Deals this week: BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, Sierra Nevada


The US Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base has awarded a contract modification to BAE Systems to provide integration support for the Minuteman III weapon system.

The latest contract, valued at $51.25m, is scheduled for completion by July next year.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has been awarded a $14.73m-worth contract from the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, for the installation of Block 7.0/8.1 combined trial kits on the US Coast Guard’s HC-130J aircraft.

The work under the latest contract, which is a modification to a previously awarded contract, is scheduled to continue through August next year.

Sierra Nevada Corporation has secured a contract worth $10.22m to modify M-28 twin-engine aircraft, for approximately two years.

The contract has been awarded by the 645th Aeronautical Systems Group, Wright Patterson Air Force Base and will cover aircraft ferry, spare parts and on-site support for the M-28 aircraft.

L-3 Communications Corp. Link Simulation and Training Division has received a contract worth $38.3m to provide upgraded flight simulators for the Boeing E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft of the US Air Force.

"The contract has been awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio."

The contract has been awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

America Makes, a national additive manufacturing innovation institute based in Youngstown, Ohio, has secured a contract worth $10m from the US Air Force Research Laboratory for a research project.

The project is aimed at improving the efficiency of the US Air Force’s efforts in replacing parts of aging fleet and other military aircraft.