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BAE to Help Vertex Aerospace Support Marine Corps’ AV-8B Harrier Fleet

AV-8B Harrier

BAE Systems has signed a nine-year agreement with Vertex Aerospace to increase the availability of the U.S. Marine Corps’ AV-8B Harrier II fleet. "This new contract with Vertex Aerospace ensures we can continue to apply our expertise to support the U.S. Marine Corps in their crucial operations,” said Tom Fillingham, senior vice president of US Programs at BAE Systems Air.

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Navy Awards Kratos Contract Modification for Aerial Target System Sustainment, Ops

Kratos

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions will perform engineering and logistics for BQM-177A aerial target systems under a new U.S. Navy-awarded $3.6M contract option that follows the completion of the full rate production effort. Steve Fendley, president of Kratos' unmanned systems division, said in a statement posted Thursday the company has begun operations and sustainment activities for the Navy's sub-sonic aerial target as part of the program's life cycle.

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AAR Lands $148M Follow-On Award for Navy Transport Aircraft Logistics Support; Nick Gross Quoted

Nick Gross, SVP of Integrated Solutions for AAR

AAR has secured a $148 million follow-on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Naval Air Systems Command maintain and operate the U.S. Navy's C-40A transport planes. Nick Gross, senior vice president of integrated solutions at AAR, said the award marks the second consecutive for the company to “We are proud to have been selected for the second consecutive time to provide logistics support services to the C-40A fleet.

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Boeing Wins $800M in FMS Contracts for Qatari Air Force Training, Support; Tim Buerk Quoted

Tim Buerk Director Boeing

Boeing has been awarded three foreign military sales (FMS) contracts, valued at more than $800 million, with the U.S. Air Force for training services and support in the Middle East. “The tailored training and sustainment delivered by our team, coupled with Boeing’s platform expertise, allows us to deliver a holistic solution,” said  Tim Buerk, director of Middle East defense services for Boeing.

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Leidos Names Retired Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams Defense Group Logistics VP; Gerry Fasano Quoted

Darrell Williams VP Leidos Defense Group

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams has joined Leidos as vice president of defense group logistics, the company announced Thursday. He will support the planning, oversight and execution of logistics activities across the group, as well as drive innovation into corporate-wide logistics offerings. Williams most recently served as director of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

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