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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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Richard Montoni: Jobactive Contract Win Validates Maximus Commitment to Human Services Work

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 1, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on a contract for Maximus (NYSE: MMS) subsidiary Max Solutions to manage Australia’s jobactive employment services program for five years. The award continues the government contractor’s work across Australia, which Maximus CEO Richard A. Montoni said has yielded ...

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Cubic Sets Revenue Record in 4Q 2014, Records 3% Hike for Full Fiscal Year


Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full 2014 fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2014. The San Diego-based defense and transportation technology contractor reported a 3-percent increase in revenue to $1.398 billion for the full year and a 16-percent jump to a record figure of ...

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Nancy Collins: Xerox Seeks Public Sector Case Mgmt Growth Through Consilience Buy


Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has purchased Austin, Texas-based case management and workflow automation software provider Consilience Software for an undisclosed amount. Eleven U.S. states, seven U.S. cities and two states in Australia use Consilience’s web-based and cloud-built Maven tool to manage information through the use of data and process agencies, Xerox said Friday. ...

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General Dynamics to Update US, Australian Sub Combat Control Systems; Mike Eagan Comments

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received $50 million in contract modifications to continue modernization work for combat control systems in U.S. and Australian naval submarines. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has worked on the AN/BYG-1 combat control systems since 2003, General Dynamics said Tuesday. “By introducing our open architecture framework into these ...

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DRS, Laurel Technologies JV to Produce Tech Insertion Hardware for Navy Submarines

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A DRS Technologies and Laurel Technologies joint venture will develop, integrate and manufacture technology insertion hardware for the combat control and sonar systems of U.S. Navy submarines under a new $171.1 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Defense Department said Monday that DRS Laurel Technologies‘ TIH will be installed on new Virginia-class submarines and upgrade the current systems on SSN 688i, SSBN, ...

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Boeing Awarded $296M for Lot 2 Poseidon Plane Parts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $295,643,284 contract to start acquiring parts to produce 12 P-8A Poseidon planes for the U.S. Navy and Australia. The advance acquisition contract includes $152,043,495 in purchases for the U.S. Navy and $143,599,789 in foreign military sales funds for sales to Australia, the Defense Department said Thursday. ...

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State Dept OKs $534M Raytheon-Built Sidewinder Missile Sale to Australia


The State Department has approved a potential million foreign military sale of Raytheon-built (NYSE: ATK) Sidewinder missiles and related equipment to Australia. Australia plans to install the missiles on its fleets of F/A-18 and F-35 fighter jets and also intends to bolster its ability to partner with coalition forces in ...

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Mike Gibbons: Boeing Reaches Agreement on Multi-Billion Dolllar Growler, Super Hornet Contract

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Mike Gibbons, program manager for Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) lines of F/A-18 fighter jets and EA-18G electronic attack planes, said his firm is “very close” to finalizing a multi-billion dollar contract with the U.S. Navy for 47 total aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal quotes Gibbons as saying the contract will include planes funded ...

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Australia to Buy 58 Lockheed F-35 Jets for $12B


Australia will purchase 58 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jets for nearly $11.64 billion in addition to the 14 planes the country ordered in 2009, Reuters reported Wednesday. Matt Siegal and Andrea Shalal report that Australia intends to give its air force enough jets to create three operational squadrons ...

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