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Mercury Eyes C4I Footprint Growth Through $180M Themis Buy

Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) has agreed to purchase Themis Computer for approximately $180 million in cash in a move to expand its presence in the command, control, communications, computers and intelligence market. Andover, Massachusetts-based Mercury said Thursday it expects to complete the transaction in the third quarter of its fiscal 2018 ending …

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Satellite Operator ABS Hires 35-Year Boeing Vet Jim Simpson as CEO

Jim Simpson, a 35-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been named CEO of communications satellite operator ABS. ABS said Thursday Simpson will lead the company’s management team in efforts to create value for shareholders and strengthen business relationships with customers and vendors. “I look forward to leading our efforts to further strengthen and …

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USAF Awards Lockheed Potential $7B F-22 Sustainment IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential five-year, $7 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help sustain the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of F-22 air vehicles. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s aeronautics business unit will perform work at various locations within and outside the continental U.S. that include Air Force and …

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Lockheed Gets $944M Contract to Supply Updated Patriot Interceptors to Army, Int’l Clients

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $944 million contract to produce and deliver updated Patiot missile defense systems to the U.S. Army, Romania and other foreign military sales clients. The company said Thursday it will supply Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors along with launcher …

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6 Companies Land Spots on Potential $200M DoD TTL Electronic Equipment IDIQ

Six companies have won spots on a potential $200 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide “tagging, tracking and locating” electronic equipment to military joint commands. Contractors will vie for task orders to acquire, field and perform logistics support for TTL equipment designed with airborne and maritime tracking features, as well as …

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Boeing, Embraer Begin Merger Talks

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and aerospace conglomerate Embraer are in talks over a “possible combination.” Brazil-based Embraer said Thursday any deal that would emerge from the discussions would need to be approved by Embraer shareholders, both firms’ boards of directors, the Brazilian government and other regulatory authorities. Embraer added there is …

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ViaSat to Help Sustain USSOCOM Mission Networks Under Potential $350M IDIQ Award

ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received a potential $350 million contract to deliver mission networking sustainment services to the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s procurement division. The Carlsbad, California-based communications firm will primarily carry out work at a ViaSat and USSOCOM facilities through December 2022, the Defense Department said Thursday. USSOCOM awarded the indefinite–delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a …

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General Dynamics to Modernize Army Abrams Tanks Under Potential $2.6B Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential three-year, $2.63 billion contract to modernize the U.S. Army‘s M1A1 Abrams tanks. The Defense Department said Thursday that General Dynamics’ land systems business will convert 786 M1A1 configured vehicles to the new M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 configuration. GDLS will also upgrade M1A1 vehicles to M1A12S and …

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Boeing Secures Potential $480M Saudi F-15 Repair Services Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $480.4 million contract for repair support services to Saudi Arabia’s F-15 fleet. Boeing will repair and return F-15C/D/S/SA parts for the Royal Saudi Air Force as well as repair ground aerospace and hush house/open-air test cell equipment for the military branch’s F-15 program, …

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Deloitte, KPMG Awarded Potential $980M Navy Financial Mgmt Services IDIQ

  Deloitte‘s consulting business and KPMG‘s federal services arm have secured positions on a potential five-year, $980 million contract to support financial improvement and audit readiness across the Department of the Navy. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a one-year base ordering period that will run through November 2018 and four 12-month …

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