Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce, Boeing


The US Navy's Strategic Systems Programs has awarded a $64.68m contract to the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in of support weapon systems integration under the common missile compartment (CMC) programme.

The agreement includes integration of various strategic weapon systems, as well as development of a special test vehicle to help integrate Trident II D5 missile in the CMC, and development of shipboard equipment to support the D5 missile system.

Rolls-Royce has secured a $78.69m deal to provide support services for AE2100D3 turboprop engines to the US Marine Corps and the Government of Kuwait via a foreign military sales programme.

The contractor will provide original equipment manufacture, engineering and logistics support services for the AE2100D3 engines fitted to the KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft up to May 2022.

The Boeing Company has secured a contract modification worth $42.48m for the procurement of eight deployable mission-readiness trainers and associated mode control panels for the US Navy.

US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division awarded the deal, which will run up to October 2021.

"Rolls-Royce has secured a $78.69m deal to provide support services for AE2100D3 turboprop engines to the US Marine Corps and the Government of Kuwait."

The trainers and control panels to be procured under the new commitment are set to be equipped on-board the US Navy’s P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft.

Applied Physical Sciences Corporation has won a $19.65m deal from the US Office of Naval Research in support of the US Navy's Future Platform Signature Design.

The arrangement will see company develop advanced technologies, design tools and experimental methods in support of the initiative through May 2022.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation has received a $14.26m contract to procure ALQ-213 electronic warfare management systems for installation on to the P-8A maritime patrol aircraft, which are operated by the navies of the US, the UK and Australia.

The deal has been awarded by the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, and covers tactical threat displays, tactical data units, tactical data cartridges, and OMNI blade antennas.

The contract work is scheduled to be completed in February 2020.