Raytheon Co. was awarded a $54 million firm-fixed price, option eligible; non-multi-year contract modification to contract to exercise an option to conduct Excalibur 155mm Increment Ib production and procure a total of 765 projectiles.
This contract was a competitive acquisition with three bids received.
Bell Helicopter Textron was also awarded a $61 million firm-fixed-price, no option, non-multi-year contract modification to contract for procurement of 12 new metal scout (OH-58D) helicopter cabins, 12 supplemental parts kits and associated over and above effort demands.
FLIR Systems Inc. is being awarded a $136 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for BRITE Star Block II Systems, BRITE Star I upgrades, cables, depot repair actions, data, BRITE Star II class I engineering change proposal, provision item order and engineering services.
BRITE Star Block II Systems will be used by Naval Air Systems Command’s UH-1 program and the Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program.
These systems provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, detection, identification and targeting capability in day/night operations for both manned and unmanned platforms.
Work is expected to be completed by August 2018.
Boeing has won a firm-fixed price, option eligible, multi-year contract estimated at $904 million for 36 new Block III Apache Helicopters (AH-64E) for the Republic of Korea to include logistical support, spares and one Longbow crew trainer. Northrop Grumman Corp has also won a $152 million contract modification which incorporates twelve outstanding contract changes which consist of requests for equitable adjustment (REAs); change order proposals (COPs); engineering change proposals (ECPs) at an increase in estimated cost and fixed fee of $137 million and $15 million respectively
General Atomics was awarded a cost-plus-incentive fee, option eligible, multi-year contract with a cumulative maximum value of $30 million for one MQ-1C Gray Eagle Composite Maintenance System Trainer (CMST) suite of equipment with an option for Interim Contractor Support (ICS) for one CMST suite of equipment. Lockheed Martin has also won a not-to-exceed $34 million undefinitized modification to the previously awarded Low Rate Initial Production Lot 6 Advance Acquisition contract for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft
Lockheed Martin will offer its most expensive fighter aircraft, the F-35 Lightning II, at an eight percent reduction in a new agreement with the Pentagon. The new deal will allow the U
Two years since the Pentagon F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program adopted the integrated master schedule (IMS) which would have been declared operational by now is at risk. This according to the Defense Department's chief weapons-tester
The US Department of Defense on Thursday announced it plans to circumnavigate a Congressional prohibition to purchase 30 helicopters worth $690 million from Rosoboronexport despite allegations that the firm armed the Syrian government in its on-going conflict with rebels. “The Department of Defense (DOD) has notified Congress of its intent to contract with Rosoboronexport for 30 additional Mi-17 rotary-wing aircraft to support the Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF) Special Mission Wing,” Pentagon spokesman James Gregory told RIA Novosti
The U.S Department of Defense has grounded all flight operations of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter planes after an engine problem discovered on one of the aircraft
Raytheon Co. is being awarded a $230 million contract for the X-Band radar in support of the Missile Defense Agencys Sensors Program
Boeing Company has also won a $225 million modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the procurement of six operational flight trainers, six weapons tactics trainers, two part task trainers, one training systems support center, three 10-seat electronic classrooms, and one 20-seat electronic classroom in support of the U.S
Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $98 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the manufacture and delivery of up to 50 AN/APS-153(V)1 automatic radar periscope detect and discrimination multi-mode radar kits to upgrade the MH-60R fleet aircraft. Work is expected to be completed in September 2016
Boeing Company is being awarded a $172 million modification contract for product services in support of 13 P-8A low rate initial production Lot IV aircraft. Services to be provided include integrated logistics support; interim contractor support; spares; support equipment; and technical publication updates driven by change proposals and customer originated changes
Insitu Inc. is being awarded $7 million for firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for hardware repairs and modifications to previously procured ScanEagle Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) for the government of Poland under the foreign military sales program
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