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17 August 2006 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for August 17, 2006
  • BAE Systems Opens Product Support Facility at Robins Air Force Base BAE Systems 17 Aug 2006 -- BAE Systems has opened a 6,000-square-foot facility near Robins Air Force Base to support and upgrade Air Force equipment and software. The BAE Systems Readiness and Sustainment Center is located five miles east of the Air Force facility in an Advanced Technology Park at 132 Osigian Blvd.
  • Boeing Signs Contract to Support C-17s in Australia Boeing 17 Aug 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has reached an agreement with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to provide logistics support services for Australia's C-17 fleet.
  • Lockheed Martin Receives $48 Million Contract to Deliver Second Lot of A-10 Precision Engagement Kits Lockheed Martin 17 Aug 2006 -- The A-10 Prime Team led by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has received a $48 million award from the U.S. Air Force to produce 107 Precision Engagement (PE) modification kits for the A-10 close air support fighter. Comprising hardware and software upgrades, each installed kit will transform the legacy A-10A aircraft from an analog aircraft to its new digital A-10C designation with precision weapons capability.
  • Raytheon's Louisville Facility to Build NLOS-LS Precision Attack Missile Raytheon 17 Aug 2006 -- Raytheon Company will manufacture, assemble and test the guidance electronics system for the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System (NLOS-LS) Precision Attack Missile at its Louisville, Ky. facility. Work at the site is expected to begin by October under a $2 million contract with the U.S. Army for the current phase of the program.
  • Raytheon Awarded $16 Million for Weapon Systems Life Cycle Support Raytheon 17 Aug 2006 -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $16 million contract from BAE Systems to provide engineering, technical management services and fleet support for currently deployed U.S. Navy weapons systems and solutions.
  • SAIC Awarded Military Sealift Command IT Contract q SAIC 17 Aug 2006 -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today it was awarded a contract by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) to provide ashore information technology (IT) and operations support services, including project management, systems integration, systems engineering, ashore operations and global helpdesk operations. These technology services SAIC provides at numerous MSC offices help ensure the operational availability of IT systems worldwide.
  • Raytheon Company Awarded $266 Million Standard Missile-3 Contract Raytheon 17 Aug 2006 -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract with a total value of $266 million to build, test and deliver Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) rounds to the Missile Defense Agency to meet the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense deployment requirements. Initial funding of $168 million has been issued.
  • Lockheed Martin Works with Multi-Sector Crisis Management Consortium to Refine SBInet Solution Lockheed Martin 17 Aug 2006 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has linked with the Multi-Sector Crisis Management Consortium (MSCMC) in Arlington, VA, as part of the company’s ongoing effort to shape its SBInet solution. The Secure Border Initiative (SBInet) is a comprehensive multi-year plan to secure America’s borders and reduce illegal immigration.

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