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Teledyne Technologies to Acquire FLIR Systems

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and ARLINGTON, Va. — Teledyne Technologies Inc. and FLIR Systems announced Jan. 4 they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Teledyne will acquire FLIR in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $8 billion. …

U.K. Carrier Strike Group Achieves Initial Operational Capability

LONDON — The United Kingdom Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) has reached Initial Operating Capability (IOC), meaning all elements of the group from fighter jets to radar systems to anti-ship weapons have been successfully brought together and operated, the…

Navy Awards Contract to Thoma-Sea Marine to Build 2 NOAA Ships

WASHINGTON — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) effort to recapitalize its aging fleet of research ships took a major step forward today with the U.S. Navy’s award of a $178.1 million contract to Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors LLC, Houma, Louisiana, for the…

F-35 Deliveries by Lockheed Martin in 2020 Total 123

FORT WORTH, Texas – Lockheed Martin delivered the 123rd F-35 aircraft of the year last week, the company said in a Dec. 28 release.   The 123rd aircraft is an F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant, built at the Cameri, Italy,…

Boeing Super Hornet Demonstrates Ski-jump Launch Capability

PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Dec. 21, 2020 – Boeing and the U.S. Navy proved recently that the F/A-18 Super Hornet can operate from a “ski jump” ramp, demonstrating the aircraft’s suitability for India’s aircraft carriers, the company said in a Dec. 21…

SENEDIA Launches BuildSubmarines.com to Support Sub Building Workforce

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) has launched a new website, www.BuildSubmarines.com, which will serve as a one-stop clearinghouse for careers and workforce development programs to support the submarine shipbuilding supply chain, the alliance said in a Dec….

Accenture Federal Services to Help Navy with Organizational Transformation

ARLINGTON, Va. — Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture, has been awarded a task order to help the U.S. Navy drive an enterprise transformation strategy to redesign its future plans and practices related to data, cloud, cybersecurity, architecture, investments, and talent to…

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