Author Archive
 

 
0
comments
Business

UTC to provide submarine acoustic windows

Posted April 6, 2015 by

UTC Aerospace Systems has reached an agreement with the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center to provide high frequency acoustic windows for submarines. The five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract covers deliveries through 2020 to the U.S. Navy. Work will be performed by the Engineered Polymer Products team in Jacksonville, Fla., which is part of UTC…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
In the news...

News Briefs April 1, 2015

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Germany, France, Italy plan to develop military drones Germany and France plan to work together with Italy to develop military surveillance drones that could also carry weapons. French President Francois Hollande said after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel March 31 that it is important for Europe to be independent in both manufacturing drones and in…

Full Story »

Northrop Grumman photograph
0
comments
Business

AirRobot, Northrop Grumman Remotec sign distribution agreement for unmanned aerial systems

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph An AirRobot unmanned aerial system flies at Fort Benning, Ga.. Northrop Grumman Remotec is the sole reseller of the systems to law enforcement and first responders under a distribution agreement signed recently. Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. and AirRobot US have entered into a distribution agreement for AirRobot’s line of small unmanned…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

Raytheon awarded $528 million AMRAAM contract

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Raytheon has been awarded a $528,797,459 fixed-price incentive, firm target contract modification for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles. Raytheon will provide AMRAAM Lot 29 missiles and other AMRAAM system items. This contract involves foreign military sales. Work will be performed in Tucson and is expected to be complete by January 2018. This award was booked…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

Raytheon, DRS team for Army’s third Generation IFLIR B-Kit

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Building on their combined platform integration experience, Raytheon and DRS Technologies have entered into a teaming agreement for the U.S. Army’s 3rd Generation Improved Forward Looking Infrared program B-Kit “Raytheon and DRS have teamed to provide an IFLIR solution that provides our military supremacy in reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition,” said Dr. Taylor Lawrence, president…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

U.S. Air Force awards Raytheon $91.5 million for MALD-J

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Raytheon Company received a $91.5 million U.S. Air Force contract modification award for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer missile. The contract modification is for Lot 8. Work will be performed in Tucson and is expected to be complete by June 2017. This award was booked in the first quarter 2015. MALDÆ is a state-of-the-art,…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

Raytheon receives $109 million for SM-6, SM-2 parts

Posted April 1, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon $109,583,490 million to purchase the long-lead materials needed to meet Standard Missile-6 full-rate production requirements and Standard Missile-2 sustainment. This award was booked in the first quarter 2015. SM-6 is a surface-to-air supersonic missile capable of successfully engaging manned and unmanned aerial vehicles and fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. It also…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

Northrop Grumman expands focus on airborne, space ISR business

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman’s Electronic Systems sector has announced the realignment of its Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Targeting Systems division to expand focus on its growing airborne and space ISR business. The former ISR&TSD is being reorganized into two separate divisions: Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance Reconnaissance and Targeting Systems; and Space Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Systems. “This strategic…

Full Story »

Image courtesy of NASA Goddard
0
comments
Space

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission passes critical milestone

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Image courtesy of NASA Goddard Artist concept of OSIRIS-REx, the first U.S. mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth. NASA’s groundbreaking science mission to retrieve a sample from an ancient space rock has moved closer to fruition. The Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has passed a critical milestone…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

Navy awards General Dynamics $610 million for construction of destroyer

Posted April 1, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the Fiscal Year 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million contract modification fully funds this ship which was awarded in 2013 as part of a multi-ship competition for DDG 51 class destroyers. The total value…

Full Story »