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Raytheon nabs $209.6M contract to upgrade parts on Aegis Weapon System

Raytheon nabs $209.6M contract to upgrade parts on Aegis Weapon System

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Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Raytheon has received a Navy contract to upgrade or replace national item identification numbered parts within two major subsystems of the Aegis Weapon System. The $ 209.6 million contract, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, funds work to repair, upgrade or replace 361 NIIN items on two parts of the Aegis system, the MK99 fire control system and the Army Navy Joint Electronics Type Designation Systems Water/Surface Ship Radar Surveillance and Control Transmitter Group. Aegis uses computer systems and radar to guide weapons to destroy enemy targets, with the MK99 fire control system controlling the loading and arming of the selected weapon, launching it, and providing terminal guidance for AAW missiles. The Joint Electronics Type Designation System is a meth...
Clark Construction lands $570 million contract for Walter Reed renovations

Clark Construction lands $570 million contract for Walter Reed renovations

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Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Clark Construction Group has been awarded a $ 570 million for a multiyear construction project at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity in Bethesda, Md. The Bethesda-based construction firm will construct a new addition for inpatient and outpatient medical care, renovate two buildings and tear down six others at the hospital, according to the Department of Defense, which announced the contract on Tuesday. The project is slated for completion in March 2026 and the contract will be funded in increments, with $ 120 million being allocated immediately, $ 150 million per year to be funded in fiscal years 2021 and 2022, and $ 150.3 million to be funded in 2023. According to the Pentagon, the contract was procured via an open bidding process on ...
‘Why I want to sue Asda over new employment contract’

‘Why I want to sue Asda over new employment contract’

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Duncan Carson has just lost his job as a baker at an Asda store near Stoke, but he is preparing to put up a fight.He is among the Asda workers who have been sacked after refusing to sign up to new contracts, but he aims to take the supermarket to an employment tribunal."I think someone should stand up to them," he said. "What is the point in having a contract if they can unilaterally change it?"Asda gave its workers until midnight on Saturday to agree to new terms, which include unpaid breaks, changes to night shift payments and being called to work at shorter notice.The supermarket said 120,000 workers had agreed to the deal, and that fewer than 300 had yet to sign up to the new contract.But Mr Carson, who has worked for Asda fo...
Lockheed nabs $14.4M contract to support France’s C-130-J aircraft

Lockheed nabs $14.4M contract to support France’s C-130-J aircraft

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Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin won a $ 12.4 million contract for support of France's C-130-J and KC-130-J aircraft, the Defense Department said. The plane, known in various iterations as the Super Hercules, is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft suitable for delivering troops and cargo, as well as mid-air refueling. Seventeen nations have the plane and its variants in their fleets. France has four, its first brought into service in 2018 for use in airlift and refueling activities in the sub-Saharan Sahel region. France also has several aging C-130-H variants. The contract, announced by the Pentagon on Thursday, calls for long term sustainment of the aircraft, including program management support, spares parts, supply support services, support equipment, engineering serv...