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Harris Gets $260M Order to Build Asia-Pacific Country’s Tactical Comms Network

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has secured a potential $260 million order to build an integrated tactical communications system for an unidentified country in the Asia-Pacific. The company said Monday it will integrate monitoring, planning and routing software as well as vehicular amplifiers and Falcon III radio technology into the customer’s future tactical …

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Red Hat Launches ‘Open Innovation Labs’ Facility in Singapore

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has unveiled a new facility in Singapore that will serve to help Asia-Pacific customers adopt open source and DevOps approaches in their information technology applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the first Red Hat Open Innovation Labs hub …

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Elbit Systems Secures $93M F-5 Aircraft Upgrade Contract From APAC Customer

Elbit Systems has received a potential three-year, $93 million contract to modernize a fleet of F-5 fighter aircraft for an undisclosed Asia-Pacific country. The company said Tuesday the upgrade will cover head-up displays, advanced cockpit, radars, DASH IV head mounted systems and weapon delivery and navigation systems. Yoram Shmuely, general manager of …

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Thales Launches HK Cybersecurity Operations Center for Asia-Pacific Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2017 — Thales has unveiled a new cybersecurity facility in Hong Kong as part of efforts to deliver cyber surveillance services to customers in the Asia-Pacific market, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Asia-based hub is its fifth Cybersecurity Operations Center in the world and will …

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Ian Bell, Marc-Olivier Sabourin Take New Leadership Roles at CAE’s Defense & Security Segment

Ian Bell, formerly head of the Europe/Middle East/Africa region at CAE (NYSE: CAE), has been named vice president and general manager for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East within the Montreal, Quebec-based company’s defense and security segment. CAE also appointed Marc-Olivier Sabourin, formerly regional operations director and deputy general manager for the firm’s Europe …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus

Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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Elbit Systems Lands $90M Contract to Provide APAC Country Electro-Optic Sensor Tech

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has received a potential four-year, $90 million contract to supply an Asia-Pacific country with SPECTRO XR electro-optic systems. Bezhalel Machlis, president and CEO of Elbit Systems, said in a statement released Sunday the contract seeks to demonstrate the company’s efforts to develop new systems designed to meet customers’ requirements. SPECTRO XR …

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Harris Unveils Reorganized Australian Defense Unit, Appoints Alan Callaghan Lead

Alan Callaghan, a 13-year veteran of Harris (NYSE: HRS), has been named president and managing director of the communications and information technology company’s reorganized defense business in Australia that operates as Harris Defence Australia. He will oversee the Brisbane-based organization’s business development, operations, shared services, government relations and marketing initiatives across the Australian defense …

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Inmarsat Opens Office in Singapore to Meet APAC Mobile Broadband Demand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2016 — Inmarsat has inaugurated a new facility in Toa Payoh, Singapore, in an effort to adapt to the increased demand for mobile satellite communication services in the Asia-Pacific region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the office includes a solutions laboratory, demonstration and …

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