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BAE Systems Secures Second Task Order from NAWCAD to Modernize DoN’s LAIRCM System; Pete Trainer, CAPT Steven Nassau Quoted

Pete Trainer

BAE Systems has secured a prime position on a five-year, $26.7 million task order from the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s (NAWCAD) Aircraft Prototyping Systems Division to install, integrate, and test the Department of the Navy (DoN) Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) system, the company reported on Monday

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Lockheed Martin Receives 3rd Installment of $3B Multiyear Award from U.S. Government to To Deliver 50 C-130Js; Rod McLean Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Lockheed Martin its third multi-year award, with a total value of $3 billion, for the delivery of 50 C-130J Super Hercules, the company announced on Monday.

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Pentagon Increases Major Defense Procurement Cost Estimate to $2T

The Department of Defense’s cost estimates for the acquisition of major weapons platforms climbed from $1.92T in 2017 to $2T in 2018 covering 87 programs. According to the annual Selected Acquisition Reports, the total program costs for DoD rose by 4 percent to $624.1B driven by the F-35 program. The total acquisition cost of the program jumped by $15.3B in base year 2012 dollars.

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Aircraft Systems Top Marine Corps’ FY 2018 Unfunded Priorities List

The U.S. Marines Corps has submitted its fiscal year 2018 unfunded priorities list to Congress, which requests a total of $3.18 billion including $2.36 billion for aircraft and aviation systems procurement, USNI News reported Monday. The list includes two Sikorsky-built CH-53K Super Stallion heavy lift helicopters worth $287.7 million; four Lockheed Martin-made KC-130J transport …

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