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DOJ Clears UTC’s $30B Purchase of Rockwell Collins

The Justice Department has given antitrust approval to United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to pursue its approximately $30B acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), Bloomberg reported Tuesday. UTC announced in September 2017 that it agreed to pay approximately $23B in cash and stock and assume $7B in net debt from the Cedar Rapids, …

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Data Link Solutions, ViaSat Awarded $483M in Contract Funds to Update Navy Radio Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded separate contract modifications to Data Link Solutions and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) to continue support work on the service’s Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems program. Data Link Solutions, a joint venture between BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), will conduct MIDS JTRS modernization efforts …

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Michael Knowles Promoted to Lead Cubic’s Defense Segment, Dave Buss Named Senior Adviser

Michael Knowles, former vice president and general manager of the air ranges business unit within Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment, has been named corporate senior VP and president of the segment in a move that will take effect Oct. 1. Knowles will succeed Dave Buss, a corporate SVP who will …

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Rockwell Collins Secures $288M Navy Contract Option for Radio Equipment Production

Rockwell Collins’ (NYSE: COL) government systems segment has received a $288.5M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce airborne radio communications equipment for domestic and international defense customers. The modification covers the first option year under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the AN/ARC-210 radio production and delivery services, the …

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Navy Picks 22 Firms for $980M Training System Design, Production IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 22 companies spots on a potential five-year, $980 million contract to design, build and manufacture training systems and related devices. The service received 40 proposals for the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through November 2023, the Defense Department said Friday. The contractors will …

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Iridium Taps Rockwell Collins as Certus Service Provider for Aviation Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has entered into a partnership with Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) to offer government, business and commercial aviation customers an L-band broadband service for aircraft connectivity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rockwell Collins will provide the Iridium Certus service as part of its …

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Greg Hayes: UTC Targets Q3 2018 for Rockwell Collins Deal Completion

Greg Hayes, CEO of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has said the company is “on track” with the regulatory clearance process and in the final phase of completion with regard to its pending $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), The Gazette reported Tuesday. “We expect the transaction to close here …

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Army Selects 5 Firms for Potential $250M Waveform Dev’t Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $249.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Waveform Development Environment Ecosystem. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will also compete for task orders to provide multiple waveforms and network services to the service branch. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for …

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BGOV: Air Force to Issue $6B Pilot ‘Adversary’ Trainer Solicitation in July

The U.S. Air Force will launch final solicitations on July 27 for a potential 10-year, $6 billion contract vehicle to procure “adversary” aircraft intended for live training exercises, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. BGOV noted the service branch plans to accept bids through Aug. 28 after it releases a request for …

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Boeing Drafts 10 Local Firms for Bid on Germany’s Heavy-Lift Helicopter Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has gathered 10 local companies in Germany to be part of an industry team that would bid on a potential $5 billion contract for the German military’s procurement of heavy-lift helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Wednesday that the group includes the …

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