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Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, Curtiss-Wright, FLIR Systems
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems has been awarded a $68.5m contract modification by the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to restore the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62).
UK Defence Secretary launches Poseidon aircraft facility
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has launched a £132m facility to accommodate the nine new submarine-hunting Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) at RAF Lossiemouth.
GMB urges UK Government to award RFA contracts to local companies
A new investigation carried out by shipbuilding workers' union GMB has revealed that overseas shipyards are interested in competing for the major £1bn defence contract for the British Royal Navy’s three new Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships.
Curtiss-Wright to supply steam turbines for US Navy carrier CVN 80
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has awarded a contract to Curtiss-Wright for the delivery of main propulsion steam turbines and related auxiliary equipment.
Indra to deliver RIGEL system for Mexican Navy’s new POLA
Dutch shipbuilder Damen has entered an agreement with Indra for the delivery of its next-generation electronic naval defence system, RIGEL RESM / RECM.
HII wins support services contract for US Navy’s DDG 51-class vessels
The US Navy has awarded a new contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division to provide a range of services in support of the USS Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) programme.
Nammo to refurbish manufacturing facilities in Maryland, US
Norwegian missile manufacturer Nammo has received board approval for the refurbishment of its production facility in Indian Head, Maryland, US.
ManTech wins contracts to support USMC combat vehicles
ManTech International has secured two new contracts worth a combined $104.5m to support the US Marine Corps' (USMC) combat vehicles.
Lockheed Martin and Cobham partner to compete for NGJ-LB
Lockheed Martin and Cobham have partnered to compete for the development of a next-generation jammer low band (NGJ-LB) for the US Navy.
Deals this week: L3 Technologies, Huntington Ingalls, General Electric
L3 Technologies Inc has secured a $218.06m contract from the US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division to supply new training systems and modifications to the F/A-18C/D/E/F and EA-18G fighter aircraft.
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