Deals this week: Lockheed Martin Global, General Dynamics Mission Systems, PAE Aviation and Technical Services


Lockheed Martin Global Inc has secured a contract modification worth $158.5m to upgrade the Phase 2 mission systems on eight German P-3C aircraft under a foreign military sales programme.

The deal will see the contractor supply new mission and acoustic system avionics, which will incorporate German-specific components.

The contract is scheduled to run through May 2022 and was awarded by the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division.

A possible foreign military sale of follow-on technical support (FOTS) to the Iraq Ministry of Defence worth roughly $150m has been approved by the US State Department.

The sale includes the delivery of engineering and logistics support, spare and repair parts, test equipment and other related services to various US-origin Navy vessels and a ship repair facility in Iraq.

"A possible foreign military sale of follow-on technical support (FOTS) to the Iraq Ministry of Defence worth roughly $150m has been approved by the US State Department."

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has received a contract modification valued at $3.69bn from the US Naval Air Systems Command for the production of F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighter aircraft.

Lockheed will construct and deliver up to 50 low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 11 F-35 Lightning II aircraft to the non-Department of Defense participants, and foreign military sales customers, by December 2020 under the deal.

General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc has won a contract modification to supply AN/BYG-1 tactical control system (TCS) technology insertion and advanced processing build (APB) software to the US Navy.

The $36.74m agreement was awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command and will run up to July 2018.

The contractual work will be performed in Fairfax, Virginia, US.

PAE Aviation and Technical Services LLC has received a $43.73m deal to provide logistics support services for the F-5F Tiger II and F-5N Freedom Fighter aircraft for a one-year period.

The contractor will also offer organisational, select intermediate, and limited depot-level maintenance services as part of the arrangement.