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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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Inmarsat to Supply Satcom, Volunteer Support for UK Disaster Response NGO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — Inmarsat will provide satellite communications resources and manpower to support the emergency response and disaster relief programs of non-government organization Team Rubicon in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the partnership enables it to supply satcom equipment and connectivity and its employees will …

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Lockheed Martin Launches New Facility to Drive UK Cybersecurity Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled a new $3.9 million cybersecurity hub in the U.K. that will work to supplement cyber-related technology development and collaboration efforts in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Cyber Works center in Gloucester seeks to …

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Vectrus-Operated DoDIN Sites Land DISA-Europe Award; Chuck Prow Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 14, 2017 — Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has received recognition from the Europe-based division of the Defense Information Systems Agency for the operations of several Department of Defense Information Network sites, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Thursday five DoDIN locations across Germany and Italy under the Operations, Maintenance …

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BAE Awards Contracts to 14 Suppliers for UK Type 26 Combat Ship Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 14, 2017 — BAE Systems has selected 14 companies to provide manufacturing materials and other components to support the production of three vessels under the Type 26 Global Combat Ship program in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contracts to the chosen companies located both …

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US, UK & Norway Plan Trilateral Coalition to Operate Boeing-Built Maritime Patrol Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — The U.S. government will work with the governments of Norway and the U.K. to jointly develop guiding principles for the operation of the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Monday that the involved countries will form a …

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UK Army to Use Red Hat OS, Automation Platform for Private Cloud Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) will provide its Enterprise Linux operating system and Ansible Tower automation platform to support the private cloud infrastructure of the U.K. army, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the British army’s information application services team will utilize the Red Hat technologies …

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