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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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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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