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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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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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