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US Navy’s Trident II Programme Bolstered By $2B Deal | Nigeria Trains Personnel On MPVs | Additional Howitzers For Ukraine

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 06:00
Americas The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory won a $2 billion deal for technical and engineering support necessary to maintain and sustain the Trident II Strategic Weapon System Mark 6 Guidance Subsystem and support the strategic guidance, navigation, and control research and development efforts required to enable follow-on, full-scale development of the Mark 7 Guidance Subsystem, […]
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Honeywell Tapped For Black Hawk Overhaul | Germany And Israel Inked Arrow 3 Deal | NATO Wants To Increase Presence in Kosovo

Mon, 02/10/2023 - 06:00
Americas Honeywell International won a $95 million deal by the US Army for maintenance and overhaul of UH-60 Black Hawk starters. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of September 28, 2028. The US Air Force tapped Raytheon […]
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Brazilian Defense Minister To Negotiate C-390 Sale To Sweden | NATO Deploys Surveillance Planes In Lithuania | US Considers Space Force Command Post In Japan

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 16:00
Americas Brazilian Defense Minister Jose Mucio has announced plans to travel to Sweden next month to negotiate a potential sale of Embraer’s C-390 Millennium military cargo aircraft to the Nordic nation. The move comes as Brazil explores the possibility of selling three to four C-390 aircraft to Sweden, while Sweden expresses interest in increasing its […]
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Columbia Tapped For Chinook Maintenance | Turkey Handed Over Babur-Class Corvette To Pakistan | German Navy Finish LWD Sea Trials

Thu, 28/09/2023 - 06:00
Americas Columbia Helicopters won a $54 million deal for maintenance and overhaul of the CH-47 Chinook rotor head. The Chinook CH-47 is a multi-mission helicopter manufactured by American aerospace and defense firm Boeing for the US Army and international defense forces. It’s used  for the transportation of troops, artillery, supplies, and equipment to the battlefield. […]
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Raytheon Tapped For V-22 Support | Mozambique Seeks Attack Drones | RAAF Deployed F-35s To Indonesia For Exercise

Wed, 27/09/2023 - 06:00
Americas Argon ST Inc. won a $24 million delivery order for the procurement of 11 communication equipment interface units in support of the MQ-4C Triton used in the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Weapon Systems Support (WSS) Integrated Weapon Support Team’s program. All work will be performed in Fairfax, Virginia, and is expected to be […]
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BAE Wins Trident Support Deal | Bulgaria Opened New Cybersecurity Defense Facility | Malaysia Wants To Procure Defense Equipment From Turkey

Tue, 26/09/2023 - 06:00
Americas BAE Systems won a $23.5 million deal for logistics engineering and integration support services for Trident II Strategic Weapon System and the Submarine Submersible Guided Missile Attack Weapon System. This contract award also benefits a foreign military sale to the United Kingdom. Work will be performed in Kings Bay, Georgia; Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; Rockville, Maryland; […]
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US To Grow Patriot Structure | Rheinmetall To Supply More Leopard 1s To Ukraine | Italy And Japan Work On GCAP

Thu, 10/08/2023 - 06:00
Americas The low-drag external fuel tanks and pylons Lockheed Martin is developing for the F-22 Raptor could be integrated with other fighter jets, such as the F-35, according to a company official. The F-22 Low Drag Tank and Pylon (LDTP) is one capability being developed for the fifth-generation aircraft to keep up with adversary advances […]
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US Army Received Latest AH-64E| UAE Sent Military Vehicles To Chad | Poland Purchases SPIKE Missiles

Wed, 09/08/2023 - 06:00
US Army Received Latest AH-64E| UAE Sent Military Vehicles To Chad | Poland Purchases SPIKE Missiles Americas The US Army’s Fort Cavazos Flight Simulation Division has received its latest AH-64E Guardian multirole combat helicopter simulator, enabling simultaneous training for the service’s aviators. The division at Yoakum-Defrenn Army Heliport in Texas offers realistic flight training with […]
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A-10 And MQ-9 In ICT Operation | Finland Closer To Buying David’s Sling | Denmark Gets New Howitzers

Tue, 08/08/2023 - 06:00
Americas In a display of military efficiency, aircraft maintainers showcased their mastery of Agile Combat Employment (ACE) during a recent operation, performing Integrated Combat Turns (ICT) that involved transferring inert munitions from an A-10 Thunderbolt II to rearm an MQ-9 Reaper. This seamless process took place while the engines of both aircraft were running on […]
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AFRL Finished Valkyrie Flight | Iran Unveiled New Surface Vessels | Sweden Conducts ELINT Mission Near Kola Peninsula

Mon, 07/08/2023 - 06:00
Americas The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has finished the first flight of an artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) piloted XQ-58A Valkyrie jet drone at the Eglin Test and Training Complex in Florida. The three-hour sortie supports the air force’s ongoing Skyborg Vanguard and Autonomous Aircraft Experimentation programs seeking next-generation autonomous aircraft for operations in contested […]
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Amentum Tapped For F-16 Modernization | DoS Approved M270A2 Sale To Finland | French, Chinese Missiles Sink Indonesian Frigate in Sea Trial

Fri, 04/08/2023 - 06:00
Americas Amentum has won an $818-million contract to manage the modernization and sustainment of US Navy F-16 Viper adversary fighter jets at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada. The Viper is the aggressor version of the Fighting Falcon fourth-generation multi-role combat aircraft. It plays the enemy role or “red team” to train naval airmen in simulated […]
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Raytheon To Deliver MSTs For Tomahawks | Iran Starts Military Drill in Persian Gulf | Taiwan Discovered Chinese Parts In Storm 3

Thu, 03/08/2023 - 06:00
Americas The US Navy awarded Bath Iron Works a multiyear contract for construction of three DDG 51 class ships – one each in fiscal 2023, 2024, and 2026. This contract includes options for engineering change proposals, design budgeting requirements, and post-delivery availabilities on the awarded firm multiyear ships. This contract also includes options for construction […]
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Argentina Might Buy HAL Light Utility Helicopters | Turkey’s Defense Firms To Showcase New Tech At IDEF | 3rd Barracuda Class Rolled Out

Tue, 25/07/2023 - 10:00
Americas Alabama Shipyard won a $19.7 million deal for 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the mid-term availability of Military Sealift Command’s hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). This contract includes a base period and options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $19,927,348. Work will be performed in Mobile, Alabama, beginning September15, 2023, […]
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US Navy Leveraged Air And Surface Drones | Australia To Purchase C-130Js | India Evaluates MTA Proposals

Tue, 25/07/2023 - 06:00
Americas AeroVironment won a $12 million deal by the US Army for RQ-20B Puma AE3 UAS systems. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Simi Valley, California, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2024. According to Defense News, the US Navy leveraged air and surface drones […]
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HII Mission Technologies To Expand Training Systems Support For USN | Dos Approves Hellfire Sale To France | Capagility To Manage Australian Defense Force Engines

Mon, 24/07/2023 - 06:00
Americas Pacific Propeller International won a $22.8 million modification by the US Air Force for the overhaul support for the C-130 54H60 series propeller. This contract provides for the overhaul and repair of the C-130 54H60 series propeller for the Air Force and multiple countries. All work will be performed in Kent, Washington, and individual […]
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AvMC Tests VBN System | EU Plans 22B$ Support For Ukraine | DoS Approves AMRAAM Sale To Germany

Fri, 21/07/2023 - 06:00
Americas Bath Iron Works was tapped for shipbuilder engineering and design analysis in order to produce design products in support of the Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG(X)) preliminary design and contract design. The modification to the contracts will be awarded without full and open competition pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(3), Industrial mobilization; engineering, development, or […]
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Raytheon Tapped For Poseidon APY-10 WRAs | Turkish Firm To Provide Drones To Saudi Arabia | BAE Completed Stratospheric Trials Of PHASA-35

Thu, 20/07/2023 - 06:00
Americas Raytheon won a $10 million spares delivery order for the procurement of one APY-10 radar system weapon repairable assemblies (WRAs), for a total quantity on 11 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, and work is expected […]
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Collins Aerospace Flight Tested MS-110 | UK To Trial Next-Gen Boxers | Italy To Acquire Spike Missiles

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 06:00
Americas General Atomics won a $30 million modification, which exercises options to provide maintenance, supply chain and spares management, logistics, and sustainment support for the MQ-9 Reaper aircraft, and dual control mobile ground control stations to ensure they are mission capable for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Oahu, Hawaii (35%); Yuma, Arizona […]
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USN Taken Delivery Of T-AO 206 | Italy To Purchase Leopard 2 Tanks | Slovakia Approved Oshkosh JLTV Purchase

Tue, 18/07/2023 - 06:00
Americas The US Navy has taken delivery of the second John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, the USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), from General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company. The handover follows the completion of acceptance trials to assess the vessel’s readiness and overall capability. The Brazilian Air Force 1st Air Defense Group (1st GDA) […]
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Lockheed Tapped For F-35s | Nigerian Air Force Trainer Jet Crashes | Leonardo Unveiled Eurofighter Upgrades

Mon, 17/07/2023 - 06:00
Americas Lockheed Martin won a $99.5 million modification, which procures long lead time materials, parts, components, and efforts in support of maintaining on-time production and delivery of 147 Lot 18 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers, and non-US Department of Defense (DOD) participants. Work […]
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