Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

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

NASA Announces New Deputy Director of Johnson Space Center

PR Newswire -- NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Director Mark Geyer announced Wednesday the selection of Vanessa Wyche as the next deputy director of JSC in...

August 09, 2018 04:45 AM

Ball Aerospace Completes Preliminary Design Review of NASA's IXPE Mission

PR Newswire -- A preliminary design review of NASA's Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) space-based astrophysics observatory was completed in late June...

August 09, 2018 04:44 AM

August 08, 2018

Harris Corporation Awarded $400 Million Increase to Electronic Warfare IDIQ Contract Ceiling for International F-16s

Business Wire -- Harris Corporation announcing $400 million contract win for electronic warfare system onboard international F-16s.

August 08, 2018 06:45 PM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.6 Million Follow-on Contract for Military SATCOM TWTAs

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, its Santa Clara,...

August 08, 2018 06:38 PM

Spaceflight Prepares Historic Launch of More Than 70 Spacecraft Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9

Business Wire -- Spaceflight, the leading rideshare and mission management provider, announced details behind its SSO-A mission, the largest single rideshare...

August 08, 2018 06:37 PM

Saab Receives Order for Self-Protection Systems for India's Dhruv Helicopter

Military -- Saab - Saab has received a follow-on order from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the IDAS-2 self-protection suite for the Indian Army's...

August 08, 2018 02:50 PM

Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its biggest batch of satellites yet

Tech -- The Verge - Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch more than 70 satellites into orbit - the largest batch of satellites sent into...

August 08, 2018 04:25 AM

Contracts For Aug. 7, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, Louisiana, was awarded an $112,846,250 firm-fixed-price contract

August 08, 2018 04:21 AM

Contracts For Aug. 6, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY Sentient Digital Inc., doing business as Entrust Government Solutions, New Orleans, Louisiana,

August 08, 2018 04:21 AM

Raytheon invests in advanced manufacturing for radar development

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced the opening of a $72 million, 30,000 square foot facility on its Andover, Mass.-based campus, which is...

August 08, 2018 12:06 AM

August 06, 2018

A New Era in Spaceflight

Life -- NASA Image of the day - The first U.S. astronauts who will fly on American-made commercial spacecraft, to and from the International Space Station,...

August 06, 2018 05:17 AM

Contracts For Aug. 3, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY NeuroLogica Corp., Danvers, Massachusetts, has been awarded a maximum

August 06, 2018 04:07 AM

Contracts For Aug. 2, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYHuntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, is being awarded a $165,510,883

August 06, 2018 04:07 AM

ITT Announces CEO Transition Plan

Business Wire -- ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT) today announced that CEO and President Denise Ramos has decided to retire. She will continue to serve as CEO until Jan....

August 06, 2018 03:13 AM

Contracts For Aug. 1, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY General Dynamics Mission Systems, Taunton, Massachusetts, was awarded a $3,900,000,000 hybrid

August 06, 2018 01:10 AM

Saab's Sea Giraffe Multi Mode Radar Selected on Five Classes of U.S. Ships

Military -- Saab - Saab has received an order from the U.S. Navy to supply the Sea Giraffe AMB Multi Mode Radar (MMR) for the Navy's Expeditionary Sea Base...

August 06, 2018 01:10 AM

A new experiment on the ISS just made a very cold breakthrough

USATODAY.com Technology News -- The Cold Atom Laboratory, a new experiment on the International Space Station, just hit a super cold milestone.

August 06, 2018 12:47 AM

BAE Systems to Upgrade Doppler Navigation Systems on U.S. Army Black Hawks

Business Wire -- BAE Systems to provide touch screen computer display units as an upgrade to the ASN-128 Doppler GPS Navigation System on Black Hawk helicopters.

August 06, 2018 12:36 AM

U.S. Department of Defense Awards $551 Million Enterprise-Wide Contract for McAfee(r) Products and Services

Business Wire -- McAfee joins Pentagon's ESI program to accelerate military's use of commercial software.

August 06, 2018 12:08 AM

Comtech Awarded an Order in Excess of $3.0 Million for Parts Management Procurement Services by International Space and Communications Customer

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

August 06, 2018 12:05 AM

August 05, 2018

Contracts For July 31, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY General Electric (GE), Lynn, Massachusetts, is awarded a $630,500,000 firm-fixed-priced,

August 05, 2018 07:48 PM

US Air Force awards Raytheon $96 million for Miniature Air- Launched Decoy missile production

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $96.1 million contract to produce 250 Miniature Air-Launched Decoys, or MALD(r) missiles. The U.S. Air...

August 05, 2018 07:47 PM

Contracts For July 30, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYValero Marketing and Supply Co., San Antonio, Texas (SPE602-18-D-0498,

August 05, 2018 07:32 AM

Rockwell Collins Reports 48% Increase in Third Quarter Earnings Per Share

Business Wire -- Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) today reported sales for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 of $2.208 billion, a 5% increase from the same...

August 05, 2018 06:38 AM

Missile Maker Raytheon Slashes 2018 Cash Flow Forecast

U.S. News -- Tomahawk missile maker Raytheon Co on Thursday lowered its forecast for annual cash flow due to a $1.25 billion pension...

August 05, 2018 05:50 AM

August 03, 2018

Proposal Would Shift F-16 Unit to Air Guard Base in Tucson

U.S. News -- The U.S. Air Force wants to move an F-16 fighter squadron that trains Taiwanese pilots from one base in Arizona to another.

August 03, 2018 04:15 PM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.5 Million of Orders to Provide Satellite System Spares for End Use by the Brazilian Military

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

August 03, 2018 04:11 PM

August 02, 2018

Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

PR Newswire -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced plans to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming the first major tenant...

August 02, 2018 05:41 PM

August 01, 2018

US Fighters May Carry StormBreaker Foul-Weather Bomb by Next Year

Defense Tech -- Testing for Raytheon's Stormbreaker precision-guided bomb is "going so well" it may be fielded earlier than expected.

August 01, 2018 03:34 PM

Airbus Says Pratt & Whitney Catching up on Engine Delays

U.S. News -- European planemaker Airbus said on Wednesday that supplier Pratt & Whitney was catching up on engine...

August 01, 2018 03:31 PM

Rolls-Royce warns about Brexit uncertainty

PhysOrg.com -- The boss of British aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce warned Tuesday that the government's new Brexit blueprint failed to dispel uncertainty...

August 01, 2018 03:27 PM