Posts from GovConWire for 01/05/2018

Unisys Lands Spot on Potential $250M GSA IT Services BPA; Chris Bauer Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded Unisys (NYSE: UIS) a spot on a potential five-year, $250 million blanket purchase agreement for information technology services to GSA’s Public Buildings Service…
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Former L3 Exec Mike Greenley Named Maxar’s MDA Group President

Mike Greenley, formerly sector president at L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) Wescam subsidiary, has been appointed group president of Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business unit in a move that takes effect Jan…
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Brian Strosser: DLT to Offer ForeScout Network Security Products to DoD IT Professionals

DLT Solutions has secured a potential five-year, blanket purchase agreement to offer the Defense Department a range of network security platforms from ForeScout. DLT said Thursday the Enterprise Software Initiative BPA will allow DoD clients to procure ForeScout’s CounterACT, CounterACT Enterprise Manager, Extended Modules and ControlFabric Architecture…
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Treasury Dept Sanctions 5 Companies for Support to Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program

The Treasury Department has prohibited from dealing with the U.S. five Iran-based companies for their involvement in activities that support the Middle Eastern country’s ballistic missile development efforts…
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Orbital ATK-Air Force Agreement Sets Data Exchange Plan for Next Generation Launch System

Orbital ATK and the U.S. Air Force have signed a cooperative research and development agreement that seeks to facilitate certification of a rocket system for USAF’s Space and Missile Systems Center…
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India to Procure Boeing P-8 Training System, Maintenance Service for $307M

India’s ministry of defense has cleared a proposal to buy a training system for P-8 military aircraft crew and associated maintenance service from Boeing (NYSE: BA) through a potential $307.5 million contract…
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Noblis Vet Roger Mason to Head Peraton’s Space, Intell & Cyber Sector; Stu Shea Comments

Roger Mason, former senior vice president of the national security and intelligence business at Noblis and previous 2017 Wash100 recipient, will officially join Peraton on Monday as president of the Herndon, Virginia-based company’s space, intelligence and cyber sector…
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Report: Navy to Replace C-2A Fleet With CMV-22B Aircraft

The U.S. Navy will kick off an effort to replace its fleet of 27 C-2A Greyhound aircraft with 38 CMV-22B Osprey aircraft this year, with plans to conduct transition from 2020 through 2026, USNI News reported Wednesday…
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Boeing Gets FAA Registration Number for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Offering

Boeing has secured a registration number from the Federal Aviation Administration for its proposed unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone program, FlightGlobal reported Thursday…
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Hughes’ Rick Lober: DoD Should Apply ‘Commercial Tenets’ to Military Space Tech Acquisition

Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems division, has said the Defense Department leadership should adopt the tenets of commercial satellite technology procurement to transform the way DoD acquires space hardware…
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Aurora Flight Sciences to Continue Orion UAS Development for Air Force

Aurora Flight Sciences has received a potential $48 million contract to continue developing twin-engine unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Air Force. The Boeing subsidiary said Wednesday it will build an Orion UAS variant designed to perform in any location worldwide…
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VIDEO: Come Fly with the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber

Rarely seen aerial footage of the world’s only long range stealth bomber. This Is What We Do.
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