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State Dept Clears $1.2B Sale of Raytheon-Built Air-to-Air Missiles to Australia

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase $1.22 billion in Raytheon-made (NYSE:RTN) AIM-120D medium-range air-to-air missiles and related equipment under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday Australia ordered 450 AIM-120D missiles,  34 AIM-120D air vehicles instrumented, six instrumented test vehicles and 10 spare AIM-120 guidance …

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Boeing Issues FY 2016 Outlook Below Street Consensus; 2015 Defense Segment Results Mixed

Boeing (NYSE: BA) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has issued its fiscal year 2016 outlook of earnings between $8.15 and $8.35 per share to fall below the consensus Wall Street expectation of $9.43. The Chicago-based airplane manufacturer also stated a 2016 revenue outlook …

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Boeing to Support Navy Aircraft Maintenance Software System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $27.5 million delivery order modification to perform support work on the U.S. Navy‘s automated maintenance environment for two kinds of carrier-based aircraft. The branch issued the contract under a basic ordering agreement covering F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G sustainment, the Defense Department said Tuesday. AME …

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Mike Gibbons: Boeing Reaches Agreement on Multi-Billion Dolllar Growler, Super Hornet Contract

Mike Gibbons, program manager for Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) lines of F/A-18 fighter jets and EA-18G electronic attack planes, said his firm is “very close” to finalizing a multi-billion dollar contract with the U.S. Navy for 47 total aircraft,  Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal quotes Gibbons as saying the contract will include planes …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Extends Navy Electronic Warfare Modification Support

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a five-year,  $40 million contract to continue helping the U.S. and Australian military forces modernize electronic warfare weapons systems. The Naval Air Warfare Center’s weapons division awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a re-compete, Engility said Wednesday. “We are honored to continue our work supporting the U.S. Navy …

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Report: Raytheon Keeps Navy Growler Jammer Tech Contract Win

The U.S. Navy has retained Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as the prime contractor for electronic jammer technology on the branch’s Growler EA-18G aircraft, Forbes reported Friday. Loren Thompson writes the Navy handed down the decision Friday and is slated to hold a debriefing meeting on the Next-Generation Jammer program within this week. Raytheon’s …

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Raytheon Wins $279M to Develop Navy Radar Jammer Tech; Jon Kasle Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $279 million deal to develop electronic jammer technology to replace the U.S. Navy’s legacy systems installed on the EA-18G Growler aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the Defense Department contract, which is expected to run through May 2015, is part of a bigger …

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Australia Commits to 100 Lockheed F-35 Jets, Will Buy 12 Boeing Growlers

Australia has committed to purchase 100 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets and will buy 12 Boeing (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler planes as part of a new defense strategy,  Reuters reports. James Grubel writes the Australian Defence Ministry announced its acquisition in a white paper, saying the country aims to …

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Boeing Wins $226M to Support Aircraft System Development, Demonstration

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $226, 999, 940 contract modification to support a system development and demonstration program for aircraft, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. Boeing will support the demonstration program for T-1 and T-3 aircraft. Boeing will also support interim flight clearance for P-8A aircraft during special …

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Boeing Wins $157M Navy Award for Electronic Attack Kits

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $157, 942, 000 contract modification to provide airborne electronic attack kits, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. Boeing will provide 12 attack kits and engineering services for EA-18G aircraft. Work is expected to be completed in September 2014 and the Naval Air Systems Command, …

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