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Northrop gets billions in US contracts
Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC.N) was awarded a U.S. Air Force contract boost, up to $3.4 billion, to support the radar-evading B-2 bomber, the Defense Department said on Wednesday.
Russia eyes landmark purchase of French ship
Russia wants to buy from France an advanced warship which can launch amphibious assaults, a general said on Wednesday.
Northrop Grumman awarded US$2.4 billion contract for USS Theodore Roosevelt Refueling and Complex Overhaul
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract valued at approximately $2.4 billion for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).
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UK looks to extend Eurofighter Typhoon's fatigue life
The UK has begun investigating the feasibility of extending the Eurofighter Typhoon's fatigue life beyond its nominal 6,000 flying hour limit. The move would prolong the availability of the Royal Air Force's early-build aircraft and extend the type's designated out-of-service date beyond 2030.
U.S. Army Awards General Dynamics $100 Million to Produce M2 Flex Machine Guns
The U.S. Army TACOM-Rock Island, Ill., has awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a four-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the production of M2 flex machine guns. Production under initial delivery orders valued at approximately $100 million is scheduled to be completed by April 2012.
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Defense firms hope for protector like Kennedy
Among the quietest yet most closely served constituencies of the late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy was the defense industry, which is hoping for a like-minded successor.
General Sir David Richards to take over as Army head
General Sir David Richards, takes over as the new head of the Army tomorrow. In Whitehall, he will have to fight to ensure he gets the equipment his men and women need to do the task - a challenge which left his predecessor Sir Richard Dannatt frequently at odds with ministers.