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BAE Secures $575M for Initial Production of Army’s Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles

BAE Secures $575M for Initial Production of Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 21, 2019 “” BAE Systems has received $575M in modifications to a previously awarded U.S. Army contract for the low-rate initial production of Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles, GovCon Wire reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract modifications work to commence the LRIP phase of the AMPV program, with the …

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Raytheon Gets Two Navy Contracts for FY 2019 Evolved Seasparrow Missile Production Support

Raytheon Gets Two Navy Contracts for FY 2019 Evolved Seasparrow Missile Production Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has secured two contracts worth $56.9M combined from the U.S. Navy to support low-rate initial production of Evolved Seasparrow Missile systems during fiscal 2019. The company will obtain long lead materials required to manufacture ESSMs and spares in Block 2 configuration under a four-year, $32.2M contract, the Department of Defense said …

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Lockheed Reports Production Savings for Lot 11 F-35 Simulators; Amy Gowder Quoted

Lockheed Reports Production Savings for Lot 11 F-35 Simulators; Amy Gowder Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has realized approximately $45M in savings to produce 15 full-mission simulators for the 11th batch of low-rate initial production F-35 fighter jets. The company said Tuesday the production savings can be attributed to the integration of 3D-printed components into simulators, use of automation and implementation of long-term supply chain …

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DoD OKs Production of Lockheed Air-to-Ground Missile System With Milestone C Decision

DoD OKs Production of Lockheed Air-to-Ground Missile System With Milestone C Decision - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin is set to commence low-rate initial production of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile after the Defense Department granted a “milestone C” decision on the system. DoD’s defense acquisition board announced through a memorandum the LRIP approval for the JAGM program after months of flight tests that evaluated the missile technology against performance envelope and …

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Northrop-Made G/ATOR Radar System Achieves Marine Corps Initial Operational Capability

Northrop-Made G/ATOR Radar System Achieves Marine Corps Initial Operational Capability - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Marine Corps has declared initial operational capability for the Northrop Grumman-built AN/TPS-80 ground/air task-oriented radar. Northrop said Wednesday the first two G/ATOR systems will be deployed to the Marine Air Control Squadrons 1 and 2. G/ATOR reached initial operational capability after Northrop delivered the first six radar systems to the Marine Corps …

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Viasat to Enter Production Phase for Air Force Cryptographic Data Module

Viasat to Enter Production Phase for Air Force Cryptographic Data Module - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Viasat and the U.S. Air Force have jointly completed a production readiness review of an cryptographic module for military handheld devices and unmanned systems that transmit sensitive and classified data. The embeddable Mini Crypto module passed the assessment and is slated to enter low-rate initial production, Viasat said Wednesday. Mini Crypto is designed to …

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SAIC to Enter Marine AAV Survivability Tech Production, Deployment Phase

SAIC to Enter Marine AAV Survivability Tech Production, Deployment Phase - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Science Applications International Corp. has received approval from the U.S. Marine Corp‘s program executive officer for land systems to kick off the production and deployment phase of its Assault Amphibious Vehicle Survivability Upgrade program. SAIC said Tuesday the Marine Corps authorized the program’s transition into low-rate initial production following issuance of a …

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