Posts from ExecutiveBiz 4/27/18

Leonardo DRS Subsidiary Wins Potential $262M Navy Radar Production Contract

A Leonardo DRS subsidiary has won a potential $261.9 million contract to produce radar systems for the U.S. Navy and Japan to fulfill a foreign military sales agreement. DRS Laurel Technologies will produce up to 59 AN/SPQ-9B ASMD radars and associated equipment under the firm-fixed-price contract that has an initial value of $64…
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DoD to Give Congress Justification Report on $10B Cloud Procurement Strategy

David Norquist, comptroller at the Defense Department, said at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Thursday that DoD intends to provide lawmakers with a justification report about its plan to acquire cloud computing infrastructure through a single-award contract, C4ISRNET reported Thursday
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Aurora Flight Sciences, DARPA Agree on X-Plane Tech’s Commercial Transition

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Boeing‘s Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary have agreed to transition aircraft technology developed through the DARPA-funded Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plane program to commercial applications…
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Aviall, GE Sign Helicopter Engine Distribution Agreement

A Boeing subsidiary has signed a new agreement to distribute parts needed for maintenance, repair and overhaul of General Electric‘s T700 engine. Aviall will use its worldwide distribution network to deliver localized parts support for civil and military entities employing the T700, Boeing said Thursday
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Richard Lombardi: Category Management Effort Will Help Air Force Save $2B

Richard Lombardi, U.S. Air Force deputy undersecretary for management and deputy chief management officer, has said a category management program will help the service save $2 billion and boost lethality within the force…
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Orbital ATK Completes Demonstration of Hypersonic Missile Warhead

Orbital ATK has performed and completed the demonstration of a new missile warhead being developed for use at hyper velocities. The company said Thursday it used real world data as the basis to model the design of a hypersonic missile weapon built for high temperature resistance…
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ICF Secures $52M Cyberspace Support Contract for Major Air Force Command

ICF will provide cyberspace support for a U.S. Air Force command under a potential $51.7 million contract. The contract includes technical and programmatic expertise and cyberspace support recommendations for the Air Combat Command, the Defense Department said Thursday
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USAF Taps Tribalco to Support Technology Service Effort Under $57M Contract

Tribalco has received a five-year, $57 million contract to deliver services and products in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Guardian Angel Technical Recovery III program. The company will provide technical recovery kits, training, annual maintenance, system engineering, program management and kit modernization via technology refresh under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday
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Sea Hunter Anti-Submarine Vessel Joins Naval Fleet; Nevin Carr Comments

Leidos’ Sea Hunter autonomous anti-submarine vessel has passed nearly two years of testing with the U.S. Navy and joined the service’s fleet of warships, CNBC reported Wednesday. The report said almost all of Sea Hunter’s elements are now classified…
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Boeing Completes KC-46 Tanker Flight Test for FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

Boeing has completed the flight tests of its KC-46 aircraft for a Federal Aviation Administration certificate after a refueling and communications exercise with a C-17 Globemaster III. The company said Thursday it will submit the flight test data and results for the FAA’s review for the award of the Supplemental Type Certificate…
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Senate Confirms New FTC Chairman, Commissioners; Maureen Ohlhausen Comments

The Senate has confirmed Joseph Simons, partner and co-chair of the antitrust group at law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, as the new chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC said Thursday the Senate has also selected Noah Phillips, Rebecca Slaughter, Rohit Chopra and Christine Wilson to serve as the agency’s commissioners…
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Industry Vet Steve Tarallo Named Dewberry Associate VP, Water/Wastewater Manager

Steve Tarallo, a more than 28-year industry veteran, has been named associate vice president and manager of the water/wastewater unit for Dewberry‘s office in Baltimore, Md. Tarallo’s previous work in the municipal water and wastewater industry includes conducting engineering services such as the selection and design of process technology to mature treatment, energy efficiency and resource recovery, the company said Thursday
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VIDEO: CH-53K Flight | 360-Degree Video

360° Video: We have liftoff in the CH-53K! Take a virtual flight and experience the power of modern heavy lift.
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