BEIRUT: The UAE is likely to receive its first F-35s by 2027, Bilal Saab, senior fellow at the Middle East Institute and former Pentagon official in charge of security cooperation in the Middle East tells Breaking Defense.
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a ~$2.77B hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract. The contract is for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (‘GMLRS’) Alternative Warhead rocket pods, GMLRS Unitary Warhead rocket pods, Low-Cost Reduced Range Practice rocket pods, cybersecurity services, integrated product support and other services. Work locations and funding to be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2024.
Raytheon Technologies has been awarded a ~$518.44M firm-fixed-price, incentive contract for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (‘AMRAAM’) Production Lot 34, with priced options for Lots 35 and 36.Contract provides for the production of the Lot 34 AMRAAMs, Captive Air Training Missiles, guidance sections, AMRAAM Telemetry System, initial and field spares, and other production engineering support hardware and activities. Work to be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed Dec. 31, 2023. The contract involves unclassified Foreign Military Sales.
WASHINGTON: Japan is on deck this year as the next US ally to formally tie a knot to Space Command, following in the footsteps of France and Germany. “SPACECOM is working on a memorandum of understanding for collaboration with Japan,” confirmed a spokesperson today.
United Launch Alliance (ULA) has extended L3Harris Technologies’ (NYSE:LHX) contract to provide mission-critical avionics and related services in support of the Vulcan Centaur rocket for U.S. Space Force launches.
GREENBELT, Md. – U.S. space experts are making plans to ask industry to narrow-down choices for space sensor systems for a next-generation Landsat Earth-observation imaging satellite in the late 2020s with enhanced sensor capabilities.
In 2020, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) received $123 billion in contract awards including awards which are optional in nature. With a change in administration, there’s some doubt about how defense budgets will develop going forward. We won’t directly see any big changes in financial results when there’s a transition in administration and weapon system acquisition tends to be a multi-year trajectory, so changes might actually not be as obvious as some expect, but it remains highly interesting to look at how contracts awards are developing.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems received a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and next-generation semiconductor. The technology will provide positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) capabilities to warfighters so they can execute missions in challenging electromagnetic environments.
A week after awarding Sikorsky $478 million to complete a fleet of “Marine One” helicopters for use by the White House, the Department of Defense signaled the Stratford manufacturer could see nearly $1 billion more to upgrade a fleet of helicopters.
A detailed listing of the Top-100 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractors in FY 2020 ranked by total amount of contract funds awarded.
WASHINGTON: The head of the House Armed Services influential seapower subcommittee just stepped closer to the position of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs that the Navy might be in line for a funding boost — and other services will have to pay the bill.
Boeing (NYSE:BA) is a national treasure in terms of innovation and advanced technology, defense of the homeland, and export of American-made goods and services. The scope of its products and services is immense. They range from military and commercial aircraft, space launch and missile defense systems, satellites for communication and navigation, and Air Force One, a premier symbol of American prestige for U.S. President’s traveling abroad.
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