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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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CAE USA to Provide KC-135 Training System Support Under Air Force Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — CAE‘s (NYSE: CAE) U.S. business will provide support for the U.S. Air Force‘s KC-135 aircrew training systems at several facilities after the service branch exercised a $45.4 million option on a previously awarded contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award covers system …

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Lockheed-Elbit Team Eyes UK Navy Program for EW Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will collaborate with Elbit Systems to build a maritime electronic warfare technology in pursuit of a British navy contract for EW modernization, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies’ U.K. business operations entered into the strategic teaming agreement for the Maritime …

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BAE Systems Unveils Future Power Plant at UK Naval Base to Drive Energy Savings

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to help the U.K. navy address energy concerns with a future combined heat and power plant at Portsmouth Naval Base that could generate annual energy savings worth approximately $5 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the CHP facility will …

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BAE, UK Partners to Launch Testing Service for Maritime Autonomous Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2017 — BAE Systems will work with several companies to develop a testing service for unmanned maritime systems in the U.K. through an estimated $598,000 grant from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The grant calls for collaboration with Blue Bear Systems Research, ASV Global, …

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