Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

December 10, 2018

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Results for Fiscal 2019 First Quarter and Updates Its Fiscal 2019 Guidance

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) today reported its operating results for the first fiscal quarter ended October...

December 10, 2018 12:33 AM

Did Russia just launch a secret space weapon into orbit?

Think -- Big Think - U.S. intelligence recorded a Russian rocket deploying a mysterious object during a recent mission.It's possibly an inspector satellite,...

December 10, 2018 12:03 AM

December 07, 2018

Dragon Resupply Mission (CRS-16)

Military -- SpaceX News - On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, SpaceX launched its sixteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-16) to the International...

December 07, 2018 12:54 AM

December 06, 2018

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $46 Million for Support Services at Groton Submarine Base

PR Newswire -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $46.2 million contract modification to perform non-nuclear maintenance work on submarines...

December 06, 2018 05:19 AM

December 04, 2018

US Department of Defense to sling an estimated $3.17bn at Microsoft resellers

Enterprise -- The Register - Cash to be splashed over 10 years on software sporting a Microsoft badge

The US Department of Defense has signed up for an estimated...

December 04, 2018 08:46 PM

December 03, 2018

Raytheon Company Joins UF Innovate | The Hub to Launch Cooperative Program with the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Business Wire -- Raytheon sets up shop at UF Innovate | The Hub for cooperative program with the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of...

December 03, 2018 07:22 PM

December 02, 2018

Colorado's Booming Space Industry Is Second to California's

U.S. News -- Aerospace Alley: Colorado's booming space industry is second only to California's, with 180 companies, more than 190,000 jobs and deep historic...

December 02, 2018 08:33 AM

November 30, 2018

General Dynamics European Land Systems acquires Germany's FWW Fahrzeugwerk GmbH

PR Newswire -- General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) announced today the acquisition of FWW Fahrzeugwerk GmbH, a qualified maintenance and service...

November 30, 2018 07:53 PM

U.S. Army Places $1.69 Billion Order for 6,107 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Business Wire -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $1.69...

November 30, 2018 07:51 PM

November 22, 2018

Big data at sea: How the Royal Navy charts the world's oceans

Enterprise -- The Register - Warships don't only sink the nation's enemies, you know

Boatnotes You may think of a warship as a vessel that sails the Seven...

November 22, 2018 06:35 PM

November 20, 2018

ZMicro Honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2018 Innovators Awards Program

Business Wire -- ZMicro's ZM3 Mission Computer was honored with a gold award for innovation in C4ISR by Military & Aerospace Electronics.

November 20, 2018 01:37 AM

BAE Systems to Assist U.S. Army in Enhancing the Situational Awareness and Mission Preparedness of Soldiers Deployed Globally

Business Wire -- The U.S. Army INSCOM has awarded BAE Systems a four-year, $100 million contract to provide support to the 116th Military Intelligence Brigade.

November 20, 2018 01:33 AM

November 18, 2018

NASA, Northrop Grumman Launch Space Station, National Lab Cargo

PR Newswire -- Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,400 pounds of cargo after launching at 4:01...

November 18, 2018 03:27 AM

November 16, 2018

After first commercial launch, Rocket Lab announces $140 million in funding

Tech -- TechCrunch - When it rains, it pours. And when you're a successful space startup, it pours money. Rocket Lab, the New Zealand-based launch provider,...

November 16, 2018 06:23 PM

November 12, 2018

Harris Corporation Receives NSA Certification for AN/PRC-163 Handheld Radio

Business Wire -- Harris Corporation has received National Security Agency (NSA) Type-1 certification for its AN/PRC-163 multi-channel handheld networking...

November 12, 2018 03:20 AM

November 05, 2018

Northrop Grumman to Pay $27 Million to Settle U.S. Allegations

U.S. News -- Northrop Grumman Corp will pay $27.45 million to settle allegations it overstated the number of hours its employees...

November 05, 2018 03:23 AM

November 02, 2018

Soyuz bounces back after failure: Crewed mission to Space Station launches early next month

Tech -- TechCrunch - The high-profile but fortunately non-lethal failure of a crewed mission atop a Soyuz rocket in October has been investigated thoroughly...

November 02, 2018 03:45 PM

November 01, 2018

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins Strategic $5.5 Million Contract to Provide Virtualized Mobile Location Platform to Global Telecommunications and Media Company

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today, that during its first quarter of fiscal 2019, its Enterprise...

November 01, 2018 10:14 PM

Harris Corporation Delivers Sixth GPS III Satellite Navigation Payload

Business Wire -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has provided Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) with its sixth of ten advanced navigation payloads contracted for the U.S....

November 01, 2018 10:13 PM

October 31, 2018

Lockheed Martin Challenges Students to Create the Future of Flight

PR Newswire -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a new digital curriculum for high-school students, parents and educators as part of Generation Beyond,...

October 31, 2018 04:13 PM

October 30, 2018

Boeing's 737 MAX 8 planes will not be grounded after jet crash, Indonesian government says

CNBC-Top Business -- Officials say all MAX 8 planes in Indonesia will be subject to additional inspections.

October 30, 2018 05:35 PM

JARVISS, Powered by Everbridge, is Now the U.S. Army's Enduring Enterprise System for Threat Visibility

Business Wire -- Everbridge was chosen by the U.S. Army to power its new antiterrorism/threat visibility program to keep military personnel and facilities...

October 30, 2018 05:28 PM

Rockwell Collins Announces Executive Changes in Interior Systems, Information Management Services Businesses

Business Wire -- Rockwell Collins announced today that Dave Nieuwsma has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the company's Interior...

October 30, 2018 05:28 PM

October 29, 2018

Raytheon executives to speak at Baird's 2018 Global Industrial Conference on Nov. 7

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that Raytheon Chairman and CEO Thomas A. Kennedy and Raytheon Vice President and Chief Financial...

October 29, 2018 06:32 PM

Northrop Grumman Announces $1 Billion Accelerated Share Repurchase Agreement

Military -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Goldman...

October 29, 2018 03:49 PM

October 28, 2018

Aegis Combat System Demonstrates Success During At-Sea Test Against Medium Range Ballistic Missile

PR Newswire -- The latest evolution of the Aegis Combat System, Baseline 9.C2 (BMD5.1) successfully supported an MDA-led at-sea Ballistic Missile Defense System...

October 28, 2018 04:21 AM

October 11, 2018

BAE Systems to Deliver 18 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers to the U.S. Army

Business Wire -- BAE Systems has received an order to provide 18 additional M777 155mm Ultra Lightweight Howitzers to the U.S. Army.

October 11, 2018 04:21 PM

The Defense Department picks three companies to develop rockets for national security launches

Tech -- The Verge - The US Air Force has awarded three aerospace companies with a combined $2 billion in contracts to develop rockets capable of sending...

October 11, 2018 03:53 PM

October 08, 2018

SAOCOM 1A Mission

Military -- SpaceX News - On Sunday, October 7 at 7:21 p.m. PDT, SpaceX successfully launched the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E)...

October 08, 2018 03:55 PM

October 02, 2018

CPI Aerostructures Announces Orders for HIRSS Module Assemblies From Sikorsky for UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters

Globe Newswire -- CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero") (NYSE American: CVU) announced today that it has received purchase orders from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin...

October 02, 2018 03:22 PM

September 28, 2018

Military's primary launch provider poised to pick Blue Origin's new engine for future rocket

Tech -- The Verge - The military's primary launch provider, the United Launch Alliance, is poised to announce that it has selected the main engine for...

September 28, 2018 09:27 PM

September 27, 2018

100th launch of Europe's Ariane 5 rocket sends a pair of telecom satellites into orbit

Tech -- GeekWire - The milestone 100th launch of Europe's heavy-lift Ariane 5 rocket put two telecommunications satellites into geostationary...

September 27, 2018 07:07 PM

September 26, 2018

Boeing seals the deal on its acquisition of Millennium Space's satellite operation

Tech -- GeekWire - An artist's conception shows Millennium Space Systems' Altair satellite. (Millennium Illustration)News Brief: As promised, Boeing...

September 26, 2018 06:27 PM

September 25, 2018

Boeing Wins Air Force Contract to Replace UH-1N Huey Helicopters

Defense Tech -- The U.S. Air Force has picked Boeing to build the replacement for its UH-1N Huey at a cost of approximately $2.38 billion.

September 25, 2018 04:18 PM

September 23, 2018

Contracts For Sept. 21, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, has been awarded a maximum

September 23, 2018 12:55 AM

September 16, 2018

Lockheed Martin wins $7.2B Air Force contract to build satellites at Littleton facility

Denver Post -- The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites.

September 16, 2018 09:38 PM

Boeing gets $2.9B contract for 18 Air Force KC-46 tankers as it nears first deliveries

GeekWire -- The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing a $2.9 billion contract for 18 more KC-46A tanker aircraft and associated equipment, bringing...

September 16, 2018 09:05 PM

September 13, 2018

Standard Missile-3 intercepts ballistic missile target during Japanese test at sea

Military -- The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the United States Missile Defense Agency completed a successful intercept flight test in cooperation...

September 13, 2018 05:55 PM

Contracts For Sept. 12, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded $194,517,924 for modification P00126 to a

September 13, 2018 05:54 PM

September 12, 2018

Blue Origin's schedule for putting people on space trips reportedly slips to 2019

Tech -- GeekWire - Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith today signaled that the Kent, Wash.-based space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos...

September 12, 2018 06:51 PM

September 10, 2018

Raytheon strengthens alliance with commercial satellite company, HawkEye 360, to further enhance data analytics for government users

Military -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Intelligence, Information and Services business is collaborating with commercial small satellite company, HawkEye...

September 10, 2018 04:29 PM

Telstar 18 VANTAGE Mission

Military -- SpaceX News - On Monday, September 10th, SpaceX's Falcon 9 successfully lifted off at 12:45 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at...

September 10, 2018 04:29 PM

September 04, 2018

Lockheed to Build F-16 Wings in India With Tata

U.S. News -- Lockheed Martin will build wings for its F-16 combat plane in India with its local partner, Tata Advanced Systems Limited...

September 04, 2018 05:01 PM

September 01, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 31, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSAIR FORCEMITRE Corp., Bedford, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $406,761,286 cost

September 01, 2018 10:31 PM

Contracts For Aug. 30, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVY The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a ceiling price $805,318,853

September 01, 2018 12:21 AM

Contracts For Aug. 29, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Cummins Power Generation Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, was awarded a $490,959,400

September 01, 2018 12:21 AM

August 29, 2018

Contracts For Aug. 28, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMY Jacob's Technology Inc., Tullahoma, Tennessee, was awarded an $87,386,790 modification (P00005)

August 29, 2018 04:10 PM

Contracts For Aug. 27, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTSDEFENSE HEALTH AGENCYSpectrum Healthcare Resources Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, was awarded a

August 29, 2018 04:09 PM

August 27, 2018

Christian Hedelin New Chief Strategy Officer at Saab

Military -- Saab - Saab has appointed Christian Hedelin as new Chief Strategy Officer. Christian Hedelin takes up the position on 1 November 2018 and will...

August 27, 2018 04:07 PM