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Michael Baker Int’l Awarded $838M for F-16 Foreign Sales Support; Kurt Bergman Comments

Michael Baker International will provide engineering, construction, training and operational support services to the U.S. Air Force worth up to $838 million under multiple three-year contracts. The company said Tuesday that its subsidiaries KS International and Sallyport Global Services will work at the Balad Air Base in Iraq to help prepare F-16 aircraft …

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Iraq Requests $700M US Air Traffic Control Equipment Sale

Iraq’s government has asked to purchase $700 million in air traffic control technology and support services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a Tuesday notice that the contractor for the transaction will be determined through a competitive process. Equipment covered under …

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Northrop to Help Sustain Air Force Embedded GPS System for $200M

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential four-year, $200 million contract to help the Air Force integrate and sustain a GPS navigation system. Up to 45 percent of the contract ceiling could include unclassified foreign military sales agreements, with the first two confirmed orders covering sales to Iraq and …

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US, Iraq Strike $6B Deal for Boeing Apache Helicopters

Iraq will acquire 24 Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Apache attack helicopters through an approved $6.2 billion deal under the Pentagon’s foreign military sales program, Defense News reported Monday. Paul McLeary writes the Iraqi military’s purchase and lease of AH-64Es was approved by a U.S. congressional panel Monday. The deal also includes …

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Iraq Turns to Boeing Reconnaissance Drones and Lockheed Missiles in Fight Against Insurgents

The U.S. government will send reconnaissance drones from Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu business and Lockheed Martin-built missiles (NYSE: LMT) to the Iraqi government to help it combat insurgents there, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes Iraq will obtain 75 AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles worth approximately $70, 000 each and 10 …

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KAI Wins $1B Iraq T-50 Fighter Aircraft Sale

Korean Aerospace Industries has received a $1.1 billion order from the Iraqi government for 24 T-50 multirole aircraft, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Jeyup Kwaak writes KAI will build Iraq a fighter variant of the Golden Eagle aircraft under the contract, which represents South Korea’s largest arms-export sale to …

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Lockheed Selects Raytheon Electronics for Iraq F-16; Mark Kula Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded a contract to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) for an electronic warfare system intended to be installed on Iraq’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. This contract covers 18 Raytheon-made Advanced Countermeasure Electronic Systems for a batch of F-16 jets Iraq ordered earlier this year under a $830 million …

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QinetiQ NA Wins Int’l Robot Order from Iraq’s Military; JD Crouch Comments

QinetiQ North America has won a $20 million contract to build military robots for Iraq’s military forces to fulfill a foreign sales agreement with that country. QNA will engineer TALON IV robots at its Waltham, Mass.-based facility and expects to finish work in March 2014 under the firm-fixed-price contract, QinetiQ …

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Serco, Al Burhan to Train Iraqi Air Traffic Controllers; Zafar Raja Comments

Serco Group Plc has signed an 18-month contract extension with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority to continue the company’s training services for new air traffic controllers at Baghdad International Airport. Al Burhan Group will work with Serco to train air traffic controllers in the area control center and the control …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Leadership Talks Transition, Opportunities After Buying SAIC’s T&E Business

Executives Joe Kopfman, Peter Smith, Chris Braccio and Jason Frye break down the deal and its impact on the Chantilly, Va.-based professional, technical and information technology services contractor. In September 2012, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced it would purchase SAIC‘s test and evaluation business as it looked to capture opportunities “in a market that traditionally …

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