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Northrop Gets $91M Modification on Navy EA-18G Software Upgrade Contract

Northrop Grumman has secured a $91 million contract modification to provide software configuration set upgrades to software and ancillary hardware of the U.S. Navy‘s and Australia’s EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will design, develop and implement airborne electronic attack requirements in support of EA-18G aircraft under …

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Australian Fleet of Boeing-Built Growlers to Get Funds for New Jammer, Radar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2017 — Australia’s fleet of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler aircraft will potentially receive new radio jammers and radar systems through the country’s planned $191.6 million investment on the technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Australian defense department said Wednesday Marise Payne, the defense minister, made the comments as the country marked …

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CAE to Provide Support for Australia’s Hawk Mk127 Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will provide support for Australia’s Hawk Mk127 trainer aircraft under a contract from the Australian defense ministry’s capability acquisition and sustainment group, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the contract covers the deployment of classroom and simulator instructors as well as maintenance and …

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General Atomics Unveils Industry Team for Australia’s RPA Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 28, 2017 — The aeronautical systems business of General Atomics will work with industry partners Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), CAE (NYSE: CAE), Cobham and Flight Data Systems to support the Australian military’s Project Air 7003, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. General Atomics said Tuesday the team aims to offer the MQ-9 Reaper remotely …

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Lockheed, Inmarsat, GMV to Support PNT Program in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Inmarsat and GMV will support Australia’s geoscience research agency in a program that aims to develop a testbed that would demonstrate the potential applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems on positioning, navigation and timing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the effort seeks to utilize …

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Australia’s Lockheed-Built F-35As, Boeing-Built EA-18G Growler to Debut at Airshow in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — The Australian defense ministry will debut the country’s new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets and a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft at the Australian International Airshow on March 3, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Payne said in a statement …

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Australian Air Force Posts Over 5K Hours of Simulation Training at CAE Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2017 — The Australian air force has exceeded 5,000 hours of utility aircraft simulator training since the 2014 launch of CAE‘s (NYSE: CAE) training facility in Sale, Victoria, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The center was constructed under a contract from Australia’s capability acquisition and sustainment group to …

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CAE Secures Simulation, Training Support Contracts Worth $134M; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has landed contracts worth a total of $134.1 million from international military customers for new simulation technologies, simulator updates and training support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it closed a deal with Airbus‘ defense and space business unit for …

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L-3 Subsidiary Receives $90M in Orders for Electro-Optical/IR Imaging Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2017 — An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary has secured a series of contracts worth at least $90 million for electro-optical/infrared imaging systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. L-3 WESCAM will provide its MX-series systems to the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Air Force Special Operations Command, Thailand’s navy …

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Navy Taps Boeing to Produce Lot 90 Harpoon Missiles Under $207M FMS Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential four-year, $207.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the full-rate production of 51 lot 90 Harpoon weapon systems for Egypt, South Korea and Brazil through a foreign military sales agreement. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract also covers the production of spares and related …

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