Deals this week: United Technologies, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems

8 June 2018 (Last Updated June 7th, 2018 14:32)

United Technologies Corp has secured a $2.016bn contract to supply F135 propulsion systems for the Lot 11 low-rate initial production F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighter aircraft.

United Technologies Corp has secured a $2.016bn contract to supply F135 propulsion systems for the Lot 11 low-rate initial production F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighter aircraft.

The latest deal represents a modification to a previous contract that was awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).

Work under the contract will be performed at various locations across the US, as well as Bristol, UK, until May 2021.

Northrop Grumman Military Aircraft Systems has secured a contract modification worth $153.24m to supply an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft to the Government of Japan as part of a foreign military sales (FMS) programme.

"Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) has received a contract worth $83.52m to provide equipment and spare parts for the OK-410 handling and stowage group (H&SG)."

The E-2D aircraft will be configured in accordance with the requirements of Japanese Ministry of Defense in order to enable it to perform command and control operations, as well as situational awareness missions.

The contract was awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and is set to run through to March 2020.

BAE Systems has been awarded a $36.6m contract by the US Navy to modernise the USS Cole (DDG 67) guided-missile destroyer.

BAE Systems will dry-dock and perform extensive upgrade and repair works on DDG 67’s hull and engineering system at its shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, under the deal.

The contractual work is set to begin in July and is currently scheduled for completion by July 2019.

The Boeing Company has been contracted by the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to provide peculiar support equipment (PSE) for the US Navy’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft through to March 2022.

Boeing will also provide engineering and logistics data for the PSE equipment to support the aircraft’s advanced airborne sensors as part of the agreement.

In addition, the $24.76m deal covers the delivery of product support analysis, training information and technical manuals to the NAWCAD.

Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) has received a contract worth $83.52m to provide equipment and spare parts for the OK-410 handling and stowage group (H&SG).

The deal has been awarded by the US Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC).

Work under the contract will be performed in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, until September 2019.