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FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships

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Aug. 16 (UPI) -- FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $ 12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships. The contract, announced Thursday by the Defense Department, refers to FLIR's Saffire III Electro-Optics Sensor Systems. The systems offer image stabilization, long-range and thermal imaging and color and low-light cameras. The systems are useful in search and rescue operations, reconnaissance, border and coastal patrol and target identification, the manufacturer said. Thousands of the ball-shaped 22-pound systems, which attach to horizontal planes of a vessel or aircraft, have been affixed to helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, as well as on the shallow-water littoral combat ships. The unit includes an optional sensor sys...
Lockheed awarded $492.1M for HIMARS systems for U.S., Poland, Romania

Lockheed awarded $492.1M for HIMARS systems for U.S., Poland, Romania

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July 16 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin was awarded a $ 492.1 million contract for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems M142 launchers and associated hardware for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Romania and Poland. The contract includes Poland's first acquisition of HIMARS launchers. In February, Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak, at a meeting in Warsaw with President Andrzej Duda and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, signed an agreement worth $ 414 million for 20 HIMARS launchers, including two trainers, as well as Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems missiles and Army Tactical Missile Systems ammunition. In November, the State Department approved a possible contract $ 655 million in foreign military sales with Poland for the total weapons system. A Defense Security Cooperation Agen
L3 awarded $73.7M for Navy submarine photonics mast programs

L3 awarded $73.7M for Navy submarine photonics mast programs

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June 25 (UPI) -- L3 Technologies Inc. was awarded a $ 73.7 million contract for repair, upgrades and overall services for the U.S. Navy's submarine photonics mast programs. Ninety-eight percent of the work will be performed at the company's plant in Northampton, Mass., the Department of Defense announced Monday, and is expected to be completed by June 2025. Naval fiscal 2019 other procurement funding in the amount of $ 2.1 million will be obligated on the first delivery order at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. A photonics mast is a sensor on a submarine that functions much like a periscope but without requiring a periscope tube. This prevents water leakage in the event of damage. Virginia-class submarines include two photonics masts that host visi...
Lockheed Martin awarded $117.1M contract for F-35 parts

Lockheed Martin awarded $117.1M contract for F-35 parts

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April 24 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has received a $ 117.1 million contract modification for a variety of spares for the F-35 fighter planes of the U.S. Air Force and Marines. The deal, announced Tuesday by the Defense Department, covers air vehicle initial spares, including a deployment spares package, afloat spares package, and associated consumables to support air vehicle delivery schedules. Most of the work will be conducted at Lockheed's Fort Worth, Texas, facility, with the rest performed at locations across the United States and United Kingdom. Work is expected to be finished by August 2023. The new contract comes after the company last week announced that it negotiated new long-term logistics and repair contracts with F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft suppliers, based...
Raytheon awarded $28M for AN/SPY-6(V) radar integration, production

Raytheon awarded $28M for AN/SPY-6(V) radar integration, production

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April 22 (UPI) -- Raytheon has been awarded a $ 28 million contract for integration and production support of the AN/SPY-6(V) air and missile defense radar for the U.S. Navy. The contract will include support for continued combat system integration and testing, engineering, training, software and depot maintenance as well as field engineering services, the Defense Department announced Friday. Work is expected to be completed by this December. The work will be performed at various locations, including 64 percent in Raytheon's plant in Marlborough, Mass.; as well as 18 percent in Kauai, Hawaii; 8 percent in Portsmouth, R.I.; 7 percent in San Diego; 2 percent in Fair Lakes, Va., and 1 percent in Moorestown, N.J. Naval fiscal 2017, 2018, and 2019 shipbuilding and conversion funds in the amo...