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Pentagon awards contract to Gulfstream for service on C-20, C-37

Pentagon awards contract to Gulfstream for service on C-20, C-37

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Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Gulfstream Aerospace a contract for two different twin-engine, turbofan aircraft used for transporting high-ranking government and Defense Department officials.The terms of the agreement were announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, awarding Gulfstream Aerospace with a deal not-to-exceed more than $ 118.2 million.The contract modifies a previous award under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract with a five-year option period in support of the C-37 and C-20 aircraft, which aims to provide uninterrupted contractor support and logistics for the aircraft.The C-37 and C-20 are both twin-engine, turbofan aircraft, sporting engines made by BMW and Rolls Royce, and have the same 20-person passenger capacity. The C-20 cost around $ 37 milli...
Arsenal to open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere in the New Year, reveals Arsene Wenger

Arsenal to open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere in the New Year, reveals Arsene Wenger

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Jack Wilshere is set to be offered a new contract at ArsenalFriday, December 15, 2017Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed the club will open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere ‘at the end of this month’.The midfielder’s current deal is set to expire in the summer and, having spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, it was widely expected he would leave the Gunners to seek more regular game time.But Wilshere has been eased back into the team since his return to full fitness, and Wenger has now branded the 25-year-old ‘an Arsenal man’ and said he wants him to stay.Asked about Wilshere contract situation and his performance against West Ham – his first 90 minutes for Arsenal in over three years – the boss said: “He's been very patient and works very hard.“We'll talk to him at the e
State Department approves $1.1B contract for support of Qatari F-15QA aircraft

State Department approves $1.1B contract for support of Qatari F-15QA aircraft

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Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The State Department announced Wednesday a possible foreign military sale of F-15QA multi-role fighter aircraft program support services to Qatar for a total estimated cost of $ 1.1 billion.State Department officials said that the potential foreign military sale supports the "foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States," as "Qatar is an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Persian Gulf region."The $ 1.1 billion dollar contract is for multiple construction services, cybersecurity and force protection infrastructure in support of Qatar's McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle fleet. Ten U.S. government civilians will also work directly with Qatar to support construction, cybersecurity and force protection efforts there.The State ...
Eurofighter companies add on to Belgian contract bid

Eurofighter companies add on to Belgian contract bid

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Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Eurofighter consortium companies will try to develop national innovation centers in Belgium if Eurofighter is chosen to replace Belgium's F-16 aircraft.The commitment by BAE Systems, Airbus Defense and Space, Leonardo and missile systems company MBDA came in the form of endorsements signed in Brussels during British Minister for Defense Procurement Harriett Baldwin's visit to the office of Eurofighter companies. {link: A Eurofighter release: "https://www.eurofighter.com/news-and-events/2017/10/eurofighter-companies-commit-to-supporting-development-of-national-innovation-centres-for-belgium" target="_blank"} said the endorsements are for two innovation centers, one in Flanders and one in Wallonia."With the support of our partner companies across Europe, we are delighted to ...
Valero awarded $157M fuel contract for Israel

Valero awarded $157M fuel contract for Israel

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Oct. 16 (UPI) -- In a new deal struck between the Defense Logistics Agency and Valero Marketing and Supply Co., Pentagon officials announced Friday the allocation of $ 157 million to the Texas-based company in search of various types of fuel.The contract is designed to be a fixed-price in terms of base cost, but the deal does take into account economic-price-adjustments, so the totality of the contract can be adjusted upward or downward depending on external market factors.The contract acquisition was said to be competitive among the four defense contracting companies who submitted proposals to the Defense Department. The award is a one-year base contract with a one-year option period, plus a 30-day carryover. Work will occur in Texas, with a completion data of Sept. 30, 2017.The work comp...