The US Navy has placed a $37m order with Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc for the supply of high-performance, jet-powered BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target (SSAT) drone systems.

The deal will see the contractor deliver first-production SSAT drones, which form part of the low-rate initial production (LRIP) contracts, to the US military and allied nations.

CACI International Inc has received a five-year task order to provide support for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEODTD).

The company will provide engineering and technical related services (ETRS), test and evaluation support, and integrated product support to the Division’s Picatinny Detachment under the deal, which are intended to improve the capabilities of critical gun weapons systems.

“APTIM Federal Services has received a $13.59m task order to support Parcel E Remedial Action Phase II at the US Navy’s Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.”

The $48m agreement forms part of the US Navy’s SeaPort II Omnibus Engineering and Technical Support Services contract.

NSWC IHEODTD’s Picatinny Detachment is primarily engaged in managing ammunition and gun weapons systems, as well as the packaging, storage, transportation and handling of ordnance materials.

Lockheed Martin Missions Systems and Training has secured a $9.55m contract modification to provide supply chain management for the aviation tyres of various military aircraft operated by allied nations.

The scope of the arrangement covers inventory management, storage, transportation and retrograde management, as well as the requirements of critical supply response time availability metrics.

The deal also includes an unexercised six-month extension option for the supply of F-35 tyres, which is worth $13.44m.

Mikros Systems has received a $2.5m follow-on contract from the US Navy to develop condition-based maintenance (CBM) solutions for the MK 99 fire control system (FCS).

A new variant of the adaptive diagnostic electronic portable test-set (ADEPT) distance support sensor suite (ADSSS) advanced remote monitoring and maintenance system is currently being developed by the company as part of the deal.

The new version will allow the US Navy to monitor the director unit within the MK 99 FCS.

The deal also covers the at-sea testing and validation of the CBM system.

APTIM Federal Services has received a $13.59m task order to support Parcel E Remedial Action Phase II at the US Navy’s Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.

Work under the contract will be performed in San Francisco, California, until June 2021.