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Army to Supply Qatar With Raytheon’s Patriot Fire Units for $2B

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The U.S. Army will provide Qatar with a set of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Patriot fire units through the end of April 2019 under a $2.4 billion foreign military sale contract. The Defense Department said Friday that the contract, which was awarded through the Army Contracting Command, covers 10 fire units of the Patriot missile ...

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Ralph Acaba: Raytheon to Build Processor Kits Under Int’l Patriot Engineering Program

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will produce radar digital processor kits for Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems operated by the U.S. and two partner countries under a $235.5 million contract. The company said Wednesday that the full-rate production contract is intended to reduce the number of battery replaceable units from 759 ...

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Raytheon to Update Army Patriot Defense System; Ralph Acaba Comments

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won $71.7 million in contracts to add a radar digital processor and man station into the U.S. Army‘s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The company will use a software update released in June for the work and aims to help warfighters gain situational awareness in ...

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Lockheed to Engineer Aegis Upgrade Under $1.4B MDA Contract

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $69,386,572 contract modification to acquire equipment and other materials to engineer an upgrade baseline for missile defense systems on U.S. Navy destroyers. This sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee contract modification increases the total contract value from $1,340,453,696 to $1,409,840,268, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The company’s ...

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Raytheon To Upgrade Navy Missile Pulse Decoder

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won an $8,761,875 contract modification to upgrade a pulse encoder on Tomahawk cruise missiles for the U.S. Navy, Signal Magazine reports. George Seffers writes that the Navy wants to upgrade the Pulse Code Modulation Encoder inside the missile’s mid-body range safety subsystem kit. PCM encoders are embedded ...

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Lockheed Wins $105M For AF Missile Defense Satellite Logistics

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $105,868,182 contract to provide logistics support for a U.S. Air Force missile warning and defense satellite system. The company’s space systems business will also perform legacy sustainment and combined task force support work under the cost-plus incentive-fee and fixed-price incentive-firm contract, the Defense ...

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Lockheed Wins $284M For Infrared Satellites

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $284,439,355 U.S. Air Force contract to move into the advanced procurement phase of a space-based infrared satellite program. This fixed-price incentive firm target contract covers geosynchronous orbit satellites five and six, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Lockheed will perform work in Sunnyvale, Calif. ...

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Jim Chilton Named Boeing Defense Systems Head, Greg Hyslop Tech Research VP; Roger Krone Comments

Jim Chilton, Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) former vice president and program manager for exploration launch systems, has been appointed vice president and general manager of strategic missile and defense systems. The 29-year company veteran will succeed Greg Hyslop, who will serve as VP and GM of research and technology, Boeing said ...

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Lockheed Installing, Testing Navy Aegis Systems For $1B

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will install ballistic missile defense systems on three U.S. Navy destroyers under a potential $1,316,430,438 Missile Defense Agency contract. The contract reached that value as the company won a $30,226,670 modification under a previously-awarded sole-source-cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-award-fee contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. This modification covers install, test, ...

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