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Raytheon SM-6 Missile Completes 4 Navy Flight Tests to Prep for FOC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 weapon system has undergone a series of flight tests with the U.S. Navy in efforts to establish sea worthiness and achieve full operational capability, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Navy fired four SM-6 missiles against shore-launched, sub- or supersonic targets during …

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Boeing Gets $2B Navy Modification on P-8A Aircraft, Parts Production Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.2 billion contract modification to build 17 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft as well as associated long lead parts for the U.S. Navy, foreign military sales customers and cooperative agreement partners. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification also covers unknown obsolescence, class I change assessment, …

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Raytheon Secures $235M in Navy Standard Missile-6 Production Funds

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $235 million contract to fund the fourth year of full-rate production of Standard Missile-6 all-up rounds and spares. Raytheon said Monday it is scheduled to begin delivery of new SM-6 multimission missiles to the Navy in 2018. The company added the missiles will feature an anti-surface function and will be deployed on …

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Navy Takes Delivery of 50th Poseidon Aircraft From Boeing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 50th P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy in support of the service branch’s anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Navy said Thursday the company delivered the aircraft to Naval Air Station Jacksonville in …

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SAIC Wins Potential $383M Navy Contract for MK 48 Torpedo Components

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential four-year, $383.1 million contract to produce MK 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo components for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through a competitive procurement process with two proposals received, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Raytheon, Navy Test SM-6 for Surface-to-Surface Target Engagement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has tested the Standard Missile-6‘s function to engage surface targets using the decommissioned USS Reuben James as a designated target, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the test works to demonstrate anti-surface warfare, surface-to-surface engagement and the “distributed lethality” of the U.S. …

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Boeing Gets $2B Contract Modification for Lot III P-8A Aircraft to Navy, Australia

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $2.5 billion contract modification to build and deliver 16 full-rate production Lot III P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the U.S. Navy and four to the Australian government. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the contract modification to exercise an option under the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract, the Defense …

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US Govt OKs South Korea’s Request for $110M in Boeing Missiles, Other Equipment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20,  2015 — South Korea’s proposed purchase of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles and associated equipment and services under a $110 million foreign military sale has received approval from the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday South Korea plans to …

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Boeing Lands $102M Contract Modification for Poseidon Site Activation, Logistics

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential three-year, $101.6 million contract modification to provide site activation and logistics support for the full-rate production of P-8A Poseidon Lots 6 and 7 for the U.S. Navy and Australian government. The company will perform contract work in Washington, Missouri, Oklahoma and California through June 2018, …

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