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Signed, sealed, delivered: Lockheed Martin delivers first upgraded PAC-3 missile interceptors

Posted October 7, 2015 by

The U.S. Army significantly upgraded its missile defense capabilities today as it accepted the first PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors built by Lockheed Martin. With improved mobility and range, the new interceptors will defend against evolving threats around the globe. “We are proud to deliver these interceptors to the U.S. Army and are confident the…

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin majority share of Paveway™ II contract

Posted October 28, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has received a $76 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for follow-on production of Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.  The contract represents the majority share of fiscal year 2015 funding, as well as 100 percent of available funding for Foreign Military Sales. Deliveries will begin in the second quarter…

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Lockheed Martin, Multicut A/S announce award notification for F-35 Lightning II work

Posted November 13, 2015 by

VILDBJERG, Denmark–Lockheed Martin notified Multicut A/S of a pending contract award to manufacture aluminum machined details and assemblies for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft in a ceremony Nov. 12.   Multicut A/S, a precision component manufacturer in Vildbjerg, Demark, received notification of its down select for this contract award notification for aluminum components…

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Boeing delivers final Peace Eagle AEW&C aircraft to Turkey

Posted December 9, 2015 by

Boeing delivered the fourth and final Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the Turkish Air Force at Konya Air Base Dec. 9, completing the Turkish AEW&C fleet and enhancing Turkey’s airspace surveillance and battle management capabilities.

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Lockheed Martin brings color to Apache cockpit

Posted January 8, 2016 by

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $54.3 million contract in December 2015 to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter, bringing color to the cockpit for the first time. Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will produce 35 M-DSA kits and spares for the U.S. Army…

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Boeing to provide P-8 training systems to Royal Australian Air Force

Posted February 3, 2016 by

The Royal Australian Air Force has selected Boeing to provide the service with P-8 maintenance training devices. This is the first international sale of P-8 maintenance training equipment currently used by the U.S. Navy for its P-8A Poseidon fleet. The RAAF virtual trainers were purchased through the U.S. Navy and RAAF Cooperative Program and will…

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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems awarded gun barrel production contract

Posted March 2, 2016 by

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a multi-year contract by Smith & Wesson to produce hammer forged, military grade gun barrels. The barrels produced under this contract will be used in Smith & Wesson’s M&P pistol, which is being offered for the U.S. Army’s XM17 Modular Handgun System competition. “With 32 years…

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Contract Briefs Pt. II

Posted March 30, 2016 by

Kalmar RT Center, Cibolo, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $8,077,989 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract for replacement parts for multiple weapon systems, aircraft and equipment. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1). This is a three-year base contract with two one-year option periods. Location of performance is Texas, with a March…

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Elbit Systems of Australia awarded contract for supply of thermal weapon sights

Posted April 20, 2016 by

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced April 19 that its Australian subsidiary, Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd., was awarded a contract in an amount of approximately $30 million (approximately $40 million Australian) by the Department of Defence of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the supply of XACTth65 sights, a member of the Elbit Systems thermal weapon…

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Contract Briefs

Posted May 4, 2016 by

Navy Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $1,271,800,000 not-to-exceed undefinitized modification to the previously awarded low-rate initial production Lot 11 advance acquisition contract N00019-16-C-0033 for aircraft added by the U.S. services in fiscal 2016 budget deliberations and by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.  This modification…

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