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State Dept Approves Potential $450M Sale of Black Hawk Helicopters to Slovakia

The State Department has approved a potential $450 million foreign military sale of Sikorsky‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related General Electric parts and equipment to the Slovakian government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday that the potential deal will support the NATO ally’s homeland defense, counterterrorism, border security and humanitarian programs. The future …

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Bridget Lauderdale Named Lockheed Corporate Strategy, BD SVP; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Bridget Lauderdale,  vice president and general manager of aeronautics operations at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will take a new role as SVP for corporate strategy and business development and a corporate officer of the company. Lauderdale will start in her new position on Jan. 1, 2015 and be responsible for new business capture and …

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Loren Thompson: Philippines Eyes US Defense Tech to Enforce Territorial Claims

Some defense analysts believe a pending 10-year security agreement between the Philippines and U.S. could increase U.S. sales of weapons and maritime surveillance equipment to the Philippines, Reuters reported Sunday. “What Manila needs most in the way of military technology is weapons that can help enforce its claim to areas …

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Bill Perlowitz Joins STG as SVP, CTO; Tom Anderson Comments

Bill Perlowitz, formerly a chief technologist at Wyle,  has joined STG Inc. as senior vice president and chief technology officer and will be in charge of developing and implementing the company’s technical vision. He will lead internal information technology departments and manage a team of technical experts that work to …

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David Shrum Appointed QinetiQ NA Defense Solutions GM

David Shrum, formerly senior vice president and general manager of QinetiQ North America‘s lifecycle solutions business unit, has been appointed general manager of the company’s defense solutions business unit. The more than three-decade industry veteran will lead a portfolio that includes software and systems engineering, aeronautical engineering and logistics and …

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Harris Names 20-Year Vet Robert Duffy HR Lead; Bill Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has appointed 20-year human resources veteran Robert Duffy senior vice president for HR and administration, the company announced Thursday. He will report to President and CEO Bill Brown and succeed Jeff Shuman, who is leaving the company after seven years to pursue other opportunities. Duffy brings …

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Lockheed Wins $1B Navy Helicopter Sensors Contract; Dan Spoor Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $1.05 billion U.S. Navy contract to provide the branch with digital cockpits, mission systems and sensors for helicopters. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor said Congress approved the five-year contract and required it to produce double-digit cost savings for the Defense Department. Dan Spoor, …

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ARINC Wins $33.2M to Modernize Navy Airborne Countermeasure Systems

ARINC‘s engineering services subsidiary has been awarded a three-year $33.2 million contract to continue to modernize and sustain U.S. Navy organic airborne mine countermeasures systems. Contract work will extend ARINC’s support of Navy mine countermeasures beyond 10 years and take place at the Naval Surface Warfare Center‘s Panama City division in Florida. The award …

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Lockheed Books $360 Million of Work on Navy’s Seahawk Helicopter

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) picked up several MH-60R Seahawk helicopter production and development contracts from the Navy, worth a total $360 million. The deals cover a variety of tasks for the by Sikorsky (NYSE: UTX)-produced aircraft. “The Navy’s investment in the MH-60R fleet ensures our pilots and aircrews have the …

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Lockheed Delivers 50th MH-60R Helicopter

Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] has formally delivered the 50th MH-60R helicopter, fully equipped for its mission to protect the U. S. Navy fleet from hostile submarines and surface ships. The new member of the SEAHAWK family of maritime helicopters is designed and manufactured by Sikorsky, with advanced mission systems integration by …

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