Deals this week: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corporation, MIL Corporation

23 November 2018 (Last Updated November 23rd, 2018 10:52)

US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded a $348.92m contract to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corporation to deliver support services for F-35 stealth multi-role fighter aircraft development, production and sustainment.

US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded a $348.92m contract to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corporation to deliver support services for F-35 stealth multi-role fighter aircraft development, production and sustainment.

The company will provide infrastructure for developmental laboratory facilities and flight test activities for the development of F-35 fighter aircraft.

The contractual work will be performed at Edwards Air Force Base, Patuxent River and Fort Worth, US, until March 2020.

The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded a $282.09m contract to Lockheed Martin for the support of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ships.

The company will provide long lead material and detailed design for the construction of the MMSC ships.

Scheduled for completion in October 2025, the contractual work will be performed at Marinette in Wisconsin, Baltimore in Maryland, Herndon and Manassas in Virginia, Moorestown in New Jersey, and San Diego in California.

An $84.6m contract was awarded by the US Navy to MIL Corporation to offer command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) engineering and technical services.

"The $561m prospective foreign military sale (FMS) contract has been notified to the US Congress."

MIL Corporation will serve the Ship & Air Integrated Warfare (SAIW) Division of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) located at St Inigoes, Maryland, US.

The contract includes the delivery of systems engineering and system-based evaluation services until 2024, as well as production/integration support and in-service lifecycle-based support.

Alion Science and Technology has been awarded an Omnibus bridge contract worth $74m by the US NAVSEA 21.

The 18-month contract forms part of the Seaport-E multiple award contract.

Under the contract, the company will provide uninterrupted maintenance and modification support to the US NAVSEA 21 ships.

The US Army has received a request for Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) weapon systems from the Government of Japan. The $561m prospective foreign military sale (FMS) contract has been notified to the US Congress.

The proposed deal will involve the supply of eight SM-3 Block IB missiles and 13 SM-3 Block IIA missiles to the Government of Japan.

It also includes the delivery of Guided Missile Mk21 and Mk29 missile canisters for the SM-3 1B and 2A weapon systems.

Raytheon Missile Systems and BAE Systems will be the principal contractors for the proposed contract.

BAE Systems is set to provide Mk21 and Mk29 canisters and PHS&T kits from its Minneapolis unit, Minnesota, US. Raytheon will provide the SM-3 Block 1B and 2A all up rounds from its Tucson unit located in Arizona, US.