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Raytheon to Help Update Saab Weapon Systems for US, Coalition Infantry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 13, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with Saab in efforts to update the latter’s weapon systems and develop new weapons for U.S. and coalition ground troops, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The team will work to modernize the Carl-Gustaf multi-role, shoulder-launched weapon and look into potential …

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Saab Defense & Security USA to Develop Coast Guard Cutter Radar Tech Under Potential $118M Contract

A Saab Group subsidiary has won a potential $118.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop multimode radar systems for integration onto the U.S. Coast Guard‘s offshore patrol cutter ships. The contract has an initial value of $16.8 million and will reach its full cumulative value if all options are exercised, the Defense Department said …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Public-to-Private Sector Executive Moves of the Summer

Weekly Roundup September 4 – September 8 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson As the summer comes to a close, let’s take a quick look at the public-to-private sector executive moves over the past few months. A number of high …

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Saab Lands Potential $219M Contract to Maintain Sweden’s Gripen C/D Aircraft

Saab has received a potential two-year, $218.6 million contract from Sweden’s defense materiel administration to provide continued maintenance and support services for the country’s Gripen C/D multirole fighter aircraft. The company said Wednesday it will maintain components, procure equipment manage obsolescence, maintain spare parts, support technical systems and provide logistics services for the aircraft …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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Boeing-Saab Team Holds Flight Test on 2nd T-X Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and its teaming partner Saab have conducted a flight test on a second production-ready T-X trainer aircraft as part of a U.S. Air Force program to replace the T-38, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The test sought to validate the aircraft’s design and performance following …

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Saab to Develop Anti-Ship Missile System for Sweden Under $358M Contract

Saab has received a potential nine-year, $358.4 million contract from Sweden’s defense material administration to develop and produce an anti-ship missile platform for integration with the country’s Visby-class corvette ships and Gripen E fighter jets. The anti-ship missile system will have an updated target seeker and combat range as well as new …

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Stavatti Aerospace to Pitch Javelin Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

Stavatti Aerospace has announced plans to offer its Javelin military jet trainer and very light fighter aircraft to the U.S. Air Force‘s $16.3 billion T-X trainer program. The company said Friday the Javelin platform, which was derived from the Aviation Technology Group-built Javelin Mk-30 civil jet sportplane, will be offered as a potential replacement for the service branch’s …

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Northrop-BAE Team Stops Air Force T-X Trainer Contract Pursuit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and BAE Systems have ended a joint pursuit of the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “The companies have decided not to submit a proposal for the T-X Trainer program, as it would not be in the best interest of the companies and their …

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Saab to Move US Defense Business HQ from Virginia to NY

Saab will relocate the headquarters of its North American defense and security business from Ashburn, Virginia, to East Syracuse, New York, in a push to grow the unit’s U.S. footprint and local presence in the state, Syracuse.com reported Wednesday. Rick Moriarty writes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his …

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