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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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General Dynamics Subsidiary to Produce Additional Columbia-Class Submarine Missile Tubes for $96M

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has secured a $95.6 million contract modification to manufacture 17 tactical missile tubes for the U.S. Navy‘s future Columbia-class nuclear submarines. The Defense Department said Friday the modification will support the joint U.S.-U.K. Common Missile Compartment program and includes foreign military sales to U.K. Work …

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State Dept OKs $195M Follow-On C-17 Sustainment Support Deal for Canada

The State Department has approved a potential follow-on $195 million foreign military sale of sustainment support services to Canada’s fleet of C-17 military cargo aircraft. Canada requested aircraft maintenance, logistics, in-country field services, alternate mission, training and support equipment, software, spares, personnel training and engineering support for five C-17 planes, the Defense Security Cooperation …

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William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

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10 Companies Land $231M Contract Spots to Support Army Combined Arms Center

The U.S. Army has awarded 10 companies positions on a potential five-year, $231 million contract that covers non-personal services for the Army Combined Arms Center. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will vie for task orders to help CAC develop and produce training and education strategies, scientific human subject studies, doctrine, concepts, instruction and …

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Former PAE VP John Coleman Joins Omniplex as Investigative Services Group President; Michael Santelli Comments

John Coleman, former vice president of the information and mission solutions business area at PAE, has joined Omniplex World Services as president of the Chantilly, Virginia-based company’s investigative services group. He will report directly to Omniplex President and CEO Michael Santelli and brings more than 20 years of program and business management experience to his new position, the …

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Lockheed Awarded $100M Contract for Air Force JASSM Production, Lifecycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide lifecycle support for JASSM, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, JASSM-Extended Range and other JASSM variants in the areas of system upgrades, …

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Paul Stein Named Rolls-Royce Chief Technology Officer

Paul Stein, director of research and technology at Rolls-Royce, has been named chief technology officer of the power and propulsion systems manufacturing firm. Rolls-Royce said Thursday that Stein will report directly to CEO Warren East and will help align the company’s technology investments with its business strategy in his new role. Stein joined …

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Gilbane Wins $134M Army Contract to Build 2 Military Facilities in South Korea

Gilbane‘s federal business has won a $133.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to construct the U.S. Forces Korea’s operations center and a facility at the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. The Defense Department said Monday work will occur in South Korea through May 2, 2020. The Army Corps of Engineers received seven offers for the contract …

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Rolls-Royce Wins $373M IDIQ to Repair KC-130J Engines for US Marine Corps, Kuwait

Rolls-Royce has won a five-year, $372.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide depot-level repair for the AE21000D3 engines of KC-130J aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps and Kuwait. The Defense Department said Thursday the Naval Air Systems Command received three offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via an electronic request for proposals …

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