Deals this week: BAE Systems, MBDA, Sierracin-Sylmar


The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded a contract worth $741.49m to General Dynamics NASSCO and BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport in support of littoral combat (LCS) 1 variant class ships.

The awardees will provide maintenance and sustainment support for the LCS 1 variant class ships, until August 2021.

BAE Systems has won a $32m contract to supply anti-ship missile test capabilities to the Royal Australian Navy for a period of three years.

"The contractual work will include design, development, evaluation and supply of the future advanced threat simulator."

The contractual work will include design, development, evaluation and supply of the future advanced threat simulator.

MBDA has secured a missile system development contract from the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces (QENF).

Capable of launching Marte ER and Exocet MM40 Block 3 missiles, the missile system will provide the QENF with the capability to attack hostile ships.

Sierracin-Sylmar Corporation and Llamas Plastics have been contracted to provide windscreens for the US Navy’s V-22 Osprey military aircraft.

The two-year contract, valued at $80m, has been awarded by the US Defense Logistics Agency Aviation.

The contractual work will be performed in Sylmar, California, US.

The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded an $11.29m contract to AT&T Government Solutions for the construction of communications towers.

AT&T will design and build five land mobile radio communication towers of between 70ft and 150ft at multiple locations in the US Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, until March 2019.