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BAE, CAE, Cubic Help Update Hawk Trainer Jet for Australian Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — BAE Systems has rolled out the first updated Hawk trainer aircraft for Australia’s air force featuring replacements and installations completed in partnership with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense applications unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The updates include three CAE-built full-mission simulators as well …

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Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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Air Force Awards Northrop $179M LAIRCM Support Contract Modification

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $179 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide hardware and support for large aircraft infrared countermeasures systems, or LAIRCM. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work under the modification in Rolling Meadows, Illinois through April 30, 2019. LAIRCM is designed …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s $1.3B Modified Gulfstream Aircraft Purchase Request

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy up to five units of modified Gulfstream G550 aircraft from the U.S. under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Australia seeks to procure Gulfstream G550 planes that have been modified to integrate airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic warfare mission systems as well …

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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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