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CAE to Build UAS Trainer Simulator for Italy’s Air Force; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has been selected to develop an unmanned aerial system trainer that works to simulate General Atomics-built unmanned aircraft for Italy’s air force. Pilots and sensor operators of the General Atomics-built Predator will use the CAE UAS mission trainer during initial and mission training, CAE said Tuesday. “CAE has a …

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Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary Wins $135M to Maintain Navy Aircraft Carriers; Harris Leonard Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $135 million contract to help the U.S. Navy maintain aircraft carriers and train personnel. AMSEC LLC will work to repair and modernize shipboard elevators, cargo equipment and related systems within the Navy’s carriers, as well as to train …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE Extends Global Defense Reach With $102M in 3Q Military Training Deals

CAE (NYSE: CAE) won approximately $102 million in contract awards during the third quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, covering flight simulation technology and related services to U.S. and international defense customers. Those deaks include a potential $30 million contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s T44-C pilot training program, CAE …

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Lockheed Awarded $169M for C-130 Long Lead Work

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $169, 726, 427 contract by the U.S. Air Force ahead of planned long-lead work for the branch’s fleet of C-130J aircraft. This not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price contract covers advance procurement funding for the 18 planes and a performance period through October 2016, the Defense Department said …

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Northrop Transports Unmanned Helicopter to Navy for Flight Test; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has transported an unmanned helicopter to the U.S. Navy for flight tests prior to the helicopter’s planned operations start date of 2014. Northrop assembled the second MQ-8C Fire Scout helicopter at its Moss Point, Miss.-based facility and the helicopter joins its predecessor at Point Mugu, Calif.-based Naval Base …

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Northrop Wins $178M to Help Air Force Maintain Surveillance Aircraft; Bryan Lima Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded $178 million contract to continue performing maintenance services on a U.S. Air Force surveillance aircraft fleet. The company runs logistics, engineering, training, mission support, supply chain and depot maintenance work for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, Northrop said Thursday. This contract …

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DynCorp Wins $86M to Help Manage Aircraft Logistics in Afghanistan; Jim Myles Comments

DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) has won an $86.6 million contract to help AASKI Technology manage logistics services for an aircraft fleet in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The company will help handle pilots and flight operations and maintain the King Air 300 and King Air 350 aerial fleet for the Task Force Observe, …

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Report: South Korea to Buy Northrop’s Global Hawk for $848M; Raytheon’s Bob Busey Comments

South Korea wants to purchase four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) unmanned aerial vehicles for nearly $848 million from the U.S., Reuters reported Sunday. Joyce Lee and Andrea Shalal-Esa write South Korea plans to buy those UAVs through a foreign military sales agreement and sign that deal in 2014. Lee Young-geol, …

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Northrop to Update Air Force Surveillance Workstations, Computers; Bryan Lima Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential three-year, $43 million contract to install new operator workstations and signal processor computers for U.S. Air Force surveillance aircraft. The company will also implement a Linux-based architecture for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft, trainers and laboratories as part of efforts to …

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Boeing to Load Maintenance Trainers in Poseidons

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $99, 606, 355 contract modification to install maintenance training devices and ordnance load trainer into the U.S. Navy‘s Poseidon aircraft fleet. This modification covers six virtual maintenance trainer devices and 14 other hardware pieces into lot two of the low rate initial production …

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