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General Atomics to Support ISR Projects With Hexagon’s Geospatial Products

General Atomics partners with Hexagon US Federal

The aeronautical systems business of General Atomics has tapped Hexagon's U.S. federal arm to support its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance projects by providing geospatial capabilities for visualization and analysis tasks. Hexagon US Federal products under its Luciad Portfolio will be used on General Atomics Aeronautical Systems' Multi-Mission Controller and Metis projects.

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Oshkosh-Hanwha Team Submits Bid for Army OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle

South Korea-based armored troop carrier developer Hanwha and Oshkosh, a maker of military trucks, have partnered to pursue the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program that seeks to replace the service's M2 Bradley infantry vehicles, Breaking Defense reported Monday. The Oshkosh-Hanwha team joins the other four confirmed industry groups that have submitted bids for the Army’s OMFV program.

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Stephanie Hill, EVP for Lockheed Martin RMS, Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Advancing U.S. Military Capabilities; Driving Company Growth and Sales

Stephanie Hill EVP Lockheed Martin RMS

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Stephanie Hill, executive vice president of rotary and mission systems for Lockheed Martin, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for leading the business segment as it continues to secure multimillion dollar contracts from the U.S. military for missile delivery, update and support services.

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CIA Director William Burns Receives First Wash100 Award for Driving U.S. National Security Strategy, Defense; Advancing IT Tech Solutions

William Burns Director CIA

Executive Mosaic has announced that William Burns, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for driving national security strategies and defense, developing technology solutions and promoting workforce initiatives. Cast your TEN votes on Wash100.com before the April 30th deadline to voice your support for our community. 

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Army Posts Sources Sought Notice for Anti-Tank Mine Prototypes

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army’s Project Manager Close Combat Systems (PM CCS) announced on April 12 it is seeking companies capable of developing prototypes of new Terrain Shaping Obstacle, or TSO, Top Attack. According to its sources sought notice, the prototype mines must have a remote control feature and top attack capabilities that are effective against tanks. Interested companies have until May 14 to respond to the solicitation.

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CACI Secures FEMA Support Services Contract for Public Warning System; John Mengucci Quoted

John Mengucci President and CEO CACI International

CACI International has received a single award Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract valued at $48 million at most. The company said Monday the five-year contract requires CACI to provide sustainment, decommissioning, construction, modernization and environmental and historic preservation support to the National Public Warning System (NPWS).

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Ultra Electronics Subsidiary Awarded $70M Navy Transducer Production IDIQ

Ultra Electronics

An Ultra Electronics subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $69.8 million contract to produce and supply transducers and installation kits to the U.S. Navy. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division in Newport, Rhode Island, is the contracting activity and awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems through a full and open competition.

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DOD Tests Counter-sUAS Systems From Three Companies; Neil Thurgood Quoted

Lt. Gen. Neil Thurgood Army

Boeing's Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary, XTEND and ELTA North America participated in a Department of Defense-led demonstration initiative for technologies designed to counter enemy's small unmanned aircraft systems. The U.S. Army said Wednesday its Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office worked with the Air Force and the Joint Counter-sUAS Office to host tests at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona from April 5 to 9.

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