Deals this week: MicroTech, Raytheon, General Dynamics Electric Boat

7 July 2016 (Last Updated July 7th, 2016 18:30)

MicroTech has secured a contract worth $750m for the supply of command and control equipment and support services for the US Navy.

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MicroTech has secured a contract worth $750m for the supply of command and control equipment and support services for the US Navy.

Awarded by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston, the contract has a base year, with an additional four optional years.

The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a $291.75m-worth contract to Raytheon Company for the supply of 660 AIM-9X block II lot 16 full-rate production missiles and other services.

The missiles will be delivered to the army, air and naval forces of the US, as well as to Japan, Norway and Taiwan.

The foreign military sales contract is a modification to the existing contract and is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2019.

A contract modification valued $116.18m has been awarded to General Dynamics Electric Boat to build a payload module for the Virginia Class Submarines.

The contractual work also includes development of insertion prototype materials for the USS South Dakota submarine.

The contract, due November 2019, has been awarded by US Naval Sea Systems Command.

Saab has been selected by the Australian Department of Defence to perform upgrades to the combat system of the Royal Australian Navy's ANZAC class frigates.

The order, worth $27.71m is part of warship asset management agreement (WAMA), under which Saab has agreed to deliver support services for ANZAC-class in Western Australia and South Australia.

Solute has been awarded a $19.34m support services contract by the US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center.

The contractual work, due June 2019, includes a range of services, including designing system architecture, network security, network technology and prototype development, and network management.

The contract is for a three-year base period, plus two one-year options.


Image: Saab has been selected for the sustainment of the ANZAC class' combat systems. Photo: courtesy of Benchill.