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GKN to Acquire Dutch Aircraft Manufacturer Fokker for $780M

GKN has agreed on the estimated $779.6 million acquisition of Arle Capital‘s Fokker Technologies company as part of GKN’s efforts to establish its business as a global supplier to the aerospace sector. GKN said Tuesday its aerospace business will absorb Fokker as an operating unit following the close of the acquisition scheduled …

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Kelly Ortberg to Succeed Clay Jones as Rockwell Collins CEO

Kelly Ortberg, president of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), has been appointed to succeed Clay Jones as chief executive, effective July 31. Jones has told the board of directors he plans to retire as CEO on that date but will continue to serve as non-executive chairman of the board, Rockwell Collins …

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Northrop Wins $43M Extension as Air Force Designates UAVs

The U.S. Air Force has officially redesignated two Northrop Grumman– (NYSE: NOC) developed aircraft platforms that hold the battlefield airborne communications node system. The Global Hawk RQ-4BS has been re-designated as the EQ-4Bs the Bombardier Global Express BD-700 received the new E-11A designation The company was awarded a five-month $43 million contract extension to …

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News- ATK Delivers Third Combat Caravan Aircraft to Iraqi Air Force

Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has delivered a third AC-208B Combat Caravan aircraft with next-generation targeting and data-link technologies to Iraqi defense authorities. The Combat Caravan, which is a modified Cessna Grand Caravan equipped with a targeting system, laser-guided missiles and new data-link capabilities among other technologies, was delivered to the Iraq …

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Northrop Grumman wins $276.3M Air Force Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $276.3 million Air Force deal to create a communications network for military drones.   Under the contract, Northrop will install the prototype Battlefield Airborne Communications Node System, a remote accessed, high-altitude and tactical communications network, in three Bombardier aircrafts and two Global Hawk …

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