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BAE Picks Six Companies for UK Global Combat Ship Equipment Manufacturing Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — BAE Systems has awarded additional equipment manufacturing contracts to six companies to support the supply chain for the U.K. navy’s first three Global Combat Ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Rolls-Royce, Johnsons Controls, Marine Systems Technology,  Salt Separation Services, Detegasa and MEP-Pellegrini Marine Equipments will produce …

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Former Rolls-Royce Exec Jason Smith Joins Inmarsat as COO

Jason Smith, former president of Rolls-Royce‘s nuclear business, has been named chief operations officer at Inmarsat. He succeeds Ruy Pinto, who vacated his post at Inmarsat to “pursue new interests, ” the  satellite communications services provider said Monday. Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce said Smith’s appointment builds on the company’s mission to give customers and …

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Rolls Royce Vet David Smith Joins Qinetiq as CFO; Steve Wadey Comments

David Smith,  chief financial officer and director at Rolls Royce, will join U.K.-based science and engineering company Qinetiq as CFO. Qinetiq said Tuesday Smith will succeed David Mellors, who is scheduled to leave QinetiQ on Dec. 31 to join Cobham as the defense contractor’s CFO. “[David] has extensive executive experience in blue …

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Bloomberg: BAE COO Charles Woodburn to Start Preparations for CEO

BAE Systems PLC Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn will start a series of meetings with clients and suppliers sometime in October or November as part of preparations to succeed Ian King as CEO of the British defense contractor, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Benjamin Katz and David Hellier report that Woodburn will assume a bigger role with outside stakeholders while King will …

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General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Receives $92M Navy G-550 Green Aircraft Order

Gulfstream Aerospace has been awarded a $91.9 million contract to produce one G-550 Green aircraft with modifications for airborne early warning function for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday Gulfstream will manufacture the aircraft in Savannah, Georgia, with a completion date of December 2018. The G550 cockpit features a triple-redundant …

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Rolls-Royce Lands $118M Contract Modification for Marine Corps, Japan MV-22 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $117.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to supply 50 AE1107C turboshaft engines and related spares for integration with the U.S. Marine Corps’ and Japanese government’s fleet of MV-22 Osprey aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the contract modification to exercise an option under …

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The Telegraph: BAE Secures $290M in UK Nuclear Submarine Prototyping Funds

BAE Systems has received an additional $290 million in contract funds to continue work on a replacement platform for the U.K.’s Vanguard-class nuclear ballistic missile submarines, The Telegraph reported Monday. Alan Tovey writes BAE will use the money to build Successor-class submarine layouts, systems and prototypes for the British navy. The U.K. has invested more than …

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Rolls-Royce Receives $154M Air Force C-130J Spare Engines, Sustainment Contracts

Rolls-Royce has received $154 million in contracts from the U.S. Air Force to produce spare engines and sustain the propulsion system of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J aircraft. Rolls-Royce will complete the production of AE 2100 engines for the Air Force and Saudi Arabia under a $77.9 million foreign military sales …

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Lockheed, Partners to Support UK’s C-130J Through 2022 Under $545M Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  Rolls Royce and Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group will continue to provide Hercules Integrated Operational Support to the British air force’s C-130J Super Hercules fleet under a $545 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Lockheed said Wednesday the contract runs through 2022 and also includes information …

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Three Firms Win $157M Navy Propulsion System Repair, Testing IDIQ

Standard Aero, Segers Aero and Turbopower have won a $157.1 million contract to inspect, repair, test and maintain the U.S. Navy’s T56 Series III propulsion system. The three companies will perform maintenance work on the power sections, reduction gear assemblies and torquemeters of T56 Series III, the Defense Department said …

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