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Israeli Navy To Procure Barak-8 System 
Israel’s navy will acquire the Barak-8 air and missile defense system, jointly developed with India, to arm its new corvettes and safeguard its economic zones and strategic facilities.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
AERO VODOCHODY performed first flight of first L-159T2 trainer for the Czech Air Force Aug. 2 at Aero Vodochody Airport. Three aircraft are due to be delivered by the end of this year.
Northrop’s IAMD Exercised In Army Test 
Northrop Grumman’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) was put through its paces during a recent five-week U.S. Army test at sites in New Mexico, Texas and Alabama, the company announced Aug. 15.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
BOEING has $16m U.S. Air Force contract for C-32 (Air Force Two) interior refresh, to make it more closely resemble the presidential section of the VC-25A (Air Force One).
Defense Market Intelligence Notes 
There will be a Defense Acquisition Board meeting this fall that nails down the cost and schedule of the F-35 Block 4, the Pentagon acquisition chief says.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN has $480m U.S. Air Force contract for air-launched rapid response weapon critical design review, test and production readiness support.
Agreement Signed For Sweden’s PAC-3 Buy 
Officials from the U.S. and Sweden on Aug. 10 formalized the agreement for Sweden to purchase Lockheed Martin’s Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN has $105m U.S. Navy contract for continued design maturation and development of contractually identified F-35 Block 4 common capabilities.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
Thailand has contracted Saab to upgrade the country’s national command and control system for air defense, which is based on the company’s 9AIR product.
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SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN has $302m U.S. Navy contract for ancillary mission equipment for F-35 Lightning II low-rate initial production Lot 12 aircraft for U.S. military, foreign military sales customers.
The Week Ahead In Aerospace & Defense 
This week Secretary of Defense James Mattis makes his first diplomatic trip to South America, visiting Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia to assess military-to-military relations.
Selected U.S. Military Contracts For The Week Of Aug. 6-10, 2018 
Sentient Digital Inc., doing business as Entrust Government Solutions, New Orleans, is awarded a total $49,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for information technology (IT) engineering support services.
NBAA To Honor Pete Agur With John P. ‘Jack’ Doswell Award 
The National Business Aviation Association will present its John P. “Jack” Doswell Award to Pete Agur at the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in October.
Western Aircraft Adds Challenger 300 To Charter Fleet 
Western Aircraft has added a Bombardier Challenger 300 business jet to WestAir’s FAA Part 135 air carrier and operator certificate.
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