Tag Archives: maritime surveillance

DoD Clears Sale of General Atomics Predator B Drone Variant to India

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2018 — General Atomics has received clearance from the Defense Department to sell its armed Predator B unmanned aerial vehicles to India following a previous approval for the country’s purchase of the Guardian drone for maritime surveillance, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The decision to push the sale forward was …

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Boeing Awarded $488M to Remanufacture Apache Helicopters for UK Army

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $488.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to remanufacture 38 helicopters for the U.K. army and acquire three crew trainers along with associated spares as part of a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification covers remanufacturing of 38 AH-64 Apache …

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State Dept Clears US’ $1B P-8A Aircraft, Associated Support Deal With New Zealand

The State Department has approved New Zealand’s request to purchase four P-8A patrol aircraft and associated support under a potential $1.5 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. New Zealand requested commercial engines, Tactical Open Mission Software, electro-optical and infrared MX-20HD, AN/AAQ-2(V)1 acoustic system, AN/APY-10 radar, ALQ-240 electronic support measures and …

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Norway Agency OKs Purchase of 5 Boeing-Made Poseidon Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Norway’s defense procurement agency has signed a deal for the procurement of five Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon to support military maritime surveillance operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The agency said Friday the country also plans to buy associated sensors, monitoring and support systems as well …

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PAE Receives Tunisian Maritime Surveillance Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 — The government of Tunisia has awarded PAE a contract for maritime surveillance services to support the security of the country’s territorial waters, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it will deliver command, control, communications and surveillance services as part of the U.S. Navy‘s Regional Maritime Awareness Capability …

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UK Govt Unveils New Boeing Defense Purchases, Aerospace R&D Partnership Pacts

The U.K. government and Boeing (NYSE:BA) have announced a set of defense-related pacts that cover sales of maritime patrol aircraft and attack helicopters to the country’s military, added research-and-development spending and initiatives to create new aerospace jobs in Britain. In a series of statements Monday, the U.K.’s defense ministry said it will …

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India Eyes General Atomics Drones for Maritime Surveillance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2016 — India’s government aims to procure 22 General Atomics Predator unmanned aircraft systems under a potential foreign military sales agreement with the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday India has sent its letter of request on June 17 to purchase the UAS as a component of …

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DigitalGlobe, exactEarth Alliance to Integrate Tech for Maritime Surveillance; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 17, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has partnered with exactEarth to offer an integrated big data and predictive analytics technology to support the government’s efforts against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The companies will combine DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite imagery and exactEarth’s automatic identification system for …

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Navy Delivers 3 Sikorsky-Built Seahawk Choppers to Denmark

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2016 — The first three MH-60R Seahawk helicopters built by Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary for Denmark have been delivered as part of a foreign military sales deal, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it transported the helicopters from Sikorsky’s William P. Gwinn Airfield to Karup air base …

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Report: Boeing to See Orders for P-8I, Apache, Chinook From India

India’s defense acquisition council has approved the country’s purchase of four new P-8I maritime surveillance planes from Boeing (NYSE: BA) under a $1 billion deal with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes that the order is part of an option clause in India’s 2009 contract to acquire eight …

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