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BlackSky, NGA Partner on GEOINT Broker Platform Work for Air Force Lab

Spaceflight Industries‘ BlackSky division has partnered with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to develop a cloud-based geospatial intelligence broker platform for the Air Force Research Laboratory under a previously awarded $16.4 million contract. The GEOINT Broker Development Platform will utilize an agile development approach that works to enable users to continuously provide input to build …

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Irving Burton Associates to Support Army Health IT Research Programs

Irving Burton Associates has received a two-year, $11 million contract for research, management and technical services to the U.S. Army‘s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center. IBA said Thursday it will deploy telehealth and mobile health managers, physicians and medics to support TATRC programs related to telehealth, medical simulation and robotics, unmanned …

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Raytheon BBN to Produce Wearable Shooter Detection Systems for Gulf Country

Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary has received a $10 million order to manufacture soldier wearable shooter detection systems for an unidentified Gulf country. BBN Technologies aims to deliver 2,000 Boomerang Warrior-X units to the customer over the next 12 months, Raytheon said Thursday. Boomerang is designed to help warfighters gain situational awareness of hostile fires …

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Saab Develops EW Self-Protection Tech Suite

Saab has entered the final development phase for a new suite of electronic warfare self-protection systems in a move to expand the company’s EW portfolio. The company said Wednesday it will install one variant of the Arexis product on board the Gripen E/F fighter aircraft. Arexis is designed to feature ultra wideband digital receivers, digital …

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eGlobalTech Lands TSA IT Security Support Contract

The Transportation Security Administration has awarded eGlobalTech a contract to help TSA’s information assurance and cybersecurity division secure information systems at the agency. The company said Wednesday it will also help update IAD’s risk management system, develop security policies and assess security controls in efforts to maintain the division’s compliance with the Federal Information Security Management …

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Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Inaugurates F-35 Targeting System Repair Facility

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy have opened a repair facility for the F-35 fighter aircraft’s electro-optical targeting system at the service branch’s Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Florida. The opening of F-35 EOTS depot culminates a seven-year collaboration of the Navy and Lockheed, FRCSE said Aug. 30. EOTS is designed …

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Lockheed, Elbit Systems Team Up to Pursue UK Navy EW Tech Modernization Program

Lockheed Martin has partnered with Elbit Systems‘ U.K. arm to develop a technology offering for the British navy’s electronic warfare modernization program. Both companies signed a teaming agreement to pursue the Maritime Electronic Warfare Program that seeks to update EW systems on Royal Navy destroyers, frigates, amphibious assault ships and the service branch’s future submarines, said Wednesday. …

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MDA Extends Colsa’s Missile Defense Research Center Support Contract

Colsa has received a $41.1 million contract modification to continue design and operation support work at a research facility that provides simulation services to the Missile Defense Agency. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification extends by one year the ordering period under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Advanced Research Center support …

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Northrop Grumman’s Cyber Program Teams to Occupy San Antonio Building Under 5-Year Lease

Northrop Grumman has signed with Port San Antonio a five-year lease agreement for a 7,700-square-foot facility located near Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas to accommodate employees designated to cyber programs. The new office at 903 Billy Mitchell Boulevard will employ a “user experience feature” designed to support updates to …

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Engility, NDI to Provide Engineering, Technical Support for Navy Aircraft Division

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $29.9 million contract to Engility and a $29.6 million contract to NDI Engineering for technical and engineering support services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. Both companies will work to help NAWCAD’s Support Equipment and Aircraft Launch and Recover Equipment Department establish operational requirements and …

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Rockwell Collins to Install Navigation System on German Military Vehicles

Rockwell Collins has received a contract from Germany’s defense ministry to supply a technology that will offer Global Navigation Satellite System accessibility for the country’s military vehicles. The company said Tuesday it will install the NavHub system on multiple types of military vehicle in an effort to help German armed forces access navigation data. NavHub is …

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