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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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Air Force F-35A Fighter Jet to Head to Paris Air Show

The Air Force’s F-35A fighter jet will fly at the Paris Air Show in June, although earlier statements from the F-35 Joint Program Office said that the Lockheed Martin fighter jet would not be at the event, The Hill reports. “The F-35A strengthens partnerships and improves regional stability,” Air Force Chief of Staff …

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Reuters: Germany Eyes $966M Lockheed C-130J Aircraft Procurement

Germany looks to procure six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters worth approximately $966 million from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as part of a joint operating agreement with France, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal writes Germany aims to send a formal request to the U.S. government in 2019 to buy C-130Js in support of European defense cooperation efforts. The report said France …

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UK-France Team Taps MBDA for $183M Air-Launched Missile Upgrade Contract

MBDA has received a potential $183 million contract from the U.K. and France to update the two countries’ air-launched missile systems. The contract covers modernization work on the Royal Air Force’s Storm Shadow and France’s SCALP missiles, the U.K. government said in a news release published Wednesday. Harriett Baldwin, British defense …

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CAE Secures Simulation, Training Support Contracts Worth $134M; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has landed contracts worth a total of $134.1 million from international military customers for new simulation technologies, simulator updates and training support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it closed a deal with Airbus‘ defense and space business unit for …

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General Atomics to Provide Phase 1 Logistics Support for France’s Reaper Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business a one-year, $24 million delivery order to provide Phase 1 logistics support for France’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GA-ASI will perform work in Poway, California, through Dec. 31, 2017, …

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Airbus to Support UK Military Transport Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $506M Contract

Airbus has secured a $506 million contract from the U.K.’s defense ministry to provide in-service support for the Atlas A400M airlifters of the British air force. The ministry said Thursday the contract covers maintenance, upgrade and repair services for the country’s Atlas fleet through 2026. Julian Young, chief of air materiel at the U.K.’s defense …

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Pilatus Books $295M in PC-21 Trainer Aircraft Orders

Pilatus Aircraft has received three contracts worth more than $294.6 million in total to supply PC-21 trainer jets to two international military customers and one defense company. The orders include 17 PC-21s for the French air force and two units each for Jordan’s air force and British contractor Qinetiq, Pilatus Aircraft said Wednesday. Oscar Schwenk, chairman of Pilatus’ …

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Lockheed to Supply France With C-130J Variant Under $133M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a four-year, $133.4 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force to provide a stretch version of the C-130J Super Hercules airlifter to France. Lockheed’s aeronautics business will build C-130J-30 aircraft for the French military at a company facility in Marietta, Georgia, and is scheduled to finish work …

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Lockheed to Build KC-130J Tankers for France Under $133M Air Force Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $132.6 million contract modification to provide two KC-130J Super Hercules configured aircraft to France under the foreign military sales program. Lockheed’s aeronautics segment will perform contract work at a company facility in Marietta, Georgia through April 30, 2020, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Air Force …

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