Deals this week: BAE Systems, Rockwell Collins, DRS Technologies

24 November 2017 (Last Updated November 23rd, 2017 15:33)

BAE Systems has received contract worth $139.8m to upgrade the USS Tortuga (LSD 46) Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship.

BAE Systems has received contract worth $139.8m to upgrade the USS Tortuga (LSD 46) Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship.

The contractor is set to perform modernisation, maintenance and repair works on USS Tortuga at its facility in Norfolk, Virginia, US.

Work under the contract is set to commence in January 2018 and conclude in May 2019.

Rockwell Collins Inc has secured a deal worth roughly $34.5m to provide a new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Tactics Trainer to the US Navy in support of the E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems (HITS) III programme.

"Huntington Ingalls Inc – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) has received a contract worth $59.78m to plan and execute the engineered overhaul of the USS Boise (SSN 764) nuclear attack submarine."

The tactics trainer is scheduled for delivery in August 2020 and will be used to provide robust and adaptable training services for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft crew.

Huntington Ingalls Inc – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) has received a contract worth $59.78m to plan and execute the engineered overhaul of the USS Boise (SSN 764) nuclear attack submarine.

The contractual work will be performed at HII-NNS’ shipbuilding facility in Newport News, Virginia, US, up to February 2021.

DRS Technologies Canada has been awarded a deal by the US Navy to supply an additional four integrated voice communications systems (IVCS) for Aegis cruisers and destroyers.

The IVCS systems will be used to provide reliable tactical communications for ship operators.

The arrangement increases the total number of orders placed by the US Navy for IVCS to 16.

Resource Management Concepts Inc has secured a $40.03m contract to provide laboratory operation and maintenance services to the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s (NAWCAD) Simulation Division (AIR-5.4.3).

The four-year contract covers facilities operation and maintenance services, as well as information technology support.