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BAE to Produce Additional APKWS II Laser-Guided Rockets for US, Foreign Military Clients

BAE Systems has received a $225M delivery order to manufacture additional laser-guided  rockets for U.S. military and foreign military sales customers. The Department of Defense said Wednesday BAE’s information and electronic systems integration business will provide 9,999 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems under lot 7 full-rate production to the U.S. Navy, Army and Marine Corps …

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US Advances Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria Through LOA

The U.S. government has moved to advance the sale of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft, weapons and related equipment to Nigeria, DefenceWeb reported Tuesday. Stuart Symington, U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, presented on Dec. 27 a letter of offer and acceptance to Sadique Abubakar, head of the Nigerian air force, in …

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State Dept OKs Potential $593M Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria

The State Department has approved Nigeria’s request to procure 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft and weapons under a potential $593 million foreign military sales deal. Nigeria’s request also covers training, spare parts, aviation and ground support equipment, hangar, facilities and other required infrastructure, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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Inmarsat Secures UK Space Agency Grant on Satellite Applications for Community Challeges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — Inmarsat will build satellite application programs for disaster relief, healthcare and sustainable fishing under a grant award from the U.K. space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the grant seeks to identify potential uses of satellite technology to address local community challenges in …

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May 10 Market Close: GCI Soars 1% as Lockheed, Northrop, HII Hit All-Time Highs in Intraday Trade

The GovCon Index received a boost from large defense primes on a rebound in commodity prices Tuesday to close at a surge of 1.245 percent to a new three-month high of 78.322, which also extends the GCI’s current streak of gains to four sessions. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Huntington Ingalls …

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