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Boeing Gets $2B Contract Modification for Lot III P-8A Aircraft to Navy, Australia

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $2.5 billion contract modification to build and deliver 16 full-rate production Lot III P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the U.S. Navy and four to the Australian government. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the contract modification to exercise an option under the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract, the Defense …

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New Australia Ensco Office Eyes Local Rail Transport Marketplace


TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 25, 2016 — Ensco (NYSE: ESV) aims to provide project delivery services to the Australian rail transport industry through its newly opened branch office in Perth, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the expansion is an effort to meet demand in Australia’s railway industry for automated …

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Lockheed Gets $1B Contract for F-35 Parts, Materials Procurement


The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a four-year, $1.2 billion advance acquisition contract to obtain long-lead materials, components and parts necessary for the manufacture of low-rate initial production Lot 11 F-35s. The Defense Department said Monday that Lockheed will use the long-lead items to build 80 F-35A …

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Lockheed-Led Team 21 Awarded $862M to Build Australia’s Military Pilot Training System

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A team of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Pilatus Aircraft and Hawker Pacific has been awarded a seven-year contract worth an estimated $862.2 million to provide an integrated system for the Australian military to train its future airmen. Lockheed said Tuesday it will build ground-based technologies for the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System and help …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils $3M Submarine Combat System Laboratory in Australia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 1, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled a new $3 million submarine combat system laboratory in Australia that will work to support the country’s submarine forces, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Lockheed said Friday the hub will provide submarine design and sustainment services and facilitate collaboration between Australian …

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Boeing Lands $102M Contract Modification for Poseidon Site Activation, Logistics

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential three-year, $101.6 million contract modification to provide site activation and logistics support for the full-rate production of P-8A Poseidon Lots 6 and 7 for the U.S. Navy and Australian government. The company will perform contract work in Washington, Missouri, Oklahoma and California through June 2018, …

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General Dynamics to Upgrade Australian Military Bridge System

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10, 2015 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a $28 million contract from the Australian defense agency for the upgrade of a military floating bridge system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday General Dynamics European Land Systems will provide its Improved Ribbon Bridge system to support …

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Northrop Gets Extension on Logistics Support for Australia’s F/A-18 Fleet

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 27, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue to provide logistics support for the Australian air force’s F/A-18 Hornet fleet under a four-year contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the contract covers in-service support for the AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING pods and data links of the Hornet’s Target Designation …

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Tetra Tech to Purchase Geotechnical Engineering Firm Coffey; Dan Batrack Comments


Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) will acquire Australian geotechnical engineering company Coffey International for approximately 31 cents per share under a bid implementation agreement between the two companies. The off-market transaction works to support Tetra Tech’s efforts to expand its geographic coverage and consulting portfolio for international development projects, the company said Wednesday. “Coffey provides a …

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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Oil Rises, Dollar Weakens


The GovCon Index struggled for gains Tuesday after a positive open and closed at a decline of 0.357 points to 71.808. U.S. stocks declined after five days of positivity as biotechnology shares declined and investors also responded to the International Monetary Fund’s statement that the organization remain concerned over economies in developing nations, …

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