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Pratt & Whitney, Italian industry sign work agreements for F-35 Lightning II

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Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., has awarded long-term agreement contracts valued at $17 million over 10 years to four key Italian aerospace suppliers — Aerea S.p.A., APR S.r.l., Mepit S.r.l. and NCM S.p.A. — to manufacture F135 engine components for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. Pratt & Whitney…

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BAE Systems to produce assault amphibious vehicles for Japan

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BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to produce new Assault Amphibious Vehicles for the Japanese Ministry of Defense. This contract supports the ongoing development of an amphibious capability within the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. “We’re proud to support the Japanese military’s recapitalization by providing this enhanced amphibious capability,” said Dean Medland, vice president…

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BAE Systems lands $38 million U.S. Navy contract for vertical launching system canisters

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BAE Systems has received a $38.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide additional missile canisters for the Mk 41 Vertical Launching System. The company will supply more than 300 canisters of various configurations that will be used to store, transport, and launch different kinds of guided missiles from ships. BAE Systems has…

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Contract Briefs

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Boeing, Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $922,628,257 modification (PZ0011) to contract W58RGZ-14-C-0018 for 117 AH-64E remanufactured Apache helicopters.  Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2018.  Fiscal 2015 and 2016 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $922,628,257 were obligated at the time of the award. …

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Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training secures orders from Allegiant, Hawaiian Airlines

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Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training added contracts from Allegiant and Hawaiian Airlines to its list of orders for full flight simulators. At the end of 2015, the company signed a purchase agreement for an A320 full flight simulator for Hawaiian Airlines, which currently owns an A330 full flight simulator provided by LMCFT. This contract signified…

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Lockheed Martin mini-missile takes flight in new demonstration

Posted April 6, 2016 by

A Lockheed Martin-built Miniature Hit-to-Kill interceptor was successfully launched from a Multi-Mission Launcher in an engineering demonstration April 4 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The launch demonstrated the agility and aerodynamic capability of the MHTK missile, which is designed to defeat rocket, artillery and mortar targets at ranges greatly exceeding those of current and…

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Cubic’s advanced data link solutions integrated into Northrop’s Fire Scout

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Cubic Global Defense has announced that a Cubic designed and produced Wide Band Line of Sight data link system integrated into Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8C Fire Scout recently completed a successful operational assessment.

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Mercury Systems receives order for electronic warfare application

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Mercury Systems, Inc. has received a $15.4 million follow-on order from a key government agency to deliver a sophisticated radio frequency digital and processing subsystem solution for an advanced electronic warfare application. The order was received in the Company’s fiscal 2016 third quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters. “This…

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MTS to acquire Sensor Producer PCB Group for $580 million

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MTS Systems Corporation, a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, announced April 6 that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement where MTS Systems Corporation will acquire 100 percent of PCB Group Inc. for $580 million through a merger of a newly formed subsidiary of MTS into PCB, with PCB…

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Contract Briefs

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Boeing Directed Energy and Strategic Systems, Albuquerque, N.M., has been awarded a $275,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research, engineering, and program management to advance scientific and technical knowledge of ground-based space-superiority capabilities and technology, and then apply and transition that knowledge to achieve Air Force and national goals. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force…

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