Deals this week: Elbit Systems, Black Construction, Sikorsky Aircraft

28 September 2018 (Last Updated September 27th, 2018 12:59)

Elbit Systems has been awarded a $173m five-year contract by an undisclosed Asia-Pacific country for the supply of naval remote-controlled weapon stations (RCWS).

Elbit Systems has been awarded a $173m five-year contract by an undisclosed Asia-Pacific country for the supply of naval remote-controlled weapon stations (RCWS).

The company will deliver lightweight, fully stabilised dual-axis naval RCWS for integration into naval and coastguard vessels operated by the customer, as part of the contract.

The RCWS integrates a 12.7mm machine gun and the Elbit Systems advanced fire control system and modular electro-optic suite to engage both static and moving targets.

Tutor Perini Corporation subsidiary Black Construction Corporation has secured an $82m contract to design and build an aircraft maintenance facility at Joint Region Marianas, Andersen Air Force Base, US.

Awarded by the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command, the contract also includes construction of a high-bay corrosion control hangar and supporting facilities such as low-rise airframes shop facility with slab-on-grade shallow foundation.

“Rockwell Collins has secured an $82.6m five-year contract to deliver sixth-generation ARC-210 RT-2036(C) airborne radios and ancillaries capable of operating with the Mobile User Objective System satellite.”

The hangar will include two bays, the maintenance interval bay and corrosion control bay.

Contractual work will be carried out in Yigo, Guam, until January 2021.

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has secured a $58.39m order to procure up to 866 interim spare parts in support of the CH-53K low-rate initial production, Lot 2 configuration aircraft.

Awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), the contract will support the repair and maintenance of CH-53K aircraft.

Contractual work will be performed in multiple locations worldwide until January 2021.

Rockwell Collins has secured an $82.6m five-year contract to deliver sixth-generation ARC-210 RT-2036(C) airborne radios and ancillaries capable of operating with the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite.

The radios will be installed on different US Department of Defence (DoD) platforms such as naval ships, fixed and rotary-wing aircraft and ground installations.

Awarded by NAVAIR, the contract also includes the supply of fifth-generation ARC-210 airborne radios and ancillaries.

The deal has a one-year base period and four option years.

The Boeing Company has received a $40.32m contract to procure aircraft armament equipment for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft of the US Navy.

The company will procure equipment for up to 12 F/A-18E/F and 14 EA-18G Lot 40 and 41 aircraft.

The contract is a modification to a previous contract awarded by NAVAIR. Work will be performed at various locations in the US until November 2022.