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General Dynamics Secures Navy Ship & Submarine Yard Services Contract

A General Dynamics subsidiary has received a $24.7 million contract to provide planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s nuclear-powered submarines and moored training ships. General Dynamics Electric Boat will furnish, manufacture and procure materials, supplies and services necessary for the operation of the planning yard for nuclear-powered submarine reactor and propulsion facilities, the Defense Department …

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National Advanced Mobility Consortium Elects New Board Members & Director of Operations

The National Advanced Mobility Consortium has elected three new members to the nonprofit organization’s board of directors. NAMC said Tuesday Christopher Rohe will serve as president of the board of directors, while Michael Ladika and Gerald Lane have been appointed respectively as vice president and treasurer of the manned and unmanned ground vehicle-focused …

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General Dynamics to Build Ship Monitoring Platforms, Processors Under Navy Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics a potential 20-month, $7.2 million contract modification to produce technology insertion-16 Total Ship Monitoring Systems and multipurpose processors. General Dynamics' mission systems business will perform work in Virginia and Massachusetts through July 2018, the Defense Department said Monday. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded …

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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints New Board of Governors Members for 2017

The defense sector trade group Aerospace Industries Association has elected new members its executive board of governors for 2017 that includes at least 20 government contracting industry leaders. AIA said Thursday Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was chosen to serve as the association’s chairman of the board and Raytheon chief executive Thomas Kennedy was elected …

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Report: US Defense Sector Expects Donald Trump's Presidential Win to Drive Weapons Spending

The U.S. defense industry expects Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election combined with Republicans retaining their majorities in both House and Senate to result in an increase in weapons spending, Forbes reported Wednesday. Loren Thompson writes that Trump has announced plans to update the country's aging nuclear weaponry that includes …

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General Dynamics Orders Comtech Universal Satellite Modem for Canada WGS Access

General Dynamics' mission systems business in Canada has placed a $1.2 million order for a Comtech Telecommunications-built universal satellite modem to support Canada's armed forces. Comtech said Thursday its Comtech EF Data Corp. subsidiary will manufacture DMD2050E WGS-certified universal satellite modems for Canada’s Mercury Global project to connect soldiers with wideband military satellite communications. Three anchor sites located in …

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Report: UK Shortlists BAE, Rheinmetall for Battle Tank Modernization Assessment Phase

The U.K. defense ministry has chosen separate teams led by BAE Systems and Rheinmetall Landsysteme as “preferred bidders” for the assessment phase of a program to modernize the British army’s main battle tanks, Defense News reported Wednesday. Andrew Chuter writes the U.K. defense ministry aims to finalize two contracts by the end of the …

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General Dynamics to Develop Acoustic Path Exploitation System for Navy

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has won an $18.9 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design and develop an acoustic path exploitation system. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers hardware delivery, design and construction services for the Deep Reliable Acoustic Path Exploitation System dummy array. The contractor will also help the …

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Lockheed to Establish ICBM Replacement Program Mgmt Office at Northern Utah AF Base

Lockheed Martin has selected Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park at Hill Air Force Base in Utah as the location of the company’s program management office for the U.S. Air Force‘s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement effort. Lockheed said Thursday it signed a lease agreement with Falcon Hill developer Woodbury Corp. for 25,000 square feet of …

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John Karas: Lockheed Submits Bid, Reveals Subcontractors for Air Force ICBM Replacement Program

Lockheed Martin has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Air Force's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement program and named the companies that will work as subcontractors on the program, the National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Vivienne Machi writes John Karas, a vice president and ground-based strategic deterrent program manager at Lockheed, said …

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Visiongain: Military Land Vehicle Electronics Market’s 2016 Revenue to Hit $3B

A report from research firm Visiongain estimates that global revenue for military land vehicle electronics will reach $3.3 billion this year. The company’s “Military Land Vehicle Electronics Market Report 2016-2026” report also predicts that technology development efforts will help drive sales growth for the sector over the next 10 years, ReportBuyer said Monday. Vistronics also forecasts …

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Newtec to Supply Satellite Modem for Canada’s Auror Aircraft Modernization Efforts

General Dynamics‘ Mission Systems-Canada subsidiary has awarded Newtec a contract to provide an ATR-sized airborne modem to Canada in support of the country’s efforts to modernize its CP-140 Aurora patrol aircraft fleet. Canada’s defense department will install Newtec’s MDM9000 Satellite Modem to the Aurora as part of the military’s Aurora Incremental Modernization Project Block IV program, Newtech …

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