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Ensco Gets DHS Contract for Continued Work on Indoor Biothreat Detection System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2019 — Ensco will continue its work to develop a system designed to detect biological hazards in high-occupancy indoor facilities under a $2.9M contract from the Department of Homeland Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DHS said Thursday it tapped Ensco for the next phase of the …

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TransDigm Closes $4B Esterline Purchase

TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) has concluded its approximately $4B purchase of Esterline Technologies (NYSE: ESL) in a push to expand its proprietary and sole-source content platform for defense and aerospace sectors. TransDigm initially announced the deal on Oct. 10 and the company said Thursday Esterline shareholders will get $122.50 in cash per …

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ManTech to Drive Agile Dev’t of Navy Hawkeye Sensors; Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will build updated sensors for the U.S. Navy‘s Hawkeye aircraft with the E-2/C-2 Airborne Tactical Data System Program Office under a $45M deal, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16. The company said Oct. 15 the award via the Defense Department Information Analysis Center’s Defense …

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Army Tests Sensors, Functions of Northrop’s Missile Defense Battle Command System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2018 — The Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System has undergone a live air test with the U.S. Army to validate its target detection and tracking functions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the IBCS was able to engage with representative …

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Lockheed to Funnel $460M Tax Reform Savings to R&D, Venture Fund, Employee Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 11, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) aims to shift an estimated $460 million in savings the company said it generated through the recent U.S. tax reform law toward research and development as well as investments in technology startups, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday part …

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Navy Exercises $100M Option on Northrop’s Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $99.5 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to support the integration of large aircraft infrared countermeasure systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Northrop will provide hardware such as weapon replaceable assemblies, support equipment, signal processors, 302 advanced threat warning sensors and 41 control indicator units …

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Curtiss-Wright Closes $233M Teletronics Buy in Data Acquisition Tech Push

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has concluded its $233 million cash acquisition of Teletronics Technology Corp. as part of efforts to expand data acquisition technology offerings and geographic footprint. Both companies first announced the deal in early December. Newtown, Pennsylvania-based TTC will integrate into Curtiss-Wright’s defense segment and continue to offer high-technology data acquisition …

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Norway Eyes $1.2B Boeing Poseidon Maritime Plane Buy

Norway’s defense ministry looks to purchase five Boeing-developed (NYSE: BA) maritime patrol aircraft worth approximately $1.15 billion for the country’s armed forces. The ministry said Friday it plans to acquire the P-8A Poseidon for efforts to monitor the country’s oceans and offer allied civil and military authorities with a basis for decisions with …

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Saab Receives Estimated $184M Torpedo Order From Agency in Sweden

Saab has received an estimated $184 million order for a lightweight torpedo system from Sweden’s defense logistics agency. The company will develop, produce and deliver the torpedo from 2016 through 2024 in support of the Swedish armed forces’ underwater systems, Saab said Friday. Gorgen Johansson of Saab said the lightweight torpedo serves as replacement for Torpedo …

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Sparton-Ultra Electronics JV Lands $101M Navy Sonobuoys Order; Joseph Hartnett Comments

ERAPSCO, a joint venture of Sparton Corp. (NYSE: SPA) and Ultra Electronics, has received a five-year, $101.1 million contract to produce sonobuoy sonar systems for the U.S. Navy. Ultra Electronics USSI and Sparton De Leon Springs will manufacture the sonobuoys under production subcontracts from ERAPSCO worth $46.8 million and $54.3 million, …

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