Deals this week: Honeywell, Raytheon, American Systems Corporation


Honeywell has received a $75m contract from the US Air Force for a joint government and industry effort.

As part of the contract, Honeywell will develop advanced technologies for the Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines (VAATE) III & Beyond programme with a goal to increase turbo-propulsion affordability.

The contractual work is expected to be completed in January 2023.

Raytheon has been awarded a $28m contract by the US Air Force to provide integration support of the advanced medium range air-to-air missile (AMRAAM) until January 2020.

The platform integration support will be provided for the US Navy and US Air Force aircraft such as F-35, F-16 Block 30, F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System, F/A-18, AMRAAM Real Time Integration Simulator, and F-16 AESA.

American Systems Corporation has received an $85m, five-year contract to provide operational test and evaluation services for fourth and fifth-generation fighters.

"American Systems will provide design, planning, monitoring and technical assistance for the fighter jets."

Under the terms of the contract, placed by the US Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, American Systems will provide design, planning, monitoring and technical assistance for the fighter jets.

The US Air Force has awarded a $38m, five-year contract to Serco for the modernisation of radars of the US Air Force's ballistic missile early warning systems.

As part of the contract, Serco will provide design, build, installation and testing services to update the high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) protection of the radar network.