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Lockheed to Update AF C-130J Display Processors

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $21.6 million contract to install new chips in primary flight displays for the U.S. Air Force‘s C-130J aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes Lockheed will help the Air Force update the display graphics and data processors that work to …

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ManTech to Evaluate Navy Aircraft System Safety

A subsidiary of ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has been awarded an $11, 788, 957 contract option to continue performing engineering and technical support work on U.S. Navy aircraft and systems. ManTech Systems Engineering Corp. works to analyze and diagnose system safety issues during an aircraft’s lifecycle through the design, development, production and …

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General Atomics to Build 24 Reaper UAVs for $377M

General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems has been awarded a potential $377, 400, 000 delivery order to produce 24 MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force is obligating $305 million in fiscal year 2013 aircraft procurement funds at the time of award and is also acquiring shipping containers, …

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General Atomics to Build Navy Aircraft Arresting Gear

General Atomics has received a $51, 997, 981 order from the U.S. Navy for electric motor-based systems that work to slow down aircraft during recovery operations. The Navy is acquiring the Advanced Arresting Gear equipment in order to run arresting simulations of live aircraft before the branch deploys planes onboard ships, …

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Lockheed Wins $4B US, UAE Defense Missile Order

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $3, 920, 739, 507 contract modification from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to produce missile defense equipment for the U.S. and to fulfill a foreign military sales agreement with the United Arab Emirates. The U.S. will acquire 110 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor missiles …

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Pratt & Whitney, Pentagon Ink F-35 Engine Deal

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has reached an agreement with the Defense Department to produce the sixth batch of engines for the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jet. Pratt & Whitney will work to build 38 F135 propulsion engines, including 36 install engines and two conventional takeoff and …

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L-3 Wins $669M for Canada Aircraft Logistics; John McNellis Comments

An L-3 Communications division (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential 15-year,  $669 million contract to provide in-service support services to the Canadian military for aircraft used in VIP transportation and evacuation missions. L-3 MAS,  part of the company’s integrated systems group, won the interim contract to support the Airbus CC-150 Polaris in …

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Rockwell Collins to Acquire ARINC for $1.4B; Kelly Ortberg, John Belcher Comment

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has agreed buy ARINC for $1.39 billion in a move aimed at expanding Rockwell Collins’ offerings in the aviation industry. The potential buy is subject to regulatory approvals and intends to combine Rockwell Collins’ avionics and cabin technologies with the networks and services of the Annapolis, Md.-based Carlyle …

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GE Replaces C-5 Galaxy Engines Under $7.4B Air Force Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) is providing new engines for C-5 planes under the U.S. Air Force’s $7.4 billion program that aims to upgrade the aircraft’s capabilities, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes the Air Force has moved to replace some of the A, B and C models of the C-5 …

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CAE Wins $95M in Int’l Military Service Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has won three contract awards worth $95 million combined to support military customers in the U.S. and 14 other countries. The deals involve work in areas such as the production of aircraft components, technical training and product sales, CAE said Thursday. AgustaWestland, Coptersafety and Havelsan will work …

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