Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/06/2016

Report: DoD Supports Boeing, Lockheed Proposals to Establish F-18, F-16 Production Lines in India

The Defense Department has expressed support to proposals by Lockheed Martin and Boeing to produce their respective F-16 and F-18 fighter jets in India as part of the Make in India program, Hindustan Times reported Monday…
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NASA OKs May 2018 Launch Date for Lockheed-Built InSight Mars Lander

NASA‘s science mission directorate has cleared the space agency’s new plan to launch a Lockheed Martin-built robotic spacecraft May 5, 2018 as part of efforts to investigate the deep interior of Mars…
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BAE Forms Team to Chase Australia Radar Network Modernization Program

BAE Systems will lead a team comprising Raytheon, Daronmont Technologies and RCR Resolve FM to bid for a potential $765 million contract to update a radar network that supports aerial and maritime surveillance efforts of the Australian military…
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Octo Consulting Adopts New Health IT Special Item Number on GSA Schedule; Jay Shah Comments

The General Services Administration has included its new special item number for health information technology offerings in Octo Consulting Group‘s IT Schedule 70 contract with GSA. GSA implemented the 132-56 SIN to help federal customers access and procure healthcare IT products from commercial providers, Octo Consulting said Sunday…
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Lockheed, Warsaw University of Technology Partner to Demo UAV Optimization Tools

Lockheed Martin and Poland-based Warsaw University of Technology have jointly demonstrated unmanned aerial vehicle optimization technologies through aerial command and control of multiple UAVs. Lockheed said Friday the demonstration builds on a joint applied research effort between the company and the university that seeks to modernize various aircraft fleets as well as identify C2 concepts for manned and unmanned airborne platforms…
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Huntington Ingalls Concludes 1st Sea Trials on USS John Finn Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed the first round of at-sea tests that spanned three days in the Gulf of Mexico to test an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer’s main propulsion and other systems…
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Rockwell Collins Launches Helmet-Mounted Display Tool for Soldiers

Rockwell Collins has unveiled at Land Forces 2016 exhibition in Adelaide, Australia, a new helmet-mounted display system that works to provide situational awareness functionality for warfighters. The company’s Integrated Digital Vision System is designed to combine mission data from command center, unmanned aerial systems and other sources with multispectral vision sensors to provide soldiers a view of their environment and data to carry out their missions, Rockwell Collins said Tuesday…
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MBDA to Help Build Qatar’s Coastal Defense System

MBDA has secured a contract of an undisclosed value to build a coastal defense system that will work to help Qatar’s navy defend territorial waters against hostile ships. The system will be designed to deploy an extended-range Marte missile and an Exocet MM40 Block 3 missile as well as feature autonomous radar mode and data-linking to a higher level within a coastal surveillance network, MBDA said Friday…
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Mikros to Supply Navy With Combat System Sensor Monitoring Units

Mikros Systems has received a five-year, $48 million contract to supply Adaptive Diagnostic Electronic Portable Test Distance Support Sensor Suite units and spare parts to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also perform engineering work on ADSSS units under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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Honeywell to Build Inertial Navigation Tech for Polish Military

Honeywell has been chosen by Polish electronics firm Wojskowe Zakłady Elektroniczne to develop inertial navigation technology for Poland’s armed forces. Wojskowe Zakłady Elektroniczne will integrate Honeywell’s TALIN navigation system to into Poland’s 96 Rak 120mm mortar turrets and command vehicles as part of a military fleet modernization effort in the country, Honeywell said Thursday…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Hydrocarbon Boost Tech for Air Force; Shawn Phillips Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed a full-scale component test for a rocket engine the company is developing with the U.S. Air Force as part of efforts to end the nation’s reliance on Russian technology for satellite launch missions…
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