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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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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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