Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

April 23, 2018

SAIC Awarded $73 Million Task Order by SPAWAR

Business Wire: Software -- The U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to...

April 23, 2018 05:53 PM

April 22, 2018

Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal for U.S. Air Force's GPS IIIF Program

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has submitted a competitive and fully compliant proposal for the U.S. Air Force's GPS III Follow On (GPS IIIF) program,...

April 22, 2018 06:36 AM

Sikorsky Announces its German Industrialization for the Country's New Heavy Lift Helicopter Competition

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, announced its German industrialization plan for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer...

April 22, 2018 06:31 AM

HawkEye 360 Selects Norway's Kongsberg Satellite Service (KSAT) to Provide Ground Station Services for Pathfinder Mission

Business Wire: Networks -- HawkEye 360 selected Norway's Kongsberg Satellite Service (KSAT) to provide ground station services for its pathfinder mission.

April 22, 2018 06:22 AM

Curtiss-Wright Awarded $85 Million Contract to Support U.S. Navy's Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier Program

Business Wire: Engineering News -- Curtiss-Wright Awarded $85 Million Contract to Support U.S. Navy's Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier Program

April 22, 2018 06:21 AM

Orbital ATK-Built Planet-Hunting Satellite Successfully Deployed For NASA

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced that the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS),...

April 22, 2018 06:20 AM

Orbital ATK Reinforces Commitment to U.S. Air Force EELV Program with OmegA Rocket

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- During the 34th annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies,...

April 22, 2018 06:20 AM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $59.0 Million Strategic Contract from U.S. Navy for Next Generation Satellite Earth Station Equipment

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

April 22, 2018 06:20 AM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $6.5 Million in Contracts for MTTS Deployable Troposcatter Systems and Advanced ISR Downlinks for the Armed Forces of the Philippines

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

April 22, 2018 06:16 AM

The Galapagos Islands

Life -- NASA Image of the day - "The Enchanted Islands of #Ecuador - the Galapagos," were photographed by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold from aboard the...

April 22, 2018 04:16 AM

Contracts For April 20, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Dell Federal Systems LP, Round Rock, Texas (W91QUZ-06-D-0002 P00046); CDW Government

April 22, 2018 03:28 AM

April 20, 2018

Blue Origin CEO says next-gen BE-4 rocket engine meets technical requirements

GeekWire -- For years, there's been a big question surrounding the next-generation BE-4 rocket engine that's being built by Amazon...

April 20, 2018 06:06 PM

Saab Receives Training Systems Order for the Swedish Army

Military -- Saab - Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, for training systems for the Swedish Army. The order...

April 20, 2018 05:39 PM

Saab Receives Order for Australian OPV Situational Awareness System

Military -- Saab - Saab has received a contract from Luerssen Australia for the Situational Awareness System (SAS) for the Royal Australian Navy's new Offshore...

April 20, 2018 05:39 PM

Contracts For April 19, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Massachusetts, is awarded a $136,529,350

April 20, 2018 05:39 PM

April 19, 2018

Raytheon awarded $83 million mine neutralizer contract

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an $83 million contract for the design, test and deployment of the Barracuda mine neutralization...

April 19, 2018 06:45 PM

Developmental testing completed on Small Diameter Bomb II

Military -- Raytheon - New weapon moves to operational testing prior to fielding

April 19, 2018 06:45 PM

Contracts For April 18, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Space, Huntsville, Alabama, is the

April 19, 2018 06:30 PM

Raytheon builds small satellites for Department of Homeland Security

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has built two small, Polar Scout satellites for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in partnership with Millennium...

April 19, 2018 06:27 PM

Lockheed Martin CEO: Space industry has a once-in-a-generation opportunity

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - Hewson says evolution of tech, national security priorities drive company's $1.5 billion investment in new capabilities, Colorado...

April 19, 2018 05:35 PM

April 18, 2018

Orbital ATK christens its next-generation rocket: Say hello to OmegA with an 'A'

GeekWire -- Orbital ATK's entrant in the competition for national security launches has a new name: OmegA. The project also has...

April 18, 2018 09:39 PM

Paul Allen's Stratolaunch aims to put the world's biggest plane in the air this summer

GeekWire -- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's Stratolaunch space company says it's on track to conduct the first test flight of...

April 18, 2018 09:39 PM

SNC and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin show off hardware at Colorado's Space Symposium

GeekWire -- A year after Blue Origin put its New Shepard rocket booster on public display for the first time, Amazon billionaire...

April 18, 2018 09:37 PM

Invitation to Saab's Annual Gripen Seminar

Military -- Saab - Saab is pleased to invite media, financial analysts and investors to the annual Gripen seminar in Stockholm, Sweden, on 16 May 2018.

April 18, 2018 07:30 PM

Contracts For April 17, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, was awarded a $51,395,435

April 18, 2018 07:30 PM

April 17, 2018

F-35 gets precision target engagement with Raytheon JSOW missile

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy completed the final developmental test to integrate the Joint Standoff Weapon C onto the F-35...

April 17, 2018 05:32 PM

Saab Delivering Digital Towers to First Airport Without Traditional Tower

Military -- Saab - Saab will be installing and operating digital towers for the new Scandinavian Mountains Airport in Salen, Sweden. It is the first airport...

April 17, 2018 03:55 PM

Contracts For April 16, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, was awarded a $51,395,435

April 17, 2018 03:55 PM

Vice President Mike Pence helps kick off 34th annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - The 34th annual Space Symposium, a four-day conference at The Broadmoor hotel that attracts 14,000 participants, hundreds...

April 17, 2018 03:37 AM

April 16, 2018

Electric Propulsion Pioneer Phase Four Reveals Results That Challenge Incumbents on Performance, Promising a New Era of Satellite Functionality

PR Newswire: Computer Software -- Space Symposium -- Phase Four, a provider of electric radio frequency (RF) thrusters for in-space propulsion, today announced the results of...

April 16, 2018 04:27 PM

Ball Aerospace to Collaborate with Honeywell for Optical Communication DataLinks Products

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Ball Aerospace is collaborating with Honeywell to develop and produce high-performance, high-reliability Optical Communication DataLinks that...

April 16, 2018 04:27 PM

SpaceX's Falcon 9 poised to fling 350kg planet-sniffing satellite into Earth orbit

Enterprise -- The Register - NASA boffins hope Musk's firm doesn't make a mess of TESS

Planet hunters will be keeping their fingers crossed this evening as...

April 16, 2018 04:02 PM

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches AFSPC-11 Mission for the U.S. Air Force

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41...

April 16, 2018 03:22 PM

Orbital ATK-Designed Satellites Demonstrate Affordable Access to Space for U.S. Air Force

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, designed the EAGLE (ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment)...

April 16, 2018 03:21 PM

April 15, 2018

Missile Defense Agency Makes Test Launch Calendar Classified

U.S. News -- The government will no longer post a public calendar of upcoming missile tests under a new Missile Defense Agency policy.

April 15, 2018 03:56 AM

Lockheed Martin-Led Team Hosts Christening for Future USS INDIANAPOLIS

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team hosted the christening ceremony for the 17th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) at the Fincantieri...

April 15, 2018 03:19 AM

Boeing, Qatar Airways Sign Letter of Intent for Five 777 Freighters

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways today signed a letter of intent to purchase five 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7 billion at list prices. When...

April 15, 2018 03:11 AM

Lockheed Martin and Cobham Team to Develop Next Generation Jammer Low Band for U.S. Navy's Electronic Warfare Aircraft

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Cobham (LSE: COB) are joining forces for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) competition to replace...

April 15, 2018 03:11 AM

BAE Systems Wins Additional Mk110 Naval Guns Contract for U.S. Navy LCS

Business Wire: Hardware -- BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to provide two additional Mk110 Naval Gun Systems for the Independence variant of the U.S. Navy's LCS.

April 15, 2018 03:05 AM

Harris Corporation New Jersey Employees Assemble Food Packs for Local Children

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- About 150 Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) employees in New Jersey assembled 3,000 food packs yesterday that were donated to the Center for Food...

April 15, 2018 03:04 AM

A heavyweight solution for lighter-weight combat vehicles

Life -- EurekAlert - Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed and successfully tested a novel process -- called Friction Stir...

April 15, 2018 02:07 AM

April 14, 2018

Latest F-35 flight tests finish - and US stops accepting new jets

Enterprise -- The Register - Contract wrangle overshadows milestone

The F-35 fighter jet has completed one of its years-long flight testing programmes - just...

April 14, 2018 11:44 PM

Contracts For April 13, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., Herndon, Virginia, was

April 14, 2018 10:35 PM

April 13, 2018

Colorado Springs defense contractor Polaris Alpha plans major expansion, including Denver

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - Defense contractor Polaris Alpha LLC on Wednesday announced plans to add 450 employees by 2026 and build or lease 100,000...

April 13, 2018 03:56 PM

Contracts For April 12, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Global InfoTek Inc.,* Reston, Virginia (FA8750-18-D-0003); Radiance Technologies

April 13, 2018 03:20 PM

April 12, 2018

Saab Presents Gripen E Simulator With Wide Area Display

Military -- Saab - Saab will be attending the Defexpo exhibition in India, 11-14 April 2018. On the show for the first time is a Gripen E simulator equipped...

April 12, 2018 04:20 PM

Contracts For April 11, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Innovative Automation Technologies LLC,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0191);

April 12, 2018 04:20 PM

April 11, 2018

Raytheon contracted to demonstrate Army mobile intelligence platform

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a U.S. Army contract to demonstrate the company's commercially available mobile intelligence platform...

April 11, 2018 05:07 PM

Czech Air Force Gripen fleet completes MS20 upgrade giving enhanced operational capabilities

Military -- Saab - The Czech Air Force has successfully completed the MS20 capability upgrade to its fleet of Gripen fighter aircraft. The upgrade greatly...

April 11, 2018 03:44 PM

Saab's Giraffe 1X Radar Offers a Man-Portable 75km Detection Range

Military -- Saab - Saab's Giraffe 1X ground-based radar is the ultimate gap filler, providing airspace commanders with the capabilities needed to maintain...

April 11, 2018 03:44 PM