Posts from ExecutiveBiz 03/15/2017

Lockheed to Engineer Fire Control Systems Under $68M Navy Basic Ordering Agreement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year, $68 million basic ordering agreement to engineer and provide logistics support for Mk 92 fire control systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the agreement covers equipment changes, repairs, and overhauls; engineering and field service; computer programming; documentation development and engineering services…
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State Dept Approves $66M Mortar Round Sale to Singapore

The State Department has cleared a potential $66 million foreign military sale of mortar rounds, associated equipment and support services to Singapore. Orbital ATK will be the prime contractor for the deal that covers 2,000 XM395 Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative rounds as well as U…
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Parsons Gets DoD Accreditation for Munition Geophysical Classification; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons has received accreditation under the Defense Department’s Advanced Geophysical Classification Accreditation Program. The company said Tuesday it secured the DAGCAP certification after the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation assessed Parsons’ geophysical classification and technical management platforms…
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General Dynamics Orders Rocket Illuminating Flares From Orbital ATK

Orbital ATK has secured a contract modification from General Dynamics‘ ordnance and tactical systems business to supply visible and infrared illuminating flares for Hydra-70 rockets. The follow-on order is meant to address the U…
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Unisys Seeks to Advance Data Analytics With New Virtual AI Center, Machine Learning Service

Unisys has unveiled a virtual center for artificial intelligence and a machine learning-based service offering designed to help organizations create data analytics tools and forecast changes in business situations…
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Navy Selects Raytheon to Develop Networking Tech for Sensor Interconnectivity

Raytheon has received an $11.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research to develop networking technologies that will work to boost sensor interconnectivity and integrated fires capacity for naval operations…
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BAE Systems to Develop Tech to Address Electric Grid Failure After Cyber Attack

BAE Systems has received an $8.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to create new technology that will work to restore electric grid operations in the event of a power loss due to a cyber attack…
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Lockheed Hands Frigate Combat System Trainer to New Zealand’s Navy

Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm has shipped and opened a combat system trainer for New Zealand’s navy as part of a program to update the systems of its ANZAC-class frigates. The company said Tuesday it delivered the ANZAC combat systems trainer to the Maritime Warfare Training Center located at a naval base in Devonport, New Zealand…
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CAE’s Defense & Security Business Opens New Offices in Abu Dhabi

CAE‘s defense and security business unit has opened new offices at the Addax Tower on Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi in efforts to expand its United Arab Emirates-based operations. The Quebec, Canada-headquartered company said Monday the new facilities will house employees of CAE and its subsidiary CAE Maritime Middle East…
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Northrop to Supply F-16 Targeting Pods to Denmark

Northrop Grumman has received a contract to supply Denmark’s air force with  targeting pods that will work to help the service branch’s F-16 pilots detect, identify and track targets. The company said Tuesday that Denmark became its first international customer to receive the fourth-generation Litening targeting system…
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VIDEO: IDEX 2017 – BAE Systems’ M2A3 Bradley IFV

As threats change, hardware has to evolve. Christopher F Foss talks us through the upgrades to the US Army’s standard infantry fighting vehicle.
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