Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

October 11, 2018

BAE Systems to Deliver 18 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers to the U.S. Army

Business Wire -- BAE Systems has received an order to provide 18 additional M777 155mm Ultra Lightweight Howitzers to the U.S. Army.

October 11, 2018 04:21 PM

The Defense Department picks three companies to develop rockets for national security launches

Tech -- The Verge - The US Air Force has awarded three aerospace companies with a combined $2 billion in contracts to develop rockets capable of sending...

October 11, 2018 03:53 PM

October 08, 2018

SAOCOM 1A Mission

Military -- SpaceX News - On Sunday, October 7 at 7:21 p.m. PDT, SpaceX successfully launched the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E)...

October 08, 2018 03:55 PM

October 02, 2018

CPI Aerostructures Announces Orders for HIRSS Module Assemblies From Sikorsky for UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters

Globe Newswire -- CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero") (NYSE American: CVU) announced today that it has received purchase orders from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin...

October 02, 2018 03:22 PM

September 28, 2018

Military's primary launch provider poised to pick Blue Origin's new engine for future rocket

Tech -- The Verge - The military's primary launch provider, the United Launch Alliance, is poised to announce that it has selected the main engine for...

September 28, 2018 09:27 PM

September 27, 2018

100th launch of Europe's Ariane 5 rocket sends a pair of telecom satellites into orbit

Tech -- GeekWire - The milestone 100th launch of Europe's heavy-lift Ariane 5 rocket put two telecommunications satellites into geostationary...

September 27, 2018 07:07 PM

September 26, 2018

Boeing seals the deal on its acquisition of Millennium Space's satellite operation

Tech -- GeekWire - An artist's conception shows Millennium Space Systems' Altair satellite. (Millennium Illustration)News Brief: As promised, Boeing...

September 26, 2018 06:27 PM

September 25, 2018

Boeing Wins Air Force Contract to Replace UH-1N Huey Helicopters

Defense Tech -- The U.S. Air Force has picked Boeing to build the replacement for its UH-1N Huey at a cost of approximately $2.38 billion.

September 25, 2018 04:18 PM

September 23, 2018

Contracts For Sept. 21, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, has been awarded a maximum

September 23, 2018 12:55 AM

September 16, 2018

Lockheed Martin wins $7.2B Air Force contract to build satellites at Littleton facility

Denver Post -- The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites.

September 16, 2018 09:38 PM

Boeing gets $2.9B contract for 18 Air Force KC-46 tankers as it nears first deliveries

GeekWire -- The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing a $2.9 billion contract for 18 more KC-46A tanker aircraft and associated equipment, bringing...

September 16, 2018 09:05 PM

September 13, 2018

Standard Missile-3 intercepts ballistic missile target during Japanese test at sea

Military -- The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the United States Missile Defense Agency completed a successful intercept flight test in cooperation...

September 13, 2018 05:55 PM

Contracts For Sept. 12, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded $194,517,924 for modification P00126 to a

September 13, 2018 05:54 PM

September 12, 2018

Blue Origin's schedule for putting people on space trips reportedly slips to 2019

Tech -- GeekWire - Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith today signaled that the Kent, Wash.-based space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos...

September 12, 2018 06:51 PM

September 10, 2018

Raytheon strengthens alliance with commercial satellite company, HawkEye 360, to further enhance data analytics for government users

Military -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Intelligence, Information and Services business is collaborating with commercial small satellite company, HawkEye...

September 10, 2018 04:29 PM

Telstar 18 VANTAGE Mission

Military -- SpaceX News - On Monday, September 10th, SpaceX's Falcon 9 successfully lifted off at 12:45 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at...

September 10, 2018 04:29 PM

September 04, 2018

Lockheed to Build F-16 Wings in India With Tata

U.S. News -- Lockheed Martin will build wings for its F-16 combat plane in India with its local partner, Tata Advanced Systems Limited...

September 04, 2018 05:01 PM

September 01, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 31, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSAIR FORCEMITRE Corp., Bedford, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $406,761,286 cost

September 01, 2018 10:31 PM

Contracts For Aug. 30, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a ceiling price $805,318,853

September 01, 2018 12:21 AM

Contracts For Aug. 29, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Cummins Power Generation Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, was awarded a $490,959,400

September 01, 2018 12:21 AM

August 29, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 28, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Jacob's Technology Inc., Tullahoma, Tennessee, was awarded an $87,386,790 modification (P00005)

August 29, 2018 04:10 PM

Contracts For Aug. 27, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSDEFENSE HEALTH AGENCYSpectrum Healthcare Resources Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, was awarded a

August 29, 2018 04:09 PM

August 27, 2018

Christian Hedelin New Chief Strategy Officer at Saab

Military -- Saab - Saab has appointed Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer. Christian Hedelin takes up the position on 1 November 2018 and will...

August 27, 2018 04:07 PM

August 26, 2018

SAIC Awarded Position on U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command Contract

Business Wire -- The U.S. Navy awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to deliver a...

August 26, 2018 07:08 AM

U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $146.3 Million Contract to Modernize USS Gettysburg

Business Wire -- BAE Systems was awarded a $146.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64). The Gettysburg...

August 26, 2018 07:08 AM

August 25, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 24, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND Columbia Helicopters Inc., Aurora, Oregon, has been awarded an option

August 25, 2018 05:54 AM

August 24, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 23, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY Cambridge International Systems Inc.,* Arlington, Virginia (N6523618D3003); Grove Resource

August 24, 2018 05:54 PM

August 23, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 22, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY Progeny Systems Corp.,* Manassas, Virginia, is awarded a $40,601,413 cost-plus-fixed-fee,

August 23, 2018 04:07 PM

August 22, 2018

How do you find a nuclear-powered missile that's lost at sea?

Tech -- The Verge - Moscow is hunting for a nuclear-powered missile that went missing during a test last year, CNBC reported today.

August 22, 2018 04:59 AM

Contracts For Aug. 21, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $356,300,000 hybrid (cost,

August 22, 2018 03:51 AM

August 21, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 20, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY AOC Program Solutions LLC,* Chantilly, Virginia (W15QKN-18-D-0057); Sumaria Systems Inc.,*

August 21, 2018 03:50 AM

August 20, 2018

SAIC Awarded $52 Million Task Order by the U.S. Army

Business Wire -- The U.S. Army and the General Services Administration awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to provide support...

August 20, 2018 04:59 PM

Boeing to acquire small-satellite solutions provider

Media -- Evertiq - Boeing will acquire Millennium Space Systems, a provider of agile, flight-proven small-satellite solutions, under an acquisition agreement...

August 20, 2018 03:41 PM

Air Force Plans $150M Runway Extension at Anchorage Base

U.S. News -- The U.S. Air Force is planning a $150 million project to extend the runway at Anchorage's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, aiming to reduce airspace...

August 20, 2018 03:21 PM

August 19, 2018

Lockheed Gets $3 Billion Contract for Next-Gen Missile Warning Satellites

Defense Tech -- The contract, not allows Lockheed to conduct analysis, "design/development, hardware procurement, early manufacturing.

August 19, 2018 11:35 PM

Lockheed Martin Wins $480 Million U.S. Defense Contract: Pentagon

U.S. News -- Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $480 million U.S. defense contract for air-launched rapid response weapon...

August 19, 2018 11:27 PM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $3.0 Million Delivery Order for Next Generation Satellite Earth Station Equipment

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, its Tempe, Arizona-based...

August 19, 2018 11:18 PM

Boeing expands satellite portfolio with acquisition of Millennium Space Systems

GeekWire -- Boeing says it'll expand its already-strong satellite portfolio with the acquisition of Millennium Space Systems, a California-based venture...

August 19, 2018 10:44 PM

Contracts For Aug. 17, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY L-3 Communications Integrated Systems L.P., Greenville, Texas,

August 19, 2018 03:38 AM

August 17, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 16, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY Tyson Fresh Meats Inc., Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, is being awarded an

August 17, 2018 07:47 PM

August 16, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 15, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems Inc., Dulles, Virginia, was awarded a $92,556,056

August 16, 2018 03:14 PM

August 15, 2018

Comtech Receives $32.5 Million Order from the U.S. Army

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, its Command &...

August 15, 2018 07:23 PM

Contracts For Aug. 14, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCE Adams Communications & Engineering Technology, Waldorf, Maryland; Alion Science &

August 15, 2018 05:45 PM

August 14, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 13, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia

August 14, 2018 03:59 PM

August 13, 2018

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe Spacecraft

PR Newswire -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 on...

August 13, 2018 02:51 AM

August 12, 2018

U.S. Navy wants to 'weaponize slime' to stop enemy ships

Tech -- Digital Trends - Researchers at Utah State University have been awarded a U.S. Navy contract to create synthetic weaponized slime, which could...

August 12, 2018 02:37 AM

Contracts For Aug. 10, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY GATR Technologies Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $522,498,247 modification (P00015)

August 12, 2018 12:58 AM

August 10, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 9, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia, is awarded a $596,600,000

August 10, 2018 03:54 PM

August 09, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 8, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY Amsec LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0030); Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia

August 09, 2018 04:48 AM