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Big Deals in Short

Company               Amount               Event             From Whom

Sodena            Undisclosed       Completed              French Navy
                                    standardisig
                                    navigation on
                                    130 ships

Ametek            $2.4 million      Develop                     US DHS
                                    high-resolution
                                    portable radiation
                                    detection system

Textron           $325 million      Agreed to acquire        Overwatch
                                    core business and          Systems
                                    assets

Rosoboronexport   Not applicable    To co-operate on               DCN
                                    surface warship/
                                    submarine
                                    development

Harris            Undisclosed       Provide AN/                US Navy
                                    WSC-6E(V)9 satcom
                                    terminals for LCS

Qinetiq           Not applicable    Supply two remote       Royal Navy
                                    controlled fast
                                    inshore attack
                                    craft

Argon ST          $9.9 million      Provide engineer           US Navy
                                    support services
                                    for C4ISR systems

Boeing            Not applicable    Resumed test                 Darpa
                                    flights with
                                    A160 Hummingbird

Raytheon          $4.1 million      Demonstrate                 US DHS
                                    Vigilant Eagle
                                    in civilian
                                    environment

Qinetiq           $7.7 million      Deliver SAS sonar         Bluefin
                                    for Bluefin-12            Robotics
                                    underwater drones

Tadiran           $18 million       Supply                    African
Communications                      communication              country
                                    equipment

Barco             Undisclosed       Deliver vetronics           Thales
                                    displays for
                                    Belgian Pandur
                                    upgrades

Danish Aerotech   DKK 200 million   Supply mechanical             Saab
                                    and electrical
                                    parts for Gripen

ITT               $545 million      Provide spectrum          US DIS A
                                    engineering support

ST Kinetics       Not applicable    Agree to setup        BF Utilities
                                    defence company
                                    in India

Textron Systems   Undisclosed       Completed sale of         Turkish
                                    Sensor Fuzed Weapon      Air Force

BAE Systems       $3.3 million      Produce ALQ-131 and   US Air Force
                                    -184 electronic
                                    attack pods

Savi Technology   Not applicable    RFID products                China
                                    approved for
                                    country-wide use

Swedish FMV       Undisclosed       Signed contracts             Italy
                                    to develop
                                    next-generation
                                    radar

Lockheed Martin   $10 million       Completed             US Air Force
                                    requirements review
                                    for next-gen GPS

Rockwell          Undisclosed       Selected to lead             Darpa
Collins                             advanced radio
                                    technology
                                    programme

National          Undisclosed       Provide compliance       Microchip
Technical Sys.                      testing to the
                                    ZigBee wireless
                                    standard
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