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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 08:40 AM

Lockheed Martin Scores The Two Biggest Defense Contracts Of The Week

http://www.businessinsider.com/defense-industry-contracts-one-big-winner-dominates-the-industry-this-week-2012-6



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But there were a couple of big awards going out for top-of-the-line tech, state of the art systems, and cool finds all around.


Lockheed is going to keep the grid on line
Lockheed Martin was awarded $1.9 billion to carry out the day-to-day operation of the Global Information Grid (GIG) network.


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They're also selling a bunch of F-35's already
Lockheed Martin also scored a contract for thirty five of the new Joint Strike Fighters for a variety of NATO nations.


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$20,000,000 worth of helmets
The Department of Defense is spending $21,616,200 on "foliage green advanced combat helmets" from Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) Co. of Pennsylvania.





Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/defense-industry-contracts-one-big-winner-dominates-the-industry-this-week-2012-6#ixzz1yF5OVGYX


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