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Nuclear Industry Vet David Batters Appointed AECOM SVP, Int’l Sector Lead; John Vollmer Quoted

David Batters, formerly group chief financial officer at the U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, will serve as AECOM’s (NYSE: ACM) senior vice president and international sector lead for nuclear and environment strategic business unit within the company’s management services group, starting Sept. 1.

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Lockheed Gets $560M Modification on Trident II D5 Missile Production, Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue to manufacture submarine-launched ballistic missiles for the U.S. Navy and the government of U.K. under a four-year, $559.6M contract modification. The company will also support both countries’ deployed Trident II D5 missile systems, the Department of Defense said Thursday. The Navy will obligate $421.8M in …

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Boeing Lands $2.4B Contract Modification for Lot 10 P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft Production

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.46B contract modification to manufacture and deliver 19 lot 10 P-8A maritime patrol aircraft units to the U.S. Navy as well as Norway and the U.K. under the foreign military sales program. The company will also implement a 4 SilverBlock engineering change proposal for the …

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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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