Posts from GovCon Daily for 07/07/2015

Lockheed Opens Denver Satellite Sensing, Comms Tech Development Hub; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has opened a new center in Denver to house satellite sensing and communication technology development efforts. The radio frequency payload center is built to accommodate the development, production and testing of reconfigurable payloads and satellite systems, Lockheed said Tuesday…
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CAE Receives Military Aircraft Training System Orders; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has announced $117.5 million in contract awards that cover aircraft simulation and training platforms for the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy and two international defense customers. The company said Tuesday its defense and security business booked the contracts during the first quarter of the company’s 2016 fiscal year…
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Orbital ATK to Build Launch Abort Motor for Lockheed’s Orion Capsule; Fred Brasfield Comments

Orbital ATK will produce the launch abort motor for the Orion spaceflight capsule’s launch abort system under a $98 million subcontract from Lockheed Martin. The company will design, develop and test the launch abort motor at three facilities in Utah, Orbital ATK said Tuesday…
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General Atomics, Lawmakers Hold North Dakota UAS Training Center Talks; John Hoeven Comments

General Atomics executives have visited a site in Grand Forks, North Dakota as part of a discussion with Sen. John Hoeven to open an unmanned aerial systems training center in the region. Hoeven’s office said Monday the senator accompanied Frank Pace, president of General Atomics’ aircraft systems group, and Bart Roper, the group’s vice president of strategic development, to the Grand Sky technology park for a site evaluation…
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Stephen Warren: ‘Einstein’ Cyber Tool Helps VA Detect Malware Threats

Stephen Warren, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has said that VA saw a decline in number of malicious attempts to access the agency’s network over the past two months, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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