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US Inks $500M Apache Helicopter, Radar Sale Agreement with Indonesia

Indonesia will purchase eight Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Apache helicopters and Longbow radars from the U.S. under a $500 million foreign military sales agreement, the American Forces Press Service reported Sunday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the sale also includes pilot training and help to develop tactical strategies for security missions in Southeast Asia. …

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Lockheed Wins $308M Kuwait Missile Sale; Richard McDaniel Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won $308 million contract modification to produce weapons for Kuwait under a foreign military sales contract awarded by the U.S. Army. Work includes manufacturing of 244 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles and deliveries are scheduled to start next year,  Lockheed said Monday. The contract also covers 72 launcher modification kits and other supplies. …

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Lore Systems’ Tien Wong on Navigating the Federal Market, the Future of Innovation and GovCon M&A Trends

On April 18, Lore Systems Chairman and CEO Tien Wong joined a bevy of government contracting industry and innovation leaders on a panel for the official launch of the Ballston Innovation Initiative. The 3-month initiative will connect Capitol-region leaders and entrepreneurs from across the public, private and non-profit sectors in an effort …

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Lockheed’s $7.6B Missile Defense System Sale to Qatar, UAE Approved by DSCA

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE:LMT) possible sale of up to $7.6 billion worth of  missile-defense systems to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates was approved by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency today, Reuters reported. The DSCA posted information of the approval to the agency’s website late on Monday. Qatar had requested two …

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Lockheed Wins $365M Storage, Test Support AF Award

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems company has won a $365 million U.S. Air Force contract modification to provide the branch storage and support for a launch delay, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Pentagon said the branch is delaying the SV3 launch and needs storage for the mini-FIST test. …

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Air Force One To Be Upgraded By Early Next Decade, Pentagon says

The Pentagon launched a new program on August 10 for the development and acquisition of replacement presidential aircraft scheduled to be operational early next decade, reports Tony Capaccio for Bloomberg. Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition Frank Kendall ordered the Air Force to assemble an office for the replacement project which …

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Boeing Wins $145M Navy Harpoon Missile Award, Foreign Sales Included

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $145.09 million U.S. Navy contract to provide the branch with harpoon missiles and training vehicles, the Defense Department announced Monday. The company will provide the Navy 34 harpoon missiles and two encapsulated harpoon certification training vehicles. This firm-fixed-price contract also includes many missile orders …

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QinetiQ Names Mark Nappi SVP, Manager for NASA Kennedy Contract

QinetiQ North America has appointed Mark Nappi senior vice president and program manager for the company’s engineering services contract at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The company said Monday he will manage day-to-day operations included under the contract at the space agency’s primary launch facility. He previously served as vice president …

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Tuesday DoD Winners Include Raytheon, General Dynamics

According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) was awarded an $8, 255, 265 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of the Block LA-2 M982 Excalibur Unitary 155mm precision engagement projectile for Canada.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz.; McAlester, Okla.; Farmington, N.M.; Niceville, Fla.; …

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Raytheon’s SLAMRAAM Passes Test

Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile system, or SLAMRAAM, successfully destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle target and intercepted a cruise missile target at a facility in the southwestern United States. According to the firm, “the limited user test-firing data will be used to validate key system …

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