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Michael Strianese: L3 Evaluates ‘Strategic Options’ for Vertex Aerospace Business

Michael Strianese, chairman and CEO at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has said the company has begun to assess strategic alternatives for Vertex Aerospace business after the New York-based aerospace and defense contractor posted a goodwill impairment charge for Vertex during the third quarter of 2017. Strianese said in a statement …

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Lockheed, Mahindra Launch India-Based Training Center for C-130J Aircrew

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partner Mahindra Defence Systems have unveiled a new facility in India that features a full-motion simulator that will work to train C-130J Super Hercules aircrew in the Indian air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Mahindra said Wednesday the training center in …

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Lockheed’s Sikorsky Unit Gets $158M Contract Modification to Build Additional UH-60 Helicopters for Army

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received a $158.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to exercise an option to manufacture an additional 14 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Army Contracting Command will obligate the full amount of the modification from the service branch’s fiscal years …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 12 – Oct 16 2015: Frank Kendall Expands Thoughts on Defense Sector Consolidation Prospects & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 12 – Oct 16 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer took to the TV airwaves this week to expand further on his message that the defense prime contractor landscape should remain in …

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Cubic Names James Sanchez NEK Special Ops Medical Director

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 13, 2015 — James Sanchez has assumed the post of special operations medical director of NEK Services, a subsidiary of Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) integrated into Cubic Global Defense, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Sanchez was a chief master sergeant with the U.S. Air Force with specializations …

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Michael Braun: SGI Eyes “Broader Platform” with Pick Up of Weapons Training Firm AWTI

SGI Global LLC has purchased Advanced Weapons Training International LLC for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is intended to grow SGI’s risk assessment and personnel recovery support offerings in the military, law enforcement and commercial training markets, SGI said Thursday. SGI Managing Partner Michael Braun added that his company looked to strengthen its …

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Boeing Subsidiary Wins $300M Special Operations UAV Hardware, Services IDIQ

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has won a $300 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide hardware and services for unmanned aerial systems operated by U.S. Special Operations Command. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers new ScanEagle air vehicles with related parts and in-theatre field service representatives to work with naval …

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General Dynamics Wins $562M for Special Ops Ground Vehicle

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has won a potential $562, 210, 980 contract to build ground vehicles for U.S. Special Operations Command over the next seven years. Socom received seven proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and the company will provide the vehicles to the command through delivery orders, the Defense Department …

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Boeing Subsidiary Wins $190M For Special Operations UAV ISR Service

A Washington state-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary has won a potential $190 million contract to provide an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance service to Florida-based U.S. Special Operations Command. Unmanned aerial systems maker Insitu Inc. will provide SoCom the Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System ISR service via contractor-owned and contractor-operated equipment, the …

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