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Motorola Solutions Closes Airbus DS Communications Business Purchase

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has wrapped up the purchase of the Airbus DS Communications business from Airbus Group‘s defense and space segment. Chicago-based Motorola said Wednesday it made the acquisition to expand its portfolio of command center and software enterprise platforms. Airbus DS Communications offers the VESTA emergency call-handling software designed to support text-to-911 …

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BAE Closes Potential $6.7B Deal to Supply Typhoon Fighter Jets to Qatar

BAE Systems has secured a potential $6.69 billion contract to supply Qatar’s air force with 24 Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighter jets. The company said Sunday it expects to start deliveries in late 2022 and will also provide in-service support and initial training services as a prime contractor on the contract. A consortium composed of BAE, …

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CAE Secures Simulation, Training Support Contracts Worth $134M; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has landed contracts worth a total of $134.1 million from international military customers for new simulation technologies, simulator updates and training support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it closed a deal with Airbus‘ defense and space business unit for …

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Reuters: Airbus Defense Chief Anticipates EU Military Spending Changes by 2018

Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus‘ defense and space segment,  has said he expects to see changes to military spending in Europe next year and anticipates “intensive” discussions among European countries about the future of NATO, Reuters reported Tuesday. “This discussion is long overdue when you consider that only five countries in Europe …

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Airbus Awarded $127M German Armed Forces Satellite Comms Contract; Evert Dudok Comments

Airbus‘ defense and space business has received an estimated $127 million contract to provide commercial satellite communication services to the German armed forces through 2023. The German armed forces will use C- and Ku-band transponders for voice and data applications in Germany, between main overseas bases and for Navy vessels, …

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Nicolas Chamussy Appointed Airbus Space Leader; Tom Enders Comments

Nicolas Chamussy, chief of staff to Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders, will take over the role as executive vice president of the global defense contractor’s space systems unit on July 1. Airbus said Friday Chamussy will succeed Francois Auque, who will leave the company after 16 years and will remain as an …

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Dirk Hoke to Join Airbus as Defense Chief, Deputy CEO; Tom Enders Comments

Dirk Hoke, former CEO of Siemens’ (NYSE: SI) large drives business unit, will join Airbus Group to succeed Bernhard Gerwert as CEO of the airplane maker’s defense and space segment in a transition to take effect April 1, 2016. Airbus Group said Tuesday Hoke will initially join the company on Jan. 1, 2016 as deputy …

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CAE Awarded Over $117.5 Million in Defense Contracts

CAE announced Tuesday that it was awarded three defense contracts, totalling over C$150 million ($117.5 million USD). The first contract was to develop an MH-60R maintenance and rear-crew trainers for Royal Australian Navy. The second contract was  provide two UH-72A Lakota flight training devices (FTD) for U.S. Army. The contract was awarded …

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South Korea Selects Airbus Tanker Jet for Military Aircraft Refueling

South Korea has ordered four aerial refueling tanker jets from Europe-based aircraft manufacturer Airbus, adding to the company’s portfolio of international customers, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Jeyup Kwaak and Robert Wall write that other buyers of Airbus’ A330 MRTT or multirole tanker transport include Australia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the U.K. …

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Airbus Gets $221M Modification on Army Utility Helicopters Contract

An Airbus Group subsidiary has received a $220, 564, 993 contract modification to build 41 Lakota light utility helicopters for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday that Airbus Defense and Space will produce UH-72A helicopters equipped with airborne radio communication systems. Production will occur in Columbus, Mississippi, and …

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