GREENBELT, Md. – U.S. space experts are making plans to ask industry to narrow-down choices for space sensor systems for a next-generation Landsat Earth-observation imaging satellite in the late 2020s with enhanced sensor capabilities.
In 2020, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) received $123 billion in contract awards including awards which are optional in nature. With a change in administration, there’s some doubt about how defense budgets will develop going forward. We won’t directly see any big changes in financial results when there’s a transition in administration and weapon system acquisition tends to be a multi-year trajectory, so changes might actually not be as obvious as some expect, but it remains highly interesting to look at how contracts awards are developing.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems received a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and next-generation semiconductor. The technology will provide positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) capabilities to warfighters so they can execute missions in challenging electromagnetic environments.
A week after awarding Sikorsky $478 million to complete a fleet of “Marine One” helicopters for use by the White House, the Department of Defense signaled the Stratford manufacturer could see nearly $1 billion more to upgrade a fleet of helicopters.
A detailed listing of the Top-100 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractors in FY 2020 ranked by total amount of contract funds awarded.
WASHINGTON: The head of the House Armed Services influential seapower subcommittee just stepped closer to the position of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs that the Navy might be in line for a funding boost — and other services will have to pay the bill.
Boeing (NYSE:BA) is a national treasure in terms of innovation and advanced technology, defense of the homeland, and export of American-made goods and services. The scope of its products and services is immense. They range from military and commercial aircraft, space launch and missile defense systems, satellites for communication and navigation, and Air Force One, a premier symbol of American prestige for U.S. President’s traveling abroad.
TUCSON, Ariz., (Feb. 9, 2021) – Installation of the U.S. Navy’s AN/SPY-6(V)1 radar has begun on the service’s new Aegis Flight III guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). The four arrays that comprise the highly advanced radar system, built by Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, are being installed on the ship at the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.
PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – U.S. Navy helicopter aviation experts are ordering five new VH-92A presidential helicopters for the U.S. president and other high-ranking government dignitaries under terms of an order announced Friday worth nearly a half-billion dollars.
Evolv Technology, which has pulled in funding from Jeb Bush’s firm and Bill Gates, has now raised an additional investment.The Waltham-based maker of touchless security-screening systems said Monday in a regulatory filing it has raised just north of $14.5 million in the first tranche of a $30 million offering of debt and other securities.
Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:RTX) has been awarded a ~$290.7M cost-plus-incentive-fee, fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract. Company to provides material and support equipment for depot maintenance facilities, program administrative labor for non-recurring sustainment activities, mockup engines and modules for test cells, as well as supplies, services, and planning for depot activations in support of the F-35 Lightning II Program Lot 13 propulsion system for the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, non-Department of Defense participants and Foreign Military Sales customers.
ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. military researchers are asking industry to develop a rugged, compact and deployable electron linear accelerator for remote bomb disposal and detonation, mobile imaging and inspection, sterilization of food and surfaces, and mobile medical applications.