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L3 Wins Potential $500M USAF Contract to Update C-130H Transport Aircraft Avionics

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential $499.6M contract to update the avionics system of C-130H airlifters operated by Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command. USAF received six offers for the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract covering production, training and logistics support work on 176 C-130Hs, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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TransDigm Closes $4B Esterline Purchase

TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) has concluded its approximately $4B purchase of Esterline Technologies (NYSE: ESL) in a push to expand its proprietary and sole-source content platform for defense and aerospace sectors. TransDigm initially announced the deal on Oct. 10 and the company said Thursday Esterline shareholders will get $122.50 in cash per …

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UTC-Rockwell Collins Deal Gets Final Regulatory Clearance

Chinese regulators have given United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) the green light to pursue its planned $30B acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL). UTC said Friday the approval marks the final regulatory clearance the company needed to complete its purchase of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor. Farmington, Conn.-based conglomerate UTC agreed …

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Ensco Exhibits Synthetic Vision-Based Tech at Navy Air Combat Electronics Industry Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 21, 2018 — Ensco participated at the U.S. Navy‘s PMA-209 Air Combat Electronics Industry Day with an exhibit of its new software application baseline that utilizes synthetic vision technology to deliver situational awareness for maritime and helicopter systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday it was set to …

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Northrop Develops Avionics Software for Army UH-60V Black Hawk Limited User Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 16, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has unveiled an avionics software that it developed as part of a contract awarded in 2014 for an upgraded version of the U.S. Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter that is set to undergo limited user testing, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The …

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Boeing Eyes Navy Requirements With Updated & New Super Hornet Avionics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work to manufacture and update F/A-18 Super Hornet avionics and other systems in line with the U.S. Navy‘s procurement requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Boeing is planning service life extensions for Block 2 systems as …

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Elbit Systems Gets Govt Clearances for Universal Avionics Acquisition

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has secured the necessary government clearances to acquire Tucson, Arizona-based Universal Avionics Systems Corp. through an asset acquisition transaction. Israel-based Elbit Systems said Thursday it expects to complete the purchase in the “coming weeks.” Universal Avionics manufactures avionics systems for military and commercial helicopters, transport planes and turboprop aircraft. …

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Lockheed Gets $260M Modification on Greek P-3B Aircraft Modernization Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $260 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to help modernize four P-3B maritime patrol aircraft for the government of Greece. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s aeronautics business unit will support phased depot maintenance as well as avionics and country-specific mission and management systems …

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Report: UTC Eyes Rockwell Collins Acquisition

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is exploring an acquisition of Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) as the global industrial conglomerate looks to further expand its aerospace business, Bloomberg reported Saturday. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg it is yet unclear whether the two firms are in discussions over …

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