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Harris to Supply Sonobuoy Launchers for Boeing-Built Navy Poseidon Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has awarded multiple contracts to Harris (NYSE: HRS) in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 for the supply of sonobuoy launchers for 49 U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Harris said Wednesday it will provide single-shot and rotary launchers …

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BAE Systems Launches 4th Astute-Class Sub for UK Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2017 — BAE Systems has rolled out the Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine named Audacious for commissioning work and eventual sea trials before the vessel joins the U.K. navy’s fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday Audacious emerged from Devonshire Dock Hall at its Barrow-in-Furness facility in the U.K. and …

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Leidos Opens Logistics, Fulfillment Center for UK Defense Ministry; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has unveiled a new 861,112-square-foot logistics facility in the U.K. that will work to provide commodities and support services to the British military, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it partnered with the U.K. defense ministry to open the $103.4 …

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BAE to Lead F-35 Sustainment in UK Under Subcontract From Lockheed

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded an estimated $50 million subcontract to BAE Systems for support to the F-35 fighter jet fleet in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. BAE said Friday it will work with Lockheed to provide engineering, technical, training, maintenance and supply chain management …

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Inmarsat Secures UK Space Agency Grant on Satellite Applications for Community Challeges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — Inmarsat will build satellite application programs for disaster relief, healthcare and sustainable fishing under a grant award from the U.K. space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the grant seeks to identify potential uses of satellite technology to address local community challenges in …

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BAE Systems to Hire More Cyber Workers to Address Future Demand in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to hire 80 new cyber professionals in 2017 to add to its workforce in a push to meet potential increased demand for cyber skills in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will also work with CyLon to develop cyber …

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State Dept to Clear Proposed $400M C-17 Logistics Support FMS Deal With UK

The State Department has moved to clear a proposed $400 million foreign military sale of logistics services and associated equipment in support of the U.K.’s Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) C-17 military transport aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the U.K. government requested sustainment engineering, quality assurance, equipment repair, spares replenishment, maintenance, …

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UK Environment Agency Selects CGI to Develop Cloud-Based Flood Forecasting Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will create and operate a cloud-based flood forecasting platform that will work to help the U.K.’s environment agency produce and share flood predictions under a three-year, $6.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Future Flood Forecasting System will be designed to operate on Microsoft‘s …

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L3 to Establish London Training Center, Aircraft Simulator Production Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2017 — L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) commercial training solutions business unit has partnered with the U.K.’s Surrey County Council to construct an airline training center and aircraft simulator production facility in London, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the L3 London Training Center is scheduled to open …

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L-3 to Supply Comms Equipment for UK Defense Ministry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2016 — L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will supply a joint common remote viewing terminal to the U.K. ministry of defense under a $23.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the terminal will work to support MoD’s effort to integrate the operations of its intelligence, surveillance, …

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