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Army Picks Boeing for $185M Contract for Apache Lot 7 Full-Rate Production


Boeing (NYSE:BA) has landed a $184.9 million contract from the U.S. Army for the full-rate production of Lot 7 AH-64 Apache helicopters. The Army Contracting Command awarded the contract through a solicitation with one bid received, the Defense Department said Monday. The full obligated amount is from fiscal 2016 “other procurement” funds, DoD added. Boeing …

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Navy Awards Textron Subsidiary $581M Contract Modification for Helicopter, Fuel Kit Production


Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has been awarded a three-year, $581.1 million contract modification to build UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps and Pakistani military. Bell Helicopter will produce and deliver a total of 35 utility and attack helicopter units along with 21 auxiliary …

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Lockheed to Explore IT Business Separation, Inks $9B Deal for Helicopter Maker Sikorsky


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will examine a potential separation of its government information technology and technical services business components and has agreed to purchase helicopter manufacturing business Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp. for approximately $9 billion. Lockheed announced both moves Monday and said its IT business segment review will look at whether to spin off or …

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Army Orders $495M in Rockwell Collins Helicopter Software, System Services


The U.S. Army has awarded a five-year, $494,999,925 order dependent contract to Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) for software and system development services on helicopters. Work under the contract could also cover foreign military sales requirements, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Helicopters covered under the contract include: CH-47 Chinook MH-47 Chinook MH-6 Little Bird MH-60 Jayhawk …

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Navy Orders Northrop Mission Computers for Marine Corps’ Viper, Venom Choppers

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide mission computers to the U.S. Marine Corps for two types of attack helicopters under a $10.6 million low-rate initial production contract. The Marines use the company’s second-generation Flight Pro computers on the UH‑1Y Venom and AH‑1Zk Viper helicopters and plans to install the third-generation computer …

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Boeing to Produce 82 Army Apaches for $1.1B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $1,156,446,681 modification to perform full-rate production work on 72 remanufactured and 10 new AH-64E Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army. The Army has obligated $380,043,678 in fiscal year 2013 procurement funds and $494,322,830 in fiscal 2014 other procurement funds at the time of award, the Defense …

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Lockheed to Continue Marine Corps Fire Control Tech Production; Brad Partain Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue to produce fire control technology for U.S. Marine Corps attack helicopters under a $33.9 million contract awarded by the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division. This contract covers production lot 10 of the Target Sight System for the Marine Corps’ AH-1Z Cobra helicopters, Lockheed …

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Boeing, Army Sign $4B Chinook Helicopter Contract; Chuck Dabundo Comments


Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Army have signed a multi-year contract potentially worth $4 billion for up to 215 helicopters intended for combat, logistics and humanitarian operations. The Army currently has 241 CH-47F Chinooks in its fleet and this order intends to bring the branch’s total procurement close to …

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Sikorsky Wins $435M for Marine Corps Heavy Lift Helicopters; Michael Torok Comments


Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has won a $435 million contract to build four heavy lift helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps to fly during operational evaluation missions. This award falls under the potential $3.5 billion system development and demonstration contract Sikorsky won in April 2006, Sikorsky said Thursday. To date, Sikorsky …

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Boeing Wins Apache Rotor Blade Contract


Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $36,599,871 contract modification to acquire rotor blades and related equipment for U.S. Army attack helicopters. The composite blades and equipment are for the block three configuration of the Apache helicopter, the Defense Department said April 12. Fiscal year 2012 procurement contract funds are covering …

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