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Cobham Reveals 2009 Fiscal Figures

Cobham, profiled by GovCon Wire here, reported organic growth of 7% in 2009.  The firm also reports integration of 2008 acquisitions was successfully completed and strong results from Lansdale, SPARTA and M/A-COM and non-core M/A-COM Technology Solutions business divested.  The report also notes an underlying EPS growth of 22%; 13% …

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BAE, Cobham Partner on U.S. Navy Jammer System

BAE (FTSE: BAE) and Cobham (LON: COB) are teaming up to create a proposal for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer system, to replace the ALQ-99 tactical jammer currently installed on the EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Next Generation Jammer program will look to develop new ways to …

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Cobham Wins Multimillion Dollar Contract from Sikorsky

Cobham plc (LSE:COB) has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX). The contract is worth a potential $25 million and requires Cobham to manufacture composite components and assemblies for the main rotor blades of the US Marine Corps’ CH-53K …

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Cobham Buys SafeLife Systems

Cobham (LON: COB) has purchased SafeLife Systems, a satellite self-test detection service from PROCON Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee. The newly acquired service gives thousands of owners of 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) the ability to send non-distress …

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Cobham Names Devaney to Board

Cobham has announced the appointment of John Devaney as an independent non-executive director and chairman designate.  The move will take effect February 1. Currently, Mr Devaney serves as executive chairman of National Express, a position held since April 2009 and non-executive chairman of the National Air Traffic Services Ltd, where …

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Cobham Wins Contract from Navy

Cobham has been awarded a development contract by the Navy, that could be worth up to $11.5 million.   Cobham will develop and implement a replacement for the existing TWT-based RF (Radio Frequency) chain in the ALQ-99 Band 5/6 transmitter with a solid state amplifier module and DC-DC converter.   …

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Cobham Receives Technical Standing Order from FAA

Cobham’s HeliSAS Stability Augmentation system has received Technical Standing Order certification from the Federal Aviation Administration. The certification approves the manufacture of the HeliSAS system’s components. According to a press release issued by Cobham, “HeliSAS is a two-axis attitude hold, attitude command, flight control system. The system has two basic …

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Contract Award- Cobham – $154 Million – Chevron Australia

Chevron Australia has awarded Cobham a contract to provide fixed wing aviation services. The contract, valued at approximately $154 million, extends until 2016. Under the contract, Cobham will provide fixed wing aircraft flights from and to Perth and Karratha to Barrow Island. Cobham will use two new 100 seat Avro …

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News- Cobham to Expand Presence in India

Cobham announced the expansion of the company’s presence in India through the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary in India. The subsidiary, named Cobham India Private Limited, will open in early 2010, with offices in Bangalore and New Dehli. The subsidiary will provide Indian clients with a central point of …

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News- Cobham Refueling Pods Successfully Demonstrated

Cobham announced yesterday the successful demonstration of air-to-air refueling pods from the Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport to F-18s of the Spanish Air Force. The pods are part of the latest generation of the Cobham Aerial Refueling System. Iain Gibson, VP of Mission Equipment at Cobham, said “These ‘wet …

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