Tag Archives: helicopters

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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Boeing Wins $185M for Chinook Logistics

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $185 million contract to provide performance based logistics services for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of Chinook helicopters, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will occur in Ridley Park, Penn. through Sept. 30, 2017 and the U.S. Army Contracting Command’s office …

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L-3 Wins $2B For Army Helicopter Logistics; John McNellis Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a contract potentially worth nearly $2 billion for U.S. Army helicopter maintenance and work, the company announced Tuesday. The recompeted contract contains one base year and four option years. L-3 has supported Army and Air Force operations at at Fort Rucker, Ala. since 2003, …

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Lockheed Wins $61M to Update Navy Helicopter Weapons, Electronics

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has received a $61, 425, 658 basic ordering agreement from the U.S. Navy to update assemblies for the branch’s MH-60 helicopter fleet. The Defense Department said the company will update weapons and replacement assemblies used in the helicopter’s cockpit. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will also …

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Lockheed Wins $1B Navy Helicopter Sensors Contract; Dan Spoor Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $1.05 billion U.S. Navy contract to provide the branch with digital cockpits, mission systems and sensors for helicopters. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor said Congress approved the five-year contract and required it to produce double-digit cost savings for the Defense Department. Dan Spoor, …

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BAE to Develop DARPA Helicopter Radio, Sensor Systems

BAE Systems won a $34 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contract to develop helicopter radio and sensor systems, the company announced Wednesday. The company will lead a research team that will develop sensor systems for helicopters to use in environments with reduced visibility. Dave Logan, a vice president and general …

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Northrop Outfitting First Sea-Based Unmanned System to Carry Weapons

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has begun outfitting U.S. Navy MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopters to be armed with weapons systems. The work falls under a $17 million contract awarded to the company Sept. 23 by Naval Air Systems Command. By implementing the Advanced Precision Kill weapons system laser-guided 70mm rocket into helicopters, ship …

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Boeing Wins $60M to Improve Longevity, Performance of Apache Helicopter

The U.S. Army has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $60 million contract modification to improve the reliability, maintainability and sustainability of the AH-64 Apache helicopter. Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2012. The Aviation Applied Technology Directorate, Fort Eustis, Va., is the contracting …

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Raytheon to Provide Naval Mine Neutralization Production Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business a $8, 796, 601 contract modification to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver five Airborne Mine Neutralization System low rate initial production systems. The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device and …

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Lockheed Wins $50M to Integrate Target Sight Systems in Cobra Attack Helicopter

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business a $49, 950, 000 firm-fixed-price contract for 18 target sight systems to be integrated into the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter. Work is expected to be completed by August 2014. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is …

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