Dominique Stump

Raytheon to Update Air Force’s F-16 Mission Computer System

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Raytheon to develop and manufacture a modular mission computer system for the military branch’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. Raytheon said Friday it will update current F-16 computers to include multicore processing, cybersecurity, high-speed computing and data networking functions. Josh Cobbs, program manager of electronic warfare systems at Raytheon’s …

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BAE Unveils First Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Prototype for Army

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has unveiled the first Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle prototype that will work to provide mobility, survivability, force protection and combat capacities to the Army. BAE Systems Inc. built the vehicle to address the Army’s force protection and all-terrain mobility requirements and support operations with the Armored Brigade Combat Team, …

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Lockheed Receives ICBM Re-Entry System Sustainment, Update Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a potential four-year, $50 million contract and a separate $10.6 million modification for work to sustain and modernize the military service’s intercontinental ballistic missile reentry systems. Lockheed said Thursday it will produce seven reentry field support components and four sets of additional support …

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Metron to Design Autonomous Tech for Navy UUVs

Metron has won a potential four-year, $33.9 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design, test and implement software to facilitate autonomous operation of unmanned undersea vehicles. The company will also design and integrate government-provided hardware to help address autonomy goals for various military missions, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will …

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Lockheed Martin Joins Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance Board of Directors

Lockheed Martin has joined the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance at the sponsor level and received a seat on the global membership funded organization’s board of directors. AREA said Tuesday Lockheed will work with AREA enterprise members such as Bosch, Boeing, Huawei and Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding subsidiary to develop an ecosystem …

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NTT Data to Help Operate California Teacher Pension Fund’s SAP System; Tim Conway Comments

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has chosen NTT Data for a five-year agreement to maintain and operate the pension fund’s SAP-based business management system. NTT Data said Tuesday it will conduct onsite maintenance for CalSTRS’ Business Direct system to support operations and business expansion of applications and services. “CalSTRS was seeking a vendor …

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REI Systems to Continue SharePoint Collaboration Platform Support for HHS

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded REI Systems a potential two-year contract to continue to provide SharePoint collaboration platform support services to the information technology office at HHS’ Health Resources and Service Administration agency. REI said Dec. 5 it will help HRSA OIT to maintain the SharePoint 2013 server farm, provide customer support …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Navy Conduct Swarming Unmanned Surface Vehicles Demonstration

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has partnered with the U.S. Navy to conduct an at-sea demonstration of swarming unmanned surface vehicles in an effort to advance collaborative behaviors of autonomous USVs. The lab said Monday the activity used six surface target boats equipped with boat control systems from the Naval Air …

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PAE to Support Maritime Surveillance, C3/S Functions in Tunisia; Kenneth Myers Comments

PAE has received a contract to provide maritime surveillance support to the government of Tunisia in North Africa as part of the U.S. Navy‘s Regional Maritime Awareness Capability program that looks to bolster the maritime domain awareness of host nations. The company said Monday it will help provide command, control, communications and …

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Lockheed to Supply Navy Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $13.2 million contract modification to supply six AN/BVY-1 integrated submarine imaging systems and spare parts. Lockheed will deliver the systems for Navy users to acquire all-weather, visual and electronic search, digital image management, indication, warning and platform architecture interfaces, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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BAE Systems’ Australian Arm Awarded $70M Hobart-Class Air Warfare Destroyer Sustainment Contract

BAE Systems has received a five-year, $70 million contract from the Australian defense ministry for the sustainment of three Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyer ships through their transition into service with the Australian navy. The company said Friday its Australian arm will oversee the supporting industry supply chain as well as provide asset …

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Academi Wins Navy Security Force Counterterrorism Training IDIQ

Academi Training Center has won a potential $10 million indefinite/delivery-indefinite/quantity contract for turnkey antiterrorism training services to the U.S. Navy‘s Center for Security Forces. The contract has a $9.1 million base value over five years and a six-month option, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will occur in Groton, Connecticut and in San Diego, …

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DeCA Taps SpartanNash to Bring Private-Label Products to Military Commissaries

The Defense Commissary Agency has partnered with grocery distributor and retailer SpartanNash in an initiative to bring private-label products to U.S. military commissaries around the world. SpartanNash said Thursday it will support the implementation of the program and help drive future growth. The company added it will work closely with DeCA to …

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