Deals this week: Northrop Grumman, KeyW, Numet Machining Techniques


Northrop Grumman Systems Corp has secured a $98m-worth contract to support the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).

As part of the deal, the contractor will support the operations and maintenance of USSTRATCOM command and control capabilities by providing a range of services, including system and software engineering, installation, integration, testing, and other support services.

Awarded by the US 55th Contracting Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, near Omaha, Nebraska, the contract will run until February 2023.

The KeyW Corp has received a contract worth $23.92m to provide research and development (R&D) of radio frequency (RF) exploitation technology.

The contractor will develop radio frequency exploitation technologies with innovative algorithmic approaches for dynamic and flexible sensing to address identification, detection and tracking of targets in difficult environments.

Numet Machining Techniques has received a $22.63m-worth agreement to provide air compressor cases for the US Air Force’s turbofan engine.

"Leonardo Holdings Limited has won a two-year contract worth $51.35m to modernise Praetorian defensive aids subsystem (DASS) to improve operational capability of the British Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets."

The three-year contract has been awarded by the US Defense Logistics Agency Aviation.

Work under the contract will be performed at Numet’s facility in Orange, Connecticut, US.

Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a $92m-worth contract to procure engineering services for complex systems of the US Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC).

According to the deal, the contractor will support AFNWC’s activities in strategic system capability assessments, development planning, and nuclear command, control and communications, up to June 2024.

Leonardo Holdings Limited has won a two-year contract worth $51.35m to modernise Praetorian defensive aids subsystem (DASS) to improve operational capability of the British Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets.

Leonardo will perform capability work for the upgrade of DASS, while BAE Systems will provide integration services, under the contract.