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BAE Picks Six Companies for UK Global Combat Ship Equipment Manufacturing Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — BAE Systems has awarded additional equipment manufacturing contracts to six companies to support the supply chain for the U.K. navy’s first three Global Combat Ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Rolls-Royce, Johnsons Controls, Marine Systems Technology,  Salt Separation Services, Detegasa and MEP-Pellegrini Marine Equipments will produce …

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BAE Lands $361M Contract to Build 2 More Offshore Patrol Vessels for UK Navy

The U.K. defense ministry has awarded BAE Systems a potential $361 million contract to build and deliver an additional two offshore patrol vessels to the country’s naval force. The construction of HMS Tamar and HMS Spey brings the total number of the Royal Navy’s River-class OPVs to five ships that are …

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State Dept OKs $156M Sale of F/A-18 Joint Tactical Radio Systems, Support to Finland

The State Department has approved Finland’s request to buy F/A-18 aircraft equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $156 million foreign military sales agreement. Finland asked to procure 90 Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, test and training equipment, spares, and repair parts in support of …

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India to Acquire $737M in BAE-Made Artillery Guns in US FMS Transaction

India has signed $737 million contract to procure 145 BAE Systems Inc.-developed artillery guns through a foreign military sales transaction with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary will supply the M777A2 LW155 ultralight howitzers and set up an assembly integration and test …

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BAE Awarded $384M Army Thermal Weapon Sight Production Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a potential seven-year, $384 million contract to produce a thermal weapon sight technology that will work to help soldiers identify and engage targets in the battlefield. BAE said Wednesday the military branch ordered the company’s Family of Weapon Sights–Crew Served system comprised of high-resolution sensors with a laser …

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BAE Systems to Build Circuit Analysis Tool Under Air Force Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — A business unit of BAE Systems will help develop a tool that will work to analyze small circuit features on a silicon integrated circuit chip under a $9.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday BAE’s information and electronic systems integrated …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Joins Board of Governors at Aerospace Industries Association

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 —  Aerospace Industries Association has elected Roger Krone, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) chairman and CEO, to its executive board of governors for 2017, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Krone will join Boeing (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy, who will respectively serve as …

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BAE’s US Subsidiary Awarded $86M Navy Combat Systems Integration Contract; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $86 million contract for management, engineering, maintenance and information technology support to U.S. Navy  combat systems. BAE Systems Inc. will help the military branch integrate mission equipment, combat systems and computer programs to support the current and future operational requirements of the Naval Sea Systems …

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State Dept Clears Potential $21B F-15 Sale to Qatar

The State Department has approved Qatar’s request to buy 72 Boeing (NYSE: BA) F-15 aircraft, weapons, related support, equipment and training services under a potential $21.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the agreement aims to support political stability and economic growth in the Persian Gulf region, as …

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F-35 Program Office Taps Northrop, BAE & Australia-Based Teammates for MRO&U Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office has tapped Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Australia-based subsidiary for maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will a join a team of other companies including the Australian operations of BAE Systems and …

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