Deals this week: Thales, Bering Sea Eccotech, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics


The Royal Canadian Navy has awarded an in-service support contract worth $629.35m to Thales In-Service Support.

Thales will provide repairs, maintenance, refits and training for arctic and offshore patrol ships (AOPS) and joint support ships (JSS) under the deal.

The agreement has an initial base period of eight years with options to extend the contract for a maximum of 35 years, which will bring the total value of the deal to $4.09bn if all are exercised.

The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded a five-year support services contract worth $235m to Bering Sea Eccotech Inc and three other companies.

A variety of range sustainment, munitions response actions and remediation services will be provided as part of the arrangement, as well as munitions and environmental-related services to support the US Navy and Marine Corps operations in the continental US (CONUS) and outside the continental US (OCONUS).

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded a $40.66m contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of the Virginia-class ships through May 2020.

General Dynamics has agreed to procure long lead-time materials for the replacement of the ships’ main propulsion machinery (MPM) control systems, as part of the arrangement.

"The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded a five-year support services contract worth $235m to Bering Sea Eccotech Inc and three other companies."

The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a $427.09m deal to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in support of low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 11 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft.

Lockheed Martin will procure ancillary military equipment and pilot flight equipment for installation on-board on the F-35 aircraft for the US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, non-Department of Defense and foreign military sales customers under the contract.

The arrangement is set to run through December 2020.

DynCorp International LLC has secured a deal worth $53.77m to support the US Naval Test Wing Pacific.

The contract is set to run for a 14-month period and covers maintenance and logistics support for aircraft, search-and-rescue equipment, systems / subsystems aircrew solutions and support equipment for a range of aircraft such as the F/A-18 Hornet, T-39 Sabreliner, AV-8B Harrier II, C-130 Hercules, H-60 Black Hawk, and P-3 Orion.

The deal has been awarded by the US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division.