Cubic Pre-Deployment Soldier Training Contract Ceiling Increases to $896M

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A Cubic (NASDAQ: CUB) subsidiary has been awarded a $60 million contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Army train soldiers before their deployment for combat operations. This award increases the value of a potential 10-year mission support services contract Cubic Applications won in July 2007 to $896 million, Cubic said Thursday. Cubic Applications has been supporting rotational pre-deployment...

Northrop to Continue Air Force Comms Relay Ops, Support Under $89M Modified Contract

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Space & Mission Systems has won a modification contract worth $89,663,365 to continue support for the U.S. Air Force’s airborne communications relay program. The change covers an additional year of maintenance and operations work on the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload aboard the E-11A and EQ-4B aircraft, the Defense Department said Thursday. BACN...

Raytheon Wins $391M for Army Guidance System

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $391,540,645 for its tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles. The change covers contract W31P4Q-12-C-0265 for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, in addition to two foreign military sales agreements that involve Oman and Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said Thursday. Work to be performed in Arizona and New...

Carl Smith: Northrop Wins $238M AF Countermeasure System Support Contract

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $238 million contract modification to provide additional hardware and support work for a countermeasure system the Air Force uses to protect large aircraft from missiles. The company will continue to supply the branch with Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure transmitters, lasers, missile warning sensors, processors, control interface units and support...

Raytheon Wins $298M to Build Air Force FAB-T Satellite Terminals

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Raytheon has won a $298 million contract modification to produce the U.S. Air Force‘s Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminals Command Post Terminals system. The deal provides options for low-rate initial production, full-rate production and interim contractor support, the company said Monday. FAB-T terminals are intended to help support a presidential conference system for communications...

General Dynamics Unit to Upgrade USMC Light Armored Vehicles for $52M

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General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada has received a $52.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to provide power pack, suspension, driveline, steering system and electrical components for light armored vehicles. The General Dynamics business unit said Monday that it was awarded the modification through the crown agency Canadian Commercial Corporation...

Lockheed to Update Egypt’s F-16 Electronic Warfare Tech

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)has been awarded a .9 million contract modification to update electronic warfare systems on the Egyptian military’s F-16 fighter fleet, Military &  Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes Lockheed will equip the Egyptian F-16 program with three EW memory loader verifiers, 24 radar warning receivers and 20 Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) advanced...

MDA Increases Northrop Missile Defense IT Services Contract by $750M

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Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) contract with the Missile Defense Agency to help run information technology and facilities for the U.S. ballistic missile defense system has received $750 million in additional funding. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification increases the contract’s total value from $2.5 billion to $3.25 billion. Work under the hybrid omnibus contract also...

Navy Orders 4 Lockheed, Austal Littoral Combat Ships for $1.4B

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The U.S. Navy has awarded approximately $1.4 billion in contract funds to Austal USA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for construction of four additional Littoral Combat Ships. Contract line items for each ship cover seaframe construction, systems integration and test and systems equipment, the Defense Department said Monday. Lockheed was awarded approximately $698.9 million to build the seventh...

Raytheon to Update NOAA Satellite Ground System for $185M; Lynn Dugle Comments

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Lynn Dugle Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $185 million contract modification to update a common ground system for three National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration environmental satellites. The company will refresh ground station technology for the Joint Polar Satellite System, which works to gather weather and storm data from polar-orbiting spacecraft, Raytheon said Friday. “Our...