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Bell tapped for services to support MQ-8 Fire Scout

Bell tapped for services to support MQ-8 Fire Scout

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March 19 (UPI) -- Bell Helicopter has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for three Bell 407 variant commercial airframes in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aerial system.The deal, announced Friday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 9.8 million under the terms of an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.The agreement between Naval Air Systems Command and Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. enables the company to provide up to three Bell 407 variant commercial airframes and associated Bell 407 unique components, the Pentagon said.Additionally, the contract will provide for preservation and storage of the MQ-8 Fire Scout, a Northrop Grumman-manufactured unmanned autonomous helicopter used for reconnaissance, aerial fire support and other naval missions.W...
More than $17.5M awarded to Jacob Technology for services

More than $17.5M awarded to Jacob Technology for services

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Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Jacobs Technology has been awarded a contract for engineering services in support of launch testing for the U.S. Navy and the British government.The deal, announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 17.5 million and modifies a previous award contract under the terms of a cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost contract.Jacobs Technology is expected to provide design and development services, along with sit activation, test, evaluation and operation of the launch testing capability or LTC complex at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, Calif.The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division at China Lake is the primary testing facility and weapons development laboratory for the U.S. Navy.Work on the contract is expected to occur at the N...
US shutdown: Government services closed as working week begins

US shutdown: Government services closed as working week begins

World
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be unable to report for work on Monday, as the US Senate struggles to end a government shutdown.Some will not be paid until the stalemate is resolved. A rare Sunday session of the Senate yielded no agreement between Democrats and Republicans, with immigration one of the main sticking points.Essential services will still run but famous sites such as the Statue of Liberty have already been affected.The monument was closed on Sunday but New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would dip into state funds to pay the daily employment bill and reopen the popular tourist site.Why has the government shut down?It missed a deadline. At midnight on Friday, lawmakers failed to agree on a spending bill. The bill was not a plan for funding for the whole of 2018...
GE contracted for repair services on Super Hornet, Growler aircraft

GE contracted for repair services on Super Hornet, Growler aircraft

Business
Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support has awarded General Electric with a contract for services in support of the F/A-18 E-F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler.The $ 74 million contract, announced by the Department of Defense on Tuesday, is a six-month contract calling for "performance-based logistics requirements," repairs and program support.Specifically, the contract taps General Electric to support the repair of 773 F414 engine components of the F/A-18 E and F, as well as the EA-18G aircraft.The work, for the most part, will be completed at a variety of General Electric supplier locations, with some also expected to be done at the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla.Work on the contract is expected to be completed by June 2018, with the Nav...
Aadhaar linking deadline likely to be extended for all financial services, instruments

Aadhaar linking deadline likely to be extended for all financial services, instruments

Finance
NEW DELHI: The government is likely to extend the deadline for linking Aadhaar with other financial investments/instruments beyond December 31. This is clear from the amendment in the Prevention of Money Laundering Rules made via a notification yesterday. The amendment removes the deadline of December 31, 2017 and replaces it with 'a date to be notified by the government'. This means that now the government can simply extend the date for linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts, mutual funds, insurance, PF accounts, post office schemes, and so on by issuing a notification. The amendment makes it clear that if the linking of Aadhaar is not done by the date to be notified by the government, the account or folio of the individual would be blocked. Earlier, the government had set a deadli...