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Huntington Ingalls Deploys 31st Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Saturday deployed the 31st Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer the company built for the U.S. Navy. The company said Wednesday it transported the USS Paul Ignatius to a floating dry dock using Ingall Shipbuilding’s rail car system, then moved the dock away from the pier and ballasted …

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Boeing, DISA Develop Mobile Device for Top-Secret Military Communications; Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency and Boeing have developed a mobile device designed to help military commanders transmit and receive top-secret messages, Defense One reported Nov. 1. Patrick Tucker writes the Boeing Black mobile phone works with virtual private networks and mobile device management platforms and has a dual-SIM functionality …

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GE Secures Army Aircraft T700 Engine Support Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded General Electric‘s aviation subsidiary a potential five-year, $45.8 million contract for support work on T700 engines that currently power various multiple aircraft platforms. GE Aviation will perform work under the indefinite delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through Sept. 24, 2021, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army Contracting …

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Reports: Poland Eyes S-70i, AW149 Military Transport Helicopters

Poland is considering whether to buy Sikorsky-built S-70i Black Hawk helicopters through the aircraft manufacturer’s locally-based subsidiary PZL Mielec, Flightglobal reported Monday. Bartosz Glowacki writes Antoni Macierewicz, Poland’s defense minister, said that he met with Mielec’s chief executive and the government looks to finalize a procurement deal by the end of the year. Macierewicz added the acquisition will …

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USAF Taps Canadian Commercial Corp. for Pave Hawk Control Display Replacement Contract

Canadian Commercial Corp. has received a $7 million contract to produce, integrate and test a control display unit replacement for the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters of the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the sole-source contract covers the production of 42 non-developmental CDUs with the same form, fit and function as the current Pave Hawk …

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Northrop Demos Counter-UAS Tech Platforms; Chuck Johnson Comments

 has demonstrated the company's mobile acoustic sensing and electronic attack systems during the Defense Department's annual counter-unmanned aerial systems exercise. The Mobile Application for UAS Identification and the Drone Restricted Access Using Known EW technologies were exhibited as part of DoD's Black Dart exercise managed by the Joint Integrated Air and …

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Bill Turk, Taylor Johnson Join SOSi's Legal Team; Brian Geoghegan Comments

Bill Turk, former vice president and general counsel of Omniplex World Services, and Taylor Johnson, former deputy general counsel at Raytheon's Blackbird Technologies subsidiary, have joined the in-house legal team of Virginia-based operations support provider SOS International. Turk was most recently responsible for Omniplex's merger and acquisition, contract negotiation, intellectual property …

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Reuters: Canada Evaluates Info From 5 Potential Fighter Aircraft Contractors

Marc Allen, president of Boeing's international business, has said Canada is evaluating data from five potential contractors that could help replace the country’s fleet of CF-18 aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Leah Schnurr writes Canada requested information such as aircraft features and economic factors from Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Saab, Dassault Aviation and the Eurofighter Typhoon consortium comprised of BAE …

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NASA Seeks Tech Ideas for Future Mars Exploration

NASA has called on government agencies, aerospace companies, universities and the general public to suggest new technology that could support the agency’s program to explore Mars and other components of the solar system. The iTech initiative seeks white papers that address challenges in space technology areas such as radiation protection, life support systems, …

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MobileGuard to Offer Messaging Security Tools Via immixGroup’s Schedule 70, SEWP Contracts

MobileGuard‘s mobile communications compliance products have been added to immixGroup‘s offerings to the federal sector under the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 and NASA‘s Solution for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract vehicle. MobileGuard said Tuesday its platforms will work to help customer agencies  capture, monitor, archive and analyze text and SMS communications across all mobile operating systems …

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