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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.2B Navy Contract for Sonar System Engineering Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to engineer sonar technology under the Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion program. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract with an initial value of $130.8 million covers engineering development support for A-RCI modernization requirements and …

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USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky

A US Air Force F-15E fighter jet shot down an Iranian-made Shahed 129 drone belonging to pro-Syrian regime forces near At Tanf, Syria Monday, two US officials confirmed to CNN. The drone “displayed hostile intent,”was “assessed to be a threat,” and shot down, according to an official. This comes just …

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Report: Lockheed, 11 Countries In Talks Over $37B F-35 Procurement

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in talks with the U.S. and 10 other countries over a potential contract worth at least $37 billion for the manufacturer to deliver a total of 440 F-35 fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Sources told Reuters the multi-year transaction will consist of three portions from fiscal 2018 …

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CAE Helps Connect Simulator to Network for Australian Virtual Training Exercise

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has provided personnel to help Australia’s air force integrate a C-130J flight simulator into the Defense Training and Experimentation Network as well as plan and execute scenarios for a virtual training exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Australian air force …

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Harris to Supply Sonobuoy Launchers for Boeing-Built Navy Poseidon Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has awarded multiple contracts to Harris (NYSE: HRS) in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 for the supply of sonobuoy launchers for 49 U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Harris said Wednesday it will provide single-shot and rotary launchers …

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BAE Systems to Update Australian Navy’s Maritime Satcom Terminals

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2017 — BAE Systems‘ business in Australia will perform updates on the maritime satellite communications terminals of the Australian navy under an estimated $30 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work to increase the bandwidth supported by the Maritime element of the Advanced SATCOM …

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Northrop Grumman Opens Aircraft IR Countermeasure Repair Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has opened a new facility in south Australia that will work to provide in-country repair and maintenance services for the Australian air force’s Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Adelaide repair hub focused on …

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Northrop Grumman to Invest in Future Military Electronics Sustainment Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will invest $37.2 million to help establish a defense electronics maintenance and sustainment center in Australia to support the country’s military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the future Electronic Sustainment Center of Excellence in western Sydney will work to sustain the …

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State Dept Clears $138M Anti-Radiation Missile Sale to Australia

The State Department has cleared Australia’s request to buy anti-radiation missiles and related equipment and services under a potential $137.6 million foreign military sales agreement. Australia asked to procure AGM-88B anti-radiation tactical missiles, AGM-88E guided tactical missiles, CATM-88B HARM captive air training missiles control sections, flight termination platforms and related …

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Cubic, Partners to Develop Smart Transport Tech Under Australian Gov’t Grant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2017 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will work to develop smart transport and mobility systems for Australia as part of a public-private consortium that received a 10-year, $41 million government grant, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its transportation systems business will work with other partners in …

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