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Raytheon Secures $304M Navy Contract for Tomahawk Block IV Cruise Missile Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $303.7 million contract to provide 214 Tomahawk Block IV vertical launch system missiles and spares to the U.S. Navy. The company will also produce Tomahawk spares for the U.K. government under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will occur at various locations …

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BAE Systems-Led Team to Support Challenger 2 Life Extension Project Assessment Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — A team of companies led by BAE Systems will support the assessment phase of the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project that seeks to modernize the main battle tanks of the British Army under an agreement with the U.K. defense ministry, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company …

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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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