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Jacobs Team Chosen as Major Service Provider for Australian Defense Dept Unit; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) and partner Beca will support the Australian defense department’s capability, acquisition and sustainment group under a contract for the Major Service Provider program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The partnership will enable the team to significantly expand its engagement with Australian small business to …

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Inmarsat, Australian Firm Partner to Explore Satellite Voice Comms for Air Traffic Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2018 — Inmarsat will collaborate with an Australian government-run air navigation service company in a project to explore satellite voice communications systems for air traffic management support in environments with degraded voice communications coverage, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Inmarsat said Monday it will work alongside Airservices Australia to assess …

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KBRwyle, EY Collaborate on Support Contract With Australia’s Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2018 — The government services business of KBR (NYSE: KBR) will support the Australian defense department’s capability acquisition and sustainment group through lifecycle processes under a potential 11-year deal, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. KBRwyle is one of four major service providers selected to deliver larger, longer-term and integrated …

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Northrop Grumman in Australia Names New Strategy Director

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2018 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) business in Australia has named a former executive at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Australian arm and L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) Oceania business as strategy director, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Mike Gallagher, as strategy director, will work with Northrop Grumman Australia Chief …

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Cubic Simulation Tech Supporting Australia-Singapore Combat Training Program; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 26, 2018 — Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) business operations in Australia is anticipated to contribute to the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative with additional development work on its combat training simulation systems, ExecutiveBiz reported. Townsville Bulletin reported that the effort aims to build on Singapore’s defense capability and access to Australian …

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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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