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L3 to Continue USAF B-2 Aircrew Training Support Under $120M Contract; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured a potential $120M contract to help the U.S. Air Force train aircrews of the B-2 Spirit bomber fleet. The company said Tuesday it will continue to support the B-2 Aircrew Training System for the military service to hone the skills of B-2 pilots and maintenance and weapons-loading personnel. Christopher …

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PwC: Aerospace, Defense Sector Recorded $57.8B in 2018 M&A Deal Value

A new PwC report says the value of mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector worldwide reached $57.8B in 2018, reflecting a 19 percent drop from the previous year. Despite the decline, PwC said the deal value in 2018 was 83 percent higher than the 10-year average and the third largest in …

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Navy Vet David Johnson Named L3 Strategy SVP for Comms & Networked Systems Segment

David Johnson, a 36-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, has joined L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) senior vice president of strategy for the company’s communications and networked systems business segment. L3 said Tuesday the retired vice admiral will oversee the segment’s business development, systems engineering, initiatives and programs. Johnson retired from the military …

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Air Force Names L3 Prime Contractor for F-16 Pilot Training Program; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured a potential $350M contract to help the U.S. Air Force train the military service’s F-16 pilots. The company said Tuesday it will serve as the prime contractor on the F-16 Simulators Training Program that consolidates previous weapons and tactics, trainer advanced sustainment and training system and mission …

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Harris Refiles Antitrust Notification for L3 Merger Deal

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has withdrawn and refiled a notification required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with regard to its proposed merger with L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL). Harris resubmitted the notification Tuesday and the waiting period for the notice under the antitrust law is set to expire on Jan. 10, …

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Vertex Aerospace Wins $97M Contract to Help Manage Air Force T-1A Trainer Fleet

Vertex Aerospace has won a one-year, $97.5M contract from the U.S. Air Force to manage and sustain the base supply of T-1A Jayhawk trainers for the Air Education and Training Command. The company will support 178 T-1As stationed at air bases in Texas, Oklahoma and Mississippi as well as at Pensacola Naval …

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Ellen Lord: DoD Continues to Evaluate Proposed L3-Harris Merger

Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Defense Department, has said DoD is working with antitrust regulators to find out if the proposed merger of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) would have an impact on the “competitive landscape,” Reuters reported Wednesday. “We’re working through the process. We …

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Northrop, L3 Win Navy RF Jamming Tech Demo Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) separate contracts to test radio frequency jamming technologies and provide related technical data. L3 and Northrop will receive up to $35.8M and $35.2M in contract funds, respectively, to perform work on Increment 2 of the Navy’s Next Generation Jammer …

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Harris, L3 to Merge in All-Stock Transaction; Christopher Kubasik, William Brown Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) have agreed to merge in an all-stock deal that will establish the country’s sixth largest defense technology company serving government and industry clients across more than 100 countries. The combined company will operate as L3 Harris Technologies in Melbourne, Fla., upon the deal’s …

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MDA Unveils Eight Participants in Hypersonic Weapon Concept Development Program

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded contracts to seven companies and a nonprofit organization to further develop their respective hypersonic weapon concepts. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday contractors will work on their proposed kinetic and non-kinetic hypersonic glide and terminal defense weapon systems through the contracts worth …

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