Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/29/2016

Raytheon Secures $600M Intl Patriot Missile Defense System Upgrade Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract worth approximately $600 million to update the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system of an unidentified country. The company said Thursday the direct commercial sales contract covers Configuration 3+ Post Deployment Build 8 software and hardware suite…
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CRS: DoD’s R&D, Test & Evaluation Appropriations Hit $65.5B in Fiscal 2015

A Congressional Research Service report obtained by the Federation of American Scientists shows that the Defense Department’s research, development, testing and evaluation appropriations reached $65…
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Brig. Gen. Kevin Kennedy Appointed to Deputy Defense CIO Role in OSD

Air Force Brig. Gen. Kevin Kennedy has been named deputy chief information officer of command, communications and computers and information infrastructure capabilities for the Office of the Secretary of Defense…
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Engility to Help Air Force Engineer, Integrate Remote Sensing Systems

Engility has secured a two-year, $46.3 million contract option to provide engineering and integration support to the Space and Missile Systems Center’s remote sensing systems directorate. The Defense Department said Dec…
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GE Awarded $74M Contract to Repair Navy Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft Engine Components

General Electric has been awarded a $74 million contract to repair, replace and provide program support for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler planes…
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SAIC Report: Civilian Agency Should Assume Space Traffic Mgmt Work

A report carried out by Science Applications International Corp. recommends the U.S. government transfer space traffic management oversight responsibilities to a civilian agency, Space News reported Wednesday…
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VA Seeks Proposals for Game-Based Training IDIQ

The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a request for proposals for a potential five-year contract to provide gaming training products for the Veterans Health Administration. VA said in a FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Dec…
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NASA, ESA Astronauts to Update ISS Power System Through Spacewalks

Expedition 50 astronauts will update the International Space Station’s power system during two spacewalks on Jan. 6 and 13. NASA said Wednesday Expedition 50 commander Shane Kimbrough and Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson of NASA will conduct the first spacewalk then Kimbrough and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of European Space Agency will perform the second spacewalk…
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Kongsberg Gets Remote Weapon Station Order From US Army; Espen Henriksen Comments

The U.S. Army has awarded Kongsberg a $14.4 million contract to supply remote weapon station systems for the military branch’s fleet of M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks. Kongsberg said Friday it will provide a low-profile configuration of the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station to the Army in an effort to help increase visibility for the tank commander on the M1A2 platform, Kongsberg said Friday…
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CH2M to Manage Gallup, NM Wastewater Treatment Plant; Peter Nicol Comments

The Gallup, New Mexico, City Council has approved an eight-year contract for CH2M to operate and maintain the city’s wastewater treatment plant. Ch2M said Tuesday it will also upgrade the facility to help control wastewater odor problems in the community and dispose of biosolids from the plant that has the capacity to treat approximately five million gallons per day…
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Raytheon to Produce Stinger Missiles, Captive Flight Trainers Under $208M Navy FMS Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded a Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit a $207.9 million foreign military sale contract to manufacture Stinger FIM-92H and FIM-92F Block 1 missiles and associated equipment for three international customers…
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