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General Atomics to upgrade radar on Reaper drones

General Atomics to upgrade radar on Reaper drones

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June 15 (UPI) -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has been awarded a contract by the Air Force for upgrades to radars on the MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft, the Pentagon announced this week. The contract, announced Thursday by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and worth more than $ 22 million, comes under a firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract for production on the MQ-9 Reaper. Specifically, General Atomics will produce the upgraded Lynx Block 20A synthetic aperture radar for installation on the MQ-9 Block 5 version of the drone. Work on the contract will be done in Poway, Calif., and is expected to be finished by June 31, 2020. General Atomics has been obligated the full value of the contract at the time of award from fiscal 2016 aircraft procureme...
Raytheon contracted for ballistic radar systems for Romania

Raytheon contracted for ballistic radar systems for Romania

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May 25 (UPI) -- Raytheon has been awarded a contract from the Defense Department for ballistic radar tracking. The deal, from U.S. Army Contracting Command, was announced Thursday in a Pentagon press release and is valued at more than $ 395.8 million, enabling Raytheon to provide "phased array tracking on radar to intercept option fire unit." Phased array radar systems are used to scan, identify and track both enemy planes and incoming ballistic missiles from the ground level, extending to the air. Work on the contract will occur in multiple locations in Massachusetts, along with Texas, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania. The contract is expected to be complete in April 2020. More than $ 289.6 million will be obligated to Raytheon at time of award from fiscal 2018 foreign military sales fund,...
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‐
Boeing tapped for F-15 radar upgrades

Boeing tapped for F-15 radar upgrades

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March 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded a contract to Boeing for the company's work on radar upgrades to F-15 aircraft.The $ 187.3 million contract modification centers on the Air Force's F-15 Radar Modernization Program.The contract includes work on group A and group B kits, Group B radar spares,22 conformal fuel tanks and other equipment and services, according to the Department of Defense.Boeing will conduct work on the contract in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to finish by April 30, 2022.The Defense Department obligated fiscal 2017 and 2018 procurement funds, fiscal 2017 Congressional-add funding and Defense Working Capital funds, though the amount of the obligation was not announced.Let's block ads! (Why?) Business News - UPI.com
InDyne to support Solid State Phased Array Radar System

InDyne to support Solid State Phased Array Radar System

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March 6 (UPI) -- InDyne Inc., was awarded a contract for services in support of the Solid State Phased Array Radar System.The deal, announced Monday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 417.7 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract.The agreement between InDyne Inc. and the U.S. Air Force will provide operation and maintenance services for the Air Force's Solid State Phased Array Radar System. The complex system provides continuous coverage and monitoring of potential missile threats, including space.Specifically, the Pentagon says InDyne will provide for "all non-personal services, administrative, financial, and managerial resources necessary on a continuous 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week basis to support the five Solid State Phased Array Radar System instal...