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General Dynamics Vet Chris Pogue Joins Maxar’s MDA as Govt Division President

Chris Pogue, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) veteran, has joined Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business as president of the newly created government division. Pogue will directly report to Mike Greenley, MDA group president, and oversee defense, enterprise information technology, Earth observation systems and government space robotics business lines, Maxar said Tuesday. …

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Boeing Lands $313M Follow-On Award for Canadian Air Force Chinook Fleet Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $313 million follow-on contract to provide logistics, engineering, supply chain, data analytics and training services for the Canadian air force’s fleet of Chinook heavy-lift helicopters. The company said Tuesday it will continue to provide lifecycle support to the CH-147F  helicopters through 2023 under an amendment to a performance-based …

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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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L3 Technologies Forms International Boards to Enhance Commercial, Military Businesses

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has created international boards in an effort to support its commercial and military businesses in Australia, Canada and the U.K., GovCon Executive reported Friday. L3 executives Alan Titheridge, Richard Foster and Ronald Cook will oversee each organization established to develop and implement strategic …

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Former L3 Exec Mike Greenley Named Maxar’s MDA Group President

Mike Greenley, formerly sector president at L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) Wescam subsidiary, has been appointed group president of Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business unit in a move that takes effect Jan. 15. Greenley will directly report to Howard Lance, Maxar president and CEO, and oversee MDA’s approximately 1,900 employees …

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Raytheon Gets $80M Navy Contract Modification for Weapon System Engineering, Technical Services

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an $80 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to perform design agent engineering and technical support services for the Phalanx close-in and land-based weapon systems as well as the SeaRAM missile defense platform. The Defense Department said Tuesday the award includes foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia, …

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L3 Lands FMS Contract for Operational Flight Software Integration Services to Canada

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) will help update and integrate software for Canada’s C21X-B2.0 operational flight program on the CF-18 aircraft under a $10.6 million foreign military sales contract via the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract is in support of the Canadian …

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6 Companies Form Team to Pursue Canadian Surface Combatant Procurement Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — BAE Systems, CAE, L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) and Ultra Electronics have teamed up in a bid to develop Canada’s future surface combatant vessels, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lockheed said Tuesday the group called “Canada’s Combat Ship Team” has offered …

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State Dept Clears $140M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sales Deal for Canada

The State Department has approved a potential $140 million foreign military sale of  Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) AIM-120D Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles to Canada. The proposed FMS transaction covers 32 AMRAAMs and associated equipment; storage and preservation; transportation; aircrew and maintenance training; and other logistics and program support services, the Defense Security Cooperation …

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Intel Capital Makes $60M Investment to Support 15 Tech Startups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) investment arm has placed more than $60 million in funds to support 15 startups as they work to develop cybersecurity, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and autonomous technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the startups from Canada, China, Israel, Japan …

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