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BAE Systems to Work on EW Tech for Navy Tracking of RF Emitters

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2016 — BAE Systems will develop an electronic warfare tool that works to pinpoint radio-frequency sources under an $11 million contract with the Office of Naval Research, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Full-Spectrum Staring Receiver will utilize ultra wideband sensors to facilitate situational awareness and …

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Michael Smith Named Huntington Ingalls Corporate VP for Strategy, Devt; Mike Petters Comments

Michael Smith, formerly corporate vice president for business growth at Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been named corporate VP for strategy and development. He will succeed Christopher Kastner, who will take Barbara Niland’s role as corporate VP and chief financial officer after her retirement, HII said Tuesday. Smith will report to …

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BAE Systems Eyes India-Based M777 Howitzer Production Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — BAE Systems and Mahindra have partnered to construct an assembly, integration and test facility in India for the British contractor’s M777 howitzers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE Systems said Wednesday the partnership is in line with the Indian government’s planned purchase of nearly 150 M777A2 LW155 artillery …

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3 Firms to Help Maintain Navy Surface, Amphibious Warships Under $2.6B IDIQ

Three companies have been awarded spots on a potential five-year, $2.6 billion contract to perform maintenance, repair and modernization work on U.S. Navy surface combatant and amphibious warfare vessels. BAE Systems, General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary and Marine Hydraulics International will help maintain six classes of warships that are visiting or stationed at …

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Energy Sector Vet Charles Woodburn Named BAE COO; Roger Carr Comments

Charles Woodburn, a 20-year oil and gas industry veteran and former CEO of oilfield services company Expro, has joined BAE Systems as chief operating officer. He will report directly to CEO Ian King and will also join BAE’s board as an executive director in the second quarter of 2016, the company said Monday. Woodburn …

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MBDA’s ASRAAM Missile to Integrate With UK’s Lockheed-Built F-35Bs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2016 — MBDA has delivered the first Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile to the U.K. in preparation for integration, fire tests and flight trials with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35B Lightning II jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. MBDA said Monday it has also worked with BAE Systems to supply an …

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The Telegraph: BAE Secures $290M in UK Nuclear Submarine Prototyping Funds

BAE Systems has received an additional $290 million in contract funds to continue work on a replacement platform for the U.K.’s Vanguard-class nuclear ballistic missile submarines, The Telegraph reported Monday. Alan Tovey writes BAE will use the money to build Successor-class submarine layouts, systems and prototypes for the British navy. The U.K. has invested more than …

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BAE Systems Picks AMI Metals to Supply Aluminum Aircraft Components

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — BAE Systems has selected AMI Metals, a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE: RS), to provide aluminum plates in support of the F-35, Hawk and Typhoon programs under a $100 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Reliance said Tuesday the contract includes cut-to-size and cut-to-shape aluminum products and runs …

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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups

As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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January 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Below 70, Posts Nominal Gain

The GovCon Index showed a nominal gain of 0.076 points to 69.839 Thursday as investors with interest in the defense and government contracting industries digested a new round of earnings statements from more of the sector’s largest companies. Thursday’s close represents the Index’s second straight day that ended below 70 …

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