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Northrop Grumman Gets USAF Reimbursement Modification for Satellite Sustainment

Northrop Grumman has received a $7.1 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for reimbursements concerning satellite sensor sustainment services. The increase stems from an exercised option tasking the company to sustain sensors of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program on-orbit constellation and raises the contract’s value to $14.1 million, the Defense Department said Wednesday. USAF obligates entire …

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United Technologies to Add 35,000 Jobs; Invest $15B in R&D Through 2022

United Technologies has announced it will add 35,000 jobs and invest over $15 billion for research and development, as well as well as capital expenditures, in the United States through 2022. The company said Wednesday it also launched a new website www.utcinvestingintheusa.com aimed at highlighting UTC’s U.S. investments. These new investments are intended to …

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Textron Subsidiary Opens New Advanced Vertical Lift Center in Washington D.C.

Textron‘s Bell Helicopter subsidiary has opened a new advanced vertical lift center intending to provide a site wherein customers may witness new aviation technologies. The facility features demonstrations and expertise on new aviation applications, and is located in the metro area of Washington D.C., Textron said Wednesday. The new center includes …

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GSA Seeks Info on Modernization of Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services SINs

The General Services Administration has posted a request for information needed to modernize the agency’s Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services. Established in 2016, the HACS consists of four special item numbers that function to distribute cybersecurity services encompassing penetration testing, incident response, cyber hunt and vulnerability assessment across agencies, GSA said in a …

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FLIR Launches 3 New Detection Products Unveiled at SOFIC 2018

FLIR Systems has released three new detection technologies built for military, government and border patrol applications. These products include airborne drone and ground target detection variants of the Ranger mid-range panel radar and the Recon V UltraLite thermal monocular, the company said Tuesday. The R8SS-3D variant of the Ranger radar is designed to detect …

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DISA Seeks Unified Enterprise Platform for DoD Organizational Needs

The Defense Information Systems Agency has announced a $7.8 billion acquisition vehicle aiming to procure a unified enterprise software that would streamline office productivity, messaging, content management and collaboration within the Defense Department. DISA said Monday it will use the potential 10-year Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) single-award contract to acquire a …

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NCI to Review Payment Errors Under HHS Contract

NCI has received a five-year, $44 million prime contract to perform payment error rate measurement review services for the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The company said it will conduct claims review for national-level improper payment rates concerning Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. NCI will also …

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United Technologies Subsidiary Releases New UAS Payload System

A United Technologies subsidiary has released a new optical and laser designation payload system designed for use with small and mid-sized unmanned aerial systems. During the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, UTC Aerospace Systems launched the 10.6-pound TASE400 LD which uses NATO-compliant laser designator technology, UTC said Monday. Laser designator technology provides mid-wave infrared imaging to support …

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Carahsoft to Distribute Arbola Legal Management Platform Under New Partnership

Carahsoft and Arbola have formed a distribution agreement through which the former will resell the latter’s Salesforce-based enterprise legal management platform across federal, state and local government components. Under the partnership, Arbola’s LegalStratus platform will be available under Carahsoft’s General Services Administration schedule contract, the latter said Friday. “The addition of LegalStratus to our Salesforce …

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Cubic to Exhibit Training Platforms at Upcoming Army Symposium; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic‘s Global Defense business is set to exhibit six training platforms during the U.S. Army Association’s LANPAC Symposium and Exposition, which will take place May 22 to 24 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The company said Monday it will showcase these technologies during the international event, which seeks to emphasize the Army’s role in the Indo-Asia-Pacific …

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