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AAP: Raytheon Selected for $218M Australia Test Range System Update Contract

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Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary has been awarded an estimated $218 million contract to update monitoring and sensor systems at the Woomera test range in the country’s southern region, Australian Associated Press reported Monday. Max Blenkin writes the 47,177-square-mile military facility currently houses missiles, unmanned aircraft and manned aircraft used for test exercises carried out by …

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Lockheed Secures Potential $421M Navy Contract For AEGIS Engineering, Maintenance Services


Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and sensors business has received a potential $421 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of services in support of the Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers in-service combat systems engineering, computer program maintenance, annual …

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Lockheed Eyes Int’l Defense Market for Radar Tech Project With Australian Agency

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has worked with Australia’s defense science and technology group to build a long-range, over-the-horizon radar that works to track small and fast-moving objects, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Friday the team completed initial validation on the technology as part of Project …

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State Dept OKs $301M SM-2 Block IIIB Missile Sale to Australia


The State Department has approved Australia’s request to procure a suite of Standard Missile-2 Block IIIB missiles and related equipment from the U.S. government under a potential $301 million foreign military sales agreement between both countries. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and BAE Systems will serve as principal contractors in the FMS transaction that covers up to …

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CGI to Provide Software for State Debt Recovery Efforts in Australia


TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will deploy a debt recovery software to support the state government of Queensland in Australia under an estimated $42.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its Collections360 platform will utilize analytics and automation technology to support the efforts of Queensland’s state penalties …

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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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