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GE Awarded $84M Army Helicopter Engine Upgrade Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has been awarded an $84.1 million contract for overhaul and modernization of engines for two kinds of U.S. Army helicopter platform. The company will update T700 series engines for the service branch’s Black Hawk attack helicopters and Apache utility helicopters under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The Army …

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Lockheed-Northrop JV to Update Apache Radar System Under $90M Army Contract

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $89.8 million contract to update the fire control radar systems on the U.S. Army’s Apache helicopters. Longbow LLC will perform software updates and build 84 radar electronics units under the contract, Lockheed said Wednesday. The Longbow Fire Control …

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Textron Awarded $116M to Update Army Shadow UAS Fleet; Henry Finneral Comments

A Textron (NYSE: TXT) business unit has been awarded a $116.5 million contract to update a tactical unmanned aircraft system the U.S. Army operates for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions and to relay communications.  Textron’s unmanned systems business will work to update 24 of the Army’s RQ-7B V2 Shadow TUAS and deliver that set of unmanned aircraft back …

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Boeing to Deliver 117 Apache Helicopters Under $923M Army Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has received a $922.6 million U.S. Army contract modification to deliver 117 AH-64E Apache combat helicopters. The Defense Department said Thursday work for the modification will occur in Mesa, Arizona, through May 31, 2018. The full obligated amount is from fiscal 2015 and 2016 “other procurement” funds, DoD added. The service …

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Lockheed to Update US Army Apache Night Vision Sensors; Matt Hoffman Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a potential $130.6 million contract to update the target acquisition designation sight and pilot night vision sensors on U.S. Army Apache helicopters. Lockheed said Thursday it will produce modernized day sensor assembly kits and spares for the Army and the Qatar Emiri Air …

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Lockheed Martin Receives $216M Apache Pilot Night-Vision Systems FMS Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $215.8 million contract to produce Modernized Target Acquisition Designation/Pilot Night Vision Systems for India’s Apache helicopters through a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform work in Orlando, Florida, through Dec. 31, 2021, under the contract with the …

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Boeing to Produce Additional Apache Helicopters for US Army

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a more than $591 million contract modification to produce additional Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army. The company will build 35 AH-64E Apache helicopters under the full rate production’s fifth batch, the Defense Department said Thursday. Boeing will perform work at its Mesa, Arizona-based facility through …

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Lockheed to Help Army Sustain Apache Targeting Sensors; Rob Breter Comments

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $82 million contract to sustain long-range targeting and pilotage systems for the military branch’s AH-64 Apache helicopters. Lockheed said Monday the award exercises the third option year under a potential $375 million performance-based logistics contract for work on Modernized Target …

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ATK to Develop US Army Air Platform, Training Ammo; Dan Olson Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has been awarded a set of contracts worth more than $112 million combined to develop medium- and large-caliber ammunition systems for arm air platforms and crew training programs. The U.S. Army will use the ammunition to arm its A-10, Apache attack helicopter and the AC-130 gunship fleets …

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US Inks $500M Apache Helicopter, Radar Sale Agreement with Indonesia

Indonesia will purchase eight Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Apache helicopters and Longbow radars from the U.S. under a $500 million foreign military sales agreement, the American Forces Press Service reported Sunday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the sale also includes pilot training and help to develop tactical strategies for security missions in Southeast Asia. …

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