Posts from GovCon Daily 11/01/2016

Engility Highlights 3Q Contract Bookings in ‘Best-Value’ Strategy Shift Versus LPTA

Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) described to investors Thursday three third quarter contract wins and the loss of another as examples of its shift toward pursuits of larger “best-value” programs versus lowest-price, technically-acceptable work…
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Altamira Continues Intell & Defense Growth Push With APG Technologies Buy; Ted Davies Comments

Altamira Technologies has bought engineering services contractor APG Technologies for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to strengthen existing customer relationships and expand geographic reach across the intelligence, defense and aerospace markets…
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CSRA Lands $73M Contract to Manage VA Cloud Computing Services; Paul Nedzbala Comments

CSRA has been awarded a four-year, $73 million contract to handle enterprise cloud computing services for the Department of Veterans Affairs in a move to help facilitate veteran health benefits and service delivery programs…
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Robert Work: DoD’s Third Offset Strategy Eyes New Tech to Support Conventional Deterrence Efforts

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has said the Defense Department‘s Third Offset Strategy seeks to bolster U.S. conventional deterrence and pursue new technologies and concepts to meet military superiority goals, DoD News reported Monday…
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Army Space, Missile Defense Command Awarded Small Firms $300M in FY 2016 Contract Funds

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command organization gave small businesses approximately 39.3 percent or $300 million out of $762.5 million in contract funds over fiscal year 2016…
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Susan Eustis: Global Military Drone Market to Reach $8.6B by 2022

Susan Eustis, lead author of the “Military Drones: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts Worldwide, 2016 to 2022” report, has said the global market for military drones will increase to $8…
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EaglePicher to Supply Power Source for Lockheed-Built NASA Solar System Study Spacecraft

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business has selected EaglePicher to provide a power source for the NASA Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft launched in September…
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Navy to Test 7 Lockheed-Built F-35B Aircraft Aboard USS America Warship

The U.S. Navy will conduct developmental and operational tests of seven Lockheed Martin-built F-35B Lightning II aircraft aboard an amphibious assault ship. Five of the seven F-35B short take-off and vertical-landing variant are scheduled to enter the operational testing phase onboard the USS America (LHA-6) vessel while the remaining two fighter jets will begin the third phase of the shipboard developmental test, the Navy said Monday…
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Textron to Equip Small Aerosonde UAS With Overwatch Imaging’s Precision Survey Sensor

Textron has announced it will offer an Overwatch Imaging-built precision survey sensor technology as part of the Aerosonde small unmanned aircraft system. Overwatch Imaging designed its TK-7 Firewatch multispectrum survey payload with color focal plane array and co-boresighted infrared sensors that Textron will integrate with the UAS’ onboard image processing system to facilitate precision mapping and aerial photography, Textron said Monday…
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3M’s Ceradyne Subsidiary to Build Helmets, Armor Inserts for Army Soldier Protection System

3M‘s Ceradyne subsidiary has received two contracts worth $43 million combined to produce helmet systems and hard body armor inserts to act as components of the U.S. Army‘s Soldier Protection System…
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Cobham to Supply Waveguide Components for Lockheed Maritime Radar System

Cobham has secured a contract worth more than $10 million to provide multiple waveguide assemblies and components to support Lockheed Martin‘s production of three-dimensional fixed-phase array radars for the U…
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