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US Bombers Flyover Contested South China Sea

Two U.S B-1 Lancer bombers from Guam flew over the contested South China Sea Thursday, the U.S. Air Force confirmed Friday. The U.S. flyover asserts its “freedom of navigation” rights and challenges China’s claims to almost the whole waterway, Reuters reported. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the country …

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Unisys: Construction Starts on Customer Service Center for Philippines’ Statistics Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) announced the start of construction work on a future customer service facility to support its project to help the Philippines’ statistics agency update its civil registry system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it also expanded its Philippines-based team by more than 1,000 …

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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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Harris to Supply Falcon III Tactical Radios to Philippine Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a $12 million contract to provide Falcon III tactical handheld and vehicular radios and intercom systems to the Philippine army, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers the RF-7800V and RF-7800V VHF combat net …

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Navy Selects 5 Firms for Shipboard EW System Installation/De-Installation

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies a combined $49.9 million multiple-award contract to support the installation and de-installation of surface electronic warfare systems on naval vessels. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contractors will perform ship and ordnance alterations and industrial services such as platform prefabrication/fabrication and quality assurance inspection. DoD noted …

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Executive Mosaic Launches Manila-Based Operations Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 11, 2015 — Executive Mosaic announced today the opening of a new operations center in Metro Manila, Philippines. The operations center is an extension of Executive Mosaic’s footprint in the Philippines, where the company has hosted some of its operations for more than four years. Executive …

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Continues Philippine Partnership with Phase 2 Work on Maritime Border Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) securing phase two of a Philippine maritime border security project under a $25 million Defense Threat Reduction Agency contract. The second increment includes systems integration and upgrades, training and sustainment work in support of the national …

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Opens Coast Watch Center in the Philippines

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 19, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has opened a National Coast Watch Center in the Philippines in collaboration with the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The NCWC uses a system integrated with Raytheon’s border security technology designed to detect and deter maritime threats near …

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Loren Thompson: Philippines Eyes US Defense Tech to Enforce Territorial Claims

Some defense analysts believe a pending 10-year security agreement between the Philippines and U.S. could increase U.S. sales of weapons and maritime surveillance equipment to the Philippines, Reuters reported Sunday. “What Manila needs most in the way of military technology is weapons that can help enforce its claim to areas …

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