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Lockheed-Jacobs-Serco JV to Operate UK Atomic Weapons Establishments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 1, 2016 — A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Jacobs Engineering (NYSE: JEC) and Serco will oversee the operations of the U.K. government’s atomic weapons establishment under an updated contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Serco said Thursday the AWE Management Ltd. JV will run the AWE sites in …

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Future General Dynamics Facility to Produce Armored Fighting Vehicles for UK Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has unveiled a new facility in the U.K. that will house the assembly, integration and testing of the Armored Fighting Vehicles in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the facility in South Wales is scheduled to be fully …

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MBDA’s ASRAAM Missile to Integrate With UK’s Lockheed-Built F-35Bs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2016 — MBDA has delivered the first Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile to the U.K. in preparation for integration, fire tests and flight trials with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35B Lightning II jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. MBDA said Monday it has also worked with BAE Systems to supply an …

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Lockheed, UK Air Traffic Mgmt Firm Partner on Aviation Systems Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with NATS to explore and integrate air traffic management systems for the U.K. aviation market in support of the Single European Sky ATM Research initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Lockheed said Thursday it will help NATS’ technology transformation efforts as the British …

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Serco Cyber Platform Used in UK-Hosted Multinational Cybersecurity Exercise

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 15, 2015 — Serco‘s cybX cybersecurity platform has helped the national crime agency in the U.K. conduct a one-week exercise to test the cyber response strategies of partner countries, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday law enforcement representatives from the U.S., the U.K.,  Bulgaria, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, …

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Boeing Delivers Last Chinook Helicopter Under Current UK Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 9, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 14th Mk6 Chinook helicopter to the U.K. air force as the last unit in a recent order by that country’s defense ministry, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the U.K. uses Chinook helicopters to support air assault, troop …

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Northrop Grumman to Sponsor, Support UK Public-Private Cybersecurity Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11,  2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide financial support and technology research services to a public-private cybersecurity initiative in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will support the CyberInvest program over the next five years and work with British universities to …

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Fluor Receives Highways England Safety Award for UK Telecom Infrastructure Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6,  2015 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has received a safety award for its management of the National Roads Telecommunications Services project in the U.K., GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Highways England gave the Significant Achievement Award for Safety to Fluor for achieving 3 million safe working hours …

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Lockheed Awarded $5B Modification on F-35 Production Contract with Navy

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a potential $5.4 billion contract modification to provide a total of 55 F-35 low-rate initial production fighter planes to multiple domestic and international defense customers. The award modifies a previously received LRIP Lot 9 advance acquisition contract, and about $625 million in fiscal 2016 U.S. military aircraft procurement funds …

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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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