army Comms, Transmission Systems Assets to Tribalco; Michele Friedman Comments

Intelligent Decisions has sold the company’s U.S. Army communications and transmission systems business assets to Bethesda, Maryland-based government services contractor Tribalco after the Army Contracting Command approved the transaction…
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Space News: Air Force to Award Contract to ULA for Delta 4 Rockets

The U.S. Air Force plans to award a sole-source contract to United Launch Alliance for two Delta 4 rockets to launch National Reconnaissance Office, Space News reported Monday. Mike Gruss writes the NRO missions covered under the contract are scheduled to launch in 2020 and 2023…
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Lockheed, NASA Ink Lunar Imaging CubeSat Deployment Deal; James Russell Comments

Lockheed Martin has signed an agreement to deploy a six-unit miniaturized lunar research satellite as part of NASA‘s Orion Exploration Mission-1 in 2018. Lockheed said Monday the SkyFire satellite is designed with an infrared camera that will work to capture high-quality images of the moon’s surface…
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Air Force Block 10 SBIRS Ground System Enters Integrated Test and Evaluation Phase

A ground system for U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center and 460th Space Wing will enter the operational utility evaluation phase upon the completion of integrated test and evaluation work…
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Rockwell Collins to Produce Military Test Range Instrumentation System Under DoD Contract

Rockwell Collins has received a $31 million contract from the Defense Department to build a test range instrumentation system for the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Army. The company said Monday it will build the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System to replace the Advanced Range Data System currently used at the three military  branches’ test ranges as the prime contractor and system integrator on the CRIIS program…
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Northrop-Built System Links Virtual F-22s With Live F-16s in Air Force Training

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force have integrated two virtual fifth-generation F-22 Raptor aircraft with four fourth-generation F-16 Fighting Falcons during a live, virtual and constructive training exercise…
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Raytheon to Modify Israel-Developed Interceptor for US Army Defense Program

Raytheon will offer an Americanized version of an interceptor platform designed by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems that will be used to support a U.S. Army program that seeks to defend against a threat spectrum, Defense News reported Monday…
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