Macro Industries is being awarded a $28 million contract for a maximum of 200 sets of panels and hardware for a light-weight floor ballistic protection system for the V-22 Osprey aircraft.
Work is expected to be completed in December 2022, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday.
The installed set shall pass qualification testing and shall provide ballistic protection to the specified floor area in the cargo and cockpit compartments while maintaining access to all aircraft tie down points, litter attachment points and the cargo hook well doors.
The system shall be modular, to allow partial installation based on mission requirements. The system shall also be corrosion/fluid resistant & durable enough to withstand operational rigor, according to an RFP issued by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in May this year.
Ballistic protection systems are intended to protect the helicopter from small arms fire when it comes in to land in a combat situation.
Bell-Boeing is being awarded $40 million modification contract for the procurement of long-lead components associated with the manufacture and delivery of four fiscal year 2018 Lot 22 MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for the government of Japan. Work is expected to be completed in September 2018, US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Rolls-Royce has won $115 million contract for the procurement of production and spare AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 Osprey. This contract provides for the procurement of 56 V-22 AE1107C engines, including 36 production engines for the Marine Corps, and 16 production and 4 spare engines for the government of Japan, the US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Up to six MV-22 Ospreys with the US Marine Corps will join a US-Japan military exercise from Friday, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters in Tokyo Tuesday settling doubts about the fitness of the aircraft which had crashed off Australia last week. "Japan also believes there is important significance in the Osprey's participation in the exercise
Bell-Boeing is being awarded $57 million modification to a previously awarded contract for non-recurring engineering and the retrofit of one MV-22 aircraft in support of the V-22 Common Configuration-Readiness and Modernization (CC-RAM) Program. CC-RAM is an aircraft readiness improvement initiative to modify MV-22 aircraft to a Block C common configuration, US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office (JPO) has won a $138 million Navy engineering contract from US department of defense to develop and test the V-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft for Japan. “Bell-Boeing JPO, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $138
Bell-Boeing JPO has won $35 million for software and hardware upgrades in support of 28 flight training devices of V-22 helicopters. This order procures software and hardware upgrades for 28 flight training devices necessary to integrate aircraft software version B 6-01/C 4
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