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State Dept OKs Potential $1.4B Lockheed Transport, Tanker Aircraft Sale to Germany

The State Department has approved Germany’s request to procure three Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J-30 military transport aircraft and three KC-130J tanker planes from the U.S. government under a potential $1.4 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed will serve as the prime contractor in the proposed deal that seeks to build up …

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Lockheed-Raytheon JV Gets $95M Javelin Weapon FMS Contract Modification

A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) partnership will supply Javelin weapon equipment to six foreign military sales clients under a $94.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army. The Javelin Joint Venture will deliver rounds, command launch units and battery coolant unit spares for the anti-armor missile system, the Defense …

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Lockheed Martin Delivers France’s 1st C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has rolled out the first C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft that will join France’s fleet of C-160 Transall and C-130H Hercules planes, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. France’s ministry of the armed forces said Dec. 22 the Super Hercules serves to expand the French air force’s …

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DLA Taps Oshkosh Subsidiary for $400M Material Handling Equipment Supply Contract

An Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) subsidiary has won a five-year, $400 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply material handling equipment to U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies. DLA awarded the contract to JLG Industries after a competitive acquisition process with seven offers received, the Defense Department said Monday. JLG will perform contract …

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Cubic Unit Provides Training Software for Swedish Military Exercise; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit recently participated at a three-week military exercise in Sweden and provided its CATS Metrix exercise control software to support brigade-level activities and after-action reviews, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 23. Cubic Global Defense supplied the training platform for the Swedish armed …

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IT Industry Vet Maria Pernas Named Capgemini Group General Counsel

Maria Pernas, formerly senior vice president and group general counsel at information technology company Atos, has been named group general counsel at consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider Capgemini. She previously managed contract management and regional legal functions at Atos and served as group diversity program manager for the Bezons, France-based …

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CAE Picks Rockwell Collins as Subcontractor for French Air Force Training System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 14, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has selected Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) to deliver two SpectraView visual display systems for Pilatus-built PC-21 simulators as a subcontractor on a CAE contract with France’s air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Rockwell Collins said Thursday it will also help integrate and install the …

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BAE Awards Contracts to 14 Suppliers for UK Type 26 Combat Ship Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 14, 2017 — BAE Systems has selected 14 companies to provide manufacturing materials and other components to support the production of three vessels under the Type 26 Global Combat Ship program in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contracts to the chosen companies located both …

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Boeing Secures $93M Air Force Contract for E-3 AWACS Technical Support Services

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential five-year, $92.9 million contract to provide sustainment engineering and technical services for the E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system aircraft. Boeing will support the military branch’s E-3 AWACS division under the sole-source contract that also covers foreign military sales to Japan, Saudi Arabia, …

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Lockheed to Produce Multiple Launch Rocket Warheads, Pods Under $472M FMS Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential two-year, $471.7 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to manufacture full-rate production 12 Multiple Launch Rocket System components for France, Germany, Finland and Singapore. Lockheed’s missile and fire control business will deliver 2,868 guided MLRS alternative warhead rockets, 648 unitary warhead rockets, …

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