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Raytheon to Conduct Risk Mitigation Work on Australia’s Air Defense System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will support the first phase of an approximately $1.54 billion Australian government program that seeks to build on the country’s air defenses under an estimated $9.3 million contract awarded to the company’s local business unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Australia’s defense …

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Raytheon Gets $178M Modification on Navy Evolved Seasparrow Missile Production Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $177.9 million contract modification to fund the production of Evolved Seasparrow Missiles Block 1 for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. Raytheon’s missile systems business will provide 186 all up rounds, inert operation missiles, spare components and shipping containers under the modification, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD added the …

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Lockheed, Boeing Among Firms Tapped for Japan’s Potential $40B Fighter Jet Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) are among the companies Japan has contacted to potentially participate in the country’s planned $40 billion fighter jet program, E&T Magazine reported Thursday. Jack Loughran writes Japan plans to release a tender for 100 fighter planes after a Tuesday deadline on a solicitation for expressions of …

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Harris to Provide EW Jammers for Air Force’s F/A-18 Fleet; Ed Zoiss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has secured an $88 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver and install electronic warfare systems on the service branch’s F/A-18 fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Naval aviators face a growing range of threats as their missions evolve and …

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Anti-Interference Radar Developed by Serco, Lockheed Martin Now Fully Operational

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 9, 2016 — The Remote Radar Head built by a Serco–Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team is now in full operations in the U.K. and will work to alleviate the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm’s potential impact on British air defense missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Serco said Thursday the radar …

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General Dynamics Receives $80M AF Air Defense Comms Contract; Edward Hudson Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a five-year, $80 million contract to maintain the U.S. Air Force’s air defense communications program. General Dynamics Information Technology will work to manage and provide logistics support for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and Pacific Air Forces Air Defense’s communications systems, the company …

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State Dept OKs $534M Raytheon-Built Sidewinder Missile Sale to Australia

The State Department has approved a potential million foreign military sale of Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Sidewinder missiles and related equipment to Australia. Australia plans to install the missiles on its fleets of F/A-18 and F-35 fighter jets and also intends to bolster its ability to partner with coalition forces in …

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Raytheon to Provide Qatar with Early Warning Radar for $1.1B

Qatar has requested to buy a Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) air defense system with additional components through a $1.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. The government of Qatar intends for the A/N FPS-132 Block 5 early warning radar to boost its defense capabilities in the Qatar Peninsula, protect the economic infrastructure …

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