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State Dept OKs Germany’s $2.5B Request for Northrop MQ-4C Triton Drones

The State Department has given Germany the green light to procure four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems from the U.S. government through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Northrop and Airbus’ defense and space business will serve as prime contractors in the proposed FMS …

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State Dept Clears Potential $2.91B F-16 Aircraft Sale to Slovakia

The State Department has approved Slovakia’s request to buy 14 F-16 Block 70/72 V configuration aircraft and related equipment and services from the U.S. government through a potential $2.91 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will act as the prime contractor in the proposed deal in support of Slovakia’s …

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Poland Inks Deal to Buy Raytheon Patriot Missile System From US Govt

Poland has signed an agreement to purchase the Raytheon-built Patriot integrated air-and-missile defense platform from the U.S. government. Pete Bata, vice president of Polish air and missile defense at Raytheon, said in a statement published Wednesday the letter of offer and acceptance will pave the way for the company to …

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Lockheed Unveils Software for Simultaneous Multi-UAV Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a technology that will work to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations by enabling simultaneous control of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles of different types, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday the VCSi platform is designed in …

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State Dept OKs Sweden’s Request for $3.2B in Patriot Missile Systems

The State Department has approved Sweden’s request to buy Patriot missile systems and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $3.2 billion foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will serve as prime contractors in the proposed FMS deal that covers the procurement of four Patriot Configuration-3+ modernized …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary to Supply Radio System for Montenegro Airbase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2018 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will deliver a communications system at the Golubovci Airbase in Podgorica, Montenegro, under a contract with the NATO Communications and Information Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Park Air Systems business will supply the M7 air traffic …

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Retired Navy Vice Adm. Carol Pottenger Joins Serco’s US Board; Dave Dacquino Comments

Carol Pottenger, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and former senior U.S. flag officer at NATO, has joined the board of directors at Serco Inc., the British contractor’s Americas region subsidiary. Her 36-year military career has included roles such as division officer, department head, executive officer and commanding officer aboard combat …

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State Dept Clears $140M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sales Deal for Canada

The State Department has approved a potential $140 million foreign military sale of  Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) AIM-120D Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles to Canada. The proposed FMS transaction covers 32 AMRAAMs and associated equipment; storage and preservation; transportation; aircrew and maintenance training; and other logistics and program support services, the Defense Security Cooperation …

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State Dept OKs Potential $2.4B FMS Deal for Greek F-16 Upgrades

The State Department has approved a potential $2.40 billion foreign military sales transaction for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to convert F-16 aircraft into a Block V configuration for the Greek air force. Greece asked to buy 125 APG-83 active electronically scanned array radars, 123 modular mission computers and 123 Link-16 multifunctional information distribution …

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Harris Unveils Encryption Tool for Falcon III Radio Interoperability Across Networks

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has added an encryption feature to its suite of Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack tactical radios to support military users as they switch across independent, U.S. and NATO networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the Suite B security function works to accommodate integration with …

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