Deals this week: Huntington Ingalls, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems

11 May 2018 (Last Updated May 10th, 2018 12:35)

Huntington Ingalls Inc has been awarded a $61.32m contract modification by the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for the maintenance of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier.

Huntington Ingalls Inc has been awarded a $61.32m contract modification by the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for the maintenance of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier.

The contractor is set to perform the post-shakedown availability (PSA) / selected restricted availability (SRA) on the USS Gerald R. Ford ship until mid-2019 under the arrangement.

Lockheed Martin has secured a $194.3m deal to deliver cabinets and console equipment for the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class (DDG-51) guided missile destroyers.

The cabinets and consoles will be integrated into the DDG-51’s machinery control system (MCS), which controls the ship’s auxiliary, damage control, electrical and propulsion systems.

"Lockheed Martin has secured a $194.3m deal to deliver cabinets and console equipment for the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class (DDG-51) guided missile destroyers."

The contract is slated to support both the DDG-51 new-build and midlife modernisation programmes.

BAE Systems has secured a contract worth $175m to produce additional Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets for the US Navy.

BAE will produce and supply approximately 7,000 weapon systems as part of the agreement in order to help the US Navy to address growing demand from the US and its allied nations.

Insitu Inc has secured an $11.01m contract to supply spare parts for the maintenance and sustenance of the RQ-21A blackjack unmanned aircraft system.

The deal has been awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).

Work under the contract is scheduled to be performed in Bingen and Washington, US, until January 2019.

L-3 Communications Corporation has secured a contract modification to provide Mk 20 electro-optical sensor systems to the US Navy and the US Coast Guard.

The $12.61m modification was awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and also covers radar cross-section kits, engineering support services and spare depot parts.

The contractual work will be performed in Northampton, Massachusetts, US, up to November 2019.