Deals this week: Al Raha Group for Technical Services, Abacus Technology, Raytheon


The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, based at Robins Air Force Base, Houston, Georgia, has awarded a $185.72m-worth contract to Al Raha Group for Technical Services (RGTS) to support the Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 programme.

The deal will see RGTS provide prime vendor procurement services, warehousing, and bench-stock materials and spares for the Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 programme up to October.

Abacus Technology Corporation has secured a $48.01m-worth contract to provide engineering and technology acquisition support services to the command, control, communications, intelligence (C4I), and networks directorate.

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center based at Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, Massachusetts, the contract will run through to August next year.

The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, has awarded a targeting systems contract worth $26.64m to Raytheon Company.

As part of the deal, Raytheon will produce and deliver multi-spectral targeting system (MTS)-B AN/DAS-1A to the US Air Force up to November 2019.

"Leonardo, together with HENSOLDT, will form Team Skytale to modernise IFF systems currently operational with the UK Armed Forces to the Mode-5 IFF level."

The UK Ministry of Defence has placed an order worth €290m ($329m) with Leonardo SpA for identification friend or foe (IFF) technology.

Leonardo, together with HENSOLDT, will form Team Skytale to modernise IFF systems currently operational with the UK Armed Forces to the Mode-5 IFF level.

The advanced Mode-5 IFF systems will equip the UK Royal Air Force’s Sentry aircraft, the British Army’s High Velocity Missile (HVM) multiple launcher system, and the Royal Navy’s Type 45 Daring-class anti-air destroyers.

Dynetics Inc has been selected to procure small glide munition (SGM) all-up-rounds (AURs) for the US Air Force for a period of 13 months.

The $10.92m-worth deal has been awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Valparaiso, Florida.