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  • BAE-Built 3D Radar Completes Sea Trials Aboard UK Type 23 Frigates - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE-Built 3D Radar Completes Sea Trials Aboard UK Type 23 Frigates

    A BAE Systems-built radar system has completed three years of sea-based trials on the U.K. navy’s Type 23 frigates and has been integrated onto a Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, landing platform dock assault ship and landing platform helicopter assault ship. BAE said Wednesday it has also installed the company’s Artisan 3D radar at the U.K. ministry of defense’s land-based test site in Portsmouth, […] More

  • Lockheed Delivers 30th Merlin Mk2 Helicopter to UK Military - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Delivers 30th Merlin Mk2 Helicopter to UK Military

    Lockheed Martin has delivered a 30th updated Merlin Mk2 helicopter to the U.K.’s military during a ceremony at a Leonardo facility in Yeovil, England. The delivery was part of a $985.2 million contract that required 30 Mk1 helicopters to be upgraded in support of the British navy, the company said Thursday. Each helicopter contains new radars, sonar systems, infrared cameras and large flat, […] More

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    Romanian Hacker Attacks UK Navy Website

    The British Royal Navy was forced to take down its website after it was compromised by hackers, the Ministry of Defence announced earlier this week, Reuters reports. Visitors to www.royalnavy.mod.uk were greeted with a message that said, “Unfortunately the Royal Navy website is currently undergoing essential maintenance. Please visit again soon.” The breach came only […] More

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