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Lockheed to Produce 50 Lot 11 F-35s for FMS Clients Under $3.7B Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $3.69 billion contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the low-rate initial production of 50 lot 11 F-35 Lightning II aircraft for foreign military sales clients. The modification covers the production of 22 F-35A jets for FMS customers, eight F-35As for the Netherlands, six F-35As for Norway, four …

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Honeywell Added to $409M USAF Contract for Thermal, Power & Controls R&D Services

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) has joined the list of awardees on a potential $409 million contract to research and develop thermal, power and controls technologies for future U.S. Air Force platforms and engines. The Defense Department said Friday Honeywell will perform work under the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program — a multi-government agency and industry …

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Lockheed Martin Delivers 1st HIMARS Rocket Launcher Under Army FMS Deal With UAE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the delivery of the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher to the Defense Department as part of a U.S. Army foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it builds the HIMARS …

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Boeing Receives Navy Contract Modification for Poseidon Aircraft Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will continue to provide engineering services to the U.S. Navy in support of the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft under a $24.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award covers systems engineering technical and critical design review support …

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Engility Secures Navy Contract Modification to Provide Engineering, Technical Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Denmark, Japan, Norway, Saudi Arabia and Spain under a $30.7 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award calls for support …

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Boeing to Support Army Chinook Block II Program Under Potential $277M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential three-year, $276.6 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the CH-47F Chinook Block II program. The Army received one bid for the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract through an online solicitation and obligated $27.3 million in fiscal 2017 research, development, test …

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Leonardo DRS to Supply IR Thermal Receivers to 5 Countries Under $82M Army FMS Modification

Leonardo DRS has received an $82.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to supply forward-looking infrared thermal receiver units to five countries under a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will provide Horizontal Technology Integration second generation receivers and A- and B-Kit components to Kuwait, Iraq, Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. Work …

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Navy Taps Boeing Subsidiary for ScanEagle UAS Delivery to Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary will supply the government of Afghanistan with five additional ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems under a $19.6 million order from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the award to Insitu also covers the delivery of spares and support equipment and deployment …

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Kevin Leonard: Vectrus Sees Opportunities in ‘Smart’ Tech Deployment at Gov’t Facilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Kevin Leonard, senior vice president of Vectrus‘ (NYSE: VEC) facility and logistics services business, has said “smart” forward operating bases could present an opportunity for the company in the area of logistics in line with the federal government’s cost saving goals. He told ExecutiveBiz in …

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Rick Lober: Hughes to Help DoD Study Interoperability for Wideband Satcom Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will look into the interoperability of commercial satellite transports in efforts to build a wideband communications architecture for government under a contract from the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Wideband Communications Architecture Study aims to help DoD …

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