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CAE Defense & Security Opens Canberra Office in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — CAE has unveiled a new facility for its defense and security business in Australia as the company works to secure a contract for the military’s Project Air 7003 with industry partners including General Atomics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Canberra office, which serves to expand CAE’s …

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L3 Enters Deal to Provide Integrated Systems for Australia’s Offshore Patrol Vessels

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) will provide various systems for integration into the Australian navy’s SEA 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessels as part of a deal with prime contractor Luerssen’s Australian arm, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. L3 said Monday its Australian business will supply integrated communications, navigation, …

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Kratos Inaugurates New UAS Lab in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has unveiled a new facility in Australia to supply its defense customers in the country with target and tactical autonomous drones and range support systems, ExecutiveBiz said Friday. The company said Thursday the inauguration of the New South …

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HII-KBR Joint Venture to Set Up Shipbuilding College for Australian Gov’t; Andy Green Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2018 — A joint venture of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and KBR business units will help establish and oversee a naval shipbuilding college in Australia in support of government efforts to bolster the country’s shipbuilding sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. HII said Tuesday the Naval Shipbuilding Institute …

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Microsoft Cloud Platforms Achieve Certification to Host Australian Government’s Protected Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2018 — The Australian government’s signals directorate has added Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure and Office 365 offerings to the Certified Cloud Services List, allowing the technology provider to host data at the protected level, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Microsoft said Tuesday the Protected Level certification comes …

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AWS Undergoes Independent Cloud Security Evaluation in Push to Host Australian Gov’t Protected Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has completed an independent assessment aimed at allowing Australian government agencies to self-accredit their protected data workloads in the cloud under the AWS Sydney region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS worked with the Australian defense department’s signals directorate and underwent the Information …

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Unisys to Deploy Updated Biometric Matching System to Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will work to deliver a new biometric matching technology for traveler screening and border clearance under an estimated $35 million contract from Australia’s department of home affairs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Australian business will design and deploy the Enterprise …

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Australian Air Force’s Boeing-Built Maritime Surveillance Planes Reach IOC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft has achieved initial operational capability with the Australian air force, whose Number 11 Squadron operates the fleet from its base in South Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The air force said the fleet attained IOC status five months …

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General Dynamics Unit Expands Resource Center in Canberra, Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has unveiled its expanded office and engineering resource center in Canberra, Australia, in a move to support its long-term growth opportunities, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. General Dynamics Mission Systems remarked that it renovated the space of its Mediaware …

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Unisys Lands IT Services Contract Extension With Australian Defense Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 20, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will continue to provide information technology services in support of Australia’s defense department under an estimated $35.8 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Monday the company will deliver IT support for more than 450 defense department facilities and military …

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