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Boeing Gets $14B Air Force Contract to Update B-1, B-52 Weapons Systems

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential 10-year, $14.31B contract to modernize weapons systems used on the U.S. Air Force’s B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bomber platforms. The company will also modify, engineer, test and sustain the aircraft weapons in an effort to increase system lethality, responsiveness, supportability and survivability, the Department of …

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Armed Russian Jet Buzzes Within 5 Ft. of USAF Recon Aircraft

A Russian Su-27 jet with air-to-air missiles under its wings was “provocative” and flew “erratically,” approaching “rapidly” within five feet of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 recon jet “rapidly,” officials told Fox News. “The incident comes one day after the Russian Defense Ministry said it would treat any U.S. jet …

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Northrop to Provide Air Force AESA Radars, Support Services Under $244M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $243.9 million contract to supply 72 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars, spares and support services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform contract-related work in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is scheduled to finish Jan. 31, 2019. The Air Force Life Cycle …

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Harris Lands Contract for Engineering Support to Air Force EW Test Labs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide engineering services to the U.S. Air Force‘s testing laboratory for B-1 reprogrammable electronic warfare and defensive avionics systems under a $9.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract also covers test equipment support to the 53rd …

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Air Force Orders $99M in Lockheed Targeting Pods for 10 Foreign Govt Clients

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received $99 million in delivery orders to provide Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods, spares and upgrade services to Belgium, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand,  Turkey and the Netherlands through the foreign military sales program. The orders come under a potential $485 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract the U.S. Air Force  awarded to Lockheed’s missiles …

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TransDigm to Purchase Aircraft Component Maker Data Device Corp for $1B

Cleveland-based aircraft component maker TransDigm (NYSE: TDG) has agreed to purchase databus and power control system manufacturer Data Device Corp. and its parent company ILC Holdings from Behrman Capital for approximately $1 billion in a push to add new products for military, space and commercial customers. Transdigm said Wednesday it expects to close the transaction that is subject to …

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Reports: William LaPlante Says Air Force to Award Bomber Contract Soon

William LaPlante, assistant secretary of the U.S. Air Force for acquisition, has said the service will award the potential $80 billion contract for the Long Range Strike Bomber soon, Reuters reported Wednesday. Idrees Ali and Andrea Shalal write that LRSB will succeed the Air Force’s aging fleet of B-1, B-2 and B-52 …

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Boeing to Engineer B-1 Weapon Systems for $750M

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $750 million contract to perform engineering work on weapon systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of B-1 Lancer supersonic bombers. The first delivery order under the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, time and material, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is worth $21, 377, 960 and falls under fiscal …

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