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Northrop Team to Bid for Australian Military Satcom Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 1, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced a joint bid team with ViaSat and Optus for Australia’s military satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said it will offer a network management system compatible to the Wideband Global SATCOM system put to use by ...

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Boeing to Provide FRP Lot II P-8As to Navy, Australian AF For $1.5B

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) will deliver nine full-rate production Lot II P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the U.S. Navy and four to the Australian air force under a $1.49 billion contract modification. The Defense Department said Thursday the award also includes an order for long-lead parts for 16 FRP Lot III P-8A aircraft to the Navy ...

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Harris Lands Targeting Upgrade Work on Navy, Australia Aircraft


TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will develop avionics components for integration into EA-18G Growler and F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the Australian air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The work comes under a two-year, $29 million contract and is designed ...

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Report: BAE Eyes Joining Bid Team for Australian Submarine Contract


TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — BAE Systems and British engineering support services firm Babcock International are looking to join up with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries in a bid for a contract to build submarines for the Australian military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense World said BAE ...

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CTC, EVC Sign Business Alliance with Varley of Australia; Ed Sheehan Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 2, 2015 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. and Enterprise Ventures Corp. will work to extend Varley Group‘s aerospace and defense business in the U.S. under a strategic partnership with the Australian firm, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “We look forward to developing a long-term relationship with Varley,” Ed Sheehan Jr., CTC president ...

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Boeing Orders CAE Flight Simulators for Poseidon Aircraft; Ray Duquette Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has chosen CAE to build hardware for four operational flight simulators to its P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the U.S. Navy and Australian air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. According to Ray Duquette, president and general manager of CAE USA, the two ...

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State Dept Approves $69M AGM-88B Tactical Missile Sale to Australia

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The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles, related parts and services from the U.S. government under a $69 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the sale includes 14 AGM-88B tactical missiles, 16 AGM-88E advanced anti-radiation guided missiles, eight CATM-88E AARGM, four ...

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Jacobs Continues Design Work on Australia’s F-35 Facilities Project


TYSONS CORNER, VA June 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Jacobs Engineering being awarded a contract to continue design services work for Lend Lease, managing contractor for Australia’s air combat facilities. The award expands the scope of the original contract the company won in 2011 that included ...

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Raytheon Gets APY-10 Radar Systems Contract from US Navy, Australia

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a combined $152.9 million contract to produce APY-10 radar systems for the U.S. Navy and Australian government under a cooperative agreement. The Defense Department said Thursday the 53 radar kits to be produced by the company under the firm-fixed-price contract will be used onboard the ...

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Lockheed Awarded $920M to Build 94 F-35s for US, Foreign Military Customers


Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business will manufacture a total of 94 F-35 Lightning II low-rate initial production fighter jets for several domestic and foreign military customers under a $920.3 million advanced acquisition contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also provide parts, materials and components for the 78 F-35A, 14 ...

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