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Raytheon Lands $76M Navy Contract for Sea Sparrow Missile Long Lead Items

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $76.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy to procure long lead materials for the production of the first block of anti-ship missile defense systems for the service branch and foreign clients. The long lead materials will support the production of Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles for …

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Mitre, ASPI to Serve as Cyber, Nat’l Security SMEs to US, Australian Gov’t Clients


TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2016 — Mitre has partnered with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute to provide subject matter expertise on defense, national security and cybersecurity issues to the U.S. and Australian governments, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The alliance will cover support for strategic assessment, systems engineering, systems integration, scientific and technology programs and …

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Lockheed Secures Contract for ‘Consolidated Automated Support System’ Logistics, Maintenance

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2016 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and training business will provide logistics, maintenance and support services for an estimated 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations under a $21.9 million U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract also covers support for 150 reconfigurable, …

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Harris Unveils Reorganized Australian Defense Unit, Appoints Alan Callaghan Lead

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Alan Callaghan, a 13-year veteran of Harris (NYSE: HRS), has been named president and managing director of the communications and information technology company’s reorganized defense business in Australia that operates as Harris Defence Australia. He will oversee the Brisbane-based organization’s business development, operations, shared services, government relations and marketing initiatives across the Australian defense …

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Australia Shortlists BAE, Fincantieri, Navantia as Options to Produce Frigates


TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2016 — BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia has the potential to produce new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday the Australian defense ministry will choose from the three companies to begin work on the frigates in …

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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $386M in Boeing Small Diameter Bombs


The State Department has cleared a potential $386 million foreign military sale of GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs Increment 1 weapons and related equipment to Australia. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the sale includes up to 2,950 GBU-39/B bombs, 50 guided test vehicles equipped with inert fuze, spare and repair parts, training, engineering, logistics and technical support services. Boeing (NYSE: …

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CAE Gets $133M in Military Aircraft Simulator, Training System Orders; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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CAE (NYSE: CAE) has captured contracts worth a combined $132.8 million to provide flight simulation equipment and pilot training services to multiple domestic and international defense customers. The company said Wednesday it received a contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build Phenom 100 synthetic training devices for a U.K. military flying training program and another …

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BAE Lands $75M Combat ID Tech Support IDIQ With US Navy, Int’l Clients

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BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has won a potential four-year, $75.3 million contract to perform engineering and technical work on combat identification systems for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday the company will provide 1,075,200 man-hours of CIDS support to the Naval Air Warfare Center …

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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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