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Lockheed Teams With Raytheon-Thales JV on NATO Missile Defense C2 Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with a joint venture between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales to deliver command-and-control technology in support of NATO’s air and ballistic missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ThalesRaytheonSystems will serve as system integrator and work with Lockheed to …

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SOSi Lands $78M Army Contract for Intelligence Technical Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — SOS International will provide intelligence technical services in support of U.S. Army operations in Europe under a potential $78.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the fixed-price contract covers support for the Army 409th Combat Support Battalion based in Germany, with work locations …

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Cubic Unit Lands Work for Analytical Support to EUCOM Training Programs; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will provide analytical services in support of the U.S. European Command‘s joint training events with partners in Europe under a recent contract, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said Cubic Global Defense will support the Joint Exercise Program and Title X exercises in efforts to …

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PwC: Global Aerospace, Defense M&A Hit $72B in 2017

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector reached $72 billion in 2017, exceeding the previous record of $67 billion set in 2015. PwC reported that A&D companies worldwide recorded 454 M&A transactions last year with an average deal size of $411 million. Significant …

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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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AECOM Promotes Fred Werner as President of Major Pursuits; Michael Burke Comments

Fred Werner, formerly president of AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) design and consulting services group in the Americas, will assume a new role as president of major pursuits in line with the company’s strategy. The global infrastructure firm said Monday the appointment is part of efforts to build a diversified executive leadership team that …

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Symantec Studies Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Energy Systems in Europe, NA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled its findings on the recent activities of a cyber espionage group called “Dragonfly” that has targeted the energy sector in Europe and North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday Dragonfly appears to have re-emerged in late 2015 and …

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Lockheed Integrates Updated Comms Satellite for Saudi Customers; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the integration of an updated A2100 communications satellite for Arabsat and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology organization in Saudi Arabia, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “We’ve modeled this activity in our virtual reality lab hundreds of times, but this is …

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Speedcast Eyes Potential $100M UltiSat Acquisition to Launch Gov’t-Focused Division

Speedcast International has signed a definitive agreement for a potential $100 million acquisition of UltiSat in efforts to establish a new government division and build on existing remote communications offerings to the public sector. Speedcast said Sunday the pending transaction with the U.S. government contractor is anticipated to complement the Speedcast portfolio for …

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Harris Lands $90M in European Contracts for Falcon Series Tactical Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received $90 million in contracts from a European country for the delivery of tactical radios such as the Falcon II AN/PRC-150C and Falcon III AN/PRC-152A. The company said Tuesday the radios will work to support the customer’s efforts to establish communications readiness and interoperability with U.S., NATO and …

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