Tag Archives: radar

Serco Inc. to Update Protection for AF Missile Warning System in Greenland; Dan Allen Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2016 — Serco Inc. will work to update the electromagnetic pulse protection of the U.S. Air Force‘s anti-missile radar system in Greenland under a $38 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will employ a design-build-install-test approach to update the protection mechanism on the Ballistic Missile Early Warnings Systems …

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Lockheed Eyes Int’l Defense Market for Radar Tech Project With Australian Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has worked with Australia’s defense science and technology group to build a long-range, over-the-horizon radar that works to track small and fast-moving objects, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Friday the team completed initial validation on the technology as part of Project …

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Lockheed Lands FAA Contract for Air Traffic Control Radar Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide technical services to the Federal Aviation Administration in support of radar systems for air traffic control under a $28.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers design, development, analysis and test services for FAA’s …

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Iridium’s Matt Desch Seeks Satellite System for Real-Time Flight Info Broadcasts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2016 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said that a satellite system that works to track an aircraft’s GPS transponder can be an alternative way to support real-time flight information monitoring, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016, told …

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Harris’ Exelis Unit to Provide Radar Systems Sustainment Under $73M AF Awards

Harris (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary Exelis has received two contract modifications with a combined value of $73.5 million from the U.S. Air Force to provide system engineering and sustainment support for two radar systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the first modification requires mission assurance and other services for the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System Pave …

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General Dynamics to Deliver Completed Space Fence Ground Structure to Lockheed

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — A subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed the construction of the radar receive array ground structure for the U.S. Air Force‘s future space fence system being built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. General Dynamics said Thursday its SATCOM Technologies division built the 700, …

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Raytheon Gets Indian Gov’t Order for 245 Stinger Missiles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an order for 245 Stinger air-to-air missiles and launchers for India as part of a potential $3.1 billion foreign military sale agreement between the U.S. and Indian governments, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the FMS deal would …

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MBDA Signs MOU With Qatar Navy for Potential $725M Coastal Defense System Contract

MBDA and the Qatar government have signed a memorandum of understanding toward a potential $725 million contract for the arms manufacturer to supply a coastal defense system to the Qatar Emiri naval force. Qatar will use the missile system to monitor coastal traffic and block enemy ships from the country’s territorial waters, MBDA said …

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Air Force Taps Northrop, Raytheon for JSTARS Recap Risk Reduction Contracts

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have secured contracts worth $130.3 million combined to help reduce radar risks for the U.S. Air Force‘s Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System Recapitalization program. The service branch awarded $70.3 million to Northrop’s systems business and $60 million to Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit, the Defense …

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Anti-Interference Radar Developed by Serco, Lockheed Martin Now Fully Operational

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 9, 2016 — The Remote Radar Head built by a Serco–Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team is now in full operations in the U.K. and will work to alleviate the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm’s potential impact on British air defense missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Serco said Thursday the radar …

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