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Video: Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson on Govt Budgets, International Sales, F-35 Program & More

Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin chairman, president and CEO, recently spoke with Bloomberg’s Peter Cook about a range of topics, including how international sales fit into the Bethesda, Md.-based aerospace, defense and security contractor’s future plans and her perspective on the current budget environment. “I must say I’m very encouraged that …

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David Dacquino Joins SkyLink Aviation as President, CEO

David Dacquino, the former CEO of engineering and technical services contractor VT Group, has joined Toronto-based SkyLink Aviation as president and chief executive. SkyLink Chairman Harry Green said the three-decade aerospace and defense veteran will work to expand the company’s geographic reach, which has included operations in places such as …

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Harris Books Radio Order with German Armed Forces

Harris (NYSE: HRS) signed a $1.6 million order from the Bundeswehr, the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany, for the firm’s Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio systems. According to the firm, “Harris is supplying German forces with AN/PRC-117G radios and related accessories. Germany will deploy the AN/PRC-117G …

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Harris Books Australia Order

Harris (NYSE: HRS) received an $11 million order from the Australia Department of Defence for the firm’s Falcon III tactical radios. The firm is supplying its Falcon III RF-152 handheld radios along with RF-300M Trimline Vehicular Adapters. “The AN/PRC-152(C) handheld and vehicular radio system links vehicles and soldiers into the …

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Harris Secures Int’l Comm System Deal

Harris (NYSE: HRS) won a $10 million deal to provide a secure tactical networked communication system to an unnamed international government to support security. According to the firm, “the system integrates technology from the company’s tactical radio and public safety and professional communications businesses.” “Harris leveraged its traditional defense communications …

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Boeing Strikes Billion-Dollar Satellite Deal with Mexico

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has a deal in place worth an estimated $1 billion with the nation of Mexico to deliver “an end-to-end satellite communications system.” According to the firm, “the system, known as MEXSAT, will consist of three satellites, two ground sites, associated network operations systems and reference user terminals.” …

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ITT Wins Deal to Support Norway Sub Fleet

ITT (NYSE: ITT) picked up a deal from the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization to provide six tactical radar Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and surveillance systems for its Ula Class submarines. According to the firm, “ESM systems play an important role in a submarine’s defenses. By monitoring electromagnetic energy, the crew …

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Keane Set to Merge with Japanese Firm; Public Sector EVP Tim Conway Comments

Keane and Japanese IT firm NTT DATA have struck a merger agreement under which Knight Subsidiary Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DATA, will merge with Keane International, resulting in Keane becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DATA. The deal is subject to various approvals. Terms of the …

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