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General Dynamics Unit to Sustain Control Systems on US, UK Submarines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will help sustain the attack weapon control and fire control systems for the U.S. Navy‘s SSGN guided-missile submarines and the U.K. navy’s SSBN ballistic missile submarines under a $25.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General …

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BAE Names 2 New Australian Suppliers for UK Type 26 Ship Construction Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems has named additional suppliers from Australia that will work to manufacture components of a future warship line that the British company is building for the U.K. navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Liferaft Systems Australia will produce the Marine Evacuation System while Mackay Consolidated …

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Serco to Continue Facility Mgmt, Training Support for CAE at UK Helicopter Simulation Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Serco will continue to provide facility management and pilot training support at CAE‘s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility in the U.K. under an estimated $34.5 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The award extends the Serco-CAE partnership at the simulated training facility located at the …

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CAE to Continue Aircrew Training Support for UK Air Force, Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — CAE will continue its aircrew training support for the U.K. military at the company’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility under an eight-year contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Oct. 23 that it entered into an agreement with the U.K. defense ministry for …

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UK Gov’t Invests Over $100M in CAE-Operated Pilot Training Simulation Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — A CAE-operated helicopter simulation facility in England has received an estimated $118.8 million investment from the U.K. defense ministry to advance training capabilities for the country’s future naval and air force pilots, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.K. government said Tuesday the funds will support training programs …

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IBM to Help Build 1st Phase of Scotland’s Social Security IT Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) business in the U.K. will develop the first phase of Scotland’s social security information technology system under an estimated $11 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Scottish government said Wednesday the IT contract works to facilitate the implementation of the Best Start Grant …

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BAE to Expand UK Navy Ship Support in Portsmouth With Queen Elizabeth Carriers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — BAE Systems has secured an estimated $179.7 million modification to its maritime support delivery framework contract with the U.K. defense ministry for the expansion of the company’s work to support ships based at Portsmouth Naval Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide …

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BAE Systems, University Partner Develop ‘Adaptable’ Hybrid UAV Concept

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems has teamed with Cranfield University in the U.K. to develop a conceptual hybrid unmanned aerial vehicle that could shift between rotary-wing and fixed-wing modes and work with different launch and recovery settings, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Adaptable UAV concept is …

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New Thales Innovation Hub in UK to Help Drive Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Thales has unveiled a new facility in Cambridge, England, that will work to facilitate collaboration with customers, partners and suppliers as part of the company’s efforts to support digital transformation, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Thales e-Security said Friday the One Station Square office will house more than …

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Raytheon Offers Automotive Technician Training at New UK Apprenticeship Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 2, 2017 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) professional services unit has opened a new facility in Doncaster, England, that will work to provide apprenticeship and training programs to automotive technicians in the U.K., GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Friday the national apprenticeship center will offer classroom and virtual …

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