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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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Raytheon Eyes Increased Foreign Military Sales of Tomahawk Missiles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is exploring an expansion on the sale of its Tomahawk cruise missiles to foreign military customers beyond the U.K. to help establish the company’s position in a future U.S. Navy procurement program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Seapower Magazine reported Jan. 10 Raytheon …

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BAE-Northrop-DECA Team Gets UK MoD Award for F-35 MRO&U Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the U.K. defense electronics and components agency have jointly received the top honor during the Minister for Defense Procurement Acquisition Awards ceremony for their work on the F-35 program in the country, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Northrop …

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BAE-Led Team to Update, Sustain UK Army Ground Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — BAE Systems and its partners Hobson Industries and Penman MW Engineering will deliver post-design services in support of the U.K. army’s Pinzgauer, Land Rover and Light Trailer ground vehicles under an estimated $16 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The industry team will work to sustain …

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CAE Names New Managing Director for UK Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has appointed Andrew Naismith, managing director of its aircrew training services business, to take a leadership role over the company’s defense and security business operations in the U.K., GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday Naismith will continue to oversee the Medium …

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Capgemini-Backed UK CoE for Automation Supports Gov’t Transformation Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Capgemini has helped set up a center of excellence for robotic process automation in the U.K. to support the government’s effort to explore RPA technology and transform public services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the two-year deal with the U.K. cabinet office aims …

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BAE, UK Gov’t Propose Ship Design Data Transfer for Australia’s Future Frigates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — BAE Systems and the U.K. government are planning to transfer $1.1 billion in intellectual property from the Type 26 Global Combat Ship program to support Australia’s SEA 5000 effort if the company secures the tender for the future frigates, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the proposed …

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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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