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Australia’s Defense Dept Awards $419M Contract to Leidos Subsidiary for IT Products, Services


Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) Abacus Innovations Australia subsidiary has secured an estimated $418.7 contract from Australia’s defense department to provide computer equipment and accessories as well as centralized processing services to the country’s chief information officer group, ARN reported Friday. Leon Spencer writes the award runs through 2023 and follows an approximately $610 million deal that Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: …

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CAE Supports Australia, Canada in Air Force Simulation Exercise; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has supported the Australian and Canadian air forces as they participated in the U.S. Air Force-hosted Coalition Virtual Flag 16 multinational air combat training exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Australia and Canada employed CAE’s full-flight mission simulators and tactical airlift crew trainers for CVF16, the company said …

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Physical Optics to Supply Aircraft Data Transfer System Components Under $76M Navy Contract

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Physical Optics Corp. has been awarded a potential five-year, $76 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide data transfer system components for the UH-1Y, AH-1Z, MH-60R, MH-60S and H-53K aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday that POC will also deliver Advanced Data Transfer System components to Australia, Denmark and Saudi Arabia through the foreign military sales program. …

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Raytheon Receives $63M AESA Radar Tech Order for Navy Super Hornet, Growler Jets

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $63 million order to produce and deliver 18 AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radars for the U.S. Navy ‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler jets. The Defense Department said Thursday that Raytheon will also supply two AN/APG-79 AESA radars to support AESA configuration D upgrade tests and one AN/APG-79 radar to Australia under a foreign military …

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BAE-Led Team to Compete for Australia Radar Network Modernization Contract


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2016 —  BAE Systems will form a team with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Daronmont Technologies and RCR Resolve FM to compete for a potential $765 million contract to modernize the radar network that supports the Australian army’s aerial and maritime surveillance efforts, ExecutiveBiz said Tuesday. BAE Systems Australia’s Chief Executive …

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BAE to Update Design of Type 26 Combat Ship for Australia’s Future Frigate Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 2, 2016 — BAE Systems has entered into an agreement with the government of Australia for the company to update its Type 26 Global Combat Ship in response to requirements set in the Australian naval force’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE said Thursday its Australia-based engineer team …

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BAE, Raytheon Receive $228M in Australia Defense Services Contracts

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BAE Systems and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have each received contracts worth nearly $228.3 million combined from Australia’s defense ministry for services in support of military projects there. Defense Minister Christopher Pyne announced the contract extensions for the two companies during a trip to Australia’s New South Wales state, the ministry said Wednesday. Pyne …

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IHS Jane’s: Boeing to Help Maintain Australian F/A-18F, EA-18G Aircraft Under $203M Contract

Boeing F-18 Super Hornet

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has secured a five-year, $203 million contract from Australia to provide a range of sustainment services for the Australian air force’s F/A-18F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft, IHS Jane’s reported Thursday. Jon Grevatt writes the Australian defense department said the contract covers engineering, supply chain management and maintenance services. Raytheon (NYSE:RTN), Northrop …

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Navy Awards Boeing $100M Contract Modification to Support Australia P-8A Patrol Aircraft Production

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Boeing (NYSE:BA) has secured a $100.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead parts and support services for the production of four Lot 8 P-8A maritime patrol aircraft for Australia. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract falls under a cooperative engagement agreement and work is scheduled to occur through June 2017 in Washington, …

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NTT Data to Operate Contactless Ticketing System in Australian State of Victoria


TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2016 — NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) will operate the smart card ticketing system of the state of Victoria in Australia under a potential $533.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Payment Services Victoria subsidiary will operate myki across Victoria beginning January 2017 as part of the …

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