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Raytheon to Support Navy Phalanx, SeaRAM Weapon Systems Under Potential $399M Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a potential $398.6 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide design agent engineering and technical services for the military branch’s close-in weapon and anti-ship missile defense systems. Work covers support for Phalanx Close-in Weapon System, SeaRAM and Land-based Phalanx Weapon System at various locations in the U.S. through January 2018, …

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BAE Invests $508M to Revive UAV Airspace Integration Project in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2016 — BAE Systems plans to spend $508 million to revive an industry-led project that seeks to establish regulations and technologies for the integration of unmanned air vehicles into the U.K.’s national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FlightGlobal reported Tuesday the company will use the Jetstream 31 as a test platform for the …

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BAE Lands $361M Contract to Build 2 More Offshore Patrol Vessels for UK Navy

The U.K. defense ministry has awarded BAE Systems a potential $361 million contract to build and deliver an additional two offshore patrol vessels to the country’s naval force. The construction of HMS Tamar and HMS Spey brings the total number of the Royal Navy’s River-class OPVs to five ships that are …

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State Dept OKs $1B General Atomics Predator B Drone Sale to UK

The State Department has approved U.K.’s request to buy $1 billion in General Atomics-built Predator B remotely piloted aircraft and related support from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement between both countries. The U.K. government asked to procure up to 26 Predator B drones, 12 ground control stations, 25 …

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Reports: DoD Issues $6.1B ‘Unilateral Contract Action’ on 9th Lockheed F-35 Production Batch

The Defense Department has finalized a “unilateral contract” worth more than $6.1 billion to fund Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) low-rate initial production of 57 lot 9 F-35 fighter jets, Reuters reported Wednesday. Mike Stone writes the deal covers 42 F-35As for the U.S. Air Force, Japan, Israel and Norway; 13 F-35Bs for the U.S. Marine Corps and the …

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CAE Gets $133M in Military Aircraft Simulator, Training System Orders; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has captured contracts worth a combined $132.8 million to provide flight simulation equipment and pilot training services to multiple domestic and international defense customers. The company said Wednesday it received a contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build Phenom 100 synthetic training devices for a U.K. military flying training program and another …

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State Dept Clears $3B Poseidon Aircraft, Equipment Sale to U.K.

The State Department has cleared a potential $3.2 billion foreign military sales agreement for the U.K. to procure Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A maritime surveillance planes and related equipment and support services from the U.S. The U.K. ordered nine Poseidons in an effort to supplement patrol and reconnaissance missions of the British military and …

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CH2M-Led Consortium Gets $500M UK Railway Engineering, Construction Contract; James Rowntree Comments

A CH2M-led consortium has won a potential 10-year, $500 million contract to provide engineering and construction support for the first phase of the High Speed 2 railway project in the U.K. CH2M will work with SENER and Atkins to provide program and construction management support, engineering services and assistance for …

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CACI’s UK Subsidiary Buys Purple Secure Systems; Greg Bradford Comments

CACI International’s (NYSE: CACI) U.K. subsidiary has completed its purchase of software and systems engineering services provider Purple Secure Systems for an undisclosed sum. “The acquisition adds significant growth to CACI Ltd.’s business and contributes to one of our strategic objectives to build a cybersecurity and defense business, ” Greg Bradford, …

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Raytheon Awarded $467M to Produce Satcom Terminals for US, UK Naval Ships

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential seven-year, $466.6 million contract to provide multiband satellite communications terminals to the U.S. and British naval forces. The Defense Department said Tuesday Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit will produce and test Navy Multiband Terminals under the firm-fixed-price contract and …

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