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Northrop’s Fire Scout Helicopter Drone Under Navy Evaluation for LCS Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has completed an initial operational test and evaluation that the U.S. Navy‘s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 conducted aboard USS Coronado, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. Pacific Fleet said Friday the effort will help shape …

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Raytheon’s Seasparrow Block 2 Missile Completes 1st NATO-Run Live Flight Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — The Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2 system has undergone its first live-fire test during a demonstration flight overseen by NATO’s Seasparrow Project Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. Navy said Friday the activity focused on the function of the missile variant’s new …

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Lockheed, Freedom LCS Partners Tour Navy Sec. Richard Spencer Around Wisconsin Shipyard

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 2, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its shipbuilding partners have hosted U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on a tour around the Wisconsin shipyard where the team builds Freedom-variant littoral combat ships for the service branch, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Spencer visited the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard to …

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Boeing-Bell JV Gets $4.2B Contract Modification to Build Tiltrotor Aircraft for US Military, Japan

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has been awarded a potential $4.19 billion contract modification to produce different variants of the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft for three U.S. military services and the Japanese government. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will provide 39 CMV-22B units to the U.S. Navy, …

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SAIC Wins Potential $197M IDIQ to Help Sustain Navy Tactical Networks

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential five-year, $196.5 million contract to help the U.S. Navy sustain integrated tactical networks ashore and afloat. The contract contains a $116.2 million base value over a three-year period that runs through June 27, 2021, and a two-year option that could extend work …

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Raytheon Picked to Develop Prototype Under Navy UAV Swarming Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build a prototype naval platform for the U.S. Navy‘s Low Cost UAV Swarming Technology program under a potential $29.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday it selected the company for the development of the LOCUST “innovative naval prototype” …

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BAE Unit to Supply Additional Laser Guided Rockets Under $224M Navy Delivery Order Modification

A BAE Systems business unit has received a $224.3 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy to provide additional laser-guided rockets to domestic and foreign military sales customers. BAE’s information and electronic systems integration will build 10,185 more Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems II under lot 7 full-rate production, the Defense …

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HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Division Delivers USS Indiana Submarine to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has rolled out the latest Virginia-class, nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine to the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. HII said Monday USS Indiana, which it built through a partnership with General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Electronic Boat business and is the …

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Lockheed Lands Potential $84M Navy Contract for Aegis Test Site Operation, Maintenance

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $84 million contract to provide operation and maintenance support for Aegis development and test sites. Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will deliver configuration management, related equipment and supplies, technical engineering, quality and information assurance services for Aegis test sites under the …

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Lockheed Receives $503M F-35 Spares Delivery Order Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $503.2 million delivery order modification to provide F-35 air vehicle spares to the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and non-Defense Department participants. DoD said Friday the modification covers deployment and afloat spares packages and associated consumables needed to meet the delivery schedules for the aircraft. …

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