Harris Corporation has secured a contract modification worth $161m to provide the next production lot of electronic jammers for the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet fighter aircraft operated by the US Navy and Australia.
The company will produce and supply ALQ-214(V)4/5 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures (IDECM) jammers for the F/A-18C / D / E / F type aircraft by May 2021 under the revised deal.
The ALQ-214(V)4/5 offers protection for the aircraft against a range of electronic threats.
Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a contract to procure long-lead materials and components for 137 low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 12 F135 propulsion systems for the US Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.
The $239.69m deal was awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command and is also anticipated to support non-US Department of Defense organisations, as well as foreign military sales (FMS) customers.
Work under the contract is expected to be completed by January 2021.
Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $36.8m deal by the US Naval Air Systems Command to support the Tomahawk cruise missile depot facility.
The agreement will see the company provide lifecycle management, technical support, depot maintenance, system test operations and spares / repairs.
Raytheon will also conduct the required demilitarisation preparation work for the maintenance of a Tomahawk cruise missile depot.
The three-year contract is intended to support both the US Navy and UK Government.
French shipbuilding company Naval Group has placed an order with Rolls-Royce for 20 MTU 16V 8000 M91L engines, which will be used to power the French Navy’s five new medium-sized Frégates de Taille Intermédiaire (FTI) type frigates.
The engines offer 8,000kW of mechanical power each and are slated to be delivered between 2020 and 2027.
The FTI frigates’ combined diesel-and-diesel (CODAD) propulsion system is expected to deliver a speed of 27k and a range of 5,000nm.
Booz Allen Hamilton has secured a five-year contract worth approximately $78m to provide engineering and support services to the US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific).
The contract will support various network and information systems technologies in the areas of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I).