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MBDA Secures 3 UK Missile Contracts Worth $689M Total

The U.K.’s ministry of defense has awarded MBDA three contracts worth $689 million combined to produce and maintain various missile systems for the British armed forces. MBDA will supply Meteor and Common Anti-air Modular Missile weapons as well as maintain Sea Viper missiles in support of various ships and aircraft, the ministry said Friday. The company secured a …

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Paul Stein Named Rolls-Royce Chief Technology Officer

Paul Stein, director of research and technology at Rolls-Royce, has been named chief technology officer of the power and propulsion systems manufacturing firm. Rolls-Royce said Thursday that Stein will report directly to CEO Warren East and will help align the company’s technology investments with its business strategy in his new role. Stein joined …

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Lockheed Gets Initial UK F-35B Order

The U.K. defense ministry has placed an initial production order for four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B fighters. The agency said Monday the British government plans to buy a total of 14 F-35Bs during the next five years and build the necessary infrastructure to accommodate the fleet. Lockheed will build the …

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Tom Eldredge: Lockheed, Northrop JV to Help Sustain Radars for UK Helicopters

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a five-year, $96 million subcontract by AgustaWestland to help sustain fire control radars on British military helicopters. Longbow International will provide engineering, logistics and repair services for the radars as part of AgustaWestland’s operational support contract with …

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