Tag Archives: Germany

Vectrus CEO Chuck Prow Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Securing Major Contacts, Expanding Company’s Position With Federal Agencies

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Chuck Prow, president and CEO of Vectrus, has been inducted into the 2019  edition of Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena — for securing major contracts and expanding Vectrus’ position with numerous federal agencies.

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Frank St. John: Lockheed-MBDA Team Awaits German Missile Defense System RFP

Frank St. John, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s missiles and fire control business, told Defense News in an interview published Wednesday that Germany has reviewed a missile defense system the Bethesda, Md.-based company is offering through a partnership with MBDA. Lockheed originally teamed up with MBDA Deutschland and Leonardo in late 2016 to bid …

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AeroVironment Delivers Maritime UAS to German Navy

AeroVironment has delivered a NATO-compliant maritime unmanned aircraft system to Germany’s navy. The company said Monday the Puma UAS is designed to be used with existing naval vessels without the need for extensive modifications. The units are fitted with the Mantis i45 sensor and remote video terminals to provide surveillance capabilities. Germany …

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Sikorsky Unveils Industrialization Plan to Back Bid for Germany’s Heavy Lift Helicopter Program

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky subsidiary has introduced an industrialization plan that seeks to advance partnership with the German aerospace and defense industry in support of its effort to compete for the European country’s heavy lift helicopter program. Sikorsky and Rheinmetall Group agreed to team up in February to offer the former’s CH-53K King Stallion helicopter …

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Report: Raytheon, Rheinmetall Seek to Offer Germany Integrated Air Defense System

Raytheon and Rheinmetall have partnered to offer a suite of integrated air defense systems to Germany that could potentially rival Lockheed Martin‘s antimissile system offering for the German military, Defense News reported Friday. The partnership seeks to propose the Raytheon-built Patriot system in case Germany decides to explore other options for its Taktisches …

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Sikorsky Concludes CH-53K Envelope Expansion Tests

Lockheed Martin has announced the completion of envelope expansion flight tests of the Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion helicopter at a facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. The CH-53K aircraft lifted a 36,000-pound external payload during a flight demonstration held Feb. 10 at Sikorsky’s facility in Florida, Lockheed said Wednesday. Sikorsky conducted the external lift flight …

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Report: Lockheed-Rheinmetall Team to Compete for Germany’s Helicopter Replacement Contract

Lockheed Martin and Rheinmetall have agreed to team up for a potential $4.9 billion contract to provide the German military with new heavy-lift helicopters designed to replace its current fleet of CH-53G aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. The partnership came nearly two months after Germany cleared a plan to begin the competition for the …

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Navy Exercises Raytheon Contract Options for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Support

Raytheon has received a one-year, $37.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to support the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile design agent. The modification exercises options under a previously awarded ESSM program support contract and covers missile technical engineering and in-service support, the Defense Department said Wednesday. ESSM is an international …

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