Lockheed Martin has won a $7 million contract for Combat System Ship Integration and Test on Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) new-construction ships.
The work executed under this contract includes combat system (CS) ship integration engineering support and test planning, conducting a waterfront CS ship integration and test program, post-delivery engineering support to government test teams, engineering services for CS ship integration and test and developing test program documents for FFG(X) ships, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday.
According to the US Navy, the next-generation FFG(X) frigate will have "multi-mission capability to conduct air warfare, anti-submarine warfare, surface warfare, electronic warfare and information operations." The ship would have at least 32 vertical launching system cells and an AEGIS-based combat system.
Work is expected to be complete in June 2025.
Boeing has won $43 million contract to supply 48 Trailing Edge flaps for US Navys F/A-18 fighter aircraft, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday. A Trailing Edge is the rear edge of an aircrafts wing flap where the airflow separated by the Leading Edge, which is a part of the wing that first contacts the air, rejoins
While China is locked in a trade war with the US over Huawei, another may be brewing between Washington and Moscow in the telecom field. Smartphones made by international manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung and Huawei may be forced to pre-install applications made by local vendors if they want to sell in Russia according to a proposal initiated by the Kremlin
A projectile that hit a mountainside in the Northern Cyprus capital Nicosia yesterday may have been a Russian-made missile that missed a target in Syria. "The first assessment is that a Russian-made missile, part of the air defense system, which was part of the air defense system that took place last night in the face of an airstrike against Syria, completed its range and fell into our country after it missed," Turkish Cypriot foreign minister Kudret Ozersay said on Monday
The United States has approved the sale of 7 MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission helicopters along with missiles, torpedoes, rockets, guns and other equipment at an estimated cost of $600 million to Greece. According to a statement released by Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Government of Greece had requested to buy up to seven (7) MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters equipped with ten (10) APS-l 53(V) Multi-Mode Radars (7 installed, 3 spares); eighteen (18) T700 GE-401 C Engines (14 installed, 4 spares); seven (7) Airborne Low Frequency System (ALFS) (7 installed); ten (10) AN/ AAS-44C(V) Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems (7 installed, 3 spares); eighteen (18) Embedded...
Lockheed Martin has won a $175 million contract to update United States (US) Navys Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) components and systems required to achieve objective requirements in the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare Increment 1 Capability Description Document. The contract includes engineering, testing, product support and ancillary support to update the current missiles, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
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