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State Dept OKs Potential $2.4B FMS Deal for Greek F-16 Upgrades

The State Department has approved a potential $2.40 billion foreign military sales transaction for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to convert F-16 aircraft into a Block V configuration for the Greek air force. Greece asked to buy 125 APG-83 active electronically scanned array radars, 123 modular mission computers and 123 Link-16 multifunctional information distribution …

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Huntington Ingalls Wins Potential $386M USS Boise Submarine Overhaul Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has won a potential $385.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy plan and implement engineering overhaul activities for the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Boise in fiscal year 2019. The Navy received two offers for the project through a competitive bidding process on FedBizOpps and …

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Boeing Secures $240M Contract for Saudi Air Force AWACS Tech Upgrades

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $240.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support the first phase of the Saudi Arabian air force’s airborne warning and control system modernization program. The Defense Department said Monday Boeing will modernize AWACS communications, mission computing and navigation systems as well as …

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Wesley Blankinship Joins SPA as Emerging Market, Advanced Tech VP; William Vantine Comments

Wesley Blankinship, formerly a senior vice president of Belcan‘s government services business, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as vice president of emerging markets and advanced technologies at the Alexandria, Virginia-based contractor. SPA said Blankinship brings to the company his previous experience in professional services and business capture support delivery to government clients …

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Jean Milbrandt Succeeds Mark Kontos as Mitre CFO

Jean Milbrandt, formerly director of business operations at Mitre, has been promoted to vice president and chief financial officer of the nonprofit corporation. Mitre said Tuesday Milbrandt succeeds the retiring Mark Kontos and aims to help maintain the company’s position as manager of federally funded research and development centers. “Jean blends a long background …

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Nicolas Farah Named CACI Mission Solutions & Services Group Head; DeEtte Gray Comments

Nicolas Farah, an executive vice president of CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has been appointed as leader of the company’s mission solutions and services group. He will report to DeEtte Gray, president of CACI’s US operations, and will oversee the unit that offers command and control, communications, logistics, material readiness, surveillance and reconnaissance …

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Lockheed Books $337M in Apache Sensor Tech Orders

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received orders worth a combined $337 million to provide sensor systems and support services for Apache military helicopters of the U.S., U.K. and Saudi Arabia. The orders for Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors fall under a potential five-year, $2 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract from …

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State Dept Clears $15B Sale of THAAD Missile Defense Systems, Equipment to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $15 billion foreign military sale of anti-ballistic missile defense systems, related equipment and support services to Saudi Arabia. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as principal contractors on the sale, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday. The transaction covers the delivery …

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Todd Ernst to Succeed Michael Cody as Raytheon Corporate Devt VP

Todd Ernst, vice president of investor relations at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has been promoted to VP of corporate development in a move that takes effect Nov. 6. He will oversee Raytheon’s mergers-and-acquisitions program in addition to his current responsibilities and succeed Michael Cody, who will retire as corporate development lead …

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Northrop Gets Potential $130M Contract for Japan Global Hawk UAS Production Materials

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $130.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to obtain long lead materials for Japan’s future Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the materials are needed to commence the production of three Block 30 Global Hawk vehicles, two ground control elements, an integrated …

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