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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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Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers

Posted May 23, 2016 by

Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy's Railgun program.

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Sikorsky’s S-92® fleet surpasses one million flight hours

Posted June 15, 2016 by

The global fleet of Sikorsky S-92® helicopters recently surpassed one million flight hours, in an impressively short time of less than 12 years. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company. “We are incredibly thankful to our customers, suppliers and employees for reaching this milestone, and we are tremendously proud of the S-92 helicopter’s industry-leading safety record,”…

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Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE interceptor destroys air-breathing target

Posted July 11, 2016 by

Army photograph A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE missile blasts out of its launcher en route to an airborne target intercept during a test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missile successfully intercepted a full-scale air breathing target at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., July 8, 2016, as part…

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Raytheon launches NSA-certified, next-generation Ethernet encryption system

Posted July 27, 2016 by

The National Security Agency has certified Raytheon’s KG-350 Ethernet encryption system to protect network communications for sensitive information up to Top Secret/SCI classification. The Type 1 certification gives Raytheon authorization to sell the groundbreaking KG-350 encryptor to commercial, military and government customers immediately. The KG-350 expands Raytheon’s leadership in the Layer 2 Ethernet encryption market,…

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