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Argentina Buys 6 Bell Helicopters | Poland Signs Hellfire Missile Deal | GE To Produce F414s in India

Fri, 02/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Northrop Grumman Systems won a $60.3 million cost reimbursable modification to a previously awarded contract. This modification adds scope to procure long lead components, material, parts, and associated support, in support of maintaining the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems production schedule for two unmanned air vehicles and one main operating base for the Navy. […]
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APY-10 For Poseidon | Sweden Contracted Saab For Carl-Gutafs | Norway Retires P-3 Orion

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Raytheon won a $23.2 million deal for the procurement of five APY-10 radar system weapon repairable assemblies (WRAs), for a total quantity of 43 WRAs in support of the P-8A aircraft. The delivery order does not include an option period. All work will be performed in McKinney, Texas. Delivery orders are expected to be […]
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P-3 Orion’s SMIP Program Keeps on Rolling

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 05:54
P-3 Orion, armed – note Sidewinder (click to view full) The P-3 Orion remains the USA’s main maritime patrol aircraft, and is also finding use in overland surveillance roles despite the fleet’s age. Earlier DID articles have noted the extra effort required to preserve the USA’s P-3C Orion maritime surveillance & patrol aircraft, along with […]
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US Tested SATCOM On Reaper | Denmark To Vastly Expand Its Defense Budget | Boeing, ST Engineering Might Set Up P-8A Service Center In Singapore

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas The US has tested an upgraded satellite communications (SATCOM) capability on an MQ-9 Reaper aerial drone during a multilateral exercise at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska. Led by the Air National Guard-Air Force Reserve Test Center (AATC), the demonstration is part of an effort to deploy the drone on future intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance […]
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Electric Boat Contracted For SSN Research Effort | Czech Republic Takes Over TITUS | Greek Drone Fired Thales Laser

Tue, 30/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Electric Boat won a $48.6 million modification for the Next Generation Submarine Science and Technology Research effort. The contract modification adds five new option periods. The proposed effort is to develop technologies for transition to the Virginia and Columbia submarine acquisition programs, and to provide technology options for the next SSN class that improve […]
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Lockheed To Provide B-2 Countermeasure Receivers | US Approves NASAMS Sale To Ukraine | Czech Republic and Sweden Finalized CV90 Negotiations a

Fri, 26/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Boeing won a $14.2 million order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement. This order provides manufacturing, assembly and delivery of various peculiar support equipment in support of the F/A-18E/F program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed in December 2026. Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems […]
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Rolls-Royce To Produce Osprey Engines | Poland Gets Warning Aircraft From Sweden | Japan Donates Vehicles To Ukraine

Wed, 24/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Rolls-Royce won a $21.5 million modification, which exercises an option for the production and delivery of eight AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 Osprey for the Navy. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is expected to be completed in November 2024. Fiscal 2023 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of […]
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Austal Tapped For T-AGOS 25 Design | Portugal Activated Its New Transport Squadron | DTI Delivered AAPCs To RTMC

Wed, 24/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Austal USA has received a $113.9 million deal to design the US Navy Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship (T-AGOS 25). The agreement includes a $3.2 billion option for the design and construction of up to seven T-AGOS vessels. Work on the first T-AGOS will take place at various US locations in partnership with L3Harris Technologies, […]
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NASA’s Rejuvenated F/A-18D Aircraft Nears Flight Certification | Boeing And Ives Introduced ACV | Taiwan Acquired 18 HIMARS

Tue, 23/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Sierra Nevada won a $56 million modification for the MC-130J Airborne Mission Networking program’s low-rate initial production. This modification provides for the procurement of production kits, spares, interim-contractor support, program management, and provisioning support. Work will be performed in Centennial, Colorado, and is expected to be completed May 19, 2023. Air Force Life Cycle […]
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Lockheed Tapped For JASSM Maintenance | Qatar Received 4th Al Zubarah Class Corvette | Indra Installed Lanza On Indian Navy Ship

Mon, 22/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Lockheed Martin won a $29.2 million modification for maintenance, additional tooling and equipment for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) Lot 19/20. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1,090,980,036. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be completed by January 31, 2026. Boeing is taking […]
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Canada And Latvia To Train Ukraine | UAE Canceled Helicopter Deal With Airbus | DoS Approved Chinook Sale To Germany

Tue, 16/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas On May 14, 2013, the Northrop Grumman X-47B made history by completing the first-ever catapult launch of an unmanned aircraft from an aircraft carrier. The successful launch from the USS George H.W. Bush marked a major milestone in the development of unmanned aerial vehicles for military operations. The X-47B had previously conducted numerous landings […]
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Lockheed Tapped For F-35 Capability | Germany Prepares Weapon Package For Ukraine | Indian C295 Has Completed Its Maiden Flight

Mon, 15/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Lockheed Martin won a $34.7 million modification, which provides program management, software engineering, software engineering transformation, and cyber support to develop the Beyond Line of Sight F-35 Capability. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (50%); and San Diego, California (50%), and is expected to be completed in February 2026. Fiscal 2023 research, […]
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US Marine Corps Gets 1st Reaper Under Joint Procurement Deal With USAF | UK Will Send Storm Shadows To Ukraine | SOCOM Develops C-130 Maritime Variant With Japan

Fri, 12/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas The US Marine Corps has taken delivery of its first MQ-9 Reaper drone under a joint procurement deal with the US Air Force. The delivery was part of a $136 million deal awarded to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems in 2022 for eight MQ-9s to be delivered to the marines this year. Boeing won a […]
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GD Tapped For CVN-75 | MBDA Produces CAMM For MMSC | Daimler Provides Lithuanian Army With Trucks

Thu, 11/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas General Dynamics NASCCO-Norfolk won a $8.5 million modification for the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) Fiscal 2022 planned incremental availability. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Virginia, and is expected to be completed September 2023. Fiscal 2022 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,164,156 will be obligated at the time of award […]
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Sikorsky Tapped For H-53 Support | Greece Considers Partnering With Lockheed For SSI Infrastructure Programs For F-35s | DoS Approved Hellfire Sale To Poland

Thu, 23/03/2023 - 05:00
Americas Sikorsky won a $120 million deal to provide logistics, engineering and modification install support for the H-53 helicopter for the Marine Corps, Navy, and Foreign Military Sales customers. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut; and various locations within the continental US, and is expected to be completed in March 2028. No funds will […]
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NG Submitted Mercury Bid | EU Agrees On Ammo Procurement For Ukraine | US Sells 220 Tomahawks To Australia

Tue, 21/03/2023 - 05:00
Americas Northrop Grumman has submitted a bid for the US Navy’s E-6B Mercury command, control, and communications aircraft replacement program. The US defense giant is offering its “weapons system integration and battle management leadership” for the E-6 recapitalization aircraft (E-XX) Take Charge And Move Out (TACAMO) program. The aircraft will be based on the C-130J platform.  […]
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Boeing Won $1B For Apache | Bahrain Gets 3 Jet Ranger X Helicopters | Slovakia Sends Mig-29 To Ukraine

Mon, 20/03/2023 - 05:00
Americas Boeing won a $1 billion modification for the Apache AH-64E full-rate production. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2027. The Apache attack helicopter is a combat proven aircraft manufactured by American aerospace and defence company Boeing […]
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USAF Will Not Buy Hypersonic Missiles In FY2024 | IAI Inked A Defense System MoU With Australia | Swedish FMV Demonstrated New BMS

Fri, 17/03/2023 - 05:00
Americas General Dynamics won a $9 million modification to exercise options on previously awarded contract N00024-23-C-4413 for the USS Arlington (LPD 24) fiscal 2023 docking selected restricted availability. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by September 2024. Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity. […]
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US Army Tapped Textron For Shadow Support | Finland Sends Leopard 2s To Ukraine | Lockheed Delivered First Indonesian C-130

Fri, 24/02/2023 - 05:00
Americas The US Army has exercised a $76.1-million option to provide extended support for its Shadow tactical aerial drones. Under the agreement, Shadow developer Textron Systems will continue to supply maintenance, logistics, and field services for the fleet through 2023. The effort is being coordinated with the Shadow systems’ ongoing transition to the Block III configuration, […]
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Raytheon To Provide APY-10 Kits For Poseidon | Edge Unveiled Skyshield | MoD Tested Drones Fo Ukraine

Thu, 23/02/2023 - 05:00
Americas Raytheon won a $77 million modification, which adds scope to procure five APY-10 Radar System production kits, as well as provide non-recurring engineering to address obsolescence issues within the Receiver Exciter Processors and Radar Data Centers in support of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the government of Germany. Work will be performed in McKinney, […]
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