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State Dept Clears $600M Stryker Vehicle Sale to Lithuania

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The State Department has approved Lithuania’s request to purchase Stryker infantry carrier vehicles, related components and logistics support from the U.S. under a potential $599 foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the sale covers 84 M 1126 Stryker ICV with the XM813 30-millimeter or ATK 30-millimeter cannon, 84 M2 …

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MCR Federal Lands $50M Support Services Contract With NATO Agency


TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 3, 2015 — MCR Federal will provide process design, risk and change management and other support services to NATO under a three-year, $50 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the services are for the NATO Communications and Information Agency, which provides communications and information systems that …

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MBDA to Produce Air Defense System for Georgia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 15, 2015 — Airbus, BAE Systems and Finmeccanica consortium MBDA has landed a contract to produce an air defense system for Georgia’s defense ministry, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Civil Georgia online news service quoted local officials as saying Friday the defense system will be entirely compatible with …

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Thales Raytheon JV to Update NATO Missile Command, Control System; Philippe Duhamel Comments

Philippe Duhamel

Thales Raytheon Systems has been awarded a $103.3 million contract to update the missile defense command and control system of NATO. The upgraded system would connect NATO’s Ramstein, Germany-based air command to national sensors and interceptors in order to implement missile defense plans, NATO said May 11. Thales Raytheon Systems will …

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ViaSat Lands Radio Terminal Production IDIQ with US Navy, Intl Clients


ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has been awarded a $478.6 million follow-on contract to produce and sustain joint tactical radio terminals for the U.S. Navy and international customers under a foreign military sales agreement. The four-channel software-defined radio is designed to gather and transmit broadband, resist jamming attempts and protect data …

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James Stavridis Takes Senior Fellow Role at Johns Hopkins APL; Ralph Semmel Comments

James Stavridis

Adm. James Stavridis, formerly commander of NATO Forces, has joined Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory as a senior fellow. APL’s senior fellows program works to combine technology and policy in an effort to meet the requirements of U.S. military leaders and government officials, the laboratory said Tuesday. “We are honored to welcome Jim …

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Northrop 1Q Revenue Up 2%; 3 of 4 Business Segments Report Sales Hikes

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The aerospace and defense contractor posted a 2-percent jump in revenue from the prior year period to $5.96 billion and three of the company’s four business segments also reported …

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Globecomm Extends Data Tracking Services for NATO; Paul Knudsen Comments


Globecomm has been awarded a $6.8 million contract to keep providing personnel tracking services for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency. The company said Tuesday that it would continue to perform onsite support for the GPS-based force tracking system designed to monitor data and messaging traffic. The system is intended to help NATO …

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CAE Books $176M in Q4 Flight Simulator, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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CAE has been awarded approximately $175.6 million in contracts from U.S. and international defense customers during the fourth quarter of its 2015 fiscal year to provide flight simulation and training platforms. Those deals include the delivery of simulators for Lockheed Martin-built C–130J Super Hercules aircraft to the U.S. Air Force …

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Tom Vecchiolla: Raytheon, Estonia Enter Partnership to Seek Out New Cyber Challenges

Thomas Vecchiolla

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 1, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) entering a definitive agreement to provide cyber support to the Estonian military’s technology infrastructure as part of a bilateral defense partnership between the U.S. and the NATO ally. Representatives from the two sides met during Estonian Defense …

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