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Sikorsky Gets $550M Navy Contract Modification to Build Additional Heavy-Lift Helicopters

Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion

Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has been awarded a $550.4M contract modification to produce Lot IV of CH-53K helicopters for the U.S. Navy's heavy-lift missions. Sikorsky will provide six low-rate initial production airlifters along with support services such as logistics, configuration audits and tooling, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Harris Receives Second Army Manpack Radio Order Under $12.7B IDIQ; Dana Mehnert Quoted

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a second low-rate initial production order to supply the U.S. Army with tactical radio systems as part of a potential 10-year, $12.7B contract awarded in 2016. The new order falls under the Handheld, Manpack and Small Form-Fit indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and precedes an operational test the service branch will conduct, Harris said Thursday.

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BAE Receives $575M in Army Contract Modifications to Build Armored Vehicles

BAE Systems has secured two contract modifications worth potentially $575M combined to begin low-rate initial production of Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles for the U.S. Army. The company said Monday it will manufacture AMPV general purpose, medical evacuation, command and control, medical treatment and mortar carrier variants under the new pair of awards. “Moving …

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