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Red Hat to Provide Cloud Platform for UK Gov’t Digital Transformation Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 25, 2016 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has partnered with UKCloud to provide an infrastructure-as-a-service cloud platform to support the U.K. government’s digital public services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The team will utilize Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage to help drive the digital transformation efforts of the …

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Northrop Grumman, Partners Get Extension on UK Sentry Whole Life Support Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue to provide maintenance and other support services for the U.K. air force’s Sentry E-3D airborne early warning and control aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday Northrop is a partner of Cohort subsidiary MASS in the Sentry Whole Life Support …

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BAE Offers Online Tool to Assess Cyber Readiness of UK Businesses

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2016 — BAE Systems has released an online platform that works to evaluate the cybersecurity measures for information and communications technology systems at organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Sunday the tool provides 10 questions based on guidance from the U.K.’s national information security authority to assess the …

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Jacobs to Support EDF Energy Project to Construct Nuclear Power Station in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will oversee the construction of a nuclear power station in the United Kingdom in support of an EDF Energy-led project with the U.K. government, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Jacobs said Monday it will provide project management services on the building, civil and marine …

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BAE, UK Partners Hold Cyber Forensics Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2016 — BAE Systems has partnered with the Cyber Security Challenge UK organization and the U.K. government’s communications center to hold a cyber forensics competition that simulates a scenario in which a fictional payment application website gets attacked, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. BAE said Tuesday the competition called on participants to …

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MBDA to Provide Infrared Guided Missiles for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $239M Contract

MBDA has received an estimated $239 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to provide infrared air-to-air missiles for the country’s F-35 Lightning II fighter jet fleet. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first missile from a U.K. company that will integrate with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35,  MBDA said Tuesday. …

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Lockheed-Elbit Team Eyes Contract on UK Challenger 2 Tank Life Extension Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 12, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has teamed with Elbit Systems to pursue a contract with the U.K. defense ministry for the update of the Challenger 2 tanks under the British army’s Life Extension Project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday the team plans to perform work …

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General Dynamics Elects UK Army Vet as Board Member

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 5, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has added Peter Wall, a veteran of the U.K. army and director of leadership advisory company Amicus, as a member of its board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Wall brings experience from his service as chief of the general staff …

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica, BAE Enter Potential $664M Agreement For UK Typhoon Avionics Support

BAE Systems and Leonardo-Finmeccanica have entered into an estimated $664 million arrangement to provide avionics support for the U.K.’s Typhoon fleet. Leonardo-Finmeccanica said Wednesday its airborne and space systems segment will work with BAE under the Joint Avionics Solution agreement to support Typhoon’s avionics equipment in the next decade. The arrangement will be part …

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CAE Gets Lockheed, L-3 Contracts for Training Support to UK, Canada; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will supply flight simulation equipment and provide training support to the U.K. and Canadian military under separate contracts from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and a subsidiary of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed chose CAE to provide flight …

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