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Lockheed Awarded $327M UK Aerial Surveillance System Devt Contract

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) U.K. arm has received a potential $327 million contract to develop an airborne surveillance system for integration with the U.K. defense ministry’s fleet of Merlin HM Mk2 helicopters. The contract for the Crowsnest aerial surveillance program covers initial provisioning of spares as well as demonstration and manufacturing work, …

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BAE Lands $361M Contract to Build 2 More Offshore Patrol Vessels for UK Navy

The U.K. defense ministry has awarded BAE Systems a potential $361 million contract to build and deliver an additional two offshore patrol vessels to the country’s naval force. The construction of HMS Tamar and HMS Spey brings the total number of the Royal Navy’s River-class OPVs to five ships that are …

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BAE Systems to Build Offshore Patrol Ships for U.K. Royal Navy

BAE Systems has won a $581 million contract to develop three offshore patrol vessels for Britain’s Royal Navy, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sarah Young writes the U.K. government intends for the ships to support counter-terrorism, counter-piracy and anti-smuggling missions. BAE Systems’ 800 shipbuilders will build the vessels at its shipyards on the …

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General Dynamics Wins $191M Navy Award for Missile Design

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a $191.3 million contract modification with the U.S. Navy for continued common missile compartment concept studies, design and engineering. The modification is to an award from December 2008 and brings the total contact value to more than $708 million if all …

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Royal Navy places first-ever order of BAE Systems’ Q-Sight System

There was cause for celebration at BAE Systems on Wednesday, as two years after starting development, the company announced the first order of its new Q-Sight helmet-mounted displays. The order came from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense, which ordered 12 of them for the Royal Navy’s Lynx Mk8 helicopters. …

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