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BAE to Install RF Countermeasure Systems on C130Js Under $67M SOCOM Contract Modification

BAE Systems has secured a potential 30-month, $67 million contract modification to install its Radio Frequency Countermeasure platform aboard the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s fleet of MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft. The contract also covers systems integration services and was awarded following a technology demonstration and system design phase, BAE said Wednesday. …

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BAE, CAE, Cubic Help Update Hawk Trainer Jet for Australian Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — BAE Systems has rolled out the first updated Hawk trainer aircraft for Australia’s air force featuring replacements and installations completed in partnership with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense applications unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The updates include three CAE-built full-mission simulators as well …

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Senate, House Disagree on Creation of U.S. Space Corps, NDAA Priorities

The House Armed Services Committee voted down an amendment that would have halted the creation of a U.S. Space Corps and instead moved forward with the provision as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed late Wednesday night. The provision creates a separate military branch for space …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s $1.3B Modified Gulfstream Aircraft Purchase Request

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy up to five units of modified Gulfstream G550 aircraft from the U.S. under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Australia seeks to procure Gulfstream G550 planes that have been modified to integrate airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic warfare mission systems as well …

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Jacobs to Provide Army Engineering, Scientific Services Under Potential $130M Award; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential five-year, $130 million contract for scientific and engineering support services to the U.S. Army‘s Electronic Proving Ground facility at Fort Huachuca in Arizona. The company said Wednesday it will test distributed network and enterprise systems as well as provide cybersecurity, electromagnetic environmental effects, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, …

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BAE, Boeing Conclude Critical Design Review of F-15 Electronic Warfare Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2017 — BAE Systems and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have collaborated on the critical design review of an electronic warfare platform that the U.S. Air Force plans to integrate into its F-15 aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. BAE said Monday Boeing’s review of the Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System …

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GE Lands Potential $907M Navy Contract to Repair F/A-18, EA-18G Engine Components

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a potential four-year, $907 million contract to provide repair, replacement and program support services for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E, F and EA-18G planes. The Defense Department said Friday the performance-based contract has a three-year base period worth $670.7 million and one option year. The Navy obligated $89.6 …

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Australia’s Lockheed-Built F-35As, Boeing-Built EA-18G Growler to Debut at Airshow in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — The Australian defense ministry will debut the country’s new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets and a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft at the Australian International Airshow on March 3, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Payne said in a statement …

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State Dept Clears $115M Electronic Warfare Range System Sale to Australia

The State Department has approved a potential $115 million foreign military sale of AEA-18G electronic warfare range system from the U.S. government to Australia in a transaction that includes Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as the hardware contractor and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) as the software provider. Australia sought further funds on top of the $79.09 …

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Air Force Exercises $76M Contract Option for Raytheon Aerial Decoy Jammers

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $76.1 million contract option to continue the production of Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer flight vehicles and support equipment for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday the exercised option covers lot 10 of MALD-J vehicles and Raytheon’s missile systems business will perform work in Tucson, Arizona through …

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