Deals this week: Kilgore Flares, BAE Systems, Raytheon Missile Systems


Kilgore Flares Co LCC has won a contract worth $30.79m to produce and deliver up to 1,260,638 SM-875/ALE simulator flares, which will be used by US Navy pilots and ordnance technicians.

The five-year contract has been awarded by the US Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support.

BAE Systems has awarded a contract to Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited to design and manufacture visual landing aids for installation on-board the British Royal Navy's first three Type 26 Global Combat Ships.

The visual landing aids will feature advanced LED technology and are expected provide the navy vessels with increased performance and reliability.

The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $66.44m one-year contract modification to Raytheon Missile Systems Company in support of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA programme.

"The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $66.44m one-year contract modification to Raytheon Missile Systems Company in support of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA programme."

Raytheon will provide analysis, engineering and material support services under the deal, including the integration of Ballistic Missile Defense BMD 5.1 and flight support systems for the Aegis Ashore flight test mission.

The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Norfolk Naval Shipyard has awarded an aircraft carrier modernisation contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries, which has been valued at roughly $36.45m.

The deal will see Huntington Ingalls perform maintenance and modernisation work on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) aircraft carrier in Virginia, US, until March 2018.

Six 3 Advanced Systems Inc has secured a five-year contract valued at $29.85m to provide lifecycle support for the Red Falcon systems on US Navy ships and at shore stations.

The contract was awarded by the US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center and covers engineering and technical support, maintenance, software upgrades, and depot level repairs.