Tuesday, 17 May 2022
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29m for work on Vale of Glamorgan defence academy
The company in charge of building a 12bn defence academy has received a 29m contract from the Ministry of Defence for early work on the project.
BBC News

EADS CEO Urges January Decision on A400M
The seven European governments renegotiating the terms of a 2003 contract for the long-delayed Airbus A400M military airlifter must come to a decision in the coming weeks, the head of European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co NV said Tuesday.
Wall Street Journal

Northrop Grumman Wins $577 Million Army Integrated Battle Command System Contract
The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation to develop the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) under a $577 million, five-year, cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for system design and development.
Your Defence News

Boeing: KC-X Fixed-Price Contract Likely To Stay
Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of Boeing's Defense, Space and Security Systems division, announced Jan. 11 that the Chicago-based firm is well positioned to meet the demands of a fixed-price contract for the U.S. Air Force's $35 billion KC-X tanker competition.
Defense News

20% of foot soldiers unfit to fight, MoD figures show
Almost 5,000 soldiers and officers - or 20% of army infantry personnel - are unfit for frontline combat duties, Ministry of Defence figures show.
BBC News

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