The US Navy has awarded a contract-worth $3.96bn to iGov to provide engineering services and financial management for its 22 functional areas.

The multiple-award SeaPort-e contract also covers programmatic support services.

Leidos Holdings has been selected as a prime contractor to provide technical services for the US Navy's electromagnetic maneuver warfare command and control programme.

As part of the contract, awarded by the US Office of Naval Research, Leidos will develop a set of prototypes and technologies for the integration of radio frequency (RF) functionality into a set of electronic systems.

The contract, valued at $900m, has a base period of five years and two option years.

EOIR Technologies has received a contract worth $800m from the US Navy to help develop hardware and software intensive systems for the electromagnetic manoeuvre warfare command and control programme.

The contract is for five years with two optional years, and has a total value of $100m.

The US State Department has approved a foreign military sale-worth $300m to Israel. The approval will allow Israel to procure equipment and support SH-60F Sea-Hawk helicopters.

The US has also approved Israel’s request for procurement of eight SH-60F Sea Hawks through the Excess Defense Articles programme.

The principal contractors for the sale will be General Electric and Science and Engineering Services, LLC.

Kaman Aerosystems Air Vehicles and MRO business unit has been selected to remanufacture and modernise four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters of the Peruvian Navy.

The contract worth $39.8m has been put in place by General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada.

Image: Kaman has been contracted to upgrade four SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopters of the Peruvian Navy. Photo: courtesy of US Navy, photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chad R Erdmann.