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Lockheed Plans F-35/F-22 Hybrid as Proposed Stealth Fighter to Japan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is eyeing a hybrid of its F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor fighter jets as its offer to Japan for the country’s potential $40 billion stealth fighter aircraft procurement program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Reuters reported Friday Lockheed had initial discussions with Japanese defense …

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Lockheed Gets $1.5B Modification on Navy F-35 LRIP Advance Acquisition Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a potential $1.46 billion modification under a U.S. Navy advance acquisition contract for the low-rate initial production of F-35 air systems. The modification funds long-lead material and parts Lockheed will need to manufacture 145 lot 13 aircraft for the U.S. military services, …

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Report: Japan Mulls Additional F-35A Fighter Jet Procurement

Japan plans to purchase over 20 additional Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets from the U.S. in the next six years, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sources said the East Asian country may directly procure F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant from the U.S. for approximately $100 million each through a transaction …

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Boeing to Update 4 AWACS Aircraft for Japan Under $60M Air Force Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will help install and verify the upgrades to the mission computer of Japan’s E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft under a potential $60.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the company is tasked …

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Raytheon Gets $235M Army Task Order to Modernize Patriot Air & Missile Defense System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $235 million initial task order from the U.S. Army to modernize the Phased Array Tracking Radar Intercept on Target system. The award represents the first of five annual orders the Army would issue annually as part of a potential five-year, $2.3 billion Patriot system-of-systems engineering support …

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State Dept OKs $133M SM-3 Block IIA Missile Sale to Japan

The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy Standard Missile-3 Block IIA, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $133.3 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business and BAE Systems’ U.S. arm will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal …

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Boeing to Produce Small Diameter Bombs for FMS Customers Under $194M Contract Modification

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has received a $193.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture additional Small Diameter Bombs for six foreign military sales customers. The modification covers the procurement of 6,000 more SDB Increment 1 all-up-rounds under the company’s basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for …

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Boeing Secures $6.5B in Qatari F-15, Japanese KC-46A FMS Deals

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received two foreign military sales contracts worth approximately $6.5 billion combined from the U.S. Air Force to deliver fighter jets and an aerial refueling aircraft to Qatar and Japan. The company’s defense, space and security business will provide 36 new F-15QA fighter jets for Qatar’s air force …

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CSRA Lands Navy Contract for Ship Mgmt Training Device Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will develop, update and provide support services for U.S. Navy ship management training devices under a potential $49.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers services in support of the Navigation, Seamanship and Shiphandling Training program at several locations …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Develop Instrument to Help Japan Study Martian Moons

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will build a gamma-ray and neutron spectrometer for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s exploration missions to two Martian moons under an agreement with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The lab said Friday the MEGANE instrument to be built as part of NASA’s Discovery …

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