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Textron to Build LCAC 101

Textron to Build LCAC 101

Textron Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, is being awarded a $21,9 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 101 of the ship-to-shore connector (SSC) program.   The SSC program is the functional replacement for the existing fleet of LCAC vehicles, which are nearing the end of their service life. It […]

F-35 Support Equipment Deal Goes to Lockheed Martin

F-35 Support Equipment Deal Goes to Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $122,2 million modification to a previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot VI cost-plus incentive fee contract for the procurement of support equipment for the F-35 aircraft such as sensor covers, tool sets, vacuum clamp sets, and heat gun […]

HMS Prince of Wales Piece Departs HMNB Portsmouth

HMS Prince of Wales Piece Departs HMNB Portsmouth

A huge section of hull for HMS Prince of Wales, the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier, has today begun its delivery voyage from HM Naval Base Portsmouth – the future home of the Queen Elizabeth Class.   Mick Ord, Managing Director at BAE Systems Naval Ships, said: “This is a significant milestone for the […]

Hydro Group Wins Submarine System Requirements Deal

Hydro Group plc, a global design and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, has secured a contract with BAE Systems, valued at approximately £2million, for work to be delivered over the next two years.   Hydro Group has been selected by BAE Systems to design, develop and qualify […]

Australia to Receive P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

Australia to Receive P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

Australian Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced the United States Navy has executed an Advanced Acquisition Contract for Australia’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft.   Senator Johnston said this key Defence procurement would allow the withdrawal of the ageing AP-3C Orion fleet, and enable Boeing US to place lead time orders in support of Australia’s first […]

Another F-35 Lightning II Contract for Lockheed Martin

Another F-35 Lightning II Contract for Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $20 million modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract.   This modification provides site activation efforts required for the stand-up of the United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Academic Training Center at Royal Air Force Marham, […]

BIW to Upgrade US Navy’s LCS Program

BIW to Upgrade US Navy’s LCS Program

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics.   Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy […]

BAE Systems to Update USS Scout

BAE Systems to Update USS Scout

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Scout (MCM-08) fiscal 2014 selected restricted availability.   An SRA includes planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work […]

USS Port Royal Repair Deal Awarded

USS Port Royal Repair Deal Awarded

BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $16,6 million undefinitized contract action to a previously awarded contract for repair and alteration of USS Port Royal (CG 73).   USS Port Royal will be undergoing a docking continuous maintenance availability which is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle to primarily conduct repair and alteration […]

General Dynamics Wins Support Contract for USS Coronado PSA

General Dynamics Wins Support Contract for USS Coronado PSA

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded $17,2 million for cost-plus-award-fee modification 0001 to a previously awarded contract to provide material and labor in support of the post-shakedown availability (PSA) for USS Coronado (LCS 4).   Bath Iron Works will provide labor and material support services for the vessel. Efforts will include program management, […]

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