Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/21/2018

L3-AVX Team to Pursue Army Rotocraft Prototyping Contract; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

L3 Technologies and AVX Aircraft Company have submitted a joint proposal to develop a prototype of the U.S. Army‘s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft. The partnership intends to combine L3’s weapons, communications, sensor and system engineering offerings with AVX’ propulsion and coaxical rotor platforms in a bid to design an armed light attack and reconnaissance vehicle for the military service, L3 said Thursday…
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Lockheed Hits F-35 Aircraft Production Goal for 2018; Greg Ulmer Quoted

Lockheed Martin has built and delivered 91 F-35 fighter jets to military customers this year, up 40 percent from 2017 deliveries and a 100 percent increase over 2016 production levels. The U.S. Marine Corps received the 91st aircraft, an F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing variant, at a USMC air station in Beaufort, S…
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HackerOne Assists DoD in Another Air Force Bug Bounty Challenge; Marten Mickos Quoted

HackerOne has helped the Department of Defense launch the agency’s seventh bug bounty program, which aims to find security vulnerabilities in the public-facing websites and services of the U.S. Air Force…
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Boeing Gets $308M DLA F/A-18 Product Support Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has landed a potential five-year, $307.5M delivery order from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide integrated product support for F/A-18 aircraft variants operated by the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers…
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DHS Expands CDM Approved Product List With McAfee Data Security Solutions

McAfee’s device-to-cloud data protection and threat prevention products are now available on the Department of Homeland Security’s approved product list under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program…
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Burwood Part of SAIC’s Orange County IT Support Contract Team; Bob Genter Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. has chosen Burwood Group to redesign the voice communications system within Orange County, Calif., as part of an SAIC-led team that won a $77M information technology services contract…
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Ron Hutter, Mike Sousa on General Electric’s Proposed Engine for Army Helicopters

Ron Hutter and Mike Sousa of General Electric told Defense News in an interview published Thursday about the company’s proposed technology for the U.S. Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program. ITEP seeks to build a new engine for integration with the service branch’s existing helicopters and aircraft under the Future Vertical Lift program…
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Seven Firms Win Spots on $168M Army Training Process, System Dev’t Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded seven companies spots on a potential five-year, $168M contract to help the military service develop training concepts, platforms and strategies. Twenty-nine bids were submitted to the Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command for the firm-fixed-price contract via the internet, the Department of Defense said Thursday…
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Ray Williams: Radiant Solutions Uses AI, Other Emerging Tech to Help Clients Gain Insights From Data

Ray Williams, vice president and general manager of agile intelligence business at Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions subsidiary, has discussed how his business works to help clients quickly generate insights from data sources in support of national security, environmental and humanitarian efforts…
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Lockheed Secures $167M Contract to Develop US, UK Ballistic Missile Navigation Subsystem

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $167.1M contract from the U.S. Navy to provide a submarine-launched ballistic missile system’s navigation technology. The company’s rotary and mission systems business will deliver the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System component for submarines of the Navy’s Columbia class and the U…
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Army Eyes SOSi for Base Support, Security Services

The U.S. Army plans to award SOS International a sole-source contract to provide base life support and security services at a military installation in Taji, Iraq. SOSi will provide the “noncommercial” services in support of a U…
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Navy Plans MQ-8 UAV Engineering Contract Award to Northrop

The U.S. Navy intends to award Northrop Grumman‘s aerospace systems business a contract modification to engineer software and systems of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle during 2019 calendar year…
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