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

Ed Sheehan

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 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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Rockwell Collins to Build Poseidon Aircraft Navigation Systems for US, Australia

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Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has been awarded a five-year, $24.8 million contract to build 47 P-8A aircraft direction finders, radio tuning panels and high-frequency radio systems for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide 16 pieces of navigation technology for Australia’s P-8A maritime surveillance ...

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Maximus Reports 9.7% Revenue Hike in 2Q; Richard Montoni Comments


Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has announced financial results for the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The Reston, Va.-based government contractor reported a 9.74-percent increase in revenue from the prior year period to $481.79 million with a profit of $39.02 million for the quarter. Revenue in the company’s health ...

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Requests for $1.8B in F-16, Hobart Destroyer Services


The State Department has approved $1.775 billion in foreign military sales requests from Australia for equipment and services in sustainment and logistics to support that country’s Super Hornet and Growler jets and Hobart-class destroyers. Australia asked the U.S. for $1.5 billion in parts and services on 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet and 12 EA-18G Growler planes under one agreement, the ...

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Australia to Order Additional Boeing C-17A Planes, Equipment


Australia intends to procure additional two Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Globemaster III military cargo aircraft and related equipment from the U.S. government. The Australian defense department said Friday it will spend approximately $1 billion to buy the C-17As as well as to modernize an aircraft maintenance facility and other infrastructure at ...

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