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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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Melissa Hathaway: Trump Should Prioritize Energy, Telecom, Financial Cybersecurity in Budget Plan

Melissa Hathaway,  president of consulting firm Hathaway Global Strategies, has called on President-elect Donald Trump to prioritize cybersecurity initiatives in his budget plan. Hathaway wrote in an opinion piece published Sunday on The Post and Courier that Trump must focus on efforts to secure energy, telecommunications and financial systems against …

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Army Exercises $126M Contract Option for DynCorp Aviation Field Maintenance Services

DynCorp International has secured a $125.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to provide aviation field maintenance services for the continental U.S. operations of the Army Aviation and Missile Command’s aviation field maintenance division. The Defense Department said Thursday the award exercises option year three of a previously awarded foreign military sales …

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September 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Held By Vectrus Plunge Against S&P Gain, Post 2nd Straight Down Month

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index failed to reverse its steep morning decline Friday despite a significant gain by the S&P 500 as a record intraday plunge by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) on a large contract loss weighed on the GCI against a 2-to-1 ratio in favor of green stocks. Six of the GovCon Index’s 11 S&P 500 …

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Lockheed, MBDA Seek German Parliamentary Approval for MEADS Deal by Year’s End

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partner MBDA hope to receive clearance from Germany’s parliament by the end of the year to proceed with the planned $4.5 billion procurement of their Medium Extended Air Defense System, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Thursday that the German parliament …

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Airbus Awarded $127M German Armed Forces Satellite Comms Contract; Evert Dudok Comments

Airbus‘ defense and space business has received an estimated $127 million contract to provide commercial satellite communication services to the German armed forces through 2023. The German armed forces will use C- and Ku-band transponders for voice and data applications in Germany, between main overseas bases and for Navy vessels, …

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Siemens Gets Contract for Army Combined Heat/Power System in Germany; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2016 — Siemens will provide, maintain and operate a combined heating and power system at the headquarters of the U.S. Army‘s Installation Management Command in Germany under a $24.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Siemens Government Technologies will implement the system at the …

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Raytheon Lands $76M Navy Contract for Sea Sparrow Missile Long Lead Items

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $76.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy to procure long lead materials for the production of the first block of anti-ship missile defense systems for the service branch and foreign clients. The long lead materials will support the production of Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles for …

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General Dynamics to Support QGroup Server Deployment in Germany; Nadia Short Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has partnered with QGroup to support the deployment and maintenance of the QTrust Server in efforts to protect the information systems of the German federal armed forces, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Dynamics said Monday its PitBull Trusted Operating System will work to …

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Ulrich Finkenbusch Appointed to Head Lockheed’s German Arm

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed Ulrich Finkenbusch to head the company’s operations in Germany. Finkenbusch returns to Germany more than one year after a stint with Lockheed’s international business development team in the U.S., the company said Wednesday. He served as a principal foreign policy adviser for Germany’s Bundestag and focused on foreign …

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