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Northrop to Help Analyze Tech Requirements for Future USAF Missile Warning Satellites

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a two-year, $47 million contract to examine system and payload requirements for the first two polar space vehicles that will be built through the service branch’s Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program. Northrop will also conduct risk reduction efforts to support the Next-Gen OPIR initiative …

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CH2M Re-Awarded USACE Civil Project Design, Planning IDIQ

CH2M has received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to continue to help the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers‘ Mobile District design and plan civil projects. The company said Tuesday it will perform coastal erosion, flood damage, storm damage and risk reduction; bank erosion protection; deep draft navigation; ecosystem habitat restoration; fish and wildlife mitigation evaluation; and …

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Northrop to Design Hardware, Software for Air Force’s Next-Gen Navigation System

Northrop Grumman has secured a $49 million contract to design hardware and software for the U.S. Air Force‘s next-generation integrated navigation system. The company said Tuesday it will design preliminary architecture under the technology maturation and risk reduction phase of the Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System-Modernization program. EGI-M will be equipped with M-Code-capable GPS receivers to support the transmission …

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Boeing, General Atomics, Lockheed, Northrop to Continue MQ-25 Risk Reduction Support to Navy

Boeing, General Atomics and Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have received one-year contract modifications to carry out additional risk reduction activities for the U.S. Navy‘s future unmanned carrier aviation air system. The Defense Department said Thursday that Northrop will refine concepts and develop trade space ahead of the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the MQ-25 UCAAS …

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Thales to Build More Aircraft Landing Guidance Systems for Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Thales‘ defense and security business a $14.1 million contract modification to produce an additional three deployable instrument landing systems. The modification covers deployable glideslopes, localizers and containers for the electrical gear to support the military branch’s risk reduction efforts, the Defense Department said Thursday. DoD noted the Air …

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Air Force Solicits Design & Modification Proposal from Boeing for Future Presidential Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has asked Boeing to submit a proposal on the engineering and manufacturing development phase for the service branch’s Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program. The military branch said Monday it issued the request for proposal for the PAR program’s EMD phase after it received authorization from Frank Kendall, …

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Dynetics, Aerojet Rocketdyne Test SLS’ Booster Risk Reduction Tank

Dynetics and Aerojet Rocketdyne have carried out proof and burst tests to verify the structural design of the Space Launch System Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction tank for NASA. Dynetics said Tuesday the tests consisted of hydrostatic proof tests, a proof test with cryogenic fluid and a planned burst test for efforts to reduce risks …

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Ken Torok: Boeing’s Reusable Space Drone Program Achieves 1,367 Days in Orbit

Boeing‘s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle landed at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California late last week after spending 674 days in orbit and completing its third test mission for the U.S. Air Force. Ken Torok, the company’s director of experimental systems, said Friday the reusable unmanned space plane’s latest experimental mission for the Air Force …

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