Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Alion Lands $72M U.S. Air Force Contract For UAS Program Support; Terri Walker-Spoonhour Quoted

Terri Walker-Spoonhour

Alion Science and Technology announced on Wednesday that the company has secured a five-year $72 million task order awarded by the U.S. Air Force's 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron from the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center (DOD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. The task order requires Alion to perform research, analysis, trade studies, and testing to provide recommendations and plans for the development, integration, management, and technical support for UAS programs.

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USDA CISO Venice Goodwine Returns to Air Force as IT Director

Venice Goodwine

Venice Goodwine stepped down from her chief information security officer position at the Department of Agriculture and rejoined the U.S. Air Force to serve as director of enterprise information technology. Before she joined USDA in December 2018, Goodwine was a senior cybersecurity officer at the Air Force where she advised the service CISO on information security matters.

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BAE Systems Secures Potential $104.8M Navy Contract For USS San Diego Modernization

BAE Systems

BAE Systems announced on Monday that the company secured a $90.2 million U.S. Navy contract for the maintenance and modernization of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22). USS San Diego was commissioned in May 2012 and is the fourth Navy vessel named after the southern California city. 

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Alion Awarded $87M DOD Contract For NAVSEA SEA21 Technical Analysis; Glenn Goodman Quoted

Glenn Goodman

Alion Science and Technology announced on Wednesday that the company has secured a five-year $87 million task order of performance to provide technical analysis for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Deputy Commander for Surface Warfare (SEA 21). The DOD IAC MAC task orders were awarded by the U.S. Air Force's 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron.

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Air Force Conducts Information Warfare Exercises; Jeffrey Phillips Quoted

Col. Jeffrey Phillips

The U.S. Air Force has conducted its first information warfare-focused exercises to test the concept at a new range in the New Mexico desert. The Air Combat Command has performed ten proof of concept exercises intending to consolidate and operationalize all the capabilities to provide Air Force and joint commanders integrated information warfare packages.

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Lockheed, Air Force Start up F-16 Production Line to Support Foreign Allies; Col. Brian Pearson Quoted

F-16 Production

Lockheed Martin has opened a new production line for Block 70/72 of the F-16 aircraft to address the jet's growing demand from foreign military sales customers. The new production line will operate in partnership with the U.S. Air Force from Lockheed's existing site in Greenville, South Carolina, the service branch said Tuesday.

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Honeywell Begins Next Stage in Energy Upgrade Project at Kunsan Air Base

Honeywell

Honeywell announced Monday that the company is beginning the next stage on an infrastructure modernization project at Kunsan Air Base, a U.S. Air Force Base in Gunsan, South Korea. This stage in the project will improve fuel supply reliability through the installation of natural gas service at the base. 

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Raytheon Intelligence and Space Awarded $175M USAF Contract for Intelligence Services; David Appel Quoted

David Appel

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RI&S), a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a U.S. Air Force intelligence program contract worth potentially $175 million. The contract period runs for five years and requires the company to provide signals intelligence services for the U.S. Air Force's Distributed Common Ground System, which collects, processes and analyzes intelligence.

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Hughes and OneWeb to Develop LEO Communications for AFRL

Hughes

Hughes Network Systems announced that the company and OneWeb have been selected by the U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to demonstrate managed LEO satellite communications (SATCOM) services to connect the Arctic region to sites around the globe. Hughes will test and implement end-to-end services on OneWeb’s system between selected U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) locations, a first step in harnessing the power of LEO satellites for high-speed, low-latency broadband access in the Arctic.

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