Tag Archives: Japan

US, Japan Reach $1.7B Northrop Hawkeye Aircraft Sale Deal

Japan has ordered Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes from the U.S. government through a potential $1.7 billion foreign military sales transaction approved by the State Department. The deal covers four E-2D airborne early warning and control aircraft units, 10 installed and spare engines, four radars and eight …

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Lockheed to Support Atago-Class Ship Upgrades Through 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has obligated $69.7 million in funds for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to continue to support ongoing Aegis software and equipment updates to Japan’s Atago-class guided missile destroyers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday work will …

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State Dept OKs $199M Boeing Harpoon Missile Sale to Japan

Japan has placed an order for Boeing (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles under a $199 million foreign military sale approved by the State Department. The proposed contract covers the procurement of 48 Harpoons, containers, equipment, spare and repair parts, technical documentation and logistics and training services, the Defense …

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Mary Petryszyn: Japan to Order Northrop Hawkeye, Global Hawk ISR Planes

The Japanese government intends to buy Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) E-2D Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft through a foreign military sales program run by the U.S. Defense Department. Northrop said Sunday the Japanese defense ministry chose the two aircraft platforms to support the agency’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. …

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Northrop Taps Brian Kim, Jack Dorsett for Chief Executive Roles in East Asia

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed former Boeing (NYSE: BA) executive Brian Kim as chief executive for South Korea and former Northrop information systems executive Jack Dorsett as CEO for Japan. Northrop said Monday Kim will oversee the company’s programs, growth strategies and business relationship with South Korea beginning Feb. 2. He worked for five …

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Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global Hawk Drones

Japan plans to invest approximately 372 million dollars over the next decade to buy new unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a military fleet expansion, Defense One reported Monday. Daniel Medina writes that an IHS Jane’s senior analyst has indicated that the Japanese government is interested in acquiring Northrop Grumman-made …

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Lockheed to Integrate Fighter Jet Targeting Pods for South Korea, Jordan

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded two contracts to help South Korea’s and Jordan’s air forces install an electro-optical targeting system on their fighter planes. The company will provide its Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod as well as associated hardware and training support for KF-16 and F-15K fighters used by …

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Toshihiko Seki to Lead Northrop’s Japan Air Power Programs; Mary Petryszyn Comments

Toshihiko Seki, a 30-year veteran of Japan’s army, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) as head of air power programs and will be based in the company’s Tokyo office. Northrop said Monday Seki will oversee the company’s work in Japan’s defense and security markets, particularly in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “His years of …

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Raytheon Awarded $156M for SM-3 Block IB Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $156 million contract to produce Standard Missile-3 weapons for the Missile Defense Agency through September 2016. MDA is allocating fiscal year 2014 defense-wide procurement funds for this award and the company will build the SM-3 Block IB weapons in Tucson, Ariz. and Huntsville, Ala., Raytheon …

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Orbital Sciences to Build Navy Target Base Vehicles

Orbital Sciences Corp. has won a $29, 862, 025 contract to produce eight base vehicles for the U.S. Navy and two international governments to fulfill foreign military sales agreements. The Navy will acquire five GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target base vehicles, Australia will buy two vehicles and Japan will …

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