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MBDA to Provide Infrared Guided Missiles for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $239M Contract

MBDA has received an estimated $239 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to provide infrared air-to-air missiles for the country’s F-35 Lightning II fighter jet fleet. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first missile from a U.K. company that will integrate with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35,  MBDA said Tuesday. …

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The Telegraph: UK Eyes Boeing for $2.9B Apache Helicopter Contract

The U.K.’s ministry of defense could award a $2.9 billion contract for the purchase of 50 Apache helicopters to Boeing (NYSE: BA), The Telegraph reported Saturday. Alan Tovey writes MoD could issue the procurement and servicing contract to the U.S. company at the Royal International Air Tattoo military air show in July. “The Apache program …

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General Dynamics UK Receives $605M Contract for Armed Vehicle

The British Army extended General Dynamics‘ U.K. an in-service support contract for the Scout special vehicle platform. The contract runs through 2014 and is an extension of a current in-service contract. The company said Thursday it will assemble, integrate and test 489 Scout SVs at a newly opened facility in Oakdale, South Wales, …

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