Aerospace

Boeing set for another WGS satellite

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338,700,000 USD
Announcement Date: 
07/31/2012

The U.S. Air Force has given Boeing a $338.7 million contract modification to produce and launch another Wideband Global SATCOM satellite.

The satellite will be the 10th WGS satellite produced for the service and will include an enhanced Wideband Digital Channelizer upgrade, which provides a 90 percent improvement in satellite bandwidth.

It is already being incorporated into the WGS eight and nine and comes with no additional cost to the government.

Singapore Airlines Unit Orders 54 Boeing Jets

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4,900,000,000 USD
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08/03/2012

A unit of Singapore Airlines Ltd. on Friday announced an order for 54 Boeing Co. aircraft valued at US$4.9 billion. The deal marks the biggest single purchase in six years for regional unit SilkAir, which operates jets from Boeing rival Airbus.

The commitment includes 23 single-aisle 737-800 planes and 31 737 Max-8s, but the carrier has the option of switching to other variants of the aircraft if needed, Singapore Airlines said in a statement to the Singapore Exchange. The unit also has the option of increasing the order by 14 jets.

SELEX Galileo signs 17M EUR contract for SIMBIO-SYS phase B2/C/D for the BepiColombo space mission

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17,000,000 EUR
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01/26/2011

SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, has signed a contract worth over 17 million Euros
with the Italian Space Agency (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, ASI) for the development and
production of the SIMBIO-SYS instrument for the European Space Agency (ESA)’s
BepiColombo mission. The total value of contracts awarded to SELEX Galileo for the
SYMBIO-SYS exceeds 33 million Euros.
BepiColombo is an unmanned mission to Mercury to observe the planet and surrounding
environment, and is one of the cornerstones of the ESA's long-term science programme. The

Lockheed supports rocket booster program

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250,000,000 USD
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5 years
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12/07/2011

DENVER, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin reports it has received a U.S. Air Force contract to support the demonstration program for the Reusable Booster System.

The five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a value of as much as $250 million. The first task order under it is worth $2 million.

"We are very pleased to be selected by the Air Force to support them on the Reusable Booster System program," said John Karas, Lockheed Martin Space System's vice president and general manager of Human Space Flight.

Embraer Signs Agreement With China’s CDB Leasing Co. Ltd

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2,200,000,000 USD
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3 years
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12/10/2009
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12/31/2012

Embraer and CDB Leasing Co., Ltd.(CLC), headquartered in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This agreement for aircraft financing and leasing could come to as much as US$ 2.2 billion over the next three years. CLC is the major financial leasing company held by the China Development Bank (CDB), and one of the most important international aviation financing institutions. CDB is a stateowned financial institution that maintains the same credit rating as the Government of China.

Embraer Sells Two Embraer 190 Jets to Aircraft Asset Management

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79,000,000 USD
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12/23/2009
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12/31/2010

Embraer and Germany’s Aircraft Asset Management AAM GmbH & Co. KG have signed a firm order for two EMBRAER 190 jets. The deal is valued at US$ 79 million, at list price, and is already included in Embraer’s firm order backlog for the third quarter of 2009 as “undisclosed”. The first aircraft was delivered to the operator, Augsburg Airways, last September, and the second is expected to join the airline’s fleet in 2010.

Embraer Sells Five Embraer 175 Jets to Oman Air

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177,500,000 USD
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11/17/2009
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12/31/2011

Embraer signed a contract, today, with Oman Air for the sale of five EMBRAER 175 aircraft from the E-Jets family. Four of the jets will be operated by the airline and one will serve with the Royal Omani Police. The newly ratified deal also includes purchase rights for another five aircraft. The total value of the firm order, at list price, is US$ 177.5 million, and could double if all purchase rights are converted. The first delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2011.

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MHI Receives Order for Launch Services of Korea Multipurpose Satellite-3

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01/12/2009
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03/31/2012

Tokyo, January 12, 2009 -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to launch the Korea Multipurpose Satellite-3 (KOMPSAT-3). The transaction, which Mr. Hideaki Omiya, President of MHI, signed the agreement in Korea on January12, represents the first satellite launch services order placed to MHI by an overseas customer. The launch is slated to take place in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012.

QinetiQ wins £23m electric propulsion contract for European mission to Mercury

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23,000,000 GBP
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09/02/2009

QinetiQ today announced that it has signed a £23m contract with EADS Astrium for the supply of the solar-electric propulsion system for European Space Agency’s (ESA's) BepiColombo spacecraft mission to the planet Mercury.

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