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SAAB OFFERS U.S.-BASED PRODUCTION CAPABILITY FOR T-X TRAINER AIRCRAFT
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Boeing/Saab T-X

Source: Boeing


Boeing/Saab T-X

Source: Boeing


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WASHINGTON - Sweden-based Saab together with Boeing are competing to win the tender process to supply the United States Air Force with an advanced trainer aircraft. Saab will establish manufacturing and production capability in the United States for the T-X advanced trainer aircraft, should the Boeing and Saab solution be selected.

The final choice regarding location for production in the U.S. would be made based on what best serves the needs of the program, as well as Saab's own long-term strategy for growth.

The establishment of a new production capability would add to Saab's presence in the U.S., which includes solutions for radar and sensors, signature management, training and simulation, and support services, as well as for high resolution 3D mapping, air traffic management, and homeland security. Saab currently has seven operations in four states and the District of Columbia.

Source:  www.saabgroup.com
Associated URL: www.boeing.com/defense/t-x/index.page
Source Date: September 19, 2017
Posted: 09/19/2017

 
 
HEICO COMPLETES AEROANTENNA ACQUISITION
Friday, September 15, 2017
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HEICO Acquires AeroAntenna

Source: HEICO Flight Support Group


HEICO Acquires AeroAntenna

Source: HEICO Flight Support Group


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MIAMI - The Electronic Technologies Group of HEICO Corp has completed its acquisition of AeroAntenna Technology Inc. The deal is HEICO's largest-ever acquisition.

In August 2017, HEICO had entered into an agreement, subject to regulatory approval which was subsequently received, to acquire AeroAntenna. The purchase was completed under the previously announced terms.

Based in Chatsworth, California, AeroAntenna designs and produces active antenna systems for defense applications, precision-guided munitions, commercial aircraft, and other uses. The company's numerous antenna types include GPS, aircraft navigation, and satellite communications antennas.

HEICO said that AeroAntenna will continue to operate in its current location with its current management team in place, and that it does not expect any material staff turnover to result from the acquisition.

Source:  HEICO Corp
Source Date: September 15, 2017
Posted: 09/19/2017

 
 
KBRWYLE WINS $91 MILLION BOSS CONTRACT TO SUPPORT NAVY IN BAHRAIN
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Source: KBR


Source: KBR


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HOUSTON - KBR's Government Service business, KBRwyle, was awarded a $91 million, base operating support services contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic.

This is the latest in a series of base operations support service contracts awarded to the company, including two major contracts estimated at $956 million supporting Navy bases in Diego Garcia and Djibouti. KBRwyle now has on-going base operating support services work totaling more than $1B over the next eight years.

Under the terms of this latest contract, KBRwyle will support services at various locations within the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. KBRwyle will provide services including galley, housing, custodial, pest control, waste management, unarmed security force protection, grounds and landscaping, utilities, equipment maintenance and dispatch, personnel movement and material handling. The work is expected to be performed over the next eight years if all option years are exercised.

The company currently provides base operating support services in Bahrain at Isa Air Base in addition to operations and maintenance services at multiple U.S. military bases around the world.

Source:  www.kbr.com
Source Date: September 19, 2017
Posted: 09/19/2017

 

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