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Northrop Grumman Opens Aircraft IR Countermeasure Repair Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has opened a new facility in south Australia that will work to provide in-country repair and maintenance services for the Australian air force’s Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Adelaide repair hub focused on …

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Northrop Grumman to Invest in Future Military Electronics Sustainment Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will invest $37.2 million to help establish a defense electronics maintenance and sustainment center in Australia to support the country’s military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the future Electronic Sustainment Center of Excellence in western Sydney will work to sustain the …

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State Dept Clears $138M Anti-Radiation Missile Sale to Australia

The State Department has cleared Australia’s request to buy anti-radiation missiles and related equipment and services under a potential $137.6 million foreign military sales agreement. Australia asked to procure AGM-88B anti-radiation tactical missiles, AGM-88E guided tactical missiles, CATM-88B HARM captive air training missiles control sections, flight termination platforms and related …

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Cubic, Partners to Develop Smart Transport Tech Under Australian Gov’t Grant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2017 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will work to develop smart transport and mobility systems for Australia as part of a public-private consortium that received a 10-year, $41 million government grant, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its transportation systems business will work with other partners in …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $79M Sidewinder Block II Sustainment Contract Modification

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a $78.7 million contract modification to provide sustainment and support services for AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as 20 government clients under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers repair, depot management, software …

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Boeing to Update P-8A Aircraft Training System for Navy, Australia Under $145M Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $144.9 million contract modification to perform production concurrency updates to the training system of P-8A multimission maritime planes for the U.S. Navy and the government of Australia. The Defense Department said Friday P-8A trainer upgrades are necessary to ensure training devices will fully function and address future mission requirements. The …

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Australia Unveils $27B Tender for Future Frigate Construction

Australia’s defense ministry has issued requests for tender on a $26.7 billion frigate shipbuilding program to down-selected offerors BAE Sytems, Fincantieri and Navantia. The ministry said Friday it seeks to procure nine warships that will conduct maritime warfare operations, such as anti-submarine missions, under the Future Frigate project. “The three shortlisted designers must demonstrate and develop an …

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Raytheon Awarded $200M to Produce Additional Sidewinder Missiles for US, Intl Clients

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a three-year, $199.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the full-rate production of lot 17 AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical missiles. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also produce AIM-9X Block II captive air training missiles, all-up-round containers, spare advanced optical target detectors, captive air training missile guidance …

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Unisys, Australian Research Agency to Utilize Data Analytics for Border Security Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will help Australia’s scientific research agency CSIRO build a data analytics platform that will work to identify security risks at land, air and sea entry points, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said March 7 that it will collaborate with CSIRO’s data science …

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Australia’s Jindalee Radar Update Program Lands Bids From BAE, Lockheed

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2017 — The latest phase of the Australian air force’s potential multimillion-dollar program for the modernization of its over-the-horizon radar system has received bids from BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Aviation Week reported Thursday phase 6 of the Jindalee Operational Radar Network update effort …

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