French defence company, Thales SA has issued 0.75% fixed-rate bonds due 07 June 2023 and carrying a coupon rate of 0.75% through a public offering.
The proceeds from the offering, amounting to $667.39m, will be used to repay the company's existing debt.
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation has purchased the assets of MIPNET Industries, a company that operates under the brand name JTT Composites, with the aim of expanding its product offerings.
Saint-Gobain is a US-based company engaged in providing high-performance and building materials for a variety of industries including defence and security.
The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has awarded a $3.205bn contract to The Boeing Company for the delivery of joint direct attack munition (JDAM) tail kits.
The new contract is a modification to a previously awarded contract and requires Boeing to supply JDAM strap-on inertial guidance kits through September 2020.
The US Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has awarded a $138.69m contract modification to United Launch Services LLC (ULA) to provide launch vehicle production services for the Atlas V 541 launch vehicle configuration.
The new contract also adds mission-specific commodities for previous missions and is scheduled for completion in September 2018.
The US Air Force Civil Engineer Center has awarded a $950m indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to 18 companies including Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide design and construction services.
Under the contract, Jacobs will provide architect-engineering (A-E) 2013, Title I and Title II services to support military construction at government facilities across the globe.