Deals this week: Phoenix International, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman


The US Office of Naval Research has awarded a deal worth $14.52m to Phoenix International Holdings Inc for the development of an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) testbed.

The contractor will perform science and technology research for the design of the UUV-based sensor system testbed, as well as evaluation of autonomy modules up to March 2022.

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract modification by the US Navy for work on the F-35 Lightning II single-engine, multi-role fighter aircraft.

The new agreement will see the company perform deficiency correction for F-35 Lightning II aircraft operated by the US forces and foreign military customers through March 2020.

"Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation has received an $11.06m order for the upgrade of navigation systems onboard the French Navy’s E-2C Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft."

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation has received an $11.06m order for the upgrade of navigation systems onboard the French Navy’s E-2C Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft.

The contractual work includes the modernisation of three cockpit navigation systems and displays installed on the E-2C Hawkeye, in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization regulations.

The deal is set to run until July 2019.

L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC has won a $16.11m contract from the US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, in support of the Chief of Naval Air Training.

The contractor will provide aircraft intermediate maintenance, logistics support and repairs at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, and Corpus Christi, Texas, until September 2022.