Deals this week: Boeing, Saab, USA Environmental


Boeing has received a contract worth $2.2bn to produce and deliver a minimum of 17 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, including 11 for the US Navy, four for the Royal Australian Air Force, and two for the UK.

The deal also includes options for an additional 32 aircraft and long-lead parts for future orders, which if exercised would bring the total value of the contract to $6.8bn.

Saab has been awarded a $358m deal by the Swedish Defence Material Administration for the development of a next-generation anti-ship missile system, which is to be used by the Swedish Air Force and the Royal Swedish Navy.

Saab will develop and produce the next-generation system in both ship-launched and air-launched configurations as part of the agreement.

The missile system is scheduled for delivery between 2017 and 2026, and will be installed on the Swedish Air Force’s Gripen E fighter aircraft and the Royal Swedish Navy’s Visby-class corvettes.

USA Environmental Inc has been awarded a five-year munitions response services contract by the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC).

"Saab has been awarded a $358m deal by the Swedish Defence Material Administration for the development of a next-generation anti-ship missile system."

The $95m arrangement will see USA Environmental locate, identify, investigate, and remove munitions and other assorted debris across the US NAVFAC Atlantic area of responsibility (AOR), as well as a number of other locations worldwide.

Techflow Mission Support LLC has received a contract modification worth $25.05m for the provision of base operations support services at the US Marine Corps Air Station New River, US Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, and other sites in eastern North Carolina.

The modification was awarded by the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and will see Techflow supply materials, engineering, in addition to equipment and tooling for facilities maintenance and equipment repair operations.

Orbital ATK Inc has received a $20.8m deal from the US Army Contracting Command to produce munitions fuses for the US Navy.

The company will carry out first article test and full-rate production of the MK419 Mod 1 multi-function fuse (MFF) as part of the new arrangement, which are planned for use on US Navy ships.