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Leidos Establishes Tech Collaboration Center in Australia; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has unveiled a new collaboration hub where employees, clients and partners in Canberra, Australia, can explore information technology, communications, cyber, geospatial analytics, simulation and other technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Dec. 1 the Leidos CONNECT facility is anticipated to employ …

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IBM to Provide Watson AI, Cognitive Computing Platform for Australian Defense Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will deploy the Watson cognitive computing infrastructure for Australia’s defense department and provide InfoSec Registered Assessors Program certification services under an estimated $3.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Monday the department aims to utilize Watson to support artificial intelligence, …

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BAE, UK Gov’t Propose Ship Design Data Transfer for Australia’s Future Frigates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — BAE Systems and the U.K. government are planning to transfer $1.1 billion in intellectual property from the Type 26 Global Combat Ship program to support Australia’s SEA 5000 effort if the company secures the tender for the future frigates, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the proposed …

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Raytheon to Conduct Risk Mitigation Work on Australia’s Air Defense System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will support the first phase of an approximately $1.54 billion Australian government program that seeks to build on the country’s air defenses under an estimated $9.3 million contract awarded to the company’s local business unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Australia’s defense …

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BAE Systems to Update Australian Navy’s Missile Decoys, Install Launch Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — BAE Systems‘ Australian business will work to update the Nulka active missile decoy and install associated launch systems onboard the country’s Anzac frigates under an estimated $153.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday it will work with the local supply chain on …

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BAE Names 2 New Australian Suppliers for UK Type 26 Ship Construction Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems has named additional suppliers from Australia that will work to manufacture components of a future warship line that the British company is building for the U.K. navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Liferaft Systems Australia will produce the Marine Evacuation System while Mackay Consolidated …

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CAE Leases Space at BAE Systems Flight Training Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — BAE Systems and CAE have entered into an agreement for the latter to lease space at BAE’s flight training center in New South Wales, Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CAE’s Oxford Aviation Training Academy will use the facility to host the training of commercial …

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KBR to Buy Sigma Bravo in Govt Services Expansion Push

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has agreed to purchase Australia-based information and communication technology services provider Sigma Bravo for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its government services offerings. Sigma Bravo will become part of KBRwyle and will retain its existing structure to facilitate business continuity, KBR said Monday. Stuart Bradie, …

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Harris Secures $133M Contract for US, Australian F/A-18 Countermeasure Systems

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential $133.2 million contract to produce electronic countermeasure systems for integration into F/A-18 multirole combat jets of the U.S. Navy and Australia. The Defense Department said Wednesday Harris will deliver Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures Onboard Jammer systems, equipment and racks under the firm-fixed-price contract. The company will also repair test assets and …

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Boeing Australia Develops VR Training Platform for Starliner Spacecraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) business in Australia has utilized virtual reality and simulation technology to build a training platform for NASA‘s future CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the trainer is part of its space research and development efforts outside the U.S. and …

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