Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

June 19, 2018

President Trump orders Pentagon to create a 'separate but equal' Space Force

BGR -- At today's meeting of the National Space Council, President Trump directed the Pentagon and Defense Department to "immediately begin the process"...

June 19, 2018 06:49 PM

Raytheon wins U.S. Army National Training Center Mission Support contract

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract totaling $161 million, which includes options, for mission support...

June 19, 2018 05:00 PM

Contracts For June 18, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Harris Corp., Lynchburg, Virginia (W52P2J-18-D-0008); Motorola Solutions Inc.,

June 19, 2018 04:22 PM

U.S. Armed Forces is getting a Space Force (over the objections of the Secretary of Defense)

Tech -- TechCrunch - In a surprise announcement today at the third meeting of the White House's newly reconvened Space Council, President Donald J. Trump...

June 19, 2018 03:53 PM

June 18, 2018

Teledyne Awarded $79.6 Million Missile Defense Contract

Business Wire -- Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., has been awarded a $79.6...

June 18, 2018 05:05 PM

HSwMS Gotland to be relaunched after a complete Mid-Life Upgrade

Military -- Saab - Saab is pleased to announce that the renowned HSwMS Gotland is relaunched and ready to start her sea trials after a mid-life upgrade....

June 18, 2018 03:14 PM

Saab Receives Order for Additional Functionality for GlobalEye

Military -- Saab - Saab has received an order from the United Arab Emirates for additional functionality for the advanced airborne early warning & control...

June 18, 2018 03:14 PM

Saab Shows Full Scale Model of the SLWT Torpedo at UDT 2018

Military -- Saab - Saab will be exhibiting at the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) exhibition and conference which takes place 26-28 June at the Scottish...

June 18, 2018 03:14 PM

Unmanned NASA Plane Flies Solo Through Public Airspace

U.S. News -- NASA has flown a large, remotely piloted aircraft equipped with detect-and-avoid technologies through the national airspace system for the first...

June 18, 2018 02:49 AM

Marshall Celebrates NASA's 60th Anniversary June 16 at NASA in the Park

PR Newswire: Internet Technology -- NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is partnering with Downtown Huntsville Inc., to fill Big Spring Park East in downtown...

June 18, 2018 02:42 AM

Lockheed Martin Canada Awarded Extension to its Contract for In-Service Support for Royal Canadian Navy's Halifax Class Frigates

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- Lockheed Martin Canada (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a three-year extension to its In-Service Support contract for the Royal Canadian Navy's 12...

June 18, 2018 02:39 AM

Pentagon and Lockheed Martin Deliver 300th F-35 Aircraft

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the 300th production F-35 aircraft, demonstrating the program's continued...

June 18, 2018 02:39 AM

Lockheed Martin's Miniature Hit-to-Kill Interceptor Matures to Development Stage

PR Newswire: Networks -- The U.S. Army Cruise Missile Defense Systems Project Office awarded Lockheed Martin a $2.6 million dollar contract to mature the Miniature Hit-to-Kill...

June 18, 2018 02:30 AM

Teledyne Awarded $23 Million Contract to Supply Infrared Detectors to NASA's WFIRST Astronomy Mission

Business Wire -- Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that NASA has awarded a contract to Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC, located...

June 18, 2018 02:25 AM

Harris Corporation Delivers Advanced Environmental Monitoring Sensor for Japanese Satellite

Business Wire -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has delivered an environmental monitoring sensor for the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite-2 (GOSAT-2), which...

June 18, 2018 02:17 AM

Harris Corporation to Upgrade US Customs and Border Protection Communications

Business Wire -- Harris Corporation will upgrade the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's mission-critical communications to safeguard the nation's borders.

June 18, 2018 12:18 AM

June 17, 2018

Contracts For June 15, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded

June 17, 2018 06:45 AM

Contracts For June 14, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY AASKI Technology Inc.,* Tinton Falls, New Jersey

June 17, 2018 06:44 AM

Contracts For June 13, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY American International Contractors Inc., Arlington, Virginia (W912ER-18-D-0004);

June 17, 2018 06:44 AM

June 15, 2018

Here are the finalists for Boeing's $2 million 'personal flying device' contest

Tech -- The Verge - Last year, a $2 million global competition called the Go Fly Prize was introduced with the goal of producing "an easy-to-use, personal...

June 15, 2018 03:52 PM

June 13, 2018

United Kingdom Becomes Largest Operator of Saab Land-based Giraffe AMB Radars

Military -- Saab - Saab has delivered the tenth Giraffe Agile Multi Beam (AMB) radar to the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence (MoD) making the country...

June 13, 2018 04:14 PM

Contracts For June 12, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Hexagon Federal Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, is awarded a $60,857,149 firm-fixed-price,

June 13, 2018 04:13 PM

June 12, 2018

Spaceflight strikes deal with Rocket Lab for three satellite launch extravaganzas

GeekWire -- Seattle-based Spaceflight has partnered with Rocket Lab for three launches over the next year, including the first launch for BlackSky's Earth...

June 12, 2018 04:10 PM

US Army awards Raytheon $130 million for TOW missiles

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $129.9 million U.S. Army contract for continued production of the tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided...

June 12, 2018 03:22 PM

Contracts For June 11, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $36,451,516

June 12, 2018 03:22 PM

Northrop Grumman to Redeem Orbital ATK Debt

Military -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Inc. (formerly...

June 12, 2018 03:22 PM

June 11, 2018

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Awarded $50 Million DDG 51 Lead Yard Services Contract

PR Newswire: Internet Technology -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a contract to provide lead yard services...

June 11, 2018 07:02 PM

Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval to Buy Orbital ATK

U.S. News -- U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman won U.S. antitrust approval to buy solid rocket motor supplier Orbital ATK,...

June 11, 2018 05:13 PM

Boeing announces $6 million investment in Thurgood Marshall College Fund

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $6 million investment in the future technical workforce through a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall...

June 11, 2018 04:30 PM

Lockheed Martin-Built F-35 Comes Home to RAF Marham

PR Newswire: Networks -- The United Kingdom has welcomed home its first four F-35B advanced fighter aircraft, which will be flown by the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy....

June 11, 2018 04:05 PM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Results for Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter and Updates Its Fiscal 2018 Guidance

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) today reported its operating results for the third fiscal quarter ended April...

June 11, 2018 03:44 PM

U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $36 Million Maintenance Contract for USS Cole

Business Wire -- BAE Systems has received a $36.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67).

June 11, 2018 03:40 PM

Harris Corporation Delivers Fifth GPS III Satellite Navigation Payload

Business Wire -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has provided Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) with its fifth of ten advanced navigation payloads contracted for the...

June 11, 2018 04:07 AM

BAE Systems Lands New Leader for its Air Force Solutions Business

Business Wire -- BAE Systems, Inc. today announced the hiring of Peter B. Trainer as the vice president and general manager of its Air Force Solutions business...

June 11, 2018 02:55 AM

June 10, 2018

Boulder company picked to help NASA with future moon missions

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - A Boulder company has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to help with future missions...

June 10, 2018 11:54 PM

Contracts For June 8, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded $862,249,233 for modification P00021

June 10, 2018 11:51 PM

Prepare for liftoff: Here's a list of upcoming important SpaceX rocket launches

Tech -- Digital Trends - From ISS resupply missions to a host of communication and scientific satellite launches, SpaceX has a busy year ahead. Here's...

June 10, 2018 11:32 PM

June 08, 2018

Saab Launches the Barracuda User Group

Military -- Saab - Saab is launching the Barracuda User Group whose first meeting is on June 13 at the 2018 Eurosatory defence exhibition, Paris. Saab is...

June 08, 2018 05:23 PM

Contracts For June 7, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Coastal Pacific Food Distributors, Stockton, California, has been

June 08, 2018 05:22 PM

June 07, 2018

Contracts For June 6, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY American Electronics Inc.,* California, Maryland (N00421-18-D-0035); American

June 07, 2018 04:02 PM

NASA administrator promises not to abandon International Space Station without alternative plan

Tech -- The Verge - Today, NASA's new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, spoke candidly with a group of reporters in Washington, DC about the direction...

June 07, 2018 03:31 PM

June 06, 2018

Contracts For June 5, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY Black and Veatch (HDTRA118D0003); Raytheon Co. (HDTRA118D0004); URS

June 06, 2018 03:43 PM

June 05, 2018

Contracts For June 4, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS AIR FORCE National Native American Construction, Coeur d' Alene, Idaho (FA4659-17-D-C001);

June 05, 2018 07:16 PM

Colorado aerospace company completes Rolls-Royce unit purchase

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - Fort Collins aerospace company Woodward Inc.'s purchase of Rolls-Royce fuel injection systems technology company L'Orange...

June 05, 2018 06:38 PM

June 04, 2018

This 'third arm' could be a game changer for U.S. soldiers

USATODAY.com Technology News -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is testing out the prototype for a new "third arm" to give soldiers and extra hand on the battlefield.

June 04, 2018 04:43 PM

The Military Still Wants a Belly Gun for the V-22 Osprey

Defense Tech -- For years, officials have wanted a forward firing gun under the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey's belly.

June 04, 2018 04:05 PM

U.S. DoD Contracts MEO Services via Blanket Purchase Agreement with SES Government Solutions

Business Wire -- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, has signed a single-award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the U.S....

June 04, 2018 03:33 PM

SES-12 Mission

Military -- SpaceX News - SpaceX successfully launched the SES-12 satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) on Monday, June 4, 2018 from...

June 04, 2018 03:02 PM

Pratt & Whitney and F-35 Program Office Announce Contract Award for 135 F135 Engines

PR Newswire: Semiconductors -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and the U.S. Department of Defense today announced a contract award for...

June 04, 2018 04:49 AM