Tag Archives: Ministry of Defence

GovConWire Weekly Roundup: M&A, Executive Moves and More

Weekly Roundup April 3 – April 7 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed several large-scale mergers and acquisitions, as well as a number of executive moves in both the public and private sectors. Computer Sciences …

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UK Awards $412M Contract to General Dynamics for Tactical Comm & Info System Development

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) U.K. arm has received a potential $411.8 million contract from the British defense ministry to design and develop a tactical communication and information system. The award is the first contract issued under the MORPHEUS program that aims to modernize the command-and-control networks of the U.K.’s armed forces, General Dynamics said …

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Airbus to Support UK Military Transport Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $506M Contract

Airbus has secured a $506 million contract from the U.K.’s defense ministry to provide in-service support for the Atlas A400M airlifters of the British air force. The ministry said Thursday the contract covers maintenance, upgrade and repair services for the country’s Atlas fleet through 2026. Julian Young, chief of air materiel at the U.K.’s defense …

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QinetiQ Wins $1B For UK Military Support; Leo Quinn Comments

Qinetiq Group PLC has won a potential five-year, $1.6 billion contract extension to continue providing support services to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, the company said Friday. The company manages 17 ministry-owned sites and maintains equipment, land and buildings under the long term partnering agreement, originally signed in February 2003. …

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Lockheed, Finmeccanica, Cobham Team to Work on Air Traffic Services Effort

Lockheed Martin, Finmeccanica – through its U.K. company SELEX Systems Integration – and Cobham have agreed to form Fusion Air Traffic Management, which will address Project MARSHALL. Formerly known as the Joint Military Air Traffic Services  program, MARSHALL is a major air traffic services project for U.K.’s Ministry of Defence. …

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