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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in UK-Based Hypersonic Propulsion Tech Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Reaction Engines in an effort to help the latter develop a hypersonic propulsion technology aimed at enhancing the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. HorizonX Ventures participated in the Series …

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Tapestry Solutions rolls out ESI platform at BAE Systems Nashua facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Tapestry Solutions, a subsidiary of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has unveiled its Enterprise Sensor Integration software system at BAE Systems’ Nashua, New Hampshire, facility, as part of the U.K.-based firm’s efforts to modernize its manufacturing operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Boeing said Monday the ESI …

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Reginald Brothers, Heidi Shyu, Camille Nichols join CTC board; Ed Sheehan comments

Former government and military leaders Reginald Brothers, Heidi Shyu and Camille Nichols have been elected to the board of directors of Concurrent Technologies Corp. Ed Sheehan, CTC president and CEO and vice chairman of the board, said in a statement published Monday he expects the three new board members to offer guidance …

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State Department OKs $300M sale of BAE-made rocket guidance sections to Qatar

The State Department has approved a potential sale to Qatar of $300 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems II guidance sections from BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm. Qatar seeks 5,000 APKWS II guidance systems and 10,000 MK66-4 2.75-inch rocket motors and high-explosive warheads, as well as support equipment and services under …

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BAE, Partners Secure $228M Contract to Update UK’s Type 45 Ships

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2018 — The British defense ministry has awarded a $227.5 million contract to BAE Systems and its partners in a move to modernize the U.K. navy Type 45 destroyers’ power and propulsion systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The defense ministry said Wednesday BAE Systems, working in collaboration with BMT Defense …

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BAE Gets $97M in Army Goggle, Weapon Sight Tech Orders

BAE Systems has received two orders worth a combined $97 million to supply night vision goggles and thermal weapon sights to the U.S. Army. Both orders fall under a five-year, $434 million contract the service branch awarded in 2015 under the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle III and Family of Weapon Sight-Individual …

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BAE Systems Exhibits Proposed Type 31e Frigate Design for UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2018 — BAE Systems has unveiled the design of its proposed Type 31e frigate for the U.K. government at the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it worked with shipbuilder Cammell Laird to develop the design of the frigate with a configurable mission …

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BAE Systems Submits Bid on Army Mobile Protected Firepower Solicitation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2018 — BAE Systems has offered a vehicle platform based on the M8 Armored Gun System in its bid for the U.S. Army‘s program on the Mobile Protected Firepower combat vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday it will submit the proposed infantry brigade combat team vehicle on …

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Lockheed to Supply Vertical Missile Launch System for BAE-Built Type 26 Ships

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 5, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide its MK 41 vertical launching system for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship that BAE Systems is building for the U.K. navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The system will serve to launch anti-air, anti-submarine, surface-to-surface and strike-length missiles from the vessels, …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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