Deals this week: Northrop Grumman, Merex Aircraft, Triumph Gear Systems


Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has received a contract worth $130.47m to support Japan’s Global Hawk programme until July next year.

The contractor will procure long lead materials for three Global Hawk block 30 (I) air vehicles, enhanced integrated sensor suite, two ground control units, and spare parts.

Merex Aircraft Co Inc has secured a $25.47m-worth contract to provide windshields for the US Air Force's (USAF) A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft through September 2023.

Awarded by the US Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, the contract has five one-year ordering periods.

Triumph Gear Systems Inc has won a contract worth $22.96m to provide mechanical actuators for the USAF's C-5 Galaxy aircraft.

"The upgraded ALCS system will provide continued airborne command and control capability for the airforce’s ICBMs up to 2075."

The contract-related work will be performed at Triumph Gear Systems’ Park City facility in Utah, US.

Awarded by the US Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, the contract will run until September 2019.

Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Rockwell Collins have secured contracts with a combined value of $157m from the USAF to modernise the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) airborne launch control system (ALCS).

Scheduled to be completed by 2024, the upgraded ALCS system will provide continued airborne command and control capability for the airforce’s ICBMs up to 2075.