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Northrop Gets $325M USAF Contract to Support Joint STARS

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has secured a $325 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to continue its support of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS). “The overall modification and sustainment work will ensure continuous safety and system readiness for the E-8C fleet against evolving threat environments,” said Janice Zilch, vice president of manned airborne surveillance programs at Northrop Grumman.

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Elbit Systems-Metropolitan State University Team to Establish Cyber Training and Simulation Facility

Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary will team up with the Metropolitan State University to create a facility that will support cybersecurity professionals’ training and simulation activities at the university’s St. Paul, Minnesota-based campus. The company said Thursday it will offer hardware, software and technical services to help manage the Cyberbit Range-powered …

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NASA Taps Lockheed Subsidiary for Commercial Payload Processing Services

A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has landed a potential five-year, $45 million contract to provide commercial payload processing services for the space agency’s missions that launch from the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA said Friday that Lockheed’s Astrotech Space Operations business will support pre-launch processing of spacecraft and associated …

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Palo Alto Networks Releases New Firewall Devices, Updated Security Platform

Palo Alto Networks has unveiled new purpose-built hardware and virtual firewall appliances that work to offer threat prevention and SSL decryption functions in efforts to prevent cyber attacks across cloud, endpoint and network environments. The company said Tuesday the new appliances support the release of the updated Next-Generation Security Platform with more than 70 …

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Mikros to Supply Navy With Combat System Sensor Monitoring Units

Mikros Systems has received a five-year, $48 million contract to supply Adaptive Diagnostic Electronic Portable Test Distance Support Sensor Suite units and spare parts to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also perform engineering work on ADSSS units under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Work will occur in various locations across the continental U.S. through September …

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Onvia Report Shows 2Q Decline on State, Local, Educational Procurements

An Onvia study has revealed nationwide state, local and educational procurements including bids and requests-for-proposals has declined by 1.4 percent in the second quarter of 2016 from Q2 of 2015. Onvia said Thursday its “State & Local Procurement Snapshot for Q2 2016” report showed the year’s first half showed an 0.6 percent increase compared to the …

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