Deals this week: BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, Orbital Sciences


BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration has secured a $618.34m-worth contract for full-rate production lots 5 to 7 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II rockets.

The company will procure WGU-59/B guidance units to provide the rockets with semi-active laser guidance capability.

Expected to be completed by the end of 2018, the contract will support the US Marine Corps, US Navy, US Air Force, and a number of foreign countries.

"The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a two-year contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation."

The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a two-year contract, valued at $149.66m, to Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation in support of the Department of the Navy’s Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM).

The contractual work includes procurement of hardware, production test stations, and technical support for the integration of LAIRCM on the combat aircraft operated the US and Australia.

Orbital Sciences Corporation has been contracted by the US Naval Air Systems Command for seven full-rate production lot 10 GQM-163A Coyote supersonic sea skimming target base vehicles.

The contractual work also includes procurement of spare parts and long lead steel materials.

Scheduled to be completed in June 2019, the contract will support the US Navy and Japan.

Ultra Electronics, 3eTI will continue to provide cyber-secure critical infrastructure solutions to the US Navy, under a $34.6m-worth contract.

The contractual work includes design, development, integration, and installation of different cyber-secure systems for critical infrastructure control and monitoring.

Rockwell Collins has secured a $27m-worth contract for depot maintenance of HF-121C and ARC-210 radio components of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft at the US Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest.

Awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, the contractual work is scheduled to be completed in January 2020.


Image: Rockwell Collins has been contracted for the depot maintenance of P-8A Poseidon aircraft's radio components. Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Greg L. Davis.