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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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Jacobs to Provide Infrastructure Services for Australia’s Transportation Network Project

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 11, 2016 — Jacobs (NYSE: JEC) has received several infrastructure support contracts as part of the $3.4 billion Smart Cities urban rail and transportation network program in Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday it received contracts for the Hurstbridge Rail Line, Pakenham Rail Depot, Bruce Highway, …

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Leidos to Continue Sustainment Services for Australia Joint Command Support Environment


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2016 — Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) Australian subsidiary has received a potential 10-year, $42 million contract to continue its sustainment services for Australia’s Joint Project 2030-Joint Command Support Environment system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The JCSE is a system that is used by Headquarters Joint Operations Command (HQJOC) to manage Australian Defence …

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BAE Vet Jeff McCray to Lead HII’s Australian Office as Business Devt VP; Mike Smith Comments

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Jeff McCray, former vice president of international business development at BAE Systems, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) to serve in the same role and lead a new office that HII will open in Canberra, Australia. He will report to Mike Smith, executive VP for strategy and development at HII, …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus


Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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IBM to Provide AWS Cloud Platform to Australia’s Taxation Agency


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2016 — The Australian business of IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured an estimated $2.4 million contract to supply the country’s taxation agency a cloud platform built on Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ZDNet reported Friday the agency has also previously tapped IBM Australia to …

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BAE’s US Arm to Build More Laser-Guided Rockets for US, Intl Defense Clients Under $618M IDIQ Contract

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The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, a potential $618.3 million contract for the full-rate production of precision laser-guided rocket systems. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers the supply of FRP lots 5 to 7 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II rounds to the Navy, Marine …

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Lockheed Gets $215M Navy IDIQ for Automated Test Equipment Logistics, Maintenance Services

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a potential $214.5 million contract to perform logistics, maintenance and support work on automated test equipment for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Lockheed will support as many as 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations and 150 reconfigurable, transportable CASS stations under the performance-based contract. Work will occur …

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L-3 Closes Purchase of RF, Electronic Warfare Business Micreo; Michael Strianese Comments

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has wrapped up its purchase of Australia-based radiofrequency and electronic warfare platforms provider Micreo for an undisclosed sum. The newly acquired company will operate as L-3 Micreo that is forecast to generate $27 million in annual sales for the year ending Dec. 31, 2017 and will report to …

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