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BIW awarded $15.6M for USS Jackson yard services

BIW awarded $15.6M for USS Jackson yard services

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Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a $ 15.6 million contract for planning yard services of the USS Jackson and future Independence-variant littoral combat ships. The work is specifically for waterjet assembly battle spares for the littoral class ships, the Navy announced Thursday. Planning yard services include design, material kitting, logistics, planning and execution. Nearly all of the work, which is expected to be complete by March 2021, will be performed in Chesapeake, Va., and the rest in Bath, Maine, the site of Independence-class ship building. Fiscal 2018 other procurement Navy funding in the full amount will be obligated at award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The shipyard uses the water jet cutting machine...
Kay and Associates awarded $63M for support on Kuwaiti F/A-18s

Kay and Associates awarded $63M for support on Kuwaiti F/A-18s

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Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Kay and Associates Inc. was awarded a $ 63 million contract modification to maintain Kuwait's fleet of F/A-18 fighter aircraft, the U.S. Defense Department announced. The contract, announced on Thursday, is a modification to a previously-awarded contract by which the Buffalo Grove, Ill., firm will provide maintenance and support on the F/A-18C/Ds of the Royal Kuwaiti Air Force. Kuwait has looked to upgrade its air force in recent years, including signing deals last year for 28 new F/A-18 variants. In April 2018, Boeing was awarded a $ 1.165 billion contract for production and services on 22 F/A-18E and 6 F/A-18F Super Hornets, to be delivered to the government of Kuwait by 2022. The $ 1.5 billion contract for production and delivery of the aircraft was awarded to Boeing by...
Lockheed awarded $3.3B for PAC-3 missiles for Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

Lockheed awarded $3.3B for PAC-3 missiles for Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

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Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract for Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target Advanced Capability-3, or Patriot PAC-3, missiles for Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The contract, announced Friday by the Department of Defense, is worth a total of $ 3.3 billion for production of the missiles, with associated ground support equipment and initial spares of both PAC-3 missiles and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors. Production on the contract will occur in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts and Texas, with the company being obligated $ 1.8 billion from fiscal 2019 other procurement Army funds. "PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE give our customers unmatched, combat-proven hit-to-kill technology to address growing and evolving threats," Jay Pitman, vice preside...
Boeing, Sikorsky awarded $1.1B for Special Ops helicopter support

Boeing, Sikorsky awarded $1.1B for Special Ops helicopter support

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Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Boeing Sikorsky Aircraft Support has been awarded a $ 1.1 billion contract for support of the Little Bird, Chinook and Seahawk helicopters of the U.S. Special Operations Command. The contract, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, covers life cycle contractor support for the MH-6, MH-47 and MH-60 helicopters over a seven-year ordering period. The contract will become active on Jan. 1, 2019, with the first task order under the contract becoming effective. Boeing Sikorsky will provide support program management, field service representatives, sustaining engineering and spare and repair parts. Boeing Sikorsky, a joint venture of Boeing Aerospace and Sikorsky, has been obligated $ 32.8 million at the time of award from fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds. ...
Raytheon awarded $114M for AN/SPY-6(V) radar integration, production

Raytheon awarded $114M for AN/SPY-6(V) radar integration, production

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Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Raytheon has been awarded a $ 114 million contract for integration and production support of the AN/SPY-6(V) air and missile defense radar. The contract, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, covers support for combat system integration, testing, engineering and maintenance, as well as the procurement of spare parts for the system. The AN/SPY-6(V) radar is currently in production and expected to be included on the new DDG-51 Flight III destroyer. The first of the newest generation of Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, the USS Jack H. Lucas, is already under construction, and the Navy this year awarded contracts for the next 10. Raytheon bills the new radar system as the first "truly scalable radar," because it is built using blocks called radar modular assemblies...