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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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5 Firms Awarded $125M Army Targetry Program Support Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a five-year, $125 million contract to support a U.S. Army program that seeks to help U.S. and allied forces hone their combat skills. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for the Army Targetry System program  via the internet and will provide work locations and funds …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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Poland Receives Applications From 5 Companies for Fighter Jet Tender Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Fights on Logistics, Leonardo, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Saab have expressed interest to take part in Poland’s tender process for the procurement of new fighter jets by 2025, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday the Polish defense ministry received the …

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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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