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William LaPlante: US Faces Issues Over Space Launch Competition, Russian-Made Engine Dependence

William LaPlante: US Faces Issues Over Space Launch Competition, Russian-Made Engine Dependence - top government contractors - best government contracting event

William LaPlante, assistant secretary for acquisition of the U.S. Air Force, has said the U.S. could face difficulties in its efforts to simultaneously maintain access to space, advance competition in space launches and cease dependence on Russian-built rocket engines, Reuters reported Tuesday. “I don’t think you can get all three …

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Reports: Air Force Long Range Bomber Review Finished, Contract Award Set for August

Reports: Air Force Long Range Bomber Review Finished, Contract Award Set for August - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Frank Kendall – defense undersecretary of acquisition, technology and logistics – and Bill LaPlante — the Air Force‘s acquisition chief — have wrapped up a review for the branch’s Long Range Strike Bomber program, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. “We looked at the design to make sure it's at the level of maturity it's supposed to be,“ …

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Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Defense Department is examining industrial base concerns ahead of its choice between Northrop Grumman and a Boeing–Lockheed Martin team for the Long Range Strike Bomber contract, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Colin Clark writes that Richard Aboulafia, vice president for analysis at Teal Group, told the website DoD could face reduced production and design capabilities for …

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Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth

Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Chris Chadwick, head of Boeing‘s defense, space and security division, has outlined the company’s strategy to compete for major U.S. military programs in an interview with Defense News published Sunday. Chadwick highlighted the U.S. Air Force‘s Long-Range Strike Bomber and T-X trainer programs, as well as the Navy's Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and Strike project as key to the company’s …

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