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Ellen Tauscher Elected to BAE’s US Board; Roberth Fitch, Linda Hudson, Kenneth Minihan End Terms

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Ellen Tauscher, a former congressinoal representative and a financial sector veteran, has joined the board of directors of BAE Systems Inc. — the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary. She begins her three-year term at the company on Friday, BAE said Thursday. “Her insight and advice on the many important issues confronting the defense industry ...

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John Heller: State Dept Extends PAE Support for US Diplomatic Mission

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PAE will continue to provide personnel to perform operations and maintenance work at U.S. embassies and consulates in Asia and Europe under a five-year, $48.3 million contract from the State Department. The company said Thursday the new contract extends its support for the U.S. diplomatic mission across 15 European and Asian locations. “We look forward to ...

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State Dept OKs $952M Helicopter, Missile Sale to Pakistan

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The State Department has approved Pakistan’s request to purchase Viper attack helicopters and Hellfire missiles from the U.S. under a potential $952 million foreign military sales agreement. Pakistan will use the precision strike aircraft and weapons to carry out counterterrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North Waziristan Agency, federally-administered tribal areas ...

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Netherlands Requests $1.05B Boeing CH-47F Helicopter Sale

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The Netherlands has asked to procure $1.05 billion in Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) CH-47F helicopters and associated equipment through the U.S.’ foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the request covers 17 Chinook helicopters and multiple aircraft turbine engines, embedded global positioning and inertial navigational systems, radios for ...

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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Inducted into Wash100 for Mentoring and Telecom Leadership

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 9, 2015 – Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s government solutions division, has been listed among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in promoting mentoring in telecommunications contracting. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive ...

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State Dept Approves $192M Rocket Sale to Jordan

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The State Department has approved a proposed $192 million foreign military sale of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) M31 Unitary Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems with related components and services to Jordan. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday that Jordan has ordered 72 GMLRS rocket pods, spare and repair parts, associated equipment and logistics, systems integration and training ...

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Bloomberg: State Dept to Clear UAE’s $220M Buy of General Atomics’ Predator XP

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The State Department plans to approve a proposed $220 million direct sale of General Atomics-built Predator XP surveillance drones and related equipment to the United Arab Emirates, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Anthony Capaccio writes that this will be the first sale of unmanned aircraft to a non-NATO member if the deal moves forward. The report ...

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State Dept Approves Potential $450M Sale of Black Hawk Helicopters to Slovakia

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The State Department has approved a potential $450 million foreign military sale of Sikorsky‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related General Electric parts and equipment to the Slovakian government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday that the potential deal will support the NATO ally’s homeland defense, counterterrorism, border security and humanitarian programs. The future ...

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Nine Firms to Vie for State Dept’s Architecture, Engineering IDIQ

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The State Department has released a shortlist of companies that seek to provide architecture and engineering services for U.S. operations worldwide. The nine companies will proceed to the evaluations stage after they submit additional information to the department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, the State Department said Monday. Up to five contractors will be selected ...

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State Dept. OKs Proposed Iraq Purchase of Lockheed C-130E/J Sustainment Package

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The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to purchase equipment, parts and associated training, logistics and sustainment services for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) C-130E/J aircraft under a potential five-year, $800 million contract. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that the proposed foreign military sale includes maintenance, documentation, spare and repair parts, ...

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