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Boeing Gets $308M DLA F/A-18 Product Support Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has landed a potential five-year, $307.5M delivery order from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide integrated product support for F/A-18 aircraft variants operated by the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The sole-source order falls under a basic ordering agreement and contains one base year along with four option years, …

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Symantec Studies Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Energy Systems in Europe, NA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled its findings on the recent activities of a cyber espionage group called “Dragonfly” that has targeted the energy sector in Europe and North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday Dragonfly appears to have re-emerged in late 2015 and …

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State Dept OKs Switzerland’s Request for $115M in F/A-18 Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Switzerland’s request to buy tactical radio systems, software support, cueing platforms and other services to support upgrades to F/A-18 fighter aircraft under a potential $115 million foreign military sales agreement. Switzerland asked to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, ARC-210 GEN 5 RT-1900A(C) radios with anti-jam tactical …

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Air Force F-35A Fighter Jet to Head to Paris Air Show

The Air Force’s F-35A fighter jet will fly at the Paris Air Show in June, although earlier statements from the F-35 Joint Program Office said that the Lockheed Martin fighter jet would not be at the event, The Hill reports. “The F-35A strengthens partnerships and improves regional stability,” Air Force Chief of Staff …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $79M Sidewinder Block II Sustainment Contract Modification

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a $78.7 million contract modification to provide sustainment and support services for AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as 20 government clients under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers repair, depot management, software …

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Lockheed Martin Eyes Belgium, Spain & Switzerland as Potential F-35 Buyers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in talks with Belgium, Spain and Switzerland for the countries’ potential purchase of F-35 fighter aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense World reported Friday Jeff Babione, executive vice president and general manager of Lockheed’s F-35 program, told reporters at the Avalon …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Elbit Systems Lands $200M Reconnaissance UAV Supply Contract With Switzerland

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has received a potential four-year, $200 million contract to supply the Swiss air force with Hermes 900 Heavy Fuel Engine unmanned aerial systems. The contract awarded by Switzerland’s defense, civil protection and sport department also covers the provision of a land-based segment for command, communications and …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Inks Swiss Army Carrier Order; Robert Kauth Comments

A subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will deliver armored carriers to the Swiss army starting next year, following an order for the same vehicles four years ago, Defense World reported Thursday. General Dynamics European Land Systems will provide the Swiss with 130 DURO GMTF Armoured Personnel Carriers between 2015 …

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