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NRL Appoints Stephen Meier as Director of Naval Center for Space Technology

Stephen Meier

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has appointed Stephen Meier, a three-decade federal government and private industry veteran, as director of its Naval Center for Space Technology (NCST) in a string of executive leadership appointments. Meier will be responsible for managing the center and its efforts to develop spacecraft systems and ground command-and-control terminals.

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Report: DoD Contract Obligations Up 10% in Fiscal 2020

DoD Contract Spending

The Department of Defense (DoD) obligated $445.5 billion on contract awards during fiscal year 2020, a nearly 10 percent increase from the year-ago period's contracting obligations of $404.5 billion, driven primarily by events related to the global security landscape and coronavirus pandemic. It was also noted that Lockheed secured the highest amount of contracting dollars at $72.3 billion.

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Army Tests Long-Range Cannon Artillery System Ahead of Potential Tech Modifications in 2021

Extended Range

The U.S. Army has completed a recent assessment of a long-range cannon as part of efforts to deploy an artillery system that can hit targets 43 miles away. The Extended Range Cannon Artillery platform used a Raytheon Technologies-built Excalibur guided artillery component as part of the demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.

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Army Tests Raytheon Technologies-Built Electronic Warfare Data Mgmt Tool

Electronic Warfare

The U.S. Army has conducted an exercise to test a Raytheon Technologies-built tool designed to handle real-time electronic warfare data from sensor networks to execute battle commands. The Army assessed the capacity of the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool (EWPMT) to transmit and receive over-the-air data information for command operations during the Cyber Quest 20 exercise.

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ST Engineering Names Dianne Howells President, CEO of Miltope Corporation; Tom Vecchiolla Quoted

ST Engineering

ST Engineering North America has appointed Dianne Howells as president and chief executive officer of Miltope Corporation, effective Sept. 28, 2020, the company reported on Monday. Howells will succeed Jack Haley, who has led Miltope Corporation since 2017. Howells has more than two decades of experience in the aerospace and defense industry.

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Raytheon Technologies Donates to ASCTE, Supporting Cybersecurity Careers; Roy Azevedo, Wes Kremer Quoted

Roy Azevedo

Raytheon Technologies has contributed a $4 million grant to the newly formed Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering (ASCTE) to support cybersecurity careers across the private and public sectors, the company reported on Tuesday

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Raytheon Missiles & Defense Enters JV with RAFAEL to Develop Defense Systems; Sam Deneke, BG Pini Yungman Quoted

Sam Deneke

Raytheon Missiles & Defense and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems, an Israeli-based defense technology company, have entered a joint venture to establish an Iron Dome Weapon System production facility in the United States, Raytheon Technologies reported on Monday

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