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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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Boeing Gets $2B Contract Modification for Lot III P-8A Aircraft to Navy, Australia

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $2.5 billion contract modification to build and deliver 16 full-rate production Lot III P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the U.S. Navy and four to the Australian government. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the contract modification to exercise an option under the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract, the Defense …

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General Atomics to Produce Updated Gray Eagle Drone for US Army

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a contract to produce Improved Gray Eagle unmanned aerial systems for the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday the award covers full-rate production of 19 UAS that are scheduled for delivery in September 2018. The IGE is an updated version of the service branch’s Gray …

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Raytheon Awarded $492M in AIM-9X Block II Missile Production, Upgrade Contracts

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will produce and engineer AIM-9X Block II short-range air-to-air missile systems for the U.S. Navy and allied nations under two contracts worth a combined $491.8 million. The first contract has a $264.8 million ceiling value over five years and covers missile software and hardware development, integration and …

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Boeing to Provide FRP Lot II P-8As to Navy, Australian AF For $1.5B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will deliver nine full-rate production Lot II P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the U.S. Navy and four to the Australian air force under a $1.49 billion contract modification. The Defense Department said Thursday the award also includes an order for long-lead parts for 16 FRP Lot III P-8A aircraft to the Navy …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $180M for Joint Standoff Missile Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $180.4 million contract to build Unitary Joint Standoff Weapon missiles and related equipment and support services for the U.S. Navy and the Saudi Arabian military. The contract covers full-rate production of 200 AGM-154C-1 JSOWs for the U.S. and another 355 AGM-154 Block III …

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BAE, Nexter Enter Full-Rate Production for British Cannon System

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — BAE Systems is developing a cannon system for use in British ground combat vehicles through its CTA International joint venture company with French government-owned weapons maker Nexter, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. BAE said the 40mm cased telescoped technology under the $234 million contract is …

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Boeing Awarded $359M for Long-Lead Poseidon Materials Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $358.9 million contract modification to buy long-lead components for 29 P-8A Poseidon multimission maritime aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the materials are needed to accomplish work on nine full-rate production Lot II and 16 Lot III P-8As for the U.S. …

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Boeing Wins $102M to Build Army’s Next-Gen Automatic Test System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a six-year, $102 million contract to build a system for the U.S. Army to facilitate test technology integration. The Army received three bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce the Next Generation Automatic Test System,  the Defense Department said Wednesday. According to the Army, NGATS will …

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Michele Lohmeier: Raytheon to Continue Producing Excalibur Projectiles for the Army

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been given permission by the U.S. Army to start full-rate production work on the company’s Excalibur cannon artillery rounds. The company has also won a $52 million contract to continue building Excalibur shells for the military branch, Raytheon said Thursday. According to Raytheon, the guided munition …

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