Tag Archives: Japan

Navy Awards Raytheon $79M Sidewinder Block II Sustainment Contract Modification

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a $78.7 million contract modification to provide sustainment and support services for AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as 20 government clients under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers repair, depot management, software …

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DigitalGlobe, Hitachi Ink Reseller Agreement for Satellite Imagery Distribution in Japan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has entered into a commercial reseller agreement with Hitachi for the distribution of the former’s satellite imagery products and services in Japan, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Hitachi will serve as exclusive reseller and Japan Space Imaging will be its exclusive subreseller in …

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Boeing, Leonardo DRS Subsidiary Land Navy Contracts for Destroyer Ethernet Installation Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a Leonardo DRS subsidiary have received contracts worth up to $192.8 million combined to install Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System hardware aboard the U.S. Navy’s DDG 51-class destroyers. The firm-fixed-price contracts also cover the provision of spare parts and checkout repair services for AN/USQ-82(V) GEDMS in support of Arleigh Burke-class …

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General Atomics Forms Research Partnership in Japan for Guardian RPA Airspace Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2017 — A business unit of General Atomics is working to secure approval from Japan’s government to integrate the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft’s “Guardian” variant with the country’s non-segregated civil airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has entered into a research partnership with a consortium …

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US Begins Rollout of Lockheed-Built Missile Defense System in South Korea

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2017 — The U.S. and South Korea have begun the deployment of the Lockheed Martin-manufactured (NYSE: LMT) Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system in the Korean Peninsula to address potential missile threats from North Korea, Executive Gov reported Tuesday. Reuters reported Tuesday the THAAD system will work to intercept …

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Air Force Vet John Bird Named VP of Orbital ATK’s Washington Operations

John Bird, formerly a senior director in Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Washington, D.C. operations office, has been promoted to vice president of Washington operations for the Dulles, Va.-based aerospace and defense company. Orbital ATK said Wednesday Bird will oversee government relations, strategy and business development activities in the Washington region for the company’s …

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Japan Meteorological Agency Releases 1st Photo by Harris-Built Weather Satellite Imager

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — Japan’s meteorological agency has released the first photo captured by the Harris-built (NYSE: HRS) imager onboard the country’s Himawari-9 weather satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Advanced Himawari Imager is equipped with 11 additional spectral bands and a higher resolution to help bolster the quality, speed and …

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Boeing-Bell JV Lands $139M Contract Modification for Japan MV-22 Aircraft Engineering Services

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter  subsidiary has secured a $138.6 million delivery order modification for non-recurring engineering services to support the integration of Japan’s configuration into the MV-22B Block C aircraft and MV-22 containerized flight training device. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will also support the development, qualification test, …

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Deloitte: Global Aerospace & Defense Revenues to Grow 2% in 2017

A new Deloitte study forecasts the global aerospace and defense industry’s overall revenue to grow 2 percent in 2017. Tom Captain, Deloitte global aerospace and defense leader,  said Monday sales in the defense sub-sector could expand 3.2 percent this year after multi-year declines in revenue on growth in U.S. security spending and higher military …

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Navy Taps Boeing to Produce Lot 90 Harpoon Missiles Under $207M FMS Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential four-year, $207.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the full-rate production of 51 lot 90 Harpoon weapon systems for Egypt, South Korea and Brazil through a foreign military sales agreement. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract also covers the production of spares and related …

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