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04:06 AM, August 2, 2017
Lockheed Martin Wins $158.5M To Upgrade Eight German P-3C Aircraft
German Navy P-3 Orion

Lockheed Martin is being awarded $158.5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Phase 2 mission system to upgrade mission computers, armament/ordnance systems and displays and controls on eight German P-3C aircraft.

The efforts also include upgrades to acoustic equipment of the aircraft.  It will provide for new mission and acoustic system avionics with a number of German-specific components to satisfy current and future North Atlantic Treaty Organization operational requirements, the US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday.

Work is expected to be completed in May 2022. 

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