Deals this week: Harris, ERAPSCO, Boeing

20 October 2017 (Last Updated October 20th, 2017 16:27)

Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract worth roughly $133m to supply electronic jammers for F/A-18 Hornet and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft operated by the US and Australian navies.

Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract worth roughly $133m to supply electronic jammers for F/A-18 Hornet and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft operated by the US and Australian navies.

The company will supply ALQ-214(V)4/5 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) jammers for the navies’ F/A-18C / D / E / F class aircraft under the deal.

The jammers are designed to protect the fighter aircraft against electronic threats and are scheduled to be delivered by May 2020.

ERAPSCO has been awarded a $219.76m contract modification to provide up to 166,500 signal underwater sound-series sonobuoys to the US Navy by October 2020.

The contract was awarded by the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division and will see ERPSCO supply AN/SSQ 36, AN/SSQ-53, AN/SSQ-62, AN/SSQ-101, AN/SSQ-125 and MK-84 sonobuoys.

The Boeing Company has secured a deal to provide retrofit non-recurring and recurring supplies and services for the Government of Kuwait’s F/A-18 Hornet C and D model aircraft until January 2021.

Boeing is expected to support the navy’s engineering change proposal 570R6 joint helmet mounting cueing system integration (JHMCS) under the arrangement.

“ERAPSCO has been awarded a $219.76m contract modification to provide up to 166,500 signal underwater sound-series sonobuoys to the US Navy by October 2020.”

The $15.24m contract was awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command.

The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a weapons supply contract valued at $172.87m to Raytheon Missile Systems.

Raytheon will supply up to 200 AGM-154C Block III joint standoff weapons and 212 containers to the Government of Qatar through to June 2020 as part of the agreement.

The deal also covers component parts, engineering and technical support, as well as support equipment for spare parts.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation has received a deal worth approximately $20.09m to support the AN/ALQ-218(V) 2 tactical jamming receiver installed on-board the US Navy’s EA-18G aircraft.

The company will offer airborne electronic attack system enhancements for the AN/ALQ-218(V) 2 receiver under the arrangement.

The contract, has been awarded by the US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division and is scheduled to be completed in July 2019.