Tag Archives: helicopters

Sikorsky Wins $435M for Marine Corps Heavy Lift Helicopters; Michael Torok Comments

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has won a $435 million contract to build four heavy lift helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps to fly during operational evaluation missions. This award falls under the potential $3.5 billion system development and demonstration contract Sikorsky won in April 2006, Sikorsky said Thursday. To date, Sikorsky …

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Boeing Wins Apache Rotor Blade Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $36, 599, 871 contract modification to acquire rotor blades and related equipment for U.S. Army attack helicopters. The composite blades and equipment are for the block three configuration of the Apache helicopter, the Defense Department said April 12. Fiscal year 2012 procurement contract funds …

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Report: Boeing to Receive New Army Chinook Contract in May

Boeing (NYSE: BA) is scheduled to receive a contract in May for a second batch of CH-47 Chinook helicopters after the company and the U.S. Army agreed to a price. This second multi-year contract will comprise of 155 helicopters and options for 60 more, 16 of which are set aside …

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CAE Closes FY 2013 with $128M in Training Contract Wins; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE (NYSE: CAE) won approximately $128 million in contracts during the last month of its 2013 fiscal year from U.S. and international military customers for trainer products and related services. One of those wins came via an option from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), where CAE will design and build a weapon …

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CAE Wins $90M in Training Support, Flight Equipment Work; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has won approximately $87.7 million in contracts to provide training support services, update flight trainers and help maintain military flight simulation equipment for military customers. The modeling and simulation company won the contracts during the first two months of the fourth quarter for its 2013 fiscal year, the company …

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General Dynamics Wins $224M For Army Rockets, Engineering; Steve Elgin Comments

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) armament and technical products business unit has won two contracts worth $223.9 million combined to produce air-to-ground rockets for the U.S. Army. The company will also provide engineering services to the Army for the Hydra-70 rocket program, General Dynamics said Wednesday. Since 1996, General Dynamics has …

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Lockheed Wins $161M For Apache Laser System Upgrades

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won two U.S. Army production contracts worth $161.7 million combined to continue updating electro-optical fire control systems on Apache helicopters. The Army ordered 482 Modernized Day Sensor Assembly Modernized Laser Rangefinder Designator kits and spares under the contracts, which cover production lots two and three, …

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Northrop to Manufacture Army Targeting, Data Relay System; Gordon Stewart Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $9.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Army targeting systems for providing data to command and control centers, the company said Monday. Under the three-year contract, the company will produce its Hand Held Precision Targeting Devices, which contains a navigation module. Gordon Stewart, …

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BAE Wins $226M for Doppler GPS System Parts

BAE Systems has won a $226 million contract to provide the U.S. Army components for navigation systems used onboard helicopters. The Defense Department said BAE will also provide repairs, maintenance and other services in support of the Doppler GPS Navigation Sets. BAE’s AN/ASN-128B/C Doppler navigation set is designed to use …

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URS Wins $165M for Helicopter Flight Training; Randy Wotring Comments

URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) has won a $165 million U.S. Army contract to provide military pilots with undergraduate helicopter training, the company announced Tuesday. The contract has a one-year base period and two one-year option periods “Since 1986, we have trained more than 20, 000 student pilots at the U.S. Army …

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