General Dynamics Canada has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters with an integrated mission system to enhance the operational capability of the Peruvian Navy and its ability to meet the demands of modern maritime missions.
"The Peruvian maritime requirement shares many similarities with Canada and these demanding challenges lend themselves to the sophisticated technology developed and delivered into Canada's Aurora Incremental Modernization Program and the CH 148 Maritime Helicopter Project" says Brian Fava, vice president, General Dynamics Canada. "By leveraging this Canadian solution, the Peruvian Navy will gain real-time access to accurate and useful situational awareness intelligence provided by our integrated sensor suite, allowing operators to conduct complex surface and sub-surface maritime, blue water and littoral surveillance and search and rescue operations. We are proud to be part of this program."
Leveraging advanced sensor technologies, including General Dynamics' world-class Sonobouy Acoustics and Stores Management systems, the Peruvian mission system will collect and deliver information to on-board operators through an easily configured management system, providing the situational awareness required to detect, track and engage targets in a wide range of missions and scenarios.
General Dynamics Canada is negotiating with Kaman Aerospace, the Original Equipment Manufacturer of the SH-2G Super Seasprite aircraft to provide services related to this program. These services are expected to include the aircraft systems upgrade and installation of the General Dynamics Canada Mission System into the helicopter.
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General Dynamics won a $67 million contract to supply Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs) Peruvian Ministry on 24 July. The contract will see GDLS-Canada supply 32 personnel carrier variants of the LAV II family of vehicles with amphibious capability
Peru will place an order two Alenia Aermacchi C-27J Spartan aircraft by the end 2014 and will add another eight in the future, according to local press reports. Peru awarded an initial order for two aircraft in November 2013, worth about $122 million, and will now order another two for a similar price, according to Defense-Aerospace
Alenia Aermacchi has begun production of the first medium transport aircraft C-27J Spartan for the Peruvian Air Force, with delivery scheduled for March 2015. According to Defensa
Peru has signed a contract for the transfer of three Agusta Bell AB-412 helicopters of the Royal Dutch Navy to Navy of Peru, Peru Ministry of Defense said in a statement Monday. The helicopters will be used for search and rescue and medical evacuation and will complement the logistical ship BAP “Tacna” acquired from the Dutch Navy
Netherlands Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis Plasschaert announced in the parliament last week that Netherlands will be selling three used Bell AB-412 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters to Peru. The contract, which is expected to be signed at the end of January, includes spare parts, testing equipment and special tools
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General Dynamics announced today that it will partner Smith & Wesson to pursue the US Army's Modular Handgun System (MHS) solicitation to replace the M9 standard Army sidearm. The strategic partnership's Modular Handgun System will be based on the Smith & Wesson M&P Polymer Pistol platform
General Dynamics announced today that it has signed an agreement with Advanced Material Engineering (AME) to manufacture 40mm Air Burst Ammunition for the US military. AME is a subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics)
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