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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: UK Pushes for Rapid, Cheaper Access to Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2018 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of the space business at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and a three-time Wash100 awardee, has said the U.K. government’s effort to further build the local space industry centers on rapid access to space at less cost, similar to …

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Lockheed to Help UK Establish Launch Ops at Future Scotland Spaceport; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will support the development of a launch site in Scotland and a new deployment platform for small satellites under two contracts potentially worth $31 million combined from the U.K. space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. Space News reported July 17 …

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BAE to Open New Ammo Production Line at UK Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — BAE Systems plans to invest $13.3 million to launch a new production line for 12.7-millimeter ammunition at the firm’s Radway Green plant in Crewe, England, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The British defense contractor said Wednesday it is working with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center …

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Raytheon Lands Tomahawk Missile Depot Maintenance Work in Support of US, UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2018 — A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit will deliver lifecycle management and technical support to the U.S. Navy and U.K. government for the maintenance of a Tomahawk cruise missile depot facility under a $36.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract …

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Cubic, Thales Partner to Pursue UK Deal on Joint Fires Training; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has teamed with Thales in a joint bid for the U.K. government’s Joint Fires Synthetic Training effort for the delivery of joint fires systems for training operations, ExecutiveBiz reported. Cubic Global Defense said the partnership under the Training and Simulation Systems Program aims to …

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BAE Systems Exhibits Proposed Type 31e Frigate Design for UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2018 — BAE Systems has unveiled the design of its proposed Type 31e frigate for the U.K. government at the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it worked with shipbuilder Cammell Laird to develop the design of the frigate with a configurable mission …

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Lockheed to Supply Vertical Missile Launch System for BAE-Built Type 26 Ships

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 5, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide its MK 41 vertical launching system for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship that BAE Systems is building for the U.K. navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The system will serve to launch anti-air, anti-submarine, surface-to-surface and strike-length missiles from the vessels, …

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BAE Systems Delivers UK Offshore Patrol Vessel Ahead of Commissioning

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — BAE Systems has delivered the River-class HMS Forth offshore patrol vessel to the U.K. defense ministry in preparation for its commissioning into naval service later this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday U.K. Defense Procurement Minister Guto Bebb formally accepted HMS Forth, which will …

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Jacobs Subsidiary Lands Engineering Work to Support Navy, UK Launch Test Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — A subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will provide continued engineering support for the U.S. Navy‘s and the U.K. government’s launch test capability under a $17.5 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday Jacobs Technology will support design and development, …

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Jacobs Provides VR-Based Visualization Tool to Support Construction Project in Wales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has delivered to the government of Wales in the U.K. a visualization software that utilizes virtual reality technology as part of the company’s support for a highway construction project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the VR platform …

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