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Article Excerpt: An upgrade to the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System developed by Lockheed Martin Corp. in partnership with three labs run by the Navy has been approved for release, the Bethesda, Md.-based defense contractor said Monday. The upgrade is part … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Defense Department converted almost 17,000 civilian positions from contractor jobs last year under its insourcing initiative. The Government Accountability Office finds of those 17,000 jobs, the Army brought the most contractor positions back to federal employees, 42 percent. … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Navy is testing a system that promises to significantly increase the endurance and range of carrier-based unmanned aircraft. As part of the Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) program, the Navy and industry partner Northrop Grumman have … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Navy’s newest Fire Scout drone may also become the Marine Corps newest aerial cargo drone if prime contractor Northrop Grumman has its way. The Marines are currently testing Lockheed Martin’s KMAX aerial drone and Boeing’s A160 Hummingbird … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Raytheon has been awarded a contract worth up to $83 million with the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command to produce LAU-116B/A missile launchers. The award includes a $7.3 million firm-fixed-price delivery order for production through December 2013 and two … Continue reading

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