Deals this week: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Raytheon, General Dynamics

17 November 2017 (Last Updated November 17th, 2017 12:28)

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has received a $260m contract modification from the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division to upgrade four P-3B aircraft by December 2023.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has received a $260m contract modification from the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division to upgrade four P-3B aircraft by December 2023.

The deal will see the contractor provide structural mid-life upgrades, new avionics, tailored phased depot maintenance and a country-specific designed mission integration and management system.

Raytheon Company has secured a contract worth roughly $79m from the US Navy to develop a new advanced telemetry system.

"Raytheon Company has secured a contract worth roughly $79m from the US Navy to develop a new advanced telemetry system."

The telemetry system will be used by the US Navy’s Range Support Aircraft to collect and process telemetry data from missiles, aircraft, ships and unmanned aerial vehicles.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has been awarded a contract worth $25.78m for the sustainment of the fire control system on-board the US and Royal Navy’s ballistic missile submarines (SSBN), as well as the Attack Weapon Control System (AWCS) of the US Navy’s guided-missile submarines (SSGN).

The contractor will also offer training and support equipment as part of the arrangement, as well as research and development services for the weapon control systems.

The contract was awarded by the US Strategic Systems Programs and is scheduled to be completed in December 2020.

Barber-Nichols Inc has secured a $13.2m contract modification to procure alternators and regulators for the Mk48 heavyweight torpedoes.

The components will be delivered to the Canadian, Dutch and Turkish governments under a foreign military sales programme.

The contractual work is scheduled to be performed in Arvada, Colorado, US, until February 2019.