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Huntington Ingalls, 3D Systems Partner to Develop Additive Manufacturing Tech for Shipbuilding

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Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division and 3D Systems are co-developing additive manufacturing or 3D printing technologies that may be applied in naval shipbuilding. HII said Thursday the partnership aims to support the implementation of 3D printing across the U.S. Navy and further improve manufacturing methods for the future of naval ships. To aid …

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Air Force Taps Raytheon to Sustain Cross-Domain Multinational Data Sharing Platform

Raytheon‘s intelligence, information and services business has received a potential five-year, $37.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain a technology platform that helps multinational forces share intelligence data. The company will continue to perform sustainment work on the Cross Domain Enterprise All Source User Repository architecture and further …

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Raytheon Opens Tucson Facilities for Missile Systems Business Expansion Push

Raytheon has dedicated new facilities in Tucson, Ariz., as part of efforts to increase the operational capacity of the company’s mission systems business. Construction of the unit’s new testing facility, customer access center and multipurpose building is scheduled for completion this year, Raytheon said Thursday. “Our expansion supports the nation’s military, the security of America’s …

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Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum Announces 10th Annual Government Contractor Awards

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum has announced the finalists under the 10th Annual Government Contractor Awards, an event giving recognition to emerging government contractors. Candidates will be divided into six categories from which the winners will be selected, SECAF said Thursday. The Government Contractor of the Year segment focuses on companies …

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Orbital ATK, IMI Systems Partner on Bomb Tech Offering for US Defense Sector

Orbital ATK has signed a teaming agreement with IMI Systems to produce and offer a bomb technology to the U.S. defense market. The partnership seeks to manufacture a variant of IMI’s Multi-Purpose Rigid Bomb weapon designed with precision, collateral damage reduction and penetration capacities, Orbital ATK said Wednesday. Pat Nolan, vice president and general manager …

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Former Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno Joins Oshkosh Board

Raymond Odierno, former chief of staff at the U.S. Army, has joined Oshkosh‘s board of directors as its 12th member. The retired Army general brings leadership experience, military and international expertise to the specialty vehicle manufacturing company, Wilson Jones, Oshkosh president and CEO, said in a statement released released Wednesday. Odierno’s 39-year military career includes service …

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MTSI to Help Air Force Procure Aircraft Systems

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has secured a contract to provide technical and management support for the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to acquire aircraft systems and subsystems. MTSI said Tuesday it will help the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center address its objectives to study, develop, test and field new aeronautical platforms at the early …

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General Atomics to Demo Guardian RPA in Japan

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will demonstrate a remotely piloted aircraft in Japan over the next three weeks in an effort to promote the vehicle’s civil and scientific applications. Demonstration flights of the Guardian RPA will take place on Iki Island and aim to gather data for multiple government agencies as part of …

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AeroVironment Delivers Maritime UAS to German Navy

AeroVironment has delivered a NATO-compliant maritime unmanned aircraft system to Germany’s navy. The company said Monday the Puma UAS is designed to be used with existing naval vessels without the need for extensive modifications. The units are fitted with the Mantis i45 sensor and remote video terminals to provide surveillance capabilities. Germany …

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Army Taps Charles River Analytics to Develop Medical Simulation System

Charles River Analytics has received a $1.5 million U.S. Army contract to develop a medical simulation and tutorial platform aimed at improving the service branch’s medical training and patient care. The company said Monday the effort to develop the Virtual Intelligent Tutor for the Andragogy of Military Medicine Integrated Skills is done in collaboration with Frank Ritter …

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Navy Receives Northrop-Built F-35 Electronic Warfare Simulation Platform

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of a Northrop Grumman-built multispectral test platform designed to prepare the service branch’s F-35 aircraft for complex missions in electromagnetic spectrum environments. Northrop said Tuesday it shipped the Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator, Signal Measurement System and the Synchronizer Controller System to the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in Point Mogu, …

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