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DynCorp Wins $124M Contract for Logistics Support to Govt-Owned Transport Aircraft

DynCorp International has won a potential $124.5 contract from the U.S. Army to provide logistics support for government-owned, fixed-wing transport aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will support C-12, C-26 and UC-35  fleets and provide limited services to T-6 military trainers under the firm-fixed-price contract. The Army received three bids via …

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State Dept Clears $350M Beechcraft KA-350 Aircraft Sustainment Deal for Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to buy $350 million in sustainment services for the country’s fleet of Beechcraft-built King Air 350 turboprop aircraft from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested a five-year sustainment package for one KA-350 transport plane and five units of the aircraft’s ISR variant, …

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BAE, Northrop to Develop RF Countermeasure Platforms for Air Force C-130J Fleet

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) separate contracts worth a combined $52.8 million to develop radio frequency countermeasure platforms for integration with the U.S. Air Force’s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft. BAE Systems said Monday it will develop the RFCM system …

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Lockheed Lands $969M Contract Modification to Produce Air Force C130-J Aircraft

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential five-year, $968.7 million contract modification to build 17 C-130J transport planes for the U.S. Air Force. The award covers the production of six C-130J-30 Super Hercules, nine MC-130J Commando II, one KC-130J tanker and one HC-130J Combat King II aircraft, the Defense Department said Tuesday. …

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Air Force Taps Rolls-Royce to Update C-130 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $36 million contract to upgrade T56 engines onboard the U.S. Air Force’s C-130 transport aircraft. Rollys-Royce said Tuesday it will start deliveries of Series 3.5 engine enhancement kits in December and install those kits onto C-130 planes of the service branch and the U.S. Air …

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