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US, UK & Norway Plan Trilateral Coalition to Operate Boeing-Built Maritime Patrol Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — The U.S. government will work with the governments of Norway and the U.K. to jointly develop guiding principles for the operation of the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Monday that the involved countries will form a …

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Chairman of Joint Chiefs: No Decision Yet on Force Size in Aghanistan

The decision on whether to increase U.S. forces in Afghanistan has not yet been made, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday. DOD News reported that Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said national security leaders have not presented President Donald J. Trump with Afghanistan troop recommendations for the …

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Germany, US Ink $250M Foreign Sales Deal for Orion Computer Equipment

The U.S. State Department has approved a proposed $250 million foreign military sales agreement with Germany, where the U.S. would provide hardware and software for eight Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) P-3C aircraft owned by Germany. Lockheed and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) are the prime contractors for the sales deal, through …

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US Deploys BAE-Made Combat ID System to Afghanistan; Paul Markwardt Comments

The U.S. military has deployed a BAE Systems-made server system to Afghanistan with the goal of reducing incidents involving friendly fire. According to BAE, combat pilots use the Combat Identification Server to determine if there are friendly forces in the vicinity of targeted areas of interest. This new system continues …

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Rockwell Collins, BAE JV to Provide Data Network Terminals to U.S., Coalition Forces

Data Link Solutions,  a Rockwell Collins (NYSE: ROC) and BAE Systems joint venture, has won a $24 million U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command contract. The companies will provide tactical data exchange network terminals to U.S. and coalition forces. The link 16 terminals are jam-resistant and crypto-secured to provide real-time data communications, situational awareness, navigation and digital …

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