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Harris Secures $161M Navy Contract Funds for F/A-18 Onboard Jammer Tech Production

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $161 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to produce jammer systems for the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures platform on the carrier-based F/A-18 aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification exercises a contract option for the full-rate production of 86 lot 15 IDECM AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 onboard jammer systems. …

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L3 to Provide Platform Mgmt System, Controls for BAE-Led Team’s SEA5000 Bid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2018 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has joined the BAE Systems-led team that will offer the Type 26 Global Combat Ship for Australia’s potential $27.4 billion SEA5000 Future Frigate program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. BAE’s power and propulsion team tapped L3 to provide the Integrated Platform Management System, controls and instrumentation for the …

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Boeing Gets $115M Contract Modification for Navy, Australian P-8A Logistics, Site Activation Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $115.2 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to provide integrated logistics and site activation support services for P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The Navy will fund $103.4 million of the modified contract’s value and the Australian government will finance the remaining $11.8 million as …

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L3 Technologies Forms International Boards to Enhance Commercial, Military Businesses

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has created international boards in an effort to support its commercial and military businesses in Australia, Canada and the U.K., GovCon Executive reported Friday. L3 executives Alan Titheridge, Richard Foster and Ronald Cook will oversee each organization established to develop and implement strategic …

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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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