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Lockheed Tapped For C2BMC Development | DoS Approved FMS To Iraq | Netherlands Ordered More Ground Master

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 06:00
Americas Lockheed Martin won a $46 million order by the US Navy, which provides non-recurring engineering for the development, integration, testing, and deployment of the MH-60 aircraft product line system configuration 26 fleet release for all MH-60 air platform variants, to include baseline management integrated management planning, integrated development environment support, support equipment baseline management, […]
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GD Tapped For Abrams | Hungary Welcomed 1st Millenium | Germany sends Additional Patriots To Ukraine

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 16:00
Americas General Dynamics Land Systems  was awarded a $21,998,374 modification for Abrams systems technical support. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 15, 2025. Fiscal 2024 research, development, test, and evaluation, Army funds in the amount of $21,998,374 were obligated at the time of the award. Army […]
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BAE Tapped For More ACV-P For The Marines | Most Of Iranian Drones Headed Towards Israel Intercepted | Saab Contracted By British Army For ILT-D

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 06:00
Americas BAE Systems has been awarded $25 million to provide the US Marine Corps with more Amphibious Combat Vehicle-Personnel units (ACV-P) under its fourth order for full-rate production. The deal is a follow-on order to a previously-awarded $181-million contract for the vehicles. The agreement also covers the vehicles’ fielding and sustainment costs, as well as support […]
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US Army Wants More Commercial Tech | DoS Approved FMS To Saudi Arabia | JCG Orders Additional Airbus H225 Helicopters

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 06:00
Americas Insitu Inc. won a $84 million modification, which increases the contract ceiling to procure six RQ-21A and 20 ScanEagle unmanned air vehicles (UAS) including payloads and turrets; support equipment; spares and special tooling. Additionally, this modification procures services to include training, site surveys, engineering and technical and repair of repairable in support of the […]
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From Dolphins to Destroyers: The ScanEagle UAV

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 05:58
ScanEagle launch (click to view full) ScanEagle’s base Insight UAV platform was originally developed by Washington state’s Insitu, Inc. to track dolphins and tuna from fishing boats, in order to ensure that the fish you buy in supermarkets is “dolphin-safe”. It turns out that the same characteristics needed by fishing boats (able to handle salt […]
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FlightSafety Tapped For KC-36 Training System | DoS OKs Hawk Missile Systems Support For Ukraine | Serbia Plans To Procure 12 Rafales

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 06:00
Americas FlightSafety International Defense Corp. won a $7.9 million modification for the exercise of the KC-46 Aircrew Training System. The contract modification will provide an additional weapon system trainer, additional learning management workstations, systems engineering and program management, as well as new refresher training scenarios. Work will be performed at Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and is […]
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1st Naval CMV-22B Arrived For East Coast | Norinco Started VN22 6×6 Production | Taiwan Plans To Deploy Hsiung Sheng Missiles

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 06:00
Americas The US Navy’s transition to the CMV-22B Osprey for its long-range and medium-lift aerial logistics missions took a significant step forward on April 5, with the arrival of the first tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the East Coast at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 40, nicknamed “Mighty Bison,” received the first […]
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Cochin Shipyard Inked Repair Agreement With USN | UK Delivered Land Rover Parts To Lebanon | South Korea Sent 2nd Spy Satellite To Space

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 05:00
Americas India’s Cochin Shipyard Limited has signed a maintenance and repair agreement with the US Navy. The third Master Shipyard Repair Agreement with an Indian company follows agreements with Larsen & Toubro in 2023 for Mazagon Dock and Kattupalli Port. The US Navy’s effort to expand maintenance and repair centers in the Indo-Pacific stems from the […]
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Delivery of 1st CE-145C Vigilance to RCAF | Austal Started LCU Construction in Mobile | RAF Eurofighters Arrived in Romania

Mon, 04/08/2024 - 06:00
Americas The US Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) has a news article on the delivery of the first Beechcraft King Air 350ER, designated CE-145C Vigilance in Canada, to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) on February 22nd. This marks the initial phase of a program that will see a total of three CE-145C Vigilance aircraft […]
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Raytheon Tapped For Tomahawk Modernization | Lithuania Adopts New National Defense Development Program | Denmark Updates Its T-17

Fri, 03/29/2024 - 05:00
Americas Raytheon won a $287 million modification, which adds scope to provide for recertification and modernization of 166 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round Missiles (142 for the Navy and 24 for Foreign Military Sales customers) in support of enabling the missiles to be operational for up to an additional 15 years of service. Additionally, this modification […]
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Argentina To Buy F-16s From Denmark | Saab’s Arexis Suite Might Be Integrated Into Eurofighters | Indonesia Commissioned Turkish Tanks

Thu, 03/28/2024 - 05:00
Americas The US Army’s Apache helicopter is once again facing public scrutiny after a crash Monday night at a military base in Washington state. A Boeing-made AH-64E attack chopper assigned to the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade plunged to the ground while participating in a routine training exercise, injuring its two pilots. A spokesperson at the […]
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Boeing Tapped For Poseidon Tapped | Spain To Send Leopards To Ukraine | Rheinmetall Supplies German Armed Forces With Carriers

Wed, 03/27/2024 - 05:00
Americas Boeing won a $10 million modification, which adds scope to procure ancillary support for three Navy P-8A aircraft and one retrofit kit for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) P-8A aircraft with Increment Three Engineering Change Proposal Six Capabilities. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida (79.6%); San Antonio, Texas (10.9%); and Mesa, Arizona […]
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Life Cyle Tapped For DDG 51 IPS | Saab To Develop Concept For Next-Gen Swedish Fighter | South Korea Contracted LIG Nex1 For Missile

Tue, 03/26/2024 - 05:00
Americas Life Cycle Engineering was awarded a $50 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the DDG 1000 Class Integrated Power System (IPS); the DDG 51 Class Flight III and New Construction IPS; the Advanced Missile Defense Radar Support Power Conversion Module IPS; and the DDG (X) Land Based Test Site IPS. Work will […]
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Adding Arleigh Burkes: H.I.I. Steps Forward for DDG-51 Restart

Tue, 03/26/2024 - 04:58
DDG-110 Construction (click to view full) In April 2009 Bath and Ingalls agreed to the Navy’s surface combatant plans, thus heralding a significant restructuring within the American naval shipbuilding community. Under the agreements, the USA would end production at 3 Graf Spee sized DDG-1000 Zumwalt Class “destroyers,” but shift all production from the Congressionally-mandated joint […]
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USAF Asks For NGAS Engines | US Tinkering With High Energy Lasers In Iraq | BAE Builds New Nuke Subs For Downunder

Mon, 03/25/2024 - 05:00
Americas Mid-Atlantic Technical and Executive Consulting LLC won a $10.4 million firm-fixed modification to a previously awarded contract. This modification adds scope through additional contract line-item numbers for technical evaluation, proposal evaluation, cost analysis, price analysis, and negotiation support services in support of the air vehicle production and sustainment efforts for the F-35 Joint Strike […]
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USAF Asks For NGAS Engines | Iraq Procures New Anti-Aircraft Weapons | India Created AH-64E Squadron

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 05:00
Americas The US Air Force is asking industry partners for engines to power its Next-Generation Air Refueling System (NGAS) aircraft. A request for information (RFI) released Monday states that the service will accept new or existing propulsion systems provided that they meet all requirements. It will also consider options to modify or upgrade existing aircraft engines […]
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HII Tapped For Ford Class Switchboards | DoS Approved Javelin Deal To Morocco | DoS Approved Abrams Deal To Bahrain

Thu, 03/21/2024 - 05:00
Americas The dream of equipping the AC-130J Ghostrider gunship with a high-energy laser weapon system has come to an end. The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has officially shelved its Airborne High Energy Laser (AHEL) program due to “technical challenges” encountered during integration and ground testing. The AHEL program aimed to provide a […]
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Armasuisse Started Tiger Delivery To US | Kongsberg NASAMS Delivery Times To Be Improved | Belgium Approved More Military Aid For Ukraine

Wed, 03/20/2024 - 05:00
Americas The Swiss Federal Office for Armaments (armasuisse) has started delivery of 22 decommissioned F-5E/F Tiger II fighter jets to the United States. The first aircraft was picked up by the United States Marine Corps (USMC) on March 18 from Emmen Air Force Station aboard a Lockheed KC-130J transport aircraft. The sale, finalized in 2020, […]
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US Space Force Awarded Boeing For WGS Constellation | Niger Breaks Off Military Cooperation With US | Japan Approves approves Export of F-X Jet

Tue, 03/19/2024 - 05:00
Americas Lockheed Martin won a $21 million modification, which exercises an option to provide maintenance and sustainment operations of the Australia, Canada and United Kingdom Reprogramming Laboratory facilities and systems for the F-35 A/B aircraft program. Work will be performed in Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, and is expected to be completed in April 2025. […]
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Embraer & ST Engineering Explore JVs Across Asia And South America | Naval Group Co-Develops NCMS For UAE | HII Delivers REMUS 620 To Indo-Pacific

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 05:00
Americas Lt. Col. Joel “Thermo” Thesing, an F-15C instructor pilot from the 123rd Fighter Squadron of the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Wing, became the unit’s first aviator to take the controls of the highly anticipated F-15EX fighter jet. This inaugural flight marks a significant step forward as the 142nd Wing prepares to transition its […]
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