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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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Airbus recognizes three UTC Aerospace Systems’ business units for top performance

Posted July 20, 2016 by

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., was recently honored by Airbus with three awards as part of Airbus’s 2015 Supply Chain and Quality Improvement Program. The annual program recognizes top suppliers for excellence and sustainable performance on serial production. UTC Aerospace Systems’ Actuation & Propeller Systems and Interiors businesses received Best Performer…

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Lockheed Martin-led team lays keel on 17th LCS

Posted July 20, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph A welder authenticates the keel of LCS 17, the future USS Indianapolis, by welding the initials of ship sponsor Jill Donnelly. The Keel Laying is the formal recognition of the start of the ship’s module construction process. The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 17th Littoral…

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Lockheed Martin receives four manufacturing leadership awards

Posted July 20, 2016 by

The Manufacturing Leadership Council recognized Lockheed Martin with four awards in three manufacturing categories. Now in its 12th year, the Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. “Our employees work tirelessly to field improved processes in manufacturing technology, all in an effort to reduce…

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Lockheed Martin will pursue new Army missile defense sensor

Posted July 18, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin is responding to a U.S. Army request for a Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor. The industry-wide competition will provide a radar solution that operates in the Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense network and replaces the current Patriot radar. The Army’s stated objective for the LTAMDS acquisition program is to upgrade…

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Northrop foundation Space Camp scholarships promote space exploration, STEM

Posted July 18, 2016 by

The Northrop Grumman Foundation has sponsored scholarships for middle school students and teachers from across the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia to attend Space Camp® July 24-29 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center® in Huntsville, Ala. This is the eighth year that the Northrop Grumman Foundation has funded Space Camp® scholarships. Included…

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Lockheed Martin unveils armed Black Hawk at Farnborough

Posted July 15, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Viewing the armed helicopter with Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson are (from left) Sikorsky President Dan Schultz; Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Rick Edwards; and Executive Vice President of Mission Systems and Training Dale Bennett. Lockheed Martin unveiled a European-built Sikorsky Black…

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Raytheon, Kongsberg to build Naval Strike Missiles, launchers in United States

Posted July 15, 2016 by

Navy photograph A Naval Strike Missile (NSM) is launched from the Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a Sept. 23, 2014, test off the coast of Southern California. Raytheon and Norway’s Kongsberg Defence Systems are finalizing plans to assemble, integrate and test the Naval Strike Missile in the United States. The two companies…

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Contract Briefs

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Special Operations Command   Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, is being awarded a seven-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (H92222-16-D-0043) for the purchase of non-standard commercial vehicles in support of U.S. Special Operations Command.  This contract supports requirements for modified commercial off the shelf trucks and sport utility vehicles that retain the original equipment…

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Airbus has one thing to say to Boeing

Posted July 15, 2016 by

Airbus and Boeing compete every day to connect people across the globe, so Airbus has just one thing to say as Boeing marks its 100th anniversary… congratulations! Airbus employees around the world – including top management – share these well wishes, and thank Boeing for its competition that makes the industry better.

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