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Navy extends contract with Phoenix Air for electronic warfare training

Navy extends contract with Phoenix Air for electronic warfare training

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June 4 (UPI) -- The Defense Department modified a contract aimed at training aircrews in electronic warfare. The modified contract between the U.S. Navy and Phoenix Air Group, is valued at more than $ 14.6 million and extends the current period of performance by two years, expiring in November 2020. The deal, announced Friday, provides services in support of Navy electronic warfare aircraft training jamming systems. They are designed for "stand-off jamming for opposing force threat simulation during various levels of exercises for shipboard and aircrew tactics, aircraft weapon system operators and for procedures to counter potential enemy electronic attack threats," according to the Pentagon. Work on the contract will occur in Florida, California and Virginia. No funds will be obligated ...
Tactical awarded contract for airbone threat training systems

Tactical awarded contract for airbone threat training systems

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May 18 (UPI) -- Tactical Air Support Inc. has been awarded a contract for airborne threat simulation trainers. The contract, from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, was announced Thursday by the Defense Department in a deal worth more than $ 106.7 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. The contract enables the company to provide airborne training simulations, according to the Defense Department. The airborne training simulations will provide both aircraft squadron aircrew and shipboard operators with simulated training in order to surmount a counter response, including the recognition of airborne threats, tactics, electronic warfare and electronic attack operations. Work on the contract will occur in Fallon, Nev., with t...
Raytheon awarded contract for AN/ALR-69A radar receiver system

Raytheon awarded contract for AN/ALR-69A radar receiver system

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March 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded a contract to Raytheon Self Protect Services for work on its AN/ALR‐69A digital Radar Warning Receiver system.The indefinite-quantity contract, worth $ 460 million, includes the design, creation and testing of line replaceable units and shop replaceable units for the system, the Defense Department announced on Thursday.Raytheon, a Massachusetts-based company, submitted the only bid for the contract. It will work on the deal in Goleta, Calif., and Forest, Miss., and will complete work by March 2025.The Defense Department obligated funds at the time of the contract's announcement using fiscal 2016 and 2017 National Guard and Reserve Equipment Account procurement funds and fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds.The AN/ALR‐
RUAG Aviation wins $25M Sidewinder missile support contract

RUAG Aviation wins $25M Sidewinder missile support contract

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March 28 (UPI) -- RUAG Aviation was awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force for guidance and control systems on Sidewinder missiles for the Northrop-manufactured F-5 aircraft.The deal, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 25.1 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract.The agreement enables RUAG Aviation, of Emmen, Switzerland, to provide guidance and control section technology for use on AIM-95P-5 Sidewinder missiles in support of F-5 aircraft used in support of foreign military customers, the Pentagon said.The AIM-95P-5 Sidewinder missiles are integrated onto the Northrop Grumman-produced F-5A and F-5B Freedom Fighter and F-5E and F-5F Tiger II variant aircraft.Work on the contract will occur in Emmen, Switzerland ,and is expected to be ...
Reports: Cowboys restructure TE Witten's contract

Reports: Cowboys restructure TE Witten's contract

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The Dallas Cowboys restructured veteran tight end Jason Witten's contract, multiple media outlets reported Saturday. The agreement is expected to free up $ 3.5 million in salary cap space for the team. Dallas also restructured the contract of center Travis Frederick. The moves will save $ 10.5 million in cap space. Witten, who turns 36 in May, earned his 11th Pro Bowl selection in 2017 after hauling in 63 catches for 560 yards and five touchdowns. The franchise's all-time leader with 12,448 receiving yards, Witten has spent his entire career with the Cowboys, amassing 1,152 receptions in 239 games over 15 seasons. Witten is fourth on the NFL's career list for catches and ranks second among tight ends, behind only Tony Gonzalez (1,325).Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com