Tag Archives: F-16

Exelis to Equip Pakistan’s Defensive Electronic Warfare System; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received a $9 million order from the U.S. Air Force for spare electronic warfare components, adding to their $53 million contract in December 2011 to supply EW systems to Pakistan. The company said Tuesday the spare components are for the ALQ-211 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare …

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Michael Baker Int’l Awarded $838M for F-16 Foreign Sales Support; Kurt Bergman Comments

Michael Baker International will provide engineering, construction, training and operational support services to the U.S. Air Force worth up to $838 million under multiple three-year contracts. The company said Tuesday that its subsidiaries KS International and Sallyport Global Services will work at the Balad Air Base in Iraq to help prepare F-16 aircraft …

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Exelis Deploys F-16 Electronic Warfare Tech For AF Foreign Sales; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has built electronic warfare equipment for F-16 fighter jets under a series of U.S. Air Force foreign military sales agreements with five international partners. The Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite has been certified for operational use in the F-16 programs of Chile, Turkey, Poland, Oman and Pakistan, …

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Raytheon to Help BAE Refresh South Korea F-16 Radars; Jim Hvizd Comments

BAE Systems and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have signed a contract that calls for Raytheon to supply an integrated tactical radar and electronic warfare system to BAE, the prime contractor for the South Korea F-16 modernization program. Raytheon will provide its Advanced Combat Radar, ALR-69A digital warning receiver, weapon technology and …

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Singapore to Upgrade F-16 Fighter Planes in $2.4B U.S. Arms Deal

Singapore plans to modernize its fleet of F-16 jets under a $2.43 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S., Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday. Singapore will purchase new radars, navigation systems, missiles and other components for the F-16 fighter fleet, according to the report. The arms deal also covers precision-guided bombs …

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Lockheed Selects Raytheon Electronics for Iraq F-16; Mark Kula Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded a contract to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) for an electronic warfare system intended to be installed on Iraq’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. This contract covers 18 Raytheon-made Advanced Countermeasure Electronic Systems for a batch of F-16 jets Iraq ordered earlier this year under a $830 million …

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BAE Selected for Poland’s C-130 Support Work; Floyd McConnell Comments

BAE Systems and a Poland-based aviation company have partnered to provide training, modifications and technical support for the Polish Air Force’s C-130 aircraft. The contract with Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 2 S.A. contains five base years and two renewal years, BAE said Monday. “This agreement advances our strategy to partner …

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Exelis to Build Lockheed F-16 RF Illuminator; Joe Rambala Comments

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $9.4 million contract to build radio frequency transmitters for the F-16 fighter jet, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). Lockheed intends for Exelis’ continuous wave illuminator subsystem to help the F-16’s fire control radar and computer control semi-active missiles find targets, Exelis said …

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Lockheed Wins $830M for 20 Iraq F-16 Jets

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won an $830 million U.S. Air Force contract modification to produce 16 F-16 fighter jets, supporting a foreign military sales agreement with Iraq. The Air Force is obligating $406.7 million for this firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee award, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Lockheed will also provide related support …

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Jeff Babione Named F-35 Deputy Program Head; Orlando Carvalho Comments

Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) former vice president and general manager of the F-16 and F-22 integrated fighter group, has been appointed vice president and deputy program manager of the F-35 program. Bridget Lauderdale, VP and GM of aeronautics operations, has succeeded Babione in his former roles on an …

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