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Lockheed Martin, Electro Optic Systems To Establish Space Debris Tracking Site

Lockheed Martin [LMT] and Electro Optic Systems (EOS) are teaming to develop a new space…

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As part of its turnkey screening services model, Rapiscan uses its cargo and vehicle inspection systems for screening at ports and borders. Photo: OSI Systems

Albania Pulling Out Of Turney Screening Services Project With Rapiscan, Firm Says

The election of a new government in Albania has led to the halt of Rapiscan’s…

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The Air Force's F-16D fighter jet. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Air Force Performing Temporary Fixes On F-16D Longerons

The Air Force is removing and replacing 50 fasteners per jet in the area of…

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AGI's Helicopter Visual Approach System is used on carrier and non-carrier vessels. Photo: AGI

J.F. Lehman Acquires Small Aerospace And Defense Companies

The private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company on Tuesday said it has acquired the…

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Kodiak Launch Complex. Launch Pad 2
Photo: Alaska Aerospace Corp.

Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Test Terminated Just After Takeoff

The Defense Department Monday said "an anomaly," led to the flight test termination of the…

The Marine Corps' F-35B. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

DoD Relaxes Some F-35 Flight Restrictions; F-35B Completes Wet Runway, Crosswind Testing

The Defense Department has relaxed some of its flight restrictions on F-35 test aircraft after…

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Meeting Minimal Bandwidth Requirements Critical Part of Pentagon IT, CIO Says

The Pentagon’s top official for information technology said Wednesday that contractors will have to be…

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Pentagon Expands Business Board

The Pentagon has added eight individuals to a board created more than 10 years ago…

Kodiak Launch Complex. Launch Pad 2
Photo: Alaska Aerospace Corp.

Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Test Terminated Just After Takeoff

The Defense Department Monday said "an anomaly," led to the flight test termination of the…

Blimp In A Box
Photo: Drone Aviation Corp.

Drone Aviation Delivers Surveillance equipment To REF

Drone Aviation Corp. (DAC), Monday said it delivered specialized surveillance equipment-- advanced optics systems--to support…

Multi-Channel Manpack Radio
Photo: Harris

Harris Receives NSA Certification For Multi-channel Manpack Radio

Harris [HRS] said it received Type-1 National Security Agency (NSA) certification for its Falcon III®…

Notional Ground Combat Vehicle
Source: BAE Systems

General Dynamics, BAE Systems Win Study Contracts For Future Fighting Vehicle

General Dynamics [GD] and BAE Systems were each awarded $7.9 million study contracts for a…

USS Freedom (LCS-1) during a to Singapore in 2013. Photo: U.S. Navy

Bath Iron Works Reels In LCS Maintenance Planning Contract

Edging out two industry rivals, General Dynamics [GD] Bath Iron Works has won a key…

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F-35B Hits Software, Flight Hour Milestones

Lockheed Martin [LMT] and the F-35 program recorded a handful of software-related milestones in August,…

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Ship Maintenance Periods Will Dictate CANES Competitions

The availability of ships for maintenance periods will determine how the Navy proceeds with holding…

The SSBN(X) will replace Ohio-class ballistic subs.
Photo: U.S. Navy

With Ohio Replacement Coming, Time To Ramp Up Supplier Base

GROTON, Conn. -- While the Navy is seven years away from the planned timeframe to…

The Air Force's F-16D fighter jet. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Air Force Performing Temporary Fixes On F-16D Longerons

The Air Force is removing and replacing 50 fasteners per jet in the area of…

RQ-4 Global Hawk
Photo: Northrop Grumman

RQ-4 Global Hawk Demonstrates Adaptability, New Missions

The Air Force this summer showed the adaptability of its Northrop Grumman [NOC]-built RQ-4 Global…

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Air Force Moves SpaceX’s AsiaSat 6 Launch To Wednesday AM Following F9R Incident

The Air Force approved Space Exploration Technology Corp.’s (SpaceX) request to move its previously scheduled,…

Photo: NASA.

Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman Contract For Air Force Weather Work

The Air Force recently awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract valued…

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Operations in Iraq Against ISIS Could Lead to Changes In FY '15 Budget, Officials Say

Ongoing airstrikes in Iraq against the terrorist group Islamic State may affect the yet-to-be-finalized defense…

Iron Dome System
Photo: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Obama Signs Iron Dome Funding Bill For Immediate Boost in Interceptor Production

President Barack Obama signed into law late Monday a bill providing $225 million in emergency…

Congress has made clear it wants to buy a 12th LPD, like the USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) above, even though the ship is no longer in the Navy's long-term plans. Lawmakers provided advance procurement funding in past budgets and are set to provide as much as $800 million to begin incrementally funding the ship in fiscal year 2015, but Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley said he would not put the ship on contract without the full $2 billion accounted for. Photo by U.S. Navy.

Stackley: Navy Won't Buy LPD-28 Without Full $2 Billion Appropriated; Would Rather Fund Ship Design Research

Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley told several lawmakers on Friday that he appreciates the money they…

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Senate Appropriators Concerned About Domestic Tactical Rocket Motor Industry

The health of the tactical solid rocket motor industrial base is a concern for the…

As part of its turnkey screening services model, Rapiscan uses its cargo and vehicle inspection systems for screening at ports and borders. Photo: OSI Systems

Albania Pulling Out Of Turney Screening Services Project With Rapiscan, Firm Says

The election of a new government in Albania has led to the halt of Rapiscan’s…

AGI's Helicopter Visual Approach System is used on carrier and non-carrier vessels. Photo: AGI

J.F. Lehman Acquires Small Aerospace And Defense Companies

The private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company on Tuesday said it has acquired the…

Lockheed Martin continues to expand its capabilities in Energy-related technology with the Sun Catalytix acquisition. For the technology in the above photo, Lockheed Martin is teamed with Atlantis Resources and Irving Shipbuilding to build, deploy and test tidal turbines in Canada's Bay of Fundy. Photo: Atlantis Resources

Lockheed Martin Acquires Small Energy-Related Firm

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Monday said it has acquired the assets of Sun Catalytix, a…

CACI President and CEO Ken Asbury

Earnings, Sales Slip At CACI In Fourth Quarter

CACI International [CACI] on Wednesday posted lower net income in its fourth quarter due to…



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