Tag Archives: F-16

Air Force Issues $403M F-16 Service Life Extension RFP for Small Businesses

The U.S. Air Force has kicked off a small business set-aside solicitation for a potential 10-year, $403 million contract to extend the service life of the military branch’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period and a five-year option, the Air Force said …

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Report: UAE to Buy $684M in Raytheon-Built Laser Guided Bombs

The United Arab Emirates will purchase laser guided bombs from Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) under a $684.4 million deal, Reuters reported Tuesday. The agreement announced at the Dubai Airshow Tuesday includes Raytheon-built GBU-10 and GBU-12 Paveway bomb kits. The deal came days after UAE awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential …

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Report: UAE, Lockheed Seal $1.6B F-16 Upgrade Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $1.6 billion order to perform upgrades to the United Arab Emirates’ F-16 fighter aircraft, The National reported Sunday. The report said UAE’s armed forces entered numerous defense deals with U.S. companies, which include an agreement for Lockheed to modernize 80 F-16s. Lockheed CEO …

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State Dept OKs Potential $2.4B FMS Deal for Greek F-16 Upgrades

The State Department has approved a potential $2.40 billion foreign military sales transaction for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to convert F-16 aircraft into a Block V configuration for the Greek air force. Greece asked to buy 125 APG-83 active electronically scanned array radars, 123 modular mission computers and 123 Link-16 multifunctional information distribution …

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Rockwell Collins Gets $109M DLA Contract for Fighter Pilot Helmet Display Spares

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has secured a potential six-year, $108.6 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply consumable and depot-level reparable spares for helmet displays used by F-15, F-16 and F-18 aircraft pilots. The Defense Department said Thursday Rockwell Collins’ ESA Vision Systems business will deliver Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System spares to the …

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Northrop Grumman: F-16 Radar Update in EMD Phase With Further Market Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has moved forward to the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of its work to update the F-16 aircraft’s active electronically scanned array radar for the Air National Guard, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The National Interest reported Wednesday that Northrop CEO Wes Bush, …

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ANSER Subsidiary Enters Cooperative Deal with AFRL-Sponsored Consortium

Advanced Technology International, an Analytical Services (ANSER) subsidiary, has inked a cooperative deal with a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory-sponsored consortium which created a collaborative contract vehicle worth a potential $333 million. ANSER said Thursday the Metals Affordability Initiative was established to consolidate resources within the government and industry in a push …

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Lockheed Martin to Deliver F-16 Fighting Falcon Training System to Romania’s Air Force

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will deliver a tailored simulation-based F-16 training environment for the Romanian Air Force (RoAF,) according to a company statement. Lockheed Martin will deliver the SciosTrain™ suite of simulators in 2019 under this contract and also provide contractor logistics support services. “Our solution builds on our proven …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $79M Sidewinder Block II Sustainment Contract Modification

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a $78.7 million contract modification to provide sustainment and support services for AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as 20 government clients under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers repair, depot management, software …

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Lockheed’s F-16 Jets Get Air Force Approval for Service Life Extension

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2017 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-16 fighter jet has received clearance from the U.S. Air Force for an extended service life from an equivalent 8,000 to 12,000 flight hours, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it worked with the Air Force to cut projected service …

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