Jane Edwards

Lockheed to Extend Logistics Support for Navy Consolidated Automated Support System

Lockheed Martin has received a potential $11.6 million contract modification to continue to provide performance-based logistics support services for the U.S. Navy’s Consolidated Automated Support System. The company will perform contract work in Florida through March 2016, the Defense Department said Friday. The Navy’s CASS is a family of standard …

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Raytheon BBN Wins Air Force Research Lab IMMoRTALS Software Devt Contract

A Raytheon subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $7.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a software that works to extend the life cycle of mobile networked systems and manage resource-linked modifications in mobile applications. Raytheon BBN Technologies will work to combine program synthesis and analysis, resource specification and …

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Leidos, USC Partner on Network Analysis, Computing Research Projects; Gulu Gambhir Comments

Leidos and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering’s Information Sciences Institute have partnered for two research projects that seek to advance high-performance computing and network analysis. Leidos said Monday it will fund both projects through a five-year, $500,000 grant under the Strategic University Alliances Program. The program seeks to support science, …

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Lockheed, Convergent Energy, Princeton Power Build Marine Energy Storage System

Lockheed Martin has integrated Princeton Power Systems-built grid-tiered inverters with an energy storage system as part of an electric power grid project in Boothbay, Maine. Lockheed partnered with Convergent Energy + Power on the project to deploy a 3-megawatt-hour energy storage platform in an effort to address electric reliability issues that Boothbay-area …

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New Lockheed-Built Navy LCS Goes Into Active Service; Stephanie Hill Comments

The U.S. Navy placed its fifth Littoral Combat Ship into active service during a commissioning ceremony held in Milwaukee Saturday. Lockheed Martin designed and built the Freedom-class USS Milwaukee LCS with Gibbs & Cox and Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Lockheed said Saturday. “The entire Lockheed Martin-led LCS industry team is proud to deliver …

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Raytheon Wraps Up GPS OCX Launch, Checkout System Exercises; Matt Gilligan Comments

Raytheon has finished three initial readiness exercises on a component of the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System that works to support the launch of GPS III satellites. Raytheon said Thursday it sought to evaluate the capability of Raytheon-built Launch and Checkout System to manage operations such as space anomalies that satellites might encounter, …

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Tory Bruno: Boeing-Lockheed JV Unveils CubeSat Rideshare Launch Initiative

United Launch Alliance has introduced a science, technology, engineering and math education program that aims to encourage university students to launch their miniaturized satellites for free onboard the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture’s future rocket missions. “ULA will offer universities the chance to compete for at least six CubeSat launch slots on …

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Raytheon Completes Sonar Platform Delivery to DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has received a Raytheon-built sonar system for integration with the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. Raytheon said Wednesday it handed the Modular Scalable Sonar System to DARPA as part of a subcontract it won from Leidos. MS3 is an open architecture-based platform designed to perform …

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