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Lockheed, MBDA Form JV as Team Negotiates German Missile Defense System Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has created a joint venture with MBDA as part of efforts to negotiate a contract with Germany’s military procurement office to build the country’s future integrated air and missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MBDA said Thursday the TLVS joint …

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AWS Offers Lambda Serverless Compute Service in GovCloud (US) Region

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has unveiled its new serverless computing service offering for U.S. government customers in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the AWS Lambda service works to enable developers to run code without the need for provisioning, …

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MBDA Secures 3 UK Missile Contracts Worth $689M Total

The U.K.’s ministry of defense has awarded MBDA three contracts worth $689 million combined to produce and maintain various missile systems for the British armed forces. MBDA will supply Meteor and Common Anti-air Modular Missile weapons as well as maintain Sea Viper missiles in support of various ships and aircraft, the ministry said Friday. The company secured a …

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UK-France Team Taps MBDA for $183M Air-Launched Missile Upgrade Contract

MBDA has received a potential $183 million contract from the U.K. and France to update the two countries’ air-launched missile systems. The contract covers modernization work on the Royal Air Force’s Storm Shadow and France’s SCALP missiles, the U.K. government said in a news release published Wednesday. Harriett Baldwin, British defense …

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Lockheed-MBDA JV Submits Bid for Poland’s Missile Defense Procurement Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2017 — A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and MBDA has submitted a bid in response to Poland’s solicitation for an air and missile defense system under the country’s Wisla program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday that MEADS International‘s proposal offers the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment …

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UK Air Force Considers MBDA Brimstone Missiles for General Atomics’ Certifiable Predator B

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 16, 2016 — The U.K. air force has expressed plans to equip its General Atomics-built Certifiable Predator B unmanned aircraft systems with MBDA‘s Brimstone precision strike missiles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MBDA said Dec. 8 it will partner with the Defense Department, the U.K ministry of defense and General Atomics’ …

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MBDA to Provide Infrared Guided Missiles for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $239M Contract

MBDA has received an estimated $239 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to provide infrared air-to-air missiles for the country’s F-35 Lightning II fighter jet fleet. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first missile from a U.K. company that will integrate with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35,  MBDA said Tuesday. …

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Lockheed, MBDA Seek German Parliamentary Approval for MEADS Deal by Year’s End

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partner MBDA hope to receive clearance from Germany’s parliament by the end of the year to proceed with the planned $4.5 billion procurement of their Medium Extended Air Defense System, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Thursday that the German parliament …

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MBDA to Develop Precision Strike Missile for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $585M Deal

MBDA has been awarded an estimated $585 million contract to develop an air-to-surface precision strike missile for the U.K. military’s fleet of F-35 fighter jets. This work is intended to build on the previous assessment phase for the Selective Precision Effects at Range Capability 3 missile, MBDA said Wednesday. Britain’s defense ministry asked its investment …

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MBDA Signs MOU With Qatar Navy for Potential $725M Coastal Defense System Contract

MBDA and the Qatar government have signed a memorandum of understanding toward a potential $725 million contract for the arms manufacturer to supply a coastal defense system to the Qatar Emiri naval force. Qatar will use the missile system to monitor coastal traffic and block enemy ships from the country’s territorial waters, MBDA said …

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