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Report: Boeing, Lockheed Seen as Frontrunners for Canadian Fighter Contract

The government of Canada might choose between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to supply the nation with fighter jets, Reuters reported Thursday. Reuters reports that Boeing’s F-18 Super Hornet and Lockheed’s F-35 have been deemed as suitable platforms to meet the requirements set forth by the Canadian …

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Reuters: Canada Close to Lockheed F-35 Purchase Decision

Canadian officials will soon decide on whether to go ahead with its $8.22 billion order of F-35 fighter jets to replace its aging fleet of CF-18s, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes authorities revisited the initial decision to purchase 65 of the jets from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) following calls from …

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General Dynamics, Raytheon, UMES Team to Pursue Canadian Submarine Tech Program; David Ibbetson Comments

General Dynamics Canada, Raytheon Canada and Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems have formed a partnership to deliver anti-submarine warfare technologies to the Canadian navy’s Halifax Class Patrol Frigates. The General Dynamics-led team will offer sonar and ship systems technologies to Canada and the country’s navy expects to release a request for proposals in …

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Raytheon to Maintain Radar Warning System; Pierre LeBlanc Comments

A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary will work to operate and maintain a joint radar warning system between Canada and the U.S. Raytheon Canada Ltd. will provide management services for the North Warning System’s radar sites, logistics facilities, monitoring center and radar depot under the potential five-year contract, Raytheon said Thursday. The …

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Raytheon to Build Naval Aircraft Circuit Card Assemblies for US, Australia and Canada

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build aircraft circuit card assemblies for the U.S. Navy and two other countries under a potential $8, 970, 000 contract. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the firm-fixed-price contract to Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit on a sole source basis, the Defense Department said Friday. Australia and …

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David Adams: Curtiss-Wright Looks to Expand Nuclear Manufacturing and Test Operations Through New Acquisition

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has acquired nuclear utility equipment supplier Nuclear Power Services Inc. for approximately $8 million in cash. NPSI runs a facility in Canada that makes replacement products, aftermarket parts and testing services to reactor operators globally, Curtiss-Wright said Tuesday. “The acquisition of NPSI expands our nuclear manufacturing and …

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General Dynamics Canadian Subsidiary Inks $13B Saudi Armored Vehicle Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary will deliver civilian and military armored vehicles and provide maintenance and training services to Saudi Arabia under a potential $13 billion contract, Defense News reported Friday. Ontario-based General Dynamics Land Systems Canada will design and develop the vehicles for a planned initial delivery in 2016. Ken Yamashita, …

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General Dynamics Wins $49M Contract to Support Light Armored Vehicles for Canada

The U.S. Army TACOM life cycle management command has awarded a $49.2 million contract to General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) to provide training and field service support for light armored vehicles. General Dynamics will provide field support teams to conduct operator and maintenance training, technical support and fleet status monitoring. The vehicles were …

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L-3 To Help Navy Update Canadian Air Force Training System

The U.S. Navy has awarded L-3 Communications Corp. (NYSE: LLL), Arlington, Texas, a $22, 362, 512 firm-fixed-price contract for hardware and software to upgrade the Canadian Air Force’s training system. The purchase is under the Foreign Military Sales program. Canada’s advanced distributed combat training system will upgrade to the current U.S. Navy tactical operation flight trainers …

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Boeing Wins $120M Navy Contract for Defense Goods for 7 Countries on 3 Continents

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), St. Louis, Mo., a $119, 415, 215 firm-fixed-price contract for goods for the governments of Taiwan, India, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Korea and Canada under the foreign military sales program. The Taiwanese lot includes: 2 lot 86 harpoon missile bodies 2 exercise grade B …

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