Tag Archives: Defense Contracting

Raytheon Books Order for Helicopter Infrared Imaging System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) claimed a $42 million Air Force contract to provide additional AN/AAQ-29A forward looking infrared imaging systems for Pave Hawk HH-60G helicopters. Deliveries are expected to be in place by February 2013. The AN/AAQ-29A systems will replace the existing AN/AAQ-16 FLIR. “These new systems will give our customers …

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Don Morrison Joins BAE Systems to Lead Contracts for Intelligence and Security Business

BAE Systems has hired Don Morrison to serve as head of contracts, subcontracts and procurement for the firm’s Intelligence and Security business. “I couldn’t wait to start a new chapter in my career with BAE Systems, ” Morrison said. “I share its focus on the mission and the customer, and …

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Lockheed Starts Week with Pair of Navy Wins

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $50, 681, 257 fixed-price incentive, firm-fixed price, cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-type contract for the production of MK48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) functional item replacement (FIR) kits, engineering services hours, hardware repair support, test …

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BAE Systems Weapon Solution to Expand Under New Deal

BAE Systems signed a $19.7 million deal with the Navy to expand the firm’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System to fixed-wing aircraft platforms for the U.S. Air Force and Navy. According to the firm, “APKWS provides aviators with a highly precise weapon that is effective against soft and lightly armored …

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Hughes Hired by DoD to Run Satellite Study

Hughes Network Systems secured a $495, 000 contract from the Defense Department to run an architectural study of commercial communications satellite systems capabilities. According to the firm, “the report, which will focus on meeting the future tactical communications-on-the-move needs of the U.S. military, is expected to be delivered to the …

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Friday Defense Winners Include ITT, Honeywell

According to the Department of Defense, “ITT (NYSE: ITT) is being awarded an $8, 548, 575 cost-plus-fixed-fee basic ordering agreement for engineering service support for Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) Vehicle Receiver Jammer (CVRJ) systems, fielded in theater.  The CREW CVRJ systems are electronic jammers that …

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BAE Systems Grabs Navy ID/IQ

According to the Department of Defense, “BAE Systems is being awarded a $33, 920, 480 undefinitized firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for MK38 Mod 2 machine gun systems.  The MK 38 Mod 2 machine gun system ordnance alteration (ORDALT) kit consists of two-axis stabilization with remote control capability and an on-mount …

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Boeing, Thales Australia Units Team to Pursue Helicopter Work

Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) Defence Australia unit and Thales Australia signed a “Memorandum of Understanding” at the 2011 Australian International Airshow that will see the firms pursue the Project Air 9000 Phase 7 – Helicopter Aircrew Training System for the Australian Defence Force. According to Boeing, “the companies will work together …

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BAE Systems, L-3, M.C. Dean, Lockheed, Others Book Spots on Navy ID/IQ

According to the Department of Defense, “the following companies are being awarded an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee with firm-fixed-price provisions, performance-based contracts:  Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for $34, 670, 212, Chenega Technical Services for $36, 009, 534, Dataline for $36, 193, 425, BAE Systems for $36, 194, 645, M.C. Dean for …

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Harris Takes Off with Air Force Work

According to the Department of Defense, “Harris (NYSE: HRS) is being awarded a $15, 527, 025 firm-fixed-price contract to manufacture Warhead Replacement Tactical Telemetry, with 135 units ordered under this order.  Work will be performed at Harris Corp., Palm Bay, Fla.; Herly Industries, Lancaster, Pa. (subcontractor); and Ball Aerospace & …

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