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BAE to Expand UK Navy Ship Support in Portsmouth With Queen Elizabeth Carriers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — BAE Systems has secured an estimated $179.7 million modification to its maritime support delivery framework contract with the U.K. defense ministry for the expansion of the company’s work to support ships based at Portsmouth Naval Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide …

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Northrop Grumman Gets In-Service Support Extension for UK Military’s Unmanned EOD Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide continued in-service support for a remotely controlled vehicle that the U.K. ministry of defense’s special projects search and countermeasures team uses for explosive ordnance disposal operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it received a 24-month contract …

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Lockheed Awarded $327M UK Aerial Surveillance System Devt Contract

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) U.K. arm has received a potential $327 million contract to develop an airborne surveillance system for integration with the U.K. defense ministry’s fleet of Merlin HM Mk2 helicopters. The contract for the Crowsnest aerial surveillance program covers initial provisioning of spares as well as demonstration and manufacturing work, …

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BAE-Led Submarine Replacement Program to Get $1.7B From UK Defense Ministry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2016 — A BAE Systems-led program that seeks to replace the British navy’s Vanguard-class submarines has received an estimated $1.7 billion in funds from the U.K. defense ministry, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the Successor program funds serve to provide for four new submarines with the …

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Raytheon & L-3 Boost Earnings Guidance on 2Q Beat, Leidos Below Street Outlook

Three government contractors listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reported second quarter financial results before U.S. markets opened Wednesday. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) both lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance Thursday on second quarter results that topped the consensus analyst outlooks for each figure. Raytheon cited sales of its Paveway …

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MBDA to Develop Precision Strike Missile for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $585M Deal

MBDA has been awarded an estimated $585 million contract to develop an air-to-surface precision strike missile for the U.K. military’s fleet of F-35 fighter jets. This work is intended to build on the previous assessment phase for the Selective Precision Effects at Range Capability 3 missile, MBDA said Wednesday. Britain’s defense ministry asked its investment …

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Boeing Lands $648M UK Chinook Services Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a $648 million contract with the U.K. defense ministry to provide service support for the country’s Chinook helicopter fleet as part of MoD’s defense investments in the south coast. MoD said Tuesday the five-year contract includes maintenance services at a site in Gosport and technical support at the U.K. …

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Bechtel, CH2M Hill, PwC Awarded UK Managed Service Provider Contracts

The U.K. defense ministry has selected three companies to provide defense equipment and support services to the country’s military under the ministry’s 10-year, $261.7 billion armed forces equipment program. Bechtel won a contract on air and fleet support, CH2M Hill on land and joint enabler areas and PwC on human resource services, the ministry said Tuesday. “The …

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