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Report: Maxar’s Space Tech Business Draws Interest From Leonardo, Thales

European conglomerates Leonardo and Thales are considering a joint bid to buy Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) subsidiary that develops technology for space and terrestrial applications, Reuters reported Tuesday. Leonardo CEO Alessandro Profumo cited satellite antenna technology as a technology area of interest in MDA.

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Leonardo to Launch New Unit as Part of Defense, Security Electronics Portfolio Reorg

Italy-based conglomerate Leonardo has moved to combine three divisions into a new electronics division as part of growth efforts in the defense and security technology market. Leonardo said Thursday the new business will consolidate the firm’s land and naval defence electronics, airborne and space systems and defense systems businesses. The …

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Boeing to Replace Huey Helicopters Under $2.4B USAF Contract; Ed Dolanski Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential 13-year, $2.38B contract to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The company said Monday it will deliver and maintain up to 84 MH-139 helicopters and provide training devices and related support equipment for the aircraft. MH-139 is based on the Leonardo-built AW139 helicopter that …

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Leonardo DRS Secures $344M Worth of Contracts for Army Laser Rangefinder, Weapon System Verifier

Leonardo DRS’ network and imaging systems business has received two contracts worth a total of $344.3M to procure a lightweight laser designator rangefinder and provide support services for the Maintenance Support Device Version 4 Light system. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform work under the rangefinder contract …

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PwC: Aerospace & Defense Industry Reported $728B in 2017 Revenue

A new PwC report says the aerospace and defense sector recorded $728 billion in 2017 revenue, reflecting a 4 percent increase from the previous year. PwC reported that A&D companies posted a combined operating profit of $77 billion in 2017 with an on operating margin of 10.6 percent, up from 9.3 percent in …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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Poland Receives Applications From 5 Companies for Fighter Jet Tender Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Fights on Logistics, Leonardo, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Saab have expressed interest to take part in Poland’s tender process for the procurement of new fighter jets by 2025, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday the Polish defense ministry received the …

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BAE Closes Potential $6.7B Deal to Supply Typhoon Fighter Jets to Qatar

BAE Systems has secured a potential $6.69 billion contract to supply Qatar’s air force with 24 Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighter jets. The company said Sunday it expects to start deliveries in late 2022 and will also provide in-service support and initial training services as a prime contractor on the contract. A consortium composed of BAE, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s Biggest Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 30 – November 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson During October a number of contracts valued at over a billion dollars were awarded for a variety of services such as range services, construction, healthcare staffing, foreign …

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BAE Announces Reorganization Plan, Names New CTO in Series of Exec Moves

BAE Systems has announced plans to eliminate its U.K. and international platforms and services operating groups as part of a reorganization effort that will take effect on Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday it will consolidate its military air and information business, its interest in the MBDA joint venture as …

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