Tag Archives: Eurofighter Typhoon

Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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Poland Receives Applications From 5 Companies for Fighter Jet Tender Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Fights on Logistics, Leonardo, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Saab have expressed interest to take part in Poland’s tender process for the procurement of new fighter jets by 2025, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday the Polish defense ministry received the …

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BAE Closes Potential $6.7B Deal to Supply Typhoon Fighter Jets to Qatar

BAE Systems has secured a potential $6.69 billion contract to supply Qatar’s air force with 24 Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighter jets. The company said Sunday it expects to start deliveries in late 2022 and will also provide in-service support and initial training services as a prime contractor on the contract. A consortium composed of BAE, …

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BAE Announces Reorganization Plan, Names New CTO in Series of Exec Moves

BAE Systems has announced plans to eliminate its U.K. and international platforms and services operating groups as part of a reorganization effort that will take effect on Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday it will consolidate its military air and information business, its interest in the MBDA joint venture as …

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BAE Systems Delivers 1st of 12 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft for Oman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2017 — BAE Systems has delivered the first of Oman’s 12-unit Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft order during a ceremony held Wednesday at the Adam Airbase in Oman, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it rolled out the Eurofighter alongside the first of eight Hawk trainer aircraft that …

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UK-Based BAE Business Presents Eurofighter Typhoon, Hawk Trainer to Oman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2017 — BAE Systems‘ military air and information business in the U.K. has showcased a Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft and a Hawk trainer jet that the company built for Oman as part of a rollout event, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Monday Oman’s Defense Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud …

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MBDA Secures 3 UK Missile Contracts Worth $689M Total

The U.K.’s ministry of defense has awarded MBDA three contracts worth $689 million combined to produce and maintain various missile systems for the British armed forces. MBDA will supply Meteor and Common Anti-air Modular Missile weapons as well as maintain Sea Viper missiles in support of various ships and aircraft, the ministry said Friday. The company secured a …

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WSJ: Boeing Questions Denmark’s Fighter Aircraft Replacement Proposal Evaluations

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has raised concerns about a decision of Denmark to choose the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 over the former’s F/A-18 to serve as the next fighter aircraft platform for the Danish military,  the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Robert Wall and Doug Cameron write that Denmark’s defense ministry …

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MBDA Gets $462M Contract to Update UK Air-to-Air Missile

MBDA will develop a new variant of the Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile for the U.K. military under an eight-year, $462.2 million contract. The variant will feature an update of the current ASRAAM’s subsystems in efforts to drive down costs and support future modifications, the British defense ministry said Wednesday. Simon …

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Sky News: BAE Chair Asks Recruiter to Start Search for Future CEO Candidates

BAE Systems PLC Chairman Sir Roger Carr has asked a recruiter to start a search for potential candidates to succeed Ian King as CEO of the British defense contractor, Sky News reported Saturday. Mark Kleinman writes executive search and consulting firm Spencer Stuart has started to look for possible successors to King through what Sky called …

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