Raytheon Awarded $97 Million Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Block 2 Modification Contract

March 19, 2019 @ 06:11 AM

Raytheon is awarded a $97 million modification contract for long-lead material in support of fiscal 2019 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 low-rate initial production requirements. The Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (ESSM) program is an international cooperative effort to design, develop, test, and procure ESSM missiles

East Coast Repair wins $213 Million to Modernize US Navy’s Surface Combatants,...

March 19, 2019 @ 06:01 AM

East Coast Repair and Fabrication is awarded $213 million multiple award contract (MAC) for ship repair, maintenance, and modernization of surface combatants (DDG and CG) class ships and amphibious (LSD, LPD and LHD) class ships homeported in Mayport, Florida, under Lot 1. This award was made under rolling admissions of...

US DoD Awards $976 Million for COTS Software ESI Purchase Agreement

March 19, 2019 @ 05:55 AM

Advantaged Solutions, Alamo City Engineering, Carahsoft Technology Corp., and Oakland Consulting Group are awarded $976 million for Department of Defense (DoD) Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) in accordance with the firms General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule contracts

South Korean Cheolmae-2 Missile Accidentally Fired, No Casualties

March 19, 2019 @ 05:28 AM

A South Korean surface-to-air guided missile self-exploded in mid-air after being launched while it was under maintenance at a base east of Seoul. No casualties or property damage was reported

General Dynamics Wins $2 Billion for Additional Material for US Navy’s Virginia-class...

March 19, 2019 @ 05:11 AM

General Dynamics has won $2 billion modification contract for additional material (to include Long Lead Time Material and Economic Ordering Quantity) associated with the Fiscal 2019 – Fiscal 2023 Virginia class submarines (SSNs 802 – 811). The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract, the US department of defense

BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, MBDA Start Integrating Meteor, Spear Missiles on UK’s...

March 19, 2019 @ 04:51 AM

BAE Systems along with Lockheed Martin and MBDA have started integrating next generation weapon systems on the United Kingdoms fleet of F-35 fighter aircraft. BAE Systems has received an initial funding award from Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor on the F-35 programme, to start integration efforts for MBDAs Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile and SPEAR precision surface attack missile, the company said in a statement Monday

Philippine Army Receives 80 Assault Rifles, 44 Mortars from US

March 18, 2019 @ 09:55 AM

The Philippine Army received 80 assault rifles and 44 mortars from the United States government earlier this month. The 80 assault rifles is a grant by the US government to the Philippine Army under the Military Assistance Program

Japan, US to Jointly Develop New Radar System for Aegis-equipped US Navy...

March 18, 2019 @ 09:02 AM

Japan and the United States plan to jointly developing a new radar system for US Navys Aegis-equipped warships to counter threats from North Korea and China. Japan faces nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, is hoping to strengthen its security alliance with the United States through the joint development,

Russia to Supply 12 Su-35 Fighter Jets to Egypt for $2 Billion

March 18, 2019 @ 08:44 AM

Russia has signed an estimated $2 billion contract for the supply of about 12 Su-35 multi-role fighter jets to Egypt. The agreement for the supply of ‘over two dozen aircraft and aviation aids will amount to $2 billion

Turkey Acquired Bombardier Global 6000 Type Aircraft to Have Local Electronic Warfare

March 18, 2019 @ 08:10 AM

Turkey has taken the delivery of two Bombardier Global 6000 type business aircraft which will be integrated with locally developed Remote Electronic Support/Electronic Attack Ability in Air Platform (HAVA SOJ). The project has been initiated by the SSB to develop electronic warfare special mission aircraft, according to a statement by the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) Friday

China Moves to Number One Spot in Combat Drone Export: SIPRI

March 15, 2019 @ 12:58 PM

China has seen an overall increase of 1430 percent growth in combat drone sales pushing it to the number one spot in exports, according to a report by Stockholm based Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) published on Monday. According to the report, from 2014 to 2018, China exported some 153 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV) to 13 nations that include Middle Eastern countries such as Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Raytheon Wins $402 Million to Provide Additional Three An/SPY-6 Radar to US...

March 15, 2019 @ 11:19 AM

Raytheon has won $402.6 million modification contract to exercise options for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) low-rate initial production (LRIP)