Tag Archives: Japan

State Secretary Antony Blinken Receives First Wash100 Award

Antony Blinken Secretary of State

Antony Blinken, secretary of the State Department, has received his first Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). Visit GovCon Wire to read Blinken's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile. To vote for him as one of your favorite executives of this year's Wash100 Award, visit Wash100.com to cast your TEN votes before April 30th, 2021.

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Akima Subsidiary Awarded USAF Contract to Support Pacific Air Forces Flying Squadrons; Scott Rauer Quoted

Scott Rauer Akima

RiverTech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Akima, has received a potential three-year, $45.7 million Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Aviation Squadrons Administrative Support contract, under the OASIS Small Business (SB) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide functional support at eight Air Force bases.

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Lockheed Gets $80M Navy Aegis Modernization Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin's rotary and mission systems business has received an $80M contract modification to produce, test and deliver equipment needed to address fiscal 2019 production requirements under the AEGIS Modernization program. The company will supply signal processor technology, electronic equipment fluid cooler and kill assessment system and spares, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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Raytheon's Thomas Kennedy: Space-Based Sensor Layer Needed to Counter Advanced Missile Threats

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, has said the U.S. needs a space-based sensor layer that could help detect, track and counter ballistic missile threats. “To have a space-sensor layer, to be able to pick up this advanced threat “¦ that's an absolute must for us to get on board and develop that technology,“ Kennedy said during a panel at the Reagan National Defense Forum.

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U.S. MDA, Japan Test Raytheon-Made Interceptor Missile

The Missile Defense Agency and Japan’s maritime self-defense force demonstrated the interceptor function of a Raytheon-made missile during a recent flight test near Kauai, Hawaii. Japan’s JS Atago launched Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 Block IB unit to intercept a ballistic missile target with the support of the U.S. Navy, Raytheon said Wednesday. The test …

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Lockheed Gets $64M Navy Contract for Aegis System Engineering Support

Lockheed Martin has landed a potential $64M contract to provide design agent field engineering services for U.S. Navy guided missile cruisers and destroyers, U.S. Coast Guard ships and allied vessels equipped with the Aegis combat system. The company will perform test and evaluation, implement engineering changes, modify ordnance, modernize systems, conduct logistics, develop ordnance alterations kits …

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Engineering Services Network Gets $70M Navy Weapon Systems Support Contract

Engineering Services Network has received a potential five-year, $69.6 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center to provide technical, engineering and logistics support for weapon systems programs of the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The company said Monday it will help test, engineer and conduct post-event analysis of the Aegis Combat …

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