L-3 Technologies has won a $10.5 million contract to provide a software upgrade and integration of the Canadian CF-18 operational flight program.
This upgrade is being done for the government of Canada under the US Foreign Military Sales program. The work is expected to be completed in November 2021, US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday.
The Canadian armed forces’ CF-18 platform was designed to engage aerial and ground targets as well as support air defense, aerobatic demonstration, air superiority, aerospace testing and evaluation, tactical support and training operations.
The Canadian government will include an assessment of bidders impact on Canadas economic interests as part of its plan to procure 90 new fighter jets to replace Boeing F/A-18 Hornet jets. An official statement to announce the launch of Competition to Replace Canadas Fighter Aircraft said, "As it is important to do business with trusted partners, the evaluation of bids will also include an assessment of bidders impact on Canadas economic interests
The Canadian government will announce its intention to buy a used fleet of older Australian F-18 fighter jets scrapping the plan to buy 18 new Super Hornets from Boeing. The decision comes amidst growing dispute with the US aerospace company,
Ukraine has sought defensive weapons from Canada similar to the $47 million US aid package approved by the US National Security Council. "The answer is definitely yes
The Government of Canada and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. are extending the submission deadline for the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the design of the Canadian Surface Combatant fleet to November 30, 2017
The US State Department has approved a $140 million sale of Raytheon-made AIM-120D Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) for use on Canadian F/A-18 aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on October 30, 2017
The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $73 million worth contract to L-3 Communications for upgrading the High Altitude Observatory (HALO) systems for carrying out the Ballistic Missile Defense System tests requirement. The contract announced by the Department of Defense on Friday has the basic contract ceiling being increased by $73,223,000 from $564,153,809 to a maximum of $637,376,809
L-3 Communications is awarded $12 million modification contract for Mk 20 electro-optical sensor systems, radar cross-section kits, engineering support services, and depot spares for both the US Navy and Coast Guard. The Mk 20 electro-optical sensor system is a major component of the Mk 34 gun weapon systems employed by the DDG 51-class destroyer, CG 47-class cruiser and Coast Guard offshore patrol cutters as well as ship classes of various allied nations, US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
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