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EPAWSS Prime Boeing Subcontracts BAE to Develop EW System for F-15

The U.S. Air Force has named Boeing (NYSE: BA) the prime contractor on the $4 billion Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System program to upgrade the electronic warfare and threat detection functions of F-15 aircraft. The company said Thursday EPAWSS will replace the Tactical Electronic Warfare System on approximately 400 F-15E and F-15C jets …

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Exelis to Assist in Navy EW Decoy Research, Testing

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 29, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) company Exelis will provide engineering and technical support to the Naval Research Laboratory’s tactical electronic warfare division under a $53.5 million contract through September 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost only contract includes research …

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Ultra Electronics Closes Buy of Kratos’ US, UK Electronic Products Business

British manufacturing conglomerate Ultra Electronics Holdings has completed its purchase of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions‘ (Nasdaq: KTOS) U.S. and U.K. electronic products business for $260 million in cash and $5 million in taxes incurred. Kratos said Monday its net cash proceeds from the transaction are $232.4 million after a $2 million escrow for purchase price adjustments, a $7.6 million working capital …

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Harris Lands Targeting Upgrade Work on Navy, Australia Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will develop avionics components for integration into EA-18G Growler and F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the Australian air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The work comes under a two-year, $29 million contract and is designed …

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Lockheed Lands Upgrade Work on Navy Shipboard EW System

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) receiving a $154 million contract to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32 electronic sensor onboard U.S. Navy carriers, warships and cruisers. The contract includes the provision of more systems to modernize the technology suite under Block 2 of …

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Lockheed Martin Lands $154M Electronic Warfare Upgrade Contract with US Navy

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $153, 947, 183 contract modification to update electronic warfare systems on U.S. Navy ships. The new systems are meant to upgrade the Navy’s existing AN/SLQ-32(V) EW technology under the surface electronic warfare improvement program, the Defense Department said Friday. Lockheed Martin will perform work in …

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Exelis Picks Leidos for Next Phase of DARPA Counter Radar Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) being selected to continue working with Exelis (NYSE: XLS) in the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Adaptive Radar Countermeasures program. Work under the new subcontract will include a demonstration of Leidos electronic warfare …

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Navy Orders Mercury Systems Electronic Parts

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY) has been awarded a five-year, $7.3 million contract to produce electronic spare parts for the U.S. Navy’s ship-mounted electronic warfare systems, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the digital, radio frequency and microwave components will be installed in the Navy’s AN/SLQ-32(V)6 shipboard EW system. …

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Exelis Reports 5% Revenue Bump for 1Q, Profit Up 13%

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The McLean, Va.-based defense technology contractor said revenue increased 4.94 percent year-over-year to $785 million and profit rose 13.46 percent from the prior year period to $59 million. Revenue for …

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Exelis, L-3 Enter EW System Joint Project for AC/MC-130J

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 1, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) is set to build an electronic warfare system for the special mission AC/MC-130J aircraft in collaboration with L-3 Platform Integration, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The contract for the Air Force Special Operations Command will combine its EW technology …

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