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Raytheon, Leonardo Drop Out of T-X Trainer Program Partnership

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Leonardo have decided to end their partnership to compete for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program after the companies failed to “reach a business agreement, ” Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta and Valerie Insinna write Leonardo said in a statement published Wednesday the firm has started to …

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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016: GD’s Robotics Buy Keeps Tech M&A Wheels Turning & more

Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among the large players the government services market have been well-documented in spaces such as these but the product makers in GovCon also have been in on the M&A …

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Raytheon Teams With CAE, Alenia on Air Force T-X Program Bid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will likely hold the prime role in a teaming agreement with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and Alenia Aermacchi to pursue the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X pilot trainer contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Tuesday Raytheon will replace General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in the team, …

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Northrop Wins Air Force Long Range Strike Bomber Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has beaten out a team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the highly-anticipated contract to build the U.S. Air Force‘s Long Range Strike Bomber plane, Defense Department officials announced Tuesday. The service branch plans to purchase up to 100 of the bombers at a cost of $511 million per plane …

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Raytheon Eyes Joining Alenia, CAE Bid on T-X Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) looking to join Alenia Aermachi and CAE (NYSE: CAE) in their contract bid on a U.S. Air Force plan to replace the military branch’s T-38 training aircraft. Defense News said Friday the defense contractor has been in talks …

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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