Dominique Stump

Lockheed Unveils New Civil Freighter Variant of C-130J Tactical Airlifter

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a multipurpose commercial freighter offering the company derived from its C-130J Super Hercules aircraft platform for military transport operations. The LM-100J  is a modernized version of the L-100 Hercules platform and designed to support oversized cargo transport, oil and gas exploration, mining logistics, aerial firefighting, medical evacuation/air ambulance and search-and-rescue …

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TWD and Associates to Extend Navy Mission Command System Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded TWD and Associates a potential $24.3 million contract to extend the company’s operations, maintenance and life cycle support to software and applications for mission command networks, systems and operations. TWD and Associates will perform the information technology services at the Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., the Defense …

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STS Systems Integration to Provide Supply Chain Labor Support Services to Air Force

STS Systems Integration has secured an $8.1 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide supply chain labor support services at a U.S. Air Force base in Texas. The 8(a) Alaska Native Tribal Indian sole-source contract covers receiving and processing, inventory, packing, packaging, transportation, repair cycle, cargo movement and planning, communications security and account management services, the …

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Fulcrum Launches 2 New Defense Customer Support Offices in Virginia, North Carolina

Fulcrum has established two offices in northern Virginia and North Carolina to offer support services such as training and logistics to defense agencies and other local customers. The company said Feb. 1 its new Fayetteville, N.C., facility will accommodate the U.S. Special Operations Command and clients within Fort Bragg. Fulcrum’s northern Virginia branch will serve the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization. …

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MRIGlobal to Evaluate Tech, Specimen Processes for NIH Tuberculosis Research Initiatives

A National Institutes of Health division has awarded MRIGlobal a potential $ 13.7 million contract to provide evaluation services in support of research initiatives on Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The company said Feb. 1 it will work to analyze Mtb tools and specimen processes for National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases clinical investigations …

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Advanced Optical Technologies May Use AFRL Instrumentation Under CRADA

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s directed energy directorate and Advanced Optical Technologies have signed a five-year agreement that will allow the latter to use AFRL instrumentation at its Sandia Science & Technology Park facility. AFRL said Sunday the cooperative research and development agreement will help transition and introduce AOT’s laser sensors …

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Army Mission Command Taps Systematic for C4I Software; Rafael Torres Comments

The U.S. Army Mission Command has awarded Systematic a multimillion-dollar contract for the deployment of the company’s commercial off-the-shelf command, control, computing and communications software. Systematic said Feb. 3 its SitaWare platform will work to bolster situational awareness and cooperation of warfighters across the military branches. Rafael Torres, Systematic president, said SitaWare is …

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Arista Gets JTIC Info Assurance Interoperability Certification for Cloud Networking Platforms

The Joint Interoperability Command has granted Arista Networks information assurance interoperability certification for the company’s technology platforms that work to help government customers modernize and manage cloud networks. Arista said Wednesday the certification recognizes the compliance of its 7150, 7050, 7250, 7300 and 7500 Series programmable platforms with the Defense Department‘s security functional requirements and practices. Ashwin …

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CBP Selects Qbase-Geocent-Newberry Group JV for Tech Service Desk Support Contract

A joint venture of Qbase, Geocent and the Newberry Group has secured a contract for technology service desk support to Customs and Border Protection employees, contractors, trade partners and participating government agencies that access CBP software applications. The contract was awarded to 360 IT Integrated Solutions through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading-Edge …

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French Defense Procurement Agency Taps Airbus DS-ENGIE Ineo Team for Air Operations Comms Network

The French defense procurement agency has awarded a team consisting of ENGIE Ineo and Airbus‘ defense and space business an eight-year contract for a communications network that will help manage the air operations of the country’s defense ministry. Airbus said Monday the consortium will support the design, deployment and compliance of the DESCARTES STCA operational telephone and security …

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General Dynamics Delivers Future USS Rafael Peralta Destroyer to Navy

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary has delivered its first Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer to the U.S. Navy under the service branch’s restarted development program for this ship class. The military branch said Monday the future USS Rafael Peralta underwent a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to check its operational readiness prior to delivery. “As …

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Accenture Helps Develop, Deploy Australian Defense Supply Codification System

Accenture has supported the Australian defense department in the development and implementation of a cloud-based supply codification system that works to receive updated supply chain codification data and link with the systems of other NATO nations. The software-as-a-service program is also designed to facilitate new supply chain processes for the Australian …

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Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IIA Missile Accomplishes Initial Intercept Flight Test

A Raytheon defensive missile has completed the first U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency flight test that sought to evaluate its capacity to intercept ballistic missile threats. Raytheon said Saturday the USS John Paul Jones guided missile destroyer launched the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA during the test to intercept a land-launched target. The demonstration sought to evaluate …

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Raytheon Awarded Navy Environmental Satellite Receiver Processor Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $50 million contract to provide hardware and support services to the military branch’s Environmental Satellite Receiver Processor  program. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract covers production, engineering, procurement and in-service engineering agent to support the program executive office for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence ESRP, …

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