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State Dept Clears $1.3B Sale of Self-Propelled Howitzer Structures to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sale of 155mm M109A5/A6 medium self-propelled howitzer structures and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia asked to buy 180 M109A5/A6 self-propelled howitzer structures from the U.S. government for conversion into 177 155mm M109A6 Paladin medium self-propelled howitzer systems, …

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State Dept Approves Potential $1.3B Chinook Helicopter Sale to Spain

The State Department has approved Spain’s request to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as prime contractor of the possible sale, which covers 17 Chinooks with customer-unique modifications, 21 AN/AAR-57A(V)8 common missile warning systems and 42 embedded global …

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Huntington Ingalls Receives $94M Coast Guard Contract to Fund 10th National Security Cutter Materials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has  received a $94 million contract to obtain long-lead materials needed to build the U.S. Coast Guard‘s 10th National Security Cutter. HII said Thursday it will use the funds to procure steel, main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings for the next Legend-class …

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Lockheed, Poland Seal PAC-3 MSE Missile Deal

Poland and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have signed an agreement for the company to build Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missiles and associated equipment for the Polish military. Lockheed said Wednesday Poland will be its fifth international customer to procure PAC-3 MSE missiles. The system is designed to engage ballistic missiles, cruise missiles …

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Suzanne Liscouski Joins Govplace as Strategy & Business Development VP

Suzanne Liscouski, former vice president of federal civilian agencies and client executive at NCI, has joined information technology reseller Govplace as VP of strategy and business development. Govplace said Monday Liscouski will be responsible for developing the Reston, Virginia-based company’s corporate strategy and plans for BD and capture activities. At …

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TransDigm to Buy Aerospace & Defense Services Firm Extant for $525M

TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) has agreed to purchase Melbourne, Florida-based Extant Components Group Holdings from investment firm Warburg Pincus for approximately $525 million. Cleveland-based TransDigm said Monday it plans to finance the deal with cash on hand and funds under a revolving credit facility. Extant offers aftermarket-focused electronics, avionics and electromechanical products to the …

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Leidos Subsidiary Gets Potential $472M VA IT Modernization Support Order; Jerry Hogge Comments

A Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $472 million task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs modernize information technology systems. Systems Made Simple will carry out data center operations, security, architecture, applications management, service desk and command center support under the Infrastructure Operations Services Support task order, …

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Raytheon Named Prime in Qatar’s $197M FMS Request for Air Operation Center Upgrades

The State Department has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as prime contractor on a potential $197 million foreign military sale of equipment and services to modernize the Qatari air force’s Air Operation Center. The proposed deal covers one Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminal, Global Positioning System Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module chips and Simple Key Loaders, …

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NASA Selects 128 Tech R&D Proposals for $96M SBIR Phase II Award

NASA has awarded multiple two-year contracts worth a combined $96 million to 128 proposals from U.S. small businesses that will conduct research and development projects in support of the agency’s future space missions. Selected companies will perform R&D work under the second phase of NASA’s 2017 Small Business Innovation Research program, …

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Comtech to Help Sustain Army VSATs Under Potential $124M Contract

A business unit of Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has won a potential three-year, $123.6 million contract to help the U.S. Army sustain ground-based very small satellite terminals. Comtech said Monday the command and control technologies group of its government solutions arm will sustain the Army’s AN/TSC-198A secret internet protocol router and non-classified internet protocol router …

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