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Boeing Secures $93M Air Force Contract for E-3 AWACS Technical Support Services

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential five-year, $92.9 million contract to provide sustainment engineering and technical services for the E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system aircraft. Boeing will support the military branch’s E-3 AWACS division under the sole-source contract that also covers foreign military sales to Japan, Saudi Arabia, …

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Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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Air Force Awards Northrop $179M LAIRCM Support Contract Modification

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $179 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide hardware and support for large aircraft infrared countermeasures systems, or LAIRCM. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work under the modification in Rolling Meadows, Illinois through April 30, 2019. LAIRCM is designed …

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Report: Pentagon Plans to Send Thousands of U.S. Troops to Afghanistan

The Department of Defense is planning to send between 3,000 to 5,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, reports CBS News. An announcement on the exact number from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected in the next few days or weeks. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has said that he …

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Harris Lands $90M in European Contracts for Falcon Series Tactical Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received $90 million in contracts from a European country for the delivery of tactical radios such as the Falcon II AN/PRC-150C and Falcon III AN/PRC-152A. The company said Tuesday the radios will work to support the customer’s efforts to establish communications readiness and interoperability with U.S., NATO and …

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Peter Fuller Appointed Mission Ready Chairman, Jeff Schwartz Named President

Peter Fuller, president and chief operating officer of Cypress International and a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army, has joined Mission Ready Services as chairman of the board of directors. The retired Army major general succeeds Rod Reum, who resigned from the chairman post and will retain his duties as a director of Mission …

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State Dept OKs $333M in C-17 Logistics Support, IR Countermeasure Tech Deals for NATO

The State Department has given NATO the green light to buy equipment and logistics support for Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) C-17 aircraft and Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures system components under two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $333.5 million combined. The NATO Support and Procurement Agency requested to purchase follow-on technical and maintenance …

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CAE to Provide Training, Support for NATO Airborne Warning Aircraft Crew

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has received a contract to provide NATO personnel in Germany training and support services on the E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will supply aircrew instructors and mission simulator operators, continue maintenance and support …

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General Dynamics Unit Gets Potential $140M Deal for NATO IT Modernization

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business will deploy a cloud-based platform to update NATO’s IT infrastructure under a potential five-year, $140 million contract from the NATO Communications and Information Agency. The company said Thursday General Dynamics Information Technology will work to facilitate IT modernization at NATO in efforts to drive …

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Janus to Clear Unexploded Ordnance at US-NATO-Ukraine Training Range

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2017 — Janus Global Operations will support U.S. Army Europe‘s Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine in an $8.4 million unexploded ordnance clearance project at the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Center training range, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the project covers disposal of explosives, munitions and other …

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