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Navy small business expo to explore advancing fleet innovation

Posted August 24, 2016 by

The Navy’s premier small business event, focusing on how such companies can inject agility and innovation into fleet capabilities, will take place at the San Diego Convention Center Aug. 24-25. The Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event is cosponsored by the San Diego Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association and will feature Space…

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Contract Briefs

Posted May 11, 2016 by

Navy   Portillo Concrete, Inc., Lemon Grove, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1853); Pave-Tech Inc., Vista, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1854); Command Performance Constructors, Inc., Signal Hill, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1855); Romero General Construction Corp., Escondido, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1856); and Cutting Edge Concrete Services, Inc., Oro Grande, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1857); were each being awarded an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity small business set-aside multiple award construction contract for new…

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Lockheed Martin’s ELGTR releases for first time from U.S. Air National Guard F-16

Posted July 27, 2016 by

A U.S. Air National Guard unit successfully released eight Lockheed Martin Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds during recent flight evaluations at the Barry M. Goldwater Ranges near Gila Bend, Ariz. These flight evaluations marked the first time an ANG unit has flown the training round and completes the evaluation of ELGTR on their F-16C/D Block…

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Boeing, Safran agree to design, build, service APUs

Posted June 4, 2018 by

Boeing and Safran have agreed to jointly design, build and service Auxiliary Power Units, creating better value for customers and for both companies. An APU is an onboard engine that is used to primarily start the main engines and power aircraft systems on the ground and, if necessary, in flight. The agreement will establish an…

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Contract Briefs

Posted July 22, 2016 by

Defense Health Agency   Humana Government Business Inc., Louisville, Ky., has been selected to provide managed care support (MCS) to the Department of Defense TRICARE program in the East Region.  The MCS contractor will assist the Military Health System in operating an integrated health care delivery system combining the resources of the contractor and the…

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Spirit delivers 5th CH-53K system demo test article helo fuselage to Sikorsky

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Spirit AeroSystems announced April 25 it has successfully delivered the fifth System Demonstration Test Article CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter fuselage for the U.S. Marine Corps from Spirit’s Wichita, Kansas, facility. Major assembly on the fuselage for SDTA six, the final SDTA helicopter, is underway. Spirit is responsible for the assembly of the entire cockpit…

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Strength in numbers: Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9, 2018.

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Latest Patriot takes out two ballistic missiles during first flight test

Posted November 20, 2015 by

The U.S. Army successfully completed the first in a series of flight tests for the latest upgrades to the Raytheon-made Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. 

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Air Force Grants First Full Security Certification to L-3 for GPS MGUE

Posted October 12, 2016 by

The Global Positioning System Directorate within the Space and Missile Systems Center granted the first-ever full security certification for the Department of Defense’s next generation Military GPS User Equipment program to contractor L-3 Interstate Electronics Corporation.  “Achieving Security Certification is major step for the MGUE program,” said Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, commander of the Space…

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Boeing protests Northrop’s win of Long Range Strike Bomber contract

Posted November 6, 2015 by AP

Boeing announced Nov. 6 that it is protesting a massive Air Force contract, worth up to $60 billion, to build the Long Range Strike Bomber. Boeing, which had teamed up with Lockheed Martin, lost out to Northrop Grumman. The selection process was “fundamentally flawed,” Boeing said in a statement. The contract to build the bomber,…

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