Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/15/2015

Engility to Extend FAA Volpe Center Technical, Management Services

Engility Holdings Inc. has won a $50.7 million contract to continue its technical, management and analysis services work for the John A. Volpe Transportation Center. Engility will develop, evaluate and manage programs within the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic systems directorate for 18 months, the company said Thursday…
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Scott McIntyre: PwC Adds Google to Military Health Contract Pursuit Team

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has joined the team of companies led by PwC that is bidding for a multibillion dollar contract to build a new electronic health records system for the U.S. military. PwC said Thursday Google becomes the sixth company to join a team that also includes commercial EHR vendors DSS and Medsphere, MedicaSoft and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD)…
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Lockheed Selects Dutch Firm for F-35 Wing Parts

Lockheed Martin has tapped Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies to manufacture wing components for future F-35 jets through the end of 2017 for low-rate initial production lots 9 and 10. Lockheed said Wednesday that Fokker will supply wing flaperons and outboard leading-edge flaps that aim to enable the F-35’s “controllability…
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Ray Duquette: USA to Develop Simulation, Training System for NASC’s UAVs

CAE has been selected to provide a simulation and training system for NAVMAR Applied Sciences’ unmanned aerial vehicles, Intelligence Aerospace reported Wednesday. Courtney Howard writes CAE will develop courseware, ground control station and simulator and training services for NASC’s TigerShark XP drones…
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Navy OKs More Raytheon SM-6 Weapons for Aegis Systems

The U.S. Navy has approved additional installations of Raytheon Standard Missile-6 weapon system on ships that carry two baselines of Aegis Combat Weapon Systems. More than 35 ships in the Aegis Combat Weapon System baselines 5…
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John Parker: Northrop Awarded $964M to Support USAF Ballistic Missile Subsystems

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential five-year, $963.5 million contract to support ground subsystems of the U.S. Air Force‘s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles…
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