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Sikorsky Aircraft receives contract for MH-60 naval helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft receives contract for MH-60 naval helicopters

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Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Conn., has received a $ 9.7 million order against a previous agreement for service life analysis of MH-60 Sierra aircraft. The order provides engineering necessary for fatigue analysis to define the expected service life of the MH-60 Sierra Multi-Mission Helicopter. Work will be performed in Stratford and is expected to be completed in January 2022. Navy fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $ 2.6 million will be obligated at time of award. The MH-60S Sierra is a modification of the standard Blackhawk medium transport helicopter. It has been designated the Knighthawk. It is designed specifically for amphibious assault operations but it fulfills multi-role operational capabilities. It has been in servi...
Boeing, U.S. ink contract for P-8 aircraft spare parts

Boeing, U.S. ink contract for P-8 aircraft spare parts

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Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department has awarded a $ 13.3 million Defense Logistics Agency contract to Boeing for a P-8 aircraft spare parts. The deal is part of a five-year ordering agreement between the agency and Boeing, which will carry out the work in Missouri and supply the parts before a March 16, 2020, completion date, according to a Defense Department announcement Thursday. Boeing bills its P-8 as aircraft "designed for long-range anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions." The P-8, measuring nearly 130 feet in length, is a military variation of Boeing's seminal 737 commercial aircraft. Let's block ads! (Why?) Business News - UPI.com
Iveco, Leonardo consortium lands Italian contract for armored vehicles

Iveco, Leonardo consortium lands Italian contract for armored vehicles

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July 26 (UPI) -- Iveco-Oto Melara Consortium, a joint venture between Italian defense companies Iveco Defense Vehicles and Leonardo, received a $ 185.2 million contract from the Italian Ministry of Defense for Centauro II armored vehicles. The contract includes vehicles, spare equipment and associated support for the first orders of a 136-vehicle deal, according to a Leonardo news release. Italian Secretary General of Defense and National Armaments Director Aerial Squadron Marshall Carlo Magrassi, Italian Army Chief of Staff General Salvatore Farina and Director of the Land Armaments Lieutenant General Francesco Castrataro attended a signing ceremony Tuesday. The Centauro II is a wheeled, highly mobile 8x8 anti-tank vehicle with a 120mm gun, with options for a 105mm gun. It carries a coa...
Insitu receives contract for ScanEagle UAVs for Afghanistan

Insitu receives contract for ScanEagle UAVs for Afghanistan

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July 25 (UPI) -- Insitu out of Bingen WA has received $ 10.8 million for a modification to an existing contract for ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems. The contract, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense, provides for the procurement of 27 ScanEagles, spare parts and 37 payloads for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The ScanEagle is an unmanned aerial vehicle with a 10 ft. wingspan that provides intelligence surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance data with high endurance. The aircraft can loiter over a target area for over 24 hours at a maximum altitude of 19,000 ft. and carry a variety of sensor payloads and other mission gear. It is designed to be launched from makeshift sites using a catapult and a hook-and-line recovery line, so it does not require a runway...
Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen targeted by Paris Saint-Germain as he enters final year of contract

Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen targeted by Paris Saint-Germain as he enters final year of contract

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VERTON-GONE? Belgian a key figure in Spurs' backline but could be let go if he does not agree a new deal Paris Saint-Germain will target Jan Vertonghen this summer as the Tottenham centre-back mulls over signing a new deal with his current club. The Belgian, 31, has less than a year remaining on his current contract at White Hart Lane and could follow compatriot Toby Alderweireld in holding the club to ransom. Vertonghen joined Spurs from Ajax in 2012 and has made 242 appearances for the club The Times report key man Vertonghen has been offered a new deal but that French champions PSG are ready to pounce if he gets cold feet. Spurs are still yet to sign a player this summer and with just over two weeks left until the Premier League transfer w...