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Lockheed Secures Contract for ‘Consolidated Automated Support System’ Logistics, Maintenance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2016 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and training business will provide logistics, maintenance and support services for an estimated 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations under a $21.9 million U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract also covers support for 150 reconfigurable, …

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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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Australia Shortlists BAE, Fincantieri, Navantia as Options to Produce Frigates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2016 — BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia has the potential to produce new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday the Australian defense ministry will choose from the three companies to begin work on the frigates in …

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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $386M in Boeing Small Diameter Bombs

The State Department has cleared a potential $386 million foreign military sale of GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs Increment 1 weapons and related equipment to Australia. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the sale includes up to 2, 950 GBU-39/B bombs,  50 guided test vehicles equipped with inert fuze, spare and repair parts, training,  engineering, logistics and technical support …

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CAE Gets $133M in Military Aircraft Simulator, Training System Orders; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has captured contracts worth a combined $132.8 million to provide flight simulation equipment and pilot training services to multiple domestic and international defense customers. The company said Wednesday it received a contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build Phenom 100 synthetic training devices for a U.K. military flying training program and another …

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BAE Lands $75M Combat ID Tech Support IDIQ With US Navy, Int’l Clients

BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has won a potential four-year, $75.3 million contract to perform engineering and technical work on combat identification systems for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday the company will provide 1, 075, 200 man-hours of CIDS support to the Naval Air …

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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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New Australia Ensco Office Eyes Local Rail Transport Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 25, 2016 — Ensco aims to provide project delivery services to the Australian rail transport industry through its newly opened branch office in Perth, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the expansion is an effort to meet demand in Australia’s railway industry for automated track inspection, track …

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Lockheed Gets $1B Contract for F-35 Parts, Materials Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a four-year, $1.2 billion advance acquisition contract to obtain long-lead materials, components and parts necessary for the manufacture of low-rate initial production Lot 11 F-35s. The Defense Department said Monday that Lockheed will use the long-lead items to build 80 F-35A …

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Lockheed-Led Team 21 Awarded $862M to Build Australia’s Military Pilot Training System

A team of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Pilatus Aircraft and Hawker Pacific has been awarded a seven-year contract worth an estimated $862.2 million to provide an integrated system for the Australian military to train its future airmen. Lockheed said Tuesday it will build ground-based technologies for the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System and help …

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