Cubic Global Defense has secured a five-year contract, worth approximately $80m, from the US Navy to provide operations and maintenance support for the F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft training simulators.

Under the contract, Cubic will also provide aviation training for the US Navy and Marine Corps aircrew.

The deal is part of the US Navy’s $1.75bn-worth Fielded Training Systems Support multiple award contract.

General Dynamics Electric Boat has won a one-year contract, valued at $300m, in support of the US Navy’s Virginia-class fast attack submarines.

Awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command, the contract covers engineering and associated lead yard services for the Virginia-class design improvement.

Raytheon Company has received a contract worth $37.72m from the Naval Sea Systems Command to provide MK 54 lightweight torpedo units for use by the US Navy and Thailand.

Raytheon will procure MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits, MK 54 torpedo common parts kits, MK 54 exercise fuel tanks, engineering and material support, and spare parts, as part of the contract, through May 2019.

The total value of the contract plus options is approximately $448.73m.

The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a $27.11m-worth contract to Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to provide non-recurring engineering services for the MH-60R helicopter for Saudi Arabia under a foreign military sales programme.

Sikorsky will also perform interactive electronic technical manual development, as part of the contract.

The contractual work is expected to be completed in December 2019.

The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded a ship maintenance contract to Viktor Lenac Shipyard.

The contract will see Viktor Lenac perform dry-docking and overhaul work on the USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) Blue Ridge-class command ship through next July.

The total value of the contract, including 14 options, is $31.92m.

Image: The USS Mount Whitney will undergo dry-docking and overhaul at the Viktor Lenac Shipyard.