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MBDA Gets $462M Contract to Update UK Air-to-Air Missile

MBDA will develop a new variant of the Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile for the U.K. military under an eight-year, $462.2 million contract. The variant will feature an update of the current ASRAAM’s subsystems in efforts to drive down costs and support future modifications, the British defense ministry said Wednesday. Simon …

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State Dept OKs Britain’s $3B Apache Helicopter Reburbishment Request

The State Department has approved the U.K’s request to purchase $3 billion in AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistics services from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the prime contractors for the deal are Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), General Electric (NYSE: …

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Lockheed Awarded $920M to Build 94 F-35s for US, Foreign Military Customers

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business will manufacture a total of 94 F-35 Lightning II low-rate initial production fighter jets for several domestic and foreign military customers under a $920.3 million advanced acquisition contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also provide parts, materials and components for the 78 F-35A, 14 …

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Philippe Houssiau: CSC Enters Patient Care Coordination Contract in North U.K.

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Computer Science Corp. (NYSE: CSC) being selected to help the British National Health Service manage patient communications, provide clinical workflow and analyze care delivery in Trafford, north of England. Philippe Houssiau, vice president for U.K. healthcare at …

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Boeing Lands $648M UK Chinook Services Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a $648 million contract with the U.K. defense ministry to provide service support for the country’s Chinook helicopter fleet as part of MoD’s defense investments in the south coast. MoD said Tuesday the five-year contract includes maintenance services at a site in Gosport and technical support at the U.K. …

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General Atomics to Provide UAS Logistics Support Under AF Foreign Military Sale

A General Atomics business unit will provide logistics support for U.K.-operated unmanned aircraft as part of a potential $34.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Air Force, the San Diego Business Journal reported Thursday. General Atomics’ aeronautical systems group will perform work through Oct. 31 at facilities in Poway, California, and abroad, the …

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Raytheon Wins $162M to Provide U.S. Navy Logistics Support; Will Support 6 Foreign Governments

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Co.‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business a maximum $162, 239, 835 to provide performance-based logistics support for the Phalanx close-in-weapon system. Raytheon will also provide contract items to the U.K. and the governments of Bahrain, Japan, Poland, Australia and New Zealand. Work will be performed in …

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MAXIMUS Grabs UK Certification; CEO Richard Montoni Comments

MAXIMUS‘ (NYSE:MMS) U.K.-based Employment & Training subsidiary has earned “preferred supplier” status for the U.K.’s “Work Programme Buying Framework” in seven of 11 regions. The status is the best possible under the framework. The U.K.’s goal with the new Work Programme is to replace and consolidate a handful of current …

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More than $800 million headed Serco’s way

Serco announced today that it has been awarded three contracts with the United Kingdom Department for Work and Pensions, with the cumulative worth totaling between 400-500 million pounds ($813 million). Serco is to earn its keep by being a prime contractor delivering a program assisting jobseekers in returning to work …

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