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Protecting the soldier: U.S. Army orders more Q-53 counterfire radars from Lockheed

Posted April 24, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin will manufacture additional AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar systems for the U.S. Army under a $1.6 billion order-dependent contract. The Q-53 radar system supports troops in combat by detecting, classifying, tracking and identifying the location of enemy indirect fire in either 360- or 90-degree modes.

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Northrop Grumman opens new, hi-tech facility in North Dakota

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Northrop Grumman officially opened its new facility dedicated to fostering autonomous systems and other capabilities at the Grand Sky Unmanned Aerial Systems Business and Aviation Park near Grand Forks, N.D., April 21. The facility will serve as a nucleus for research and development, pilot, operator and maintainer training along with operations and mission analysis, and…

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Navy’s Fifth Lockheed Martin-built MUOS satellite now supporting troops

Posted April 24, 2017 by

The fifth Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite is now delivering secure, beyond-line-of-sight communications to troops with legacy Ultra High Frequency radios. The U.S. Navy, working with Army Forces Strategic Command, configured one of MUOS-5’s two communications payloads – its legacy UHF payload – to provide additional support for the Navy’s legacy UHF…

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Contract Briefs

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Navy   Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $95,550,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) for the manufacturing of 17 tactical missile tubes in support of the Columbia Class Submarine (formerly known as the Ohio Class Replacement).  This is a joint U.S./United Kingdom Common Missile Compartment program and this modification…

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Bottom of Form: Long range discrimination radar program achieves PDR on-schedule

Posted April 21, 2017 by

Less than 18 months from contract award, the Long Range Discrimination Radar, developed by Lockheed Martin, passed Preliminary Design Review, indicating that detailed design on the radar system can move forward. The radar system will support a layered ballistic missile defense strategy to protect the U.S. homeland from ballistic missile attacks. The Missile Defense Agency…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 21, 2017 by

Army   Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0001); Cubic Global Defense, San Diego, Calif., (W91QF4-17-D-0002); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0003); Logistics and Technology Services, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0004); Beshenich Muir and Associates, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0005); nFocus Solutions (SWMG), Phoenix, Ariz., (W91QF4-17-D-0006 ); Training Technologies and Support, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0007); Trideum, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0008); Yorktown…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 19, 2017 by

Air Force   Lockheed Martin, Orlando, Fla., has been awarded a $100,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) production support. Contractor will provide lifecycle support for all efforts related to JASSM, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (Air Force Inventory), JASSM-Extended Range and any JASSM variant in the areas of system upgrades, integration, production, sustainment,…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 17, 2017 by

Defense Logistics Agency URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Md., has been awarded a maximum $74,999,999 hybrid fixed-price incentive firm target, cost reimbursement no fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for warehousing and distribution support services. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. This was a competitive contract with three responses received. Locations of performance are…

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Boeing honors suppliers for outstanding performance

Posted April 15, 2017 by

Boeing has named its 2016 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value they create for Boeing as well as its commercial airline and defense, space and security customers. Strong performance and close collaboration with these award-winning suppliers helped Boeing exceed customers’ expectations in 2016 while contributing…

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Raytheon speeds delivery and secures satellite weather data

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Raytheon has completed an upgrade and final testing of the data transport and processing system for the Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System which provides weather and environmental data used by NASA, NOAA, the U.S. Department of Defense and the agencies’ international partners.  The upgrade accelerates data processing and dissemination, improves system availability and…

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