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Jacobs Completes Test of KeyRadar in AgilePod for AFLCMC; Steve Arnette Quoted

Steve Arnette

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has certified Jacobs’ KeyRadar in AgilePod for flight testing on commercially operated aircraft under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airworthiness criteria. The certification adds to Jacobs’ flight campaign with the AFLCMC for certification of Jacobs' newest version of its proprietary KeyRadar product in an aerial system pod

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Alion Wins $65M Task Order to Provide NVESD to US Army; Todd Stirtzinger Quoted

Todd Stirtzinger

The U.S. Army has awarded Alion Science and Technology a five-year, $65 million task order to provide Counter Explosive Hazard Research for the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD), the company reported on Thursday. The task order was awarded under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center (DoD IAC), Multiple Award Contract (MAC) issued by the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency

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Intelsat General Communications Enters into CRADA with CCDC to Advance C5ISR; Skot Butler Quoted

Intelsat

Intelsat General Communications (IGC), subsidiary of Intelsat, has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for Satellite Communications Terminals, Technologies and Constellations Interoperability with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), the company reported on Tuesday

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BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of Raytheon Technologies’ Airborne Radios Business; Dave Logan, Jeff Jones Quoted

BAE Systems has completed the acquisition of Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Airborne Tactical Radios (Airborne Radios) business, to extend BAE’s products and capabilities into the company’s extensive Electronic Systems portfolio, the company reported on Monday

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USACE Selects Jacobs to Design Air Operations, Intelligence Center for KAOIC; Bob Pragada, Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach Quoted

Jacobs has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide architecture and engineering design for the Korea Air Operations and Intelligence Center (KAOIC), the company announced on Wednesday.

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ATF Selects Axon for DoJ Pilot Program to Support Federal Joint Task Forces with New Digital Services; Richard Coleman Quoted

Axon has partnered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to equip agents and investigators with the Axon Investigator suite of solutions and body cameras to support the Federal Joint Task Forces, the company announced on Monday

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Marine Corps Looks to Buy MQ-9 Reapers to Take New Missions

The U.S. Marine Corps wants to make the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems permanent in its inventory through President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. The service requested $117 million in funding to buy three Reapers in the coming year and additional three for fiscal year 2021.

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Report: NSA Suggests Cancellation of Phone Records Surveillance Program

The National Security Agency recommends that the White House end a surveillance program that gathers data on U.S. phone calls and text messages to detect and disrupt any terrorist plot against the country, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Sources said the recommendation stems from concerns that the program’s intelligence benefits have been outweighed by legal compliance and logistical issues.

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