An offer for Turkey to buy Patriot missile defense batteries has officially expired following the delivery of Russian-made S-400 air-to-air defense systems in July, one government official confirmed Aug. 22. The Defense and State Departments had hoped for Ankara to procure the Raytheon [RTN]-made ...

Jacobs Engineering [JEC] on Tuesday said it would pay £250 million ($302 million) to acquire the nuclear branch of the Scotland-based John Wood Group. The deal is expected to be sealed in the first quarter of 2020, pending regulatory approval in the United Kingdom, according to the companies. ...

The Air Force released Aug. 14 its solicitation for the Orbital Services Program-4 (OSP-4) program to rapidly launch payloads within two years of task order award. The service’s Rocket Systems Launch Program Office, which sits under Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s (SMC) Launch ...

Sierra Nevada Corp. [SNC] has selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) forthcoming launch vehicle to help deliver cargo to the International Space Station beginning in 2021. SNC Chairwoman and President Eren Ozmen and CEO Fatih Ozmen announced Aug. 14 the company’s selection of ULA’s ...

Former Marine General and Defense Secretary James Mattis has been reelected to the Board of Directors of General Dynamics [GD], where he previously served on the board between August 2013 and January 2017. Mattis, 68, resigned last December as President Trump’s Defense Secretary due to a number ...