The US State Department has approved sale of 3,500 M1156 Precision Guided Kits for an estimated cost of $70 million to Netherlands.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Wednesday.
The Netherlands government has requested to buy 3,500 M1156 Precision Guided Kits. Also included are six PGK settable trainers; two PGK cut away models; 100 M76 PGK fuze wrenches; 10 Extended Length Artillery Projectile Extractors (ELAPEs); PGK technical data and publications; US Government engineering and technical support services; and other related elements of logistics and program support, US DSCA said in a statement Wednesday.
The proposed sale of PGK will provide a precision guided capability to 155mm artillery projectiles.
The principal contractor will be Orbital ATK. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.
Orbital ATK has announced the name its new three-stage rocket launch vehicle, OmegA meant for US Air Forces Evolved, Expandable Launch Vehicle (EEVLV) program and plans to carry out initial flights of intermediate configuration by early 2021. OmegA will provide intermediate- to heavy-class launch services for the Department of Defense, civil government and commercial customers beginning in three years, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. has reaffirmed its longstanding agreement with Orbital ATK related to Kratos exclusive rights to sell Oriole Solid Propellant Rocket Motors (SPRMs) for specific market areas, including Missile Defense related Threat Representative Targets, Suborbital Research and Sounding Rockets
Orbital ATK has won $86 million worth contract to fulfill requirements for the Afghanistan air force's AC-208 armed intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. “Orbital ATK, Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded an $86,402,055 firm-fixed-price, undefinitized contract action for the Afghanistan Air Force AC-208 armed intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft requirement,” the Department of Defense announced Thursday
Orbital ATK has won a developmental contract by the U.S
Orbital ATK has entered into a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to study potential integration of turbine and hypersonic engine technologies into a new aircraft propulsion system under DARPAs Advanced Full Range Engine (AFRE) program. The AFRE program seeks to develop a new aircraft propulsion system that could operate over the full range of speeds from conventional runway low-speed takeoff through hypersonic flight and then back to a conventional landing
NATO Support and Procurement Agency as Lead Nation has requested a possible sale of precision guided munitions kits. The components that comprise the kits are: five hundred (500) KMU-556 F/B Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits for GBU-31 2000-lbs; forty (40) KMU-557 F/B JDAM Kits for GBU-31 2000-lbs; one thousand five hundred (1,500) KMU-572 F/B JDAM Kits for GBU-38 500-lbs; one thousand (1,000) Munitions Adapter Unit (MAU)-210 F/B Enhanced Computer Control Groups (ECCGs) for GBU-48 1,000-lb EPII; three hundred (300) MAU-210 F/B ECCGs for GBU-49 500-lbs EPII; three hundred (300) MXU-650K/B AFGs for GBU-49 500-lbs EPII; one thousand twenty-five (1,025)...
The United States State Department has approved sale of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Unitary Rocket Pods and Army Tactical Missiles System (ATACMS) Unitary missiles for an estimated cost of $300 million to Bahrain. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today, DSCA said in a statement Friday
The Netherlands and the US signed a defense cooperation agreement that includes sharing of information about new technological systems for large equipment projects. The agreement signed by the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and US President Donal Trump deals with partnership on military equipment and operations, the Netherlands Ministry of Defense said in a statement Monday
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