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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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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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