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2014-05-29 23:02:40

The U.S. Navy awarded CSA with an $85M contract to support PEO EIS, the Naval Enterprise Network Program Office (PMW 205) and the Navy Enterprise Business Solutions Program Office, formally known as the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (Navy ERP) Program Office (PMW 220). CSA and its teaming partners will provide services in the areas of acquisition program management, project management, financial management, contracts management, administration operations, public affairs and total force...

2014-05-28 16:21:10

Solutions Company to Provide Research and Development for Technical Area Tasks RESTON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded as a prime by the U.S. Air Force to provide research, development, testing and evaluation for homeland defense and security technical area tasks to the Department of Defense (DoD) community of interest. The cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, multiple-award,...

2014-05-21 08:20:45

KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency successfully completed the first live fire test of Aegis Ashore, where the new land-based system safely launched and controlled a missile against a simulated target. The test demonstrated Aegis Ashore's ability to provide proven missile defense capabilities against a ballistic missile threat. The test, known as Aegis Ashore Control Test Vehicle-01 (AA CTV-01) flight...

2014-05-21 08:20:42

Program on track for Romania deployment in 2015 PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 from the Aegis Ashore weapon system, which is designed to protect U.S. deployed and NATO forces in Europe from ballistic missile attack. The non-intercept scenario tested the safe launch and fly-out of an SM-3 Block IB against a simulated target; an intercept...

2014-05-20 12:21:01

MAIDEN, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market: AIRT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Ground Support, LLC, has been awarded a new contract to be the sole supplier of deicing trucks to the United States Air Force. The contract award is for two years commencing July 14, 2014 with four additional one-year extension options that may be exercised by the United States Air Force at a total contract value up to $38 million. The award...

2014-05-06 12:20:59

Largest Car Rental Company in Florida Extends Local Network to Support Military ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has selected Enterprise Rent-A-Car as the contracted rental car vendor at 18 Navy Exchange (NEX) locations in a new two-year contract. The partnership will provide those locations on-base access to car rentals, truck rentals and car-sharing services - providing a comprehensive transportation solution to meet diverse travel needs....

2014-04-30 23:15:14

Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center was recently awarded The Pro Patria Award for his support to Lt. Col. Kevin Johnson, USAF Reserves. Additionally, Dr. Shofner was nominated as one of top 30 finalists in the United States for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support “Freedom Award.” Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Renowned Eye Surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center was recently awarded the Pro Patria Award for his support in employing USAF...

2014-04-30 16:21:46

Open systems modernization increases flexibility, bolsters cybersecurity, reduces costs and advances capabilities for joint and coalition operations MCLEAN, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded $53 million to continue modernizing and sustaining the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) command and control (C2) system used to plan, execute and manage joint and multinational military operations. The award is an option exercised on the...

2014-04-29 16:21:09

$900 Million Contract Recognizes Wyle's Expertise Across Multiple Research and Technical Disciplines EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has been awarded a five-year contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Centers (IACs) Enterprise to provide expert research and technical analysis in the areas of homeland defense and security; critical infrastructure protection; weapons of mass destruction; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear...

2014-04-23 08:22:24

Milestone marks Phased Adaptive Approach's second phase TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach. "The SM-3 Block IB's completion of initial operational testing last year set the stage for a rapid deployment to theater," said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence,...


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