Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/24/2017

Raytheon Secures $235M in Navy Standard Missile-6 Production Funds

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $235 million contract to fund the fourth year of full-rate production of Standard Missile-6 all-up rounds and spares. Raytheon said Monday it is scheduled to begin delivery of new SM-6 multimission missiles to the Navy in 2018…
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L3 Division Named Prime in Proposed $418M Foreign Military Sale of Air Tractors to Kenya

The State Department has named L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) platform integration division as prime contractor on a potential $418 million foreign military sale of Air Tractor AT- 802L aircraft and services to Kenya…
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Former Congressman Mike Pompeo Assumes CIA Leadership

Mike Pompeo, former Kansas congressman, was sworn in as CIA director Monday after the Senate voted 66-32 in favor of his confirmation, The Washington Post reported Monday. Greg Miller writes Pompeo assumed leadership of the intelligence agency as the U…
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Harris-Built GOES-16 Satellite Camera Captures Image of Earth’s Full Western Hemisphere

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has unveiled the first image taken by a Harris-built high-resolution digital camera onboard a weather monitoring satellite. Harris said Monday its Advanced Baseline Imager took a picture of Earth’s full western hemisphere with detailed cloud and water features from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-16…
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State Dept OKs $510M in Missile, Apache Logistics Support Requests from Kuwait

The State Department has approved Kuwait’s request to buy advanced medium range air-to-air missiles and logistics support for Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) AH-64D Apache helicopters under a pair of foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $510 million combined…
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VA Requests Info on Maintenance Support Sources for Real Time Location System

The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a request for information on potential industry sources of maintenance support services for the Real Time Location System as part of the Veterans Integrated Service Network 10…
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DynCorp Awarded Air Force War Reserve Materiel Support Contract

DynCorp International has won a $26.5 million contract to provide exercise and contingency logistics support, maintenance outload, reconstitution and storage services for the U.S. Air Force‘s war reserve materiel…
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NASA Seeks Feedback on SBIR/STTR Solicitations and Ideas for Future R&D Program Subtopics

NASA has issued a request for information to solicit input on current solicitations and potential future subtopics of an agency program that offers federal research and development funding opportunities for small businesses…
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Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Rejoins Law Firm Paul, Weiss in Partner Role

Jeh Johnson, former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has returned to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to serve as a partner in the law firm’s litigation department. Johnson will work through Paul, Weiss’ Washington and New York offices and will advise boards of directors and management teams on regulatory and litigation matters, cybersecurity, government investigations and crisis management, the company said Monday…
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Orbital ATK Subsidiary Secures Army 120-Millimeter Tank Ammo Contract Option

The U.S. Army has exercised a $45.6 million option on a previously awarded contract to an Orbital ATK subsidiary for the supply of 120-millimeter tank rounds with tracer cartridges. Orbital ATK’s Alliant Tech Systems Operations subsidiary will conduct work under the phase 2 engineering, manufacturing and development contract at multiple locations  through July 23, 2019, the Defense Department said Monday…
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VIDEO: DRS Technologies’ Sexauer on Naval Lasers, Guns and Power Systems

Roger Sexauer, executive vice president for business development at DRS Technologies, discusses naval lasers, guns, propulsion and power systems with Defense & Aerospace Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted at the Surface Navy Associations’ 2017 symposium and tradeshow in Arlington, Virginia, Jan…
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