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Report: Some Contractors Launch Efforts to Continue Defense Work Amid Clearance Backlog

Report: Some Contractors Launch Efforts to Continue Defense Work Amid Clearance Backlog - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Companies such as Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics have initiated measures to continue development work on defense contracts amid the rising security clearance backlog, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. The National Background Investigations Bureau said the number of individuals seeking security clearances has climbed to nearly 500K in the …

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Report: Singapore Evaluates Potential F-35 Aircraft Purchase

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Rick Edwards, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s international business, has said that Singapore is eyeing a potential future procurement of F-35 fighter aircraft,  Reuters reported Thursday. Edwards told Reuters at the Singapore Airshow that the company held preliminary talks with Singapore’s government about the F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing variant. An …

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Reuters: Lockheed Eyes New MBDA Proposal on Potential $5B German Missile Defense System

Reuters: Lockheed Eyes New MBDA Proposal on Potential $5B German Missile Defense System - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has said it expects its partner MBDA to submit a proposal to Germany’s defense ministry by early August to begin negotiations with the country’s government on a potential $4.5 billion missile defense system, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes that Rick Edwards, executive vice president of Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business, has indicated negotiations for the Medium Extended …

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