Boeing and Raytheon have been awarded two United States (US) Navy contracts, worth $16.4 million combined, for P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft support effort, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday.
Boeing has won $9.2 million modification contract to provide Air Launch Accessory (ALA) and ALA shipping container for the ALA of the High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapon Capability (HAAWC) in support of the P-8A integration. Work is expected to be completed by May 2020.
Raytheon has won the $7.1 million contract for the repair of the APY-10 radar system used in support of the P-8A aircraft. Work is expected to be completed by January 2021.
Boeing has experienced a decline in deliveries of its defense products in 2018 compared to the previous two years. The company delivered 17 F/A-18 fighter jets in 2018 in comparison to 25 and 23 units in 2016 and 2017 respectively
Saudi Aramco and Raytheon Company, through its subsidiary Raytheon Saudi Arabia, have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint venture company that will develop and cyber security services in Saudi Arabia and the region. The JV will increase cyber security protections available to Saudi Aramco, its suppliers, customers and affiliates
Elbit Systems of America LLC has won a contract to provide the Two Color Laser System (TCLS) for the Multi-Spectral Targeting System from the Raytheon Company. TCLS is a production component within the electro-optical surveillance system for multiple military airborne platforms, including the next-generation targeting systems onboard unmanned aerial vehicles, the company said in a statement Thursday
Boeing will upgrade all 17 Spanish CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration. The upgrade will include digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling, the company said in a statement Thursday
Raytheon has completed more than 1,700 wind tunnel tests on the newest, extended-range variant of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM). The AMRAAM-ER missile is a ground-launched weapon that will intercept targets at longer distances and higher altitudes
Boeing has won a $2.46 billion United States (US) Navy modification contract to supply 19 more P-8A aircraft for the US Navy and government of United Kingdom (UK) and Norway
As many as four KC-46A air refueling tankers are ready for delivery to the McConnell Air Force Base with the United States Air Force (USAF) giving its acceptance to the first KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft. Delivery process of four subsequent aircraft destined for Oklahomas Altus Air Force Base will commence beginning as early as next month, the company said in statement Thursday
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