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Northrop Begins Full-Rate Production of F-35 Center Fuselage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has moved to the full-rate production of the center fuselage of the F-35 fighter aircraft built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will manufacture the fuselage at a rate of one per day …

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Boeing Gets $862M Super Hornet Full-Rate Production Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a two-year, $862.2 million contract modification to fund the full rate production of lot 42 Super Hornet multirole aircraft. Boeing will produce 15 units of the F/A-18E variant and and 3 of the F/A-18F variant for the service branch under the modified …

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Orbital ATK Secures Air Force Contract for Fuze Full-Rate Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun full-rate production of hard-target void-sensing fuze assemblies for the U.S. Air Force under a $23 million initial contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its FMU-167/B HTVSF is all-electronic and features sensors as well as hardened electronics, which have …

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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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Navy Intends to Award Hawkeye Aircraft Lots 7-11 FRP Contract to Northrop Grumman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 — The U.S. Navy intends to award a sole-source, fixed-price contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to deliver potentially 40 full-rate production E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft under lots 7 to 11, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop will be tasked to provide program and production management, systems …

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BAE’s US Arm to Build More Laser-Guided Rockets for US, Intl Defense Clients Under $618M IDIQ Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, a potential $618.3 million contract for the full-rate production of precision laser-guided rocket systems. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers the supply of FRP lots 5 to 7 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II rounds to the Navy, Marine …

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Lockheed Wins $149M Navy Electronic Warfare Production Contract Under SEWIP Block 2

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential three-year, $149 million contract to produce AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare systems and subsystems for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command received two proposals for the firm-fixed-price contract and will obligate the full contract amount at the time of award, the Defense Department said …

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NAVAIR Awards Boeing $235M P-8A Long Lead Parts Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $235.3 million contract modification by the Naval Air Systems Command to obtain long-lead materials needed for the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A maritime aircraft program. The modification covers parts, components and equipment that Boeing will need to produce and deliver 11 full-rate production Lot IV P-8As, the Defense Department …

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Army Picks 3 Firms for Potential $12B Manpack Radio Production Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded three companies spots on a potential 10-year, $12.7 billion contract to provide tactical radio systems, accessories and support services. The Defense Department said Friday that General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Harris (NYSE: HRS) and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will compete for task orders under the Army’s Handheld, Manpack …

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