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Raytheon nabs $392.4M for tactical missiles

Raytheon nabs $392.4M for tactical missiles

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March 20 (UPI) -- The Navy awarded Raytheon a $ 392.4 million contract modification for production and delivery of tactical missiles for the Air Force, Navy and a variety of foreign governments, the Pentagon announced. The deal modifies an earlier contract, awarded in September 2018, for repair of Air Intercept Missile (AIM)-9X Tactical and Captive Air Training Missiles (CATMs). Under the modification, Raytheon will exercise options for production and delivery of Lot 20 AIM-9X, Block II and Block II Plus tactical missiles, as well as captive air training missiles and captive test missiles as well as associated equipment. The AIM-9 Sidewinder was adopted by the U.S. Air Force in 1956 and the AIM-9X Sidewinder entered service in November 2003. The latter includes advanced infrared-tracking...
Raytheon awarded $12.1M for AIM-9X tactical missiles for U.S., allies

Raytheon awarded $12.1M for AIM-9X tactical missiles for U.S., allies

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April 16 (UPI) -- Raytheon has been awarded a $ 12.1 million contract for AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and 21 allies. The contract is for the procurement of the AIM-9X Lot 18 Block II All Up Round tactical short-range air-to-air missile, as well as captive air training missile guidance units, tail caps and containers, the Department of Defense announced Monday. The governments are Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. Thirty-percent of the work will be performed at Raytheon's plant in Tucson, Ariz. and 10 percent in Andover, Mass. The rest will be done in other U.S. cities, as well ...
U.S. Army orders tactical vehicles from Oshkosh Defense

U.S. Army orders tactical vehicles from Oshkosh Defense

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Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Oshkosh Defense LLC announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Army placed $ 75 million in orders for trucks and trailers. U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command ordered 354 Family of Tactical Vehicles A1P2 trucks and trailers, Oshkosh said in a press release. "Together with the U.S. Army. we have established a robust FMTV program," said Pat Williams, vice president and general manager of U.S. Army and Marine Corps programs for Oshkosh. "We look forward to successfully completing the remaining FMTV A1P2 deliveries and seamlessly transitioning to FMTV A2 production without interruption." The heavy-duty vehicles are in a class known as FMTV and are based on a common chassis, with variants for payload and mission requirements. Derivations inc...
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...
Airborne Tactical contracts for subsonic, supersonic simulation aircraft

Airborne Tactical contracts for subsonic, supersonic simulation aircraft

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May 11 (UPI) -- Airborne Tactical Advantage has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for subsonic and supersonic aircraft. The deal, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 54.4 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for Type III high subsonic and Type IV supersonic aircraft, according to a Defense Department contract announcement. The Type III high subsonic and Type IV supersonic aircraft are designed to simulate incoming threats for testing and training defensive capabilities. Work on the contract will occur in Newport News, Va., where Airborne Tactical Advantage is located, along with California and other undisclosed locations across the United States, the Pentagon sai...