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Boeing Gets $14B Air Force Contract to Update B-1, B-52 Weapons Systems

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential 10-year, $14.31B contract to modernize weapons systems used on the U.S. Air Force’s B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bomber platforms. The company will also modify, engineer, test and sustain the aircraft weapons in an effort to increase system lethality, responsiveness, supportability and survivability, the Department of …

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DeEtte Gray: BAE Systems Seeks to Enhance US Navy’s Aegis Weapon System

BAE Systems has won a five-year, $120 million contract to integrate and test the U.S. Navy’s Aegis combat system onboard surface ships. The company will also work to develop, engineer and maintain the system in order to sustain the weapon’s readiness, BAE said Monday. “Together, we are enhancing the U.S. …

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John Jordan Named President for Wyle’s Weapons Systems Support and Analysis Group; Roger Wiederkehr Comments

John Jordan, formerly air and missile defense systems division lead of Wyle, has been named president of the company’s CAS group headquartered in Huntsville, Ala. Jordan succeeds George Prueitt and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Roger Wiederkehr, Wyle said Thursday. “His dedication to our customers’ missions and his …

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Northrop Wins $434M to Maintain AF Global Hawk Drone

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $434 million contract to maintain the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of Global Hawk drones, Military & Aerospace Electronics reports. The company’s aerospace systems will be responsible for contractor logistics support work on the unmanned aerial vehicles through September 2014, John Keller reports. Keller …

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Cubic Wins Potential $200M Contract for Laser Weapons System

The U.S. Army‘s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation has awarded Cubic’s defense systems business segment a contract potentially worth more than $200 million to upgrade the Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Individual Weapons System. An initial order of $19 million covers the base year of the award, …

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Boeing Wins Max $11B Air Force Contract For C-17 Program Support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a maximum $11.75 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide support and sustainment services for the C-17 weapon system. Support shall include, but not be limited to: program management material and equipment management depot level aircraft maintenance and modifications F117 propulsion system management …

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Boeing Wins $258M Air Force Weapons System Support Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), Long Beach, Calif., a $258, 335, 789 modification to the fixed-price award fee basic C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership contract. Boeing will exercise the fiscal 2011, fourth quarter, option contract line items.  The company will provide total system support for the C-17 weapon …

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Lockheed Wins $39M Army Patriot Missile Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), Grand Prairie, Texas, a $38, 640, 344 firm-fixed-price with a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract-line-item-number contract. The award is for the fiscal 2011 U.S. Patriot advanced capability production requirement. Lockheed will provide five Patriot advanced capability-3 four-pack missiles. The work has an estimated …

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