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27 July 2006 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • DoD News: Contracts for July 27, 2006
  • Boeing Announces Supplier Agreement with Eaton for Combat Search and Rescue Program Boeing 27 Jul 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has announced an agreement with Eaton Corporation's aerospace division to support the proposed HH-47 Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) helicopter program for the U.S. Air Force.
  • General Dynamics Information Technology Awarded $18 million Contract to Support U.S. Navy C4I Systems and Networks General Dynamics 27 Jul 2006 -- The U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego (SSC San Diego) has awarded General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a contract to provide systems engineering, development and analysis in support of Joint and National Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) initiatives. The total potential value of the contract, if all options are exercised, is $18.5 million over a five-year period of performance.
  • Boeing Completes Critical Wideband Gapfiller Satellite Ground Compatibility Tests Boeing 27 Jul 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced its Wideband Gapfiller Satellite (WGS) program has successfully completed two more key space-to-ground compatibility tests with partners Universal Space Network (USN) and ITT Industries. The joint tests, conducted at the Boeing Satellite Development Center in El Segundo, Calif., proved the interoperability between the satellite and two key ground control systems used during orbital operations.
  • U.S. AIR FORCE AWARDS LOCKHEED MARTIN F-16 MISSION PLANNING DELIVERY ORDER Lockheed Martin 27 Jul 2006 -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a Mission Planning Enterprise Contract (MPEC) delivery order to upgrade components for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of F-16 Block 40 and 50 aircraft. This contract entails upgrading the F-16 Mission Planning Environment software. The initial value of this delivery order is $1.4 million, with options that could total $34.9 million over the six-year period of performance.
  • SAIC Selected by Department of Homeland Security to Participate in EAGLE Program SAIC 27 Jul 2006 -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide information technology (IT) support to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions program, also known as EAGLE, has a five-year period of performance with two one-year options.

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • US Ambassador to UN Defends Record VOA 27 Jul 2006 -- U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton defended his record before a Senate panel Thursday, with just months left before his recess appointment to the world body expires
  • Russia: Chavez Ends Tour With Putin Visit RFE/RL 27 Jul 2006 -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin today in Moscow for talks focusing on arms sales and energy cooperation.



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