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Lockheed to Help UK Establish Launch Ops at Future Scotland Spaceport; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will support the development of a launch site in Scotland and a new deployment platform for small satellites under two contracts potentially worth $31 million combined from the U.K. space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. Space News reported July 17 …

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IBM to Help Build 1st Phase of Scotland’s Social Security IT Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) business in the U.K. will develop the first phase of Scotland’s social security information technology system under an estimated $11 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Scottish government said Wednesday the IT contract works to facilitate the implementation of the Best Start Grant …

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BAE Lands $4.8B UK Contract to Build Type 26 Warships; Charles Woodburn Comments

BAE Systems has received a potential $4.8 billion contract from the U.K. defense ministry to build the first three ships under the country’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program. The company said Sunday the contract is expected to create at least 3,400 jobs across the U.K. and that it will …

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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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David Lockwood to Succeed Bob Murphy as Cobham CEO; John Devaney Comments

David Lockwood, CEO of U.K.-based electronics firm Laird, will succeed Bob Murphy as CEO of Cobham by Jan. 1, 2017. Murphy will leave his post by the end of 2016 and will be succeeded by Lockwood on the company’s board of directors, Cobham said Wednesday. “David has a background in defense …

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Edinburgh Chooses CGI in Digital Transformation Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 —The City of Edinburgh Council has contracted CGI (NYSE: GIB) to help modernize the Scottish capital’s information and communications technology services through 2022 for $292 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CGI said the work includes building digital online services for citizens, providing bandwidth speed upgrades …

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Lockheed to Install Scotland’s Next Insolvency Registration System

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a contract of an undisclosed amount to build a new insolvency registration system for Scotland’s national bankruptcy agency, Daily Record reported Thursday. Scott McCulloch writes Lockheed will work to replace the Accountant in Bankruptcy’s multifunctional insolvency database system and develop a new case information system. …

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