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Northrop Awarded $697M Navy Contract for EA-18G Aircraft System Upgrades

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) mission systems business has landed a potential five-year, $697M contract to update system configuration sets of the EA-18G Growler aircraft for the U.S. Navy and Australia as a foreign military sales customer. The company will also augment airborne electronic attack and warfare systems, and apply the final …

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General Dynamics Unit Secures Work for Aircraft Computer System Repairs, Replacement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will perform repairs on the computer systems onboard the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and AV-8B Harrier II aircraft under a potential $36.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday General Dynamics Mission Systems will replace, …

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Australia’s Lockheed-Built F-35As, Boeing-Built EA-18G Growler to Debut at Airshow in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — The Australian defense ministry will debut the country’s new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets and a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft at the Australian International Airshow on March 3, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Payne said in a statement …

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BAE, Raytheon Receive $228M in Australia Defense Services Contracts

BAE Systems and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have each received contracts worth nearly $228.3 million combined from Australia’s defense ministry for services in support of military projects there. Defense Minister Christopher Pyne announced the contract extensions for the two companies during a trip to Australia’s New South Wales state, the ministry said Wednesday. Pyne …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Requests for $1.8B in F-16, Hobart Destroyer Services

The State Department has approved $1.775 billion in foreign military sales requests from Australia for equipment and services in sustainment and logistics to support that country’s Super Hornet and Growler jets and Hobart-class destroyers. Australia asked the U.S. for $1.5 billion in parts and services on 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet and 12 EA-18G Growler planes under one agreement, the …

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Boeing to Build 44 Super Hornets, Growlers

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will build 44 Super Hornet and Growler aircraft over the next two years under a new contract awarded by the F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office. The U.S. Navy will receive the aircraft by the end of 2016 and Australia’s air force will also acquire 12 Growler jets that …

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Mike Gibbons: Boeing Reaches Agreement on Multi-Billion Dolllar Growler, Super Hornet Contract

Mike Gibbons, program manager for Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) lines of F/A-18 fighter jets and EA-18G electronic attack planes, said his firm is “very close” to finalizing a multi-billion dollar contract with the U.S. Navy for 47 total aircraft,  Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal quotes Gibbons as saying the contract will include planes …

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Report: Raytheon Keeps Navy Growler Jammer Tech Contract Win

The U.S. Navy has retained Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as the prime contractor for electronic jammer technology on the branch’s Growler EA-18G aircraft, Forbes reported Friday. Loren Thompson writes the Navy handed down the decision Friday and is slated to hold a debriefing meeting on the Next-Generation Jammer program within this week. Raytheon’s …

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Raytheon Wins $279M to Develop Navy Radar Jammer Tech; Jon Kasle Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $279 million deal to develop electronic jammer technology to replace the U.S. Navy’s legacy systems installed on the EA-18G Growler aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the Defense Department contract, which is expected to run through May 2015, is part of a bigger …

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Australia Commits to 100 Lockheed F-35 Jets, Will Buy 12 Boeing Growlers

Australia has committed to purchase 100 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets and will buy 12 Boeing (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler planes as part of a new defense strategy,  Reuters reports. James Grubel writes the Australian Defence Ministry announced its acquisition in a white paper, saying the country aims to …

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