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Proposed $260M F-16 Logistics Foreign Military Sale to Oman Gets State Dept Clearance

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The State Department has approved a $260 million foreign military sale of logistics support services, support and communications equipment, personnel training and spare and repair parts for F-16 units to Oman. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the government of Oman has also requested electronic combat international security assistance, contractor engineer …

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BAE Systems Awards $600M IT Outsourcing Deal to CSC

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — BAE Systems has tapped Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) to provide information technology services support for the former’s operations in the U.K. and Saudi Arabia under a $600 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CSC said Tuesday the IT outsourcing deal covers contact center services, physical and virtual …

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BAE Systems Links Bangladesh Bank Cyber Heist to 2014 Sony Hack

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2016 — A BAE Systems report indicates that the cyber heist on Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is linked to the 2014 hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Friday that BAE Systems found a similarity in the …

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Exostar Gets Commitment From 4 Defense Contractors for Updated Risk Mgmt Service

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 22, 2016 — Exostar has said BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have committed to deploy its updated risk management service for defense contractors, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The update includes a questionnaire that works to help contractors cover all the security …

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

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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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BAE Gets $110M Army Contract Modification for M88A2 HERCULES Vehicles

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BAE Systems’ land and armaments business has received a potential $109.7 million contract modification to produce 36 M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System vehicles for the U.S. Army. The company will perform work in York, Pennsylvania, through Aug. 31, 2018, under the contract modification that also …

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Lockheed Awards BAE $166M to Build Facilities for UK’s Future F-35 Fleet

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has tapped BAE Systems to build three engineering and training facilities at the Marham air base in the U.K. under a $166.3 million subcontract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. BAE said Thursday the construction project is part of preparations for the delivery of the …

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BAE Systems to Deliver Assault Amphibious Vehicles to Japan

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — The U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems will supply 30 Assault Amphibious Vehicles to Japan as part of the country’s efforts to build up amphibious capability among its ground self-defense forces, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday BAE Systems Inc. will also provide tools, test equipment and training support …

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April 11 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Gain Friday on Energy Shares

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The GovCon Index closed Friday with a nominal gain of 0.197 points to 74.227, which gives the GCI a nominal 0.103-point decline from the previous week. While biotechnology stocks posted losses, energy shares saw a 6.6-percent climb in U.S. crude oil futures to $39.72 a barrel. Four of the five largest U.S. government contractors will …

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April 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Late PM Volatility, Ends at Nominal Weekly Decline

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The GovCon Index gradually tumbled from a strong open Friday and fell sharply in late afternoon trade to end at a nominal gain of 0.197 points to 74.227, which puts the GCI at a weekly loss for the second time in three weeks. The GCI posted a nominal 0.103-point loss from …

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