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Progeny Gets Potential $303M Navy Contract to Produce Lightweight Torpedo Kits

Progeny Systems has landed a potential four-year, $303.1M contract to produce MK54 Mod 1 lightweight torpedo kits and provide complementary test tools, spares and technical services for the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The contract has a $40.6M base value and would reach its maximum potential value if …

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BAE Lands $3.2B in Nuclear-Power Submarine Contracts With UK Defense Ministry

BAE Systems has received contracts worth approximately $3.2 billion from the U.K. government to support development work on nuclear-powered submarines. The company said Monday it will produce and deliver the seventh Astute-class submarine, HMS Agincourt, under a potential $2 billion contract. BAE also received a potential $1.2 billion contract to …

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KBR Buys Carillion’s Stake in Aspire Defence JV

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has assumed control of a joint venture with U.K.-based construction and facilities management provider Carillion after the latter announced insolvency in January. KBR said Thursday that it closed the acquisition of Carillion’s interest in their Aspire Defence joint venture without causing disruption to operations and delivery of services. Aspire Defence JV …

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U.K.’s $500M MQ-9 UAV Support Extension Request Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has approved a potential $500 million foreign military sale of defense articles and support services for the U.K’s fleet of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business and MAG Aerospace will serve as prime contractors for the sale, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. The …

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Lockheed Gets $1.5B Modification on Navy F-35 LRIP Advance Acquisition Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a potential $1.46 billion modification under a U.S. Navy advance acquisition contract for the low-rate initial production of F-35 air systems. The modification funds long-lead material and parts Lockheed will need to manufacture 145 lot 13 aircraft for the U.S. military services, …

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Boeing Gets $282M Contract Modification for Lot 10 P-8A Long Lead Parts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $282.3 million contract modification to obtain components for lot 10 P-8A Poseidon maritime aircraft for the U.S. Navy, Norway and the U.K. The company will obtain long lead items needed to manufacture 19 Poseidon units and perform work under the modification through March 2022, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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Raytheon Gets $80M Navy Contract Modification for Weapon System Engineering, Technical Services

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an $80 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to perform design agent engineering and technical support services for the Phalanx close-in and land-based weapon systems as well as the SeaRAM missile defense platform. The Defense Department said Tuesday the award includes foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia, …

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Lockheed Awarded $154M US, UK Trident II System Shipboard Integration Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a three-year, $154.4 million U.S, Navy  contract to to support Increment 8 of the Trident II Strategic Weapon System Shipboard Integration effort for two classes of future U.S. and U.K. ballistic missile submarines. The Defense Department said Wednesday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will design, test and install navigation …

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Raytheon to Supply Tomahawk Block IV Missiles, Spares Under $260M Navy Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will deliver 196 Tomahawk Block IV vertical launch system missiles and spares to the U.S. Navy as part of a potential $260.3 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Friday the modification also covers a foreign military sale of Tomahawk Block IV spare parts and support equipment to the U.K. …

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UK to Unveil $1.3B Maintenance, Support Framework for British Navy Warship Fleet

Michael Fallon, U.K. defense minister, will introduce a potential $1.33 billion framework to provide support services and maintain the British navy’s fleet of aircraft carriers, amphibious ships, frigates and other warships. The U.K. government’s Common Support Model aims to consolidate support contracts into a single structure to speed up maintenance …

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