Tag Archives: radar

Australian Fleet of Boeing-Built Growlers to Get Funds for New Jammer, Radar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2017 — Australia’s fleet of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler aircraft will potentially receive new radio jammers and radar systems through the country’s planned $191.6 million investment on the technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Australian defense department said Wednesday Marise Payne, the defense minister, made the comments as the country marked …

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Boeing to Supply F-15SA Radar Under Air Force FMS Deal With Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) an $18.3 million contract modification to provide AN/APG-63(V) radars for the F-15SA aircraft of Saudi Arabia’s air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform work under the foreign military sales deal …

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Lockheed Martin to Supply MH-60R Radar Periscope Detection Kits to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2017 — The U.S. Navy has awarded a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) business a $45.8 million delivery order for 29 automatic radar periscope detection and discrimination standard retrofit p-kits for MH-60R helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed’s mission systems and training unit will perform work under the order mostly …

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Boeing Gets $558M Air Force Contract Modification for F-15 Radar Upgrades

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $558.5 million contract modification to support the U.S. Air Force‘s F-15 radar improvement and modernization programs. The Defense Department said Wednesday work under the modification will run through Jan. 15, 2019 and covers procurement, installation and spares production for 42 combined APG-63 Version 3 and APG-82 Version 1 radars. The …

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Lockheed Martin to Supply Radars for Jordan Under Air Force FMS Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide a gap-filler radar system to Jordan under a potential $41.6 million foreign military sales deal through the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract also covers the supply of two new long-range radars and update to three additional …

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Boeing to Choose Supplier of IR Sensors for Air Force’s F-15C/D Jets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force has tasked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to select a supplier that will provide 132 infrared search-and-track sensors for the F-15C/D fighter jet as part of a $198 million program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Flightglobal reported Monday the company’s responsibility covers F-15 IRST sensors for 100 active-duty …

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L-3 Closes Purchase of RF, Electronic Warfare Business Micreo; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has wrapped up its purchase of Australia-based radiofrequency and electronic warfare platforms provider Micreo for an undisclosed sum. The newly acquired company will operate as L-3 Micreo that is forecast to generate $27 million in annual sales for the year ending Dec. 31, 2017 and will report to …

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CNN: Air Force to Spend $12B on F-15 Radar, EW System Updates

The U.S. Air Force plans to spend $12 billion on efforts to update its fleet of F-15 aircraft in order to keep the fighter jet in service through 2040 as well as maintain U.S. technological edge over Russia and China, CNN reported Friday. According to the story by Zachary Cohen, the military service told CNN the modernization program will cover 435 …

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Lockheed Adopts New Name for Former Mission Systems & Training Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and training business will operate under the rotary and mission systems brand beginning Sept. 5 in a change that seeks to reflect the company’s expanded portfolio following the acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The rebranded rotary and mission …

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Navy Awards Lockheed Potential $68M IDIQ to Update MH-60R Radar Systems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $67.6 million contract to engineer, manufacture and deliver automatic radar periscope detection and discrimination multi-mode radar kits to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s mission systems and training business unit will produce up to 103 AN/APS-153(V)1 radar kits for integration into the service branch’s fleet …

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