Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/23/2016

Australia’s Defense Dept Awards $419M Contract to Leidos Subsidiary for IT Products, Services

Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) Abacus Innovations Australia subsidiary has secured an estimated $418.7 contract from Australia’s defense department to provide computer equipment and accessories as well as centralized processing services to the country’s chief information officer group, ARN reported Friday…
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Engility to Provide Training, Advisory Support to USMC; Lynn Dugle Comments

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic has awarded Engility a potential two-year, $16 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide training and advisory services to the U.S. Marine Corps…
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CAE to Support Army Pilot Training Program Through New Alabama Facility; Ray Duquette Comments

CAE‘s U.S. business unit plans to open a new flight training facility in Dothan, Alabama, by spring 2017 as part of the aerospace and defense contractor’s $75 million capital investment in the state…
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Cobham to Supply RF Microelectronics for Lockheed’s F-35; Jill Kale Comments

Cobham has received a multimillion dollar order to manufacture radio frequency microelectronics for the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft. Cobham said Monday its microelectronic solutions division will produce the RF components at a company facility in San Diego, California…
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General Dynamics Showcases Bluefin Autonomous Underwater Vehicle; Matt Graziano Comments

General Dynamics has demonstrated a hovering-autonomous underwater vehicle the company’s Bluefin Robotics subsidiary developed to detect threats to a ship’s hull and structure. General Dynamics said Thursday it showcased the H-AUV platform that incorporates acoustic sonar and high-resolution imaging technology during the OCEANS 2016 exposition in Monterey, California…
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General Atomics Lands Lockheed Subcontract for Li-ion Batteries on USSOCOM Submersibles

Lockheed Martin has awarded General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems subsidiary a contract to supply Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery systems for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s new Dry Combat Submersible delivery vehicles…
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NuWaves Lands Army SBIR Phase 1 Contract for IFF Simulation Tool Devt; Jeff Wells Comments

NuWaves Engineering has received a phase one Small Business Innovation Research contract to develop a Mode 5 identification friend or foe simulation and radiofrequency injection platform for the U.S. Army…
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White House Forms Public-Private Partnership for Climate Preparedness

The White House has established a public-private partnership comprising federal agencies, non-governmental organizations and private businesses to provide information and tools in support of domestic and international climate preparedness efforts…
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MediaValet to Help Store US Naval Institute’s Archive for Digitization Project

MediaValet has received a contract to help store, secure and manage the U.S. Naval Institute’s library of historic assets as part of the nonprofit professional military association’s long-term digitization project…
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Senate Panel OKs $19B Bipartisan NASA Reauthorization Bill; Sen. Ted Cruz Comments

The Senate Commerce Committee has approved a bipartisan bill that would authorize $19.5 billion in fiscal year 2017 funds to help NASA sustain space investments that seek to support space exploration programs…
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BAE Lands Contract to Modernize, Sustain Denmark’s Infantry Fighting Vehicles

A subsidiary of BAE Systems has received a contract from Denmark’s defense acquisition and logistics organization to modernize Denmark’s fleets of 44 CV90 infantry fighting vehicles and BV206 all-terrain vehicles…
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