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BAE Systems, AMMROC to Continue Hawk Trainer Aircraft Support for UAE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — BAE Systems has entered into an agreement to continue its partnership with the Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center in the United Arab Emirates to provide support for that country’s Hawk trainer aircraft fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The teaming arrangement with the UAE-based joint venture …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE’s UAV Training Systems Integrator Deal With UAE to Drive New Business Model

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — CAE will roll out an unmanned aerial vehicle training system to the United Arab Emirates as the country’s selected training systems integrator, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Aviation Week reported Monday that Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and security group, noted that the company’s role of systems integrator …

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Report: UAE to Buy $684M in Raytheon-Built Laser Guided Bombs

The United Arab Emirates will purchase laser guided bombs from Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) under a $684.4 million deal, Reuters reported Tuesday. The agreement announced at the Dubai Airshow Tuesday includes Raytheon-built GBU-10 and GBU-12 Paveway bomb kits. The deal came days after UAE awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential …

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Report: UAE, Lockheed Seal $1.6B F-16 Upgrade Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $1.6 billion order to perform upgrades to the United Arab Emirates’ F-16 fighter aircraft, The National reported Sunday. The report said UAE’s armed forces entered numerous defense deals with U.S. companies, which include an agreement for Lockheed to modernize 80 F-16s. Lockheed CEO …

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DynCorp to Continue Support for War Reserve Materiel Under $64M USAF Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — DynCorp International will help manage war reserve materiel assets for the Air Forces Central Command under a $64.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award extends DynCorp’s WRM support at Shaw Air Force Base in …

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KBR Unit Awarded $91M Contract to Support Navy Base Operations in Bahrain, UAE

KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services unit has received a $91 million contract to deliver support services for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic base operations in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. The company announced Tuesday the contract awarded to KBRwyle covers housing, unarmed security, equipment maintenance, utilities, waste management, custodial, material handling, personnel movement …

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Christopher Davis Named Raytheon International President; John Harris Comments

Christopher Davis, formerly country leader and president of Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) business arm in the United Arab Emirates, has been named president of the Waltham, Massachusetts-based defense contractor’s international business organization. Davis succeeds Thomas Vecchiolla, who retired after a 15-year tenure with the firm, and will directly report to John …

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Lockheed Martin Delivers 1st HIMARS Rocket Launcher Under Army FMS Deal With UAE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the delivery of the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher to the Defense Department as part of a U.S. Army foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it builds the HIMARS …

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Lockheed Secures $130M Army Contract Funds for Fiscal 2017 PAC-3 Missile Production

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $130.3 million modification to build additional Patriot Advanced Capability-3 air defense missiles for the U.S. Army and government customers under the foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed will provide a total of 35 PAC-3 missile segment enhancement interceptors to the …

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State Dept Approves $2B Sale of Lockheed, Raytheon Missiles to UAE

The State Department has approved a potential sale to the United Arab Emirates of $2 billion in Patriot missile systems from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN). UAE requested 60 Lockheed-built Patriot Advanced Capability 3 missiles and Raytheon-made 100 Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical missiles through a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government, the Defense Security …

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