Deals this week: BAE Systems, Gryphon Technologies, General Dynamics Electric Boat


BAE Systems has secured a $180.5m order from the US Navy for a number of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets..

The APKWS weapons to be supplied under the arrangement are intended to help improve the US Navy’s precision strike capability in the battlefield.

Gryphon Technologies LC has won a $49m contract with options to provide engineering development and support for UNREP (E-stream) underway replenishment system.

The deal will run through June 2022 and was awarded by the US Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, CA Division.

General Dynamics Electric Boat has received a $25.1m contract modification from the US Naval Sea Systems Command to provide additional long lead-time material (LLTM) for the SSN-802 and SSN-803 Virginia Class submarines.

"Gryphon Technologies LC has won a $49m contract with options to provide engineering development and support for UNREP (E-stream) underway replenishment system."

The contractor will supply LLTM for the ship’s main propulsion unit, steam and electric plant components and hull as part of the new commitment, as well as mechanical and electrical components up to January 2018.

AAI Corporation and three other contractors have been awarded a deal worth $1.73n by the US Naval Air Systems Command to provide land and sea-based unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities.

The five-year agreement covers UAS ISR non-developmental equipment, installation, maintenance, operation, sustainment and other services.

ViaSat Inc has secured a contract from Lockheed Martin to provide datalink communications for the US Navy’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) programme.

The contractor will supply Weapon Data Link L-band units to support the integration and testing phase of the LRASM.