Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/03/2017

CSC, HPE Services Division Unveil Combined IT Services Firm DXC Technology

Computer Sciences Corp. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services division have officially launched DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) to offer a range of information technology services to public and private sector clients…
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Lockheed Wins Potential $288M Contract to Build Army’s Laser-Based Training System

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential seven-year $288 million contract to build a laser-based training device for the U.S. Army to simulate the firing capacity of soldiers and combat vehicles as well as test the engagement effects of multiple weapons…
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Australia Unveils $27B Tender for Future Frigate Construction

Australia’s defense ministry has issued requests for tender on a $26.7 billion frigate shipbuilding program to down-selected offerors BAE Sytems, Fincantieri and Navantia. The ministry said Friday it aims to build nine warships that will conduct maritime warfare operations, such as anti-submarine missions, under the Future Frigate project…
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BAE Receives $50M Subcontract From Lockheed to Provide UK F-35 Engineering, Maintenance, Training Support

BAE Systems has secured nearly $50 million subcontract from Lockheed Martin to provide a range of support services for the U.K.’s F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Lockheed awarded the funds to the British defense company as part a three-year, $100 million contract from the Defense Department‘s F-35 Joint Program Office, BAE said Friday…
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Raytheon Demos AN/SPY-6 Radar Capacity at Ballistic Missile Defense Exercise in Hawaii

Raytheon has showcased a company-built air and missile defense radar system during a ballistic missile defense exercise held at the U.S. Navy‘s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii…
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Paul Hertz: NASA, Japanese Counterpart Partner for X-ray Astronomy Telescope Devt Project

NASA and its Japanese counterpart JAXA will collaborate on the development of an orbiting X-ray astronomy telescope in an effort to replace an astronomy spacecraft that  malfunctioned in orbit last year, Space News reported Saturday…
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Report: Poland Seeks to Finalize $7.5B Contract for 8 Raytheon Patriot Batteries by November

Poland aims to finalize a potential $7.5 billion deal by November to procure eight Raytheon-built Patriot air-and-missile defense system batteries from the U.S. government in support of the Polish government’s Wisla program, Defense News reported Friday…
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Saab to Develop Anti-Ship Missile System for Sweden Under $358M Contract

Saab has received a potential nine-year, $358.4 million contract from Sweden’s defense material administration to develop and produce an anti-ship missile platform for integration with the country’s Visby-class corvette ships and Gripen E fighter jets…
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VIDEO: Pilots begin flights in new F-35 Lightning II simulator

A world-leading flight engineering simulator created by BAE Systems is ready to be “flown” by F-35 Lightning II pilots for the first time as they prepare for flight trials on the UK’s new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier next year…
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