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Lockheed, Inmarsat, GMV to Support PNT Program in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Inmarsat and GMV will support Australia’s geoscience research agency in a program that aims to develop a testbed that would demonstrate the potential applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems on positioning, navigation and timing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the effort seeks to utilize …

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Australia’s Lockheed-Built F-35As, Boeing-Built EA-18G Growler to Debut at Airshow in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — The Australian defense ministry will debut the country’s new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets and a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft at the Australian International Airshow on March 3, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Payne said in a statement …

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Australian Air Force Posts Over 5K Hours of Simulation Training at CAE Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2017 — The Australian air force has exceeded 5,000 hours of utility aircraft simulator training since the 2014 launch of CAE‘s (NYSE: CAE) training facility in Sale, Victoria, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The center was constructed under a contract from Australia’s capability acquisition and sustainment group to …

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CAE Secures Simulation, Training Support Contracts Worth $134M; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has landed contracts worth a total of $134.1 million from international military customers for new simulation technologies, simulator updates and training support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it closed a deal with Airbus‘ defense and space business unit for …

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L-3 Subsidiary Receives $90M in Orders for Electro-Optical/IR Imaging Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2017 — An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary has secured a series of contracts worth at least $90 million for electro-optical/infrared imaging systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. L-3 WESCAM will provide its MX-series systems to the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Air Force Special Operations Command, Thailand’s navy …

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Navy Taps Boeing to Produce Lot 90 Harpoon Missiles Under $207M FMS Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential four-year, $207.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the full-rate production of 51 lot 90 Harpoon weapon systems for Egypt, South Korea and Brazil through a foreign military sales agreement. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract also covers the production of spares and related …

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SAIC Secures MH-60 Helicopter Weapon Systems Support, Sustainment Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2016 — The U.S. Navy has awarded Science Applications International Corp.  (NYSE: SAIC) an $11.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide weapon systems sustainment and support for the military service’s MH-60 Seahawk helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAIC will work to sustain weapons systems on the MH-60R Romeo …

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BAE Partners With 2 Universities to Support R&D for Australian Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2016 — BAE Systems‘ Australian business has partnered with the University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide as part of a potential 10-year, $10 million investment in technology development efforts for the Australian military, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the team will work …

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F-35 Program Office Taps Northrop, BAE & Australia-Based Teammates for MRO&U Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office has tapped Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Australia-based subsidiary for maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will a join a team of other companies including the Australian operations of BAE Systems and …

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L-3 Lands $208M Night Vision Equipment Supply Contract With Australia

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has received a potential five-year, $208 million contract to supply night vision imaging systems to the Australian army. The Australian Defense Force awarded the contract under the LAND 53 Phase 1BR program through a competitive procurement process, L-3 said Monday. L-3 will deliver binocular night vision goggles …

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