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Textron Subsidiary Gets $461M Modification on Helicopter, Fuel Kit Contract with Navy

A subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT) has received a three-year, $461.1 million contract modification to manufacture and deliver new batches of AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters to the U.S. Navy. Textron unit Bell Helicopter will provide 16 Vipers, 12 Venoms and 16 auxiliary fuel kits under the fixed-price-incentive contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will take …

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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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Reuters: Lockheed, Textron Final Bidders for UTC’s Sikorsky Helicopter Arm

United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) is mulling offers from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Textron (NYSE: TXT) to purchase UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal and Mike Stone write UTC may reach a decision on the offers by the end of the month or could decide instead on a tax-free spinoff …

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State Dept OKs $952M Helicopter, Missile Sale to Pakistan

The State Department has approved Pakistan’s request to purchase Viper attack helicopters and Hellfire missiles from the U.S. under a potential $952 million foreign military sales agreement. Pakistan will use the precision strike aircraft and weapons to carry out counterterrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North Waziristan Agency, federally-administered tribal areas …

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Reuters: US Navy Plans to Buy Tiltrotor Aircraft from Bell-Boeing

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps officials have inked a memorandum of understanding to buy V-22 tiltrotor aircraft built by Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter, Reuters reported Tuesday. Citing unnamed sources, Andrea Shalal writes the Navy plans to buy four V-22s between fiscal year 2018 and fiscal 2020 under the agreement. …

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DSCA Details Potential $1B in Missile, Helicopter Service Deals for Iraq

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements with Iraq worth more than $1 billion combined that cover Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) defense equipment and logistics support for the country’s rotorcraft from Bell Helicopter. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday that Iraq has asked to buy 5, 000 Lockheed-made AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles, other parts and …

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Raanan Horowitz: Elbit Systems of America to Install Safety Tech on Marine Helicopters

An Elbit Systems (NASDAQ: ESLT) subsidiary will install helmet display tracker system kits and tactical video data link systems on the U.S. Marine Corps‘ fleet of Bell AH-1W attack helicopters. The Marine Corps awarded an $11.6 million contract to Elbit Systems of America for the helmet display tracker system kits and a separate $8.5 million contract for the …

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Boeing-Bell JV Wins $6.5B Navy Osprey Aircraft Order; James O’Donnell Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron (NYSE: TXT) subsidiary Bell Helicopter’s joint venture has won a five-year $6.5 billion U.S. Navy contract for 99 V-22 Osprey aircraft, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Richard Sisk writes the JV will produce 92 MV-22 Ospreys for the Marine Corps and seven units of the CV-22 …

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Lockheed Wins $50M for Cobra Helicopter Sensor, Imagery Suite

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $49.9 million follow-on production contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center. The company will provide the fire control system for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter. Lockheed delivered the first target sight system in June 2009, and recently began early delivery of low-rate initial production units. …

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First FAA Certification for Cobham Helicopter Stability, Autopilot System

Cobham’s HeliSAS two-axis helicopter stability and autopilot system has received its first Supplemental Type Certification (STC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for use in a Robinson model R44 aircraft. Working with Hoh Aeronautics, Inc. of Lomita, Calif., Cobham is in the process of achieving HeliSAS certification for use on …

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