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US Army’s Bradley Replacement Moves Along | Rheinmetall Sends 14 Leopard-2s To Ukraine | Australias Future Short-Range Air Defense System Trialed

Wed, 28/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Northrop Grumman won a $15.6 million deal for the repair and overhaul of 270 power amplifier modules in support of the E-2D aircraft used in the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Weapon Systems Support (WSS) Integrated Weapon Support Team’s program. The delivery order does not include an option period. Work will be performed in […]
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Lockheed To Extend Propulsion Unit Supply Of Javelins | IWI Provides IDF With Micro-Tavor Assault Rifles | Rheinmetall Sends Additional Marders To Ukraine

Tue, 27/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Lockheed Martin has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop an advanced propulsion solution for the US Army’s future Long Range Maneuverable Fires (LRMF) missile. The LRMF is a precision-fire missile that can deploy from existing US Army launchers, including the battle-proven High Mobility Artillery Rocket System or HIMARS. Lockheed Martin has awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a […]
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Boeing Tapped For Growler | IAI Mission Radar Passed Trials In Czech Army | France Deploys Warplanes To PEGASE 2023

Sun, 25/06/2023 - 10:00
Americas Boeing won an $11.6 million modification, which adds scope to provide continued aircraft integration and engineering manufacturing development software development in support of Engineering Change Proposal 6472, integration of Next Generation Jammer on EA-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (90%); Whidbey Island, Washington (8%); and Patuxent River, Maryland (2%), and […]
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Request For Long Range Missiles For Ukraine | DoS Approves Projectile FMS To Spain | DoS Approves MQ-9 Sale To Netherlands

Fri, 23/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas The US House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a resolution Wednesday calling on the administration of President Joe Biden to immediately send long-range missiles to Ukraine. The resolution specifically mentioned Lockheed Martin’s Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS), which would allow Kyiv’s forces to strike Russian targets at distances up to 321 kilometers. Raytheon Technologies won a $293.7 […]
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Brazilian Air Force Gets 6th C-390 | Israel Negotiates Merkava Sale | Southeast Asian Nations Move Ahead With Plan for Drills Near Disputed South China Sea Area

Wed, 21/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) have commenced midlife upgrade (MLU) studies for the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The A-29, currently utilized by the FAB for training, air interception, and surveillance missions, as well as by the renowned Air Demonstration Squadron (EDA), known as the “Smoke Squadron,” will undergo enhancements to meet evolving […]
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Shield AI And Kratos To Integrate AI Pilot With Valkyrie | DoS Approved FMS To Kuwait And France | Indonesia Ordered Thales Radars

Tue, 20/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas The Naval Air Systems Command awarded Lockheed Martin a $12.8 million modification, which adds scope to provide for the integration of the handheld imaging tool into the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in support of establishing a baseline organic maintainer capability, as well as providing joint technical data, training and services required to allow for […]
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Lockheed Wins THAAD Missile Segment Enhancement | Kuwait Gets Turkish Drone | Denmark And Norway Send Artillery Rounds To Ukraine

Mon, 19/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Lockheed Martin won a $50 million to provide associated engineering support for Terminal High Altitude Air Defense 5.0 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile segment enhancement component development. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2025. The 71st […]
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GD Tapped For Virginia Class | Rafael Unveiled Sky Sonic | Korean Helicopters Get BAE Mine Countermeasure Capability

Fri, 16/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas General Dynamics won an $8.3 million modification for lead yard support and development studies and design efforts related to Virginia Class submarines. Work will be performed in the continental US and is expected to be completed by December 2024. The Virginia-Class new attack submarine is an advanced stealth multimission nuclear-powered submarine for deep ocean […]
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USNS To Undergo Post Shakedown Availability | German Lawmakers Approved Advanced Arrow 3 Payment | Denmark Might Purchase Military Subs Again

Thu, 15/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Georgia Tech Applied Research won a $7.7 million deal for sustainment support for the prototype Band 8 Reactivation hardware for the B-1B. Work will be performed in Atlanta, Georgia; Warner Robins, Georgia; and Owego, New York, and is expected to be completed May 31, 2026. Vigor Marine won a $28 million for a 165-calendar […]
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USAF Commenced C-130H Lease To Argentina | Qatar Reportedly Transferred 12 Mirages To Indonesia | US Conducted Underground Training in South Korea

Wed, 14/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Pratt and Whitney Engines won an $887.9 million modification, which increases the contract ceiling to procure F-135 propulsion system spare parts, modules, support equipment/packaging handling shipping and transportation material, and depot lay-in material in support of the F-135 propulsion system requirements for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Foreign Military Sales customers and non-Department […]
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L3Harris Tapped For Satellite-Based Missile Warning And Tracking System | Finnish Defense Forces Ordered 6×6 Vehicles | India Tested Next-Gen Ballistic Missile

Tue, 13/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has urged President Joe Biden to deliver more capable US weapon systems to Ukraine, including the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS). Led by Congressman Jason Crow (D-CO-06), a coalition of For Country Caucus members wrote in a letter that Russian forces have moved key assets out of the range of HIMARS missiles, […]
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Radiometric Data Gathering On C-130H | Lockheed Provides GETS To Saudi Arabia | Jong Shyn Shipbuilding Builds Two Frigates For Taiwan

Mon, 12/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas In a collaborative effort involving multiple organizations, the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) recently carried out radiometric data gathering on two C-130H aircraft. The purpose of this initiative was to compare the heat signatures of the two aircraft and utilize the collected data to update and validate their signature in GTRI modeling and simulation. […]
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Navy Awards GA $1B For EMALS | Naval Iron Dome Underwent Successful Tests | Japan Awarded Kawasaki For Homegrown Tomahawk

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas General Atomics won a $1 billion modification, which adds scope for the production, assembly, test, and management of Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) hardware with embedded software and firmware, minus Energy Storage Subsystem and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) System shipsets hardware with embedded software and firmware for the CVN 81 aircraft carrier. Additionally, this […]
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Canada Unveiled OPV | German-Led NATO Exercise | Kawasaki Heavy Industries To develop Japan’a New Coastal Anti-Ship Missile

Thu, 08/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Lockheed Martin and Airbus have partnered with GE Aerospace to supply engines for a strategic tanker proposal supporting the US Air Force’s KC-135 recapitalization plan. Under the collaboration, GE will provide the team with its CF6-80E1 propulsion system for the LMXT aircraft being developed by Lockheed. The LMXT is based on the Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker […]
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Pratt & Whitney Tapped For F-135 Propulsion For F-35s | LAF Gets UK Patrol Vehicle Parts | Netherlands Procured H225Ms

Wed, 07/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Pratt and Whitney Military Engines a $2 million deal, which exercises options to procure materials, parts, and components for Lot 17 of the F135 Propulsion system for F-35 Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft as well as global spares requirements to include spare engines, power modules, and other hardware in support of the Air […]
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Argentina Buys 6 Bell Helicopters | Poland Signs Hellfire Missile Deal | GE To Produce F414s in India

Fri, 02/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Northrop Grumman Systems won a $60.3 million cost reimbursable modification to a previously awarded contract. This modification adds scope to procure long lead components, material, parts, and associated support, in support of maintaining the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems production schedule for two unmanned air vehicles and one main operating base for the Navy. […]
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APY-10 For Poseidon | Sweden Contracted Saab For Carl-Gutafs | Norway Retires P-3 Orion

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 06:00
Americas Raytheon won a $23.2 million deal for the procurement of five APY-10 radar system weapon repairable assemblies (WRAs), for a total quantity of 43 WRAs in support of the P-8A aircraft. The delivery order does not include an option period. All work will be performed in McKinney, Texas. Delivery orders are expected to be […]
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P-3 Orion’s SMIP Program Keeps on Rolling

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 05:54
P-3 Orion, armed – note Sidewinder (click to view full) The P-3 Orion remains the USA’s main maritime patrol aircraft, and is also finding use in overland surveillance roles despite the fleet’s age. Earlier DID articles have noted the extra effort required to preserve the USA’s P-3C Orion maritime surveillance & patrol aircraft, along with […]
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US Tested SATCOM On Reaper | Denmark To Vastly Expand Its Defense Budget | Boeing, ST Engineering Might Set Up P-8A Service Center In Singapore

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas The US has tested an upgraded satellite communications (SATCOM) capability on an MQ-9 Reaper aerial drone during a multilateral exercise at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska. Led by the Air National Guard-Air Force Reserve Test Center (AATC), the demonstration is part of an effort to deploy the drone on future intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance […]
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Electric Boat Contracted For SSN Research Effort | Czech Republic Takes Over TITUS | Greek Drone Fired Thales Laser

Tue, 30/05/2023 - 06:00
Americas Electric Boat won a $48.6 million modification for the Next Generation Submarine Science and Technology Research effort. The contract modification adds five new option periods. The proposed effort is to develop technologies for transition to the Virginia and Columbia submarine acquisition programs, and to provide technology options for the next SSN class that improve […]
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