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L-3 Closes Purchase of RF, Electronic Warfare Business Micreo; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has wrapped up its purchase of Australia-based radiofrequency and electronic warfare platforms provider Micreo for an undisclosed sum. The newly acquired company will operate as L-3 Micreo that is forecast to generate $27 million in annual sales for the year ending Dec. 31, 2017 and will report to …

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Australia Picks Lockheed to Provide Combat System for Future Submarines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 30, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work with DCNS and Australia’s defense department to integrate combat systems into the country’s future submarines, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Australian reported Thursday the team will install the combat system with sonars and other features onto 12 submarines in support …

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BAE Systems Meets With Australian SMEs for Type 26 Program Supply Chain Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2016 — BAE Systems has met with an estimated 150 small and midsize enterprises in Australia to discuss supply chain opportunities on the Australian navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it seeks to partner with local SMEs as BAE Systems Australia and …

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Northrop Lands Potential $150M Navy Contract for IR Countermeasures on Combat Aircraft

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $149.7 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for hardware, production test stations and technical services in support of the installation of large aircraft infrared countermeasures. The Defense Department said Friday Northrop will help integrate LAIRCM into the combat aircraft of the U.S. Army, …

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Australia’s Defense Dept Awards $419M Contract to Leidos Subsidiary for IT Products, Services

Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) Abacus Innovations Australia subsidiary has secured an estimated $418.7 contract from Australia’s defense department to provide computer equipment and accessories as well as centralized processing services to the country’s chief information officer group, ARN reported Friday. Leon Spencer writes the award runs through 2023 and follows an approximately $610 million deal that Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: …

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CAE Supports Australia, Canada in Air Force Simulation Exercise; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has supported the Australian and Canadian air forces as they participated in the U.S. Air Force-hosted Coalition Virtual Flag 16 multinational air combat training exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Australia and Canada employed CAE’s full-flight mission simulators and tactical airlift crew trainers for CVF16, the company said …

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Physical Optics to Supply Aircraft Data Transfer System Components Under $76M Navy Contract

Physical Optics Corp. has been awarded a potential five-year, $76 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide data transfer system components for the UH-1Y, AH-1Z, MH-60R, MH-60S and H-53K aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday that POC will also deliver Advanced Data Transfer System components to Australia, Denmark and Saudi Arabia through the foreign military sales program. …

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Raytheon Receives $63M AESA Radar Tech Order for Navy Super Hornet, Growler Jets

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $63 million order to produce and deliver 18 AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radars for the U.S. Navy ‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler jets. The Defense Department said Thursday that Raytheon will also supply two AN/APG-79 AESA radars to support AESA configuration D upgrade tests and one AN/APG-79 radar to Australia under a foreign military …

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BAE-Led Team to Compete for Australia Radar Network Modernization Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2016 —  BAE Systems will form a team with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN),  Daronmont Technologies and RCR Resolve FM to compete for a potential $765 million contract to modernize the radar network that supports the Australian army’s aerial and maritime surveillance efforts, ExecutiveBiz said Tuesday. BAE Systems Australia’s Chief …

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BAE to Update Design of Type 26 Combat Ship for Australia’s Future Frigate Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 2, 2016 — BAE Systems has entered into an agreement with the government of Australia for the company to update its Type 26 Global Combat Ship in response to requirements set in the Australian naval force’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE said Thursday its Australia-based engineer team …

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