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Raytheon, Navy Test JSOW C Missile on Lockheed’s F-35C Fighter Jet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has completed developmental tests on the Joint Standoff Weapon C warhead in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and F-35 fighter aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The test looked at the integration of JSOW C, an air-to-ground missile with …

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Serco’s US Arm Secures Potential $232M IDIQ to Help Sustain Navy Electronic Surveillance Systems

Serco Group‘s U.S. subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $232 million contract to help the Naval Facilities Engineering Command maintain and integrate electronic surveillance systems. Reston, Virginia-based Serco Inc. will provide life cycle sustainment, acquisition and integration support for Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Naval Electronic Surveillance Systems under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The …

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General Atomics Pushes MQ-25 Bid With Aircraft Carrier Deck Taxi, Launch & Recovery Demo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics has conducted a demonstration of flight deck taxi and launch-and-recovery operations aboard an aircraft carrier using the Predator C Avenger unmanned aerial vehicle in support of the company’s bid on the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone program, ExecutiveBiz …

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Northrop Grumman gets $210M Air Force contract modification for LAIRCM equipment, support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)  has received a potential two-year, $209.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures equipment and support. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification brings the total value of the previously awarded contract to $1.6 billion and allows for performance …

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Cubic Global Defense exhibits at Sea-Air-Space Expo; Dave Buss comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has set up an exhibit at this year’s Navy League-hosted Sea-Air-Space Exposition in Maryland, featuring its Immersive Virtual Ship Environment and Joint Strike Fighter P5 Internal Subsystem platforms, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Cubic Global Defense is set …

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General Atomics Extended-Range Avenger RPA Completes Nearly 24-Hour Endurance Flight

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — General Atomics has completed a nearly 24-hour endurance flight with the extended-range version of its Predator C Avenger remotely piloted aircraft in efforts to test its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. team flew the Avenger …

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L3 to Supply New F/A-18, EA-18G Aircrew Training Systems Under $218M Navy IDIQ

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured a potential five-year, $218.1 million contract to provide new aircrew training systems for the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18C/D/E/F and EA-18G fleets. The company will also update hardware and software and perform modifications on current training equipment for both aircraft platforms under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD …

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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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NAVSEA Moves to Address Potential OCI in General Dynamics-CSRA Combination

The U.S. Navy has initiated several measures to avoid any potential organizational conflict of interest that may emerge following the completion of General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) $9.7 billion acquisition of CSRA. The Naval Sea Systems Command said Tuesday it asked General Dynamics and CSRA to hand over to a third party …

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Curtiss-Wright Wraps Up $212M Dresser-Rand Govt Business Acquisition

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has closed its $212.5 million cash acquisition of the Dresser-Rand government business from Siemens in a move to expand aftermarket support for the U.S. Navy and footprint on the service branch’s nuclear ships. Dresser-Rand will mainly focus its sales efforts on the naval defense market and will now operate as part of …

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