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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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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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