Deals this week: Raytheon, L-3 Communications, MBDA


The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base has awarded a $1.1bn-worth contract to Raytheon to provide an A/N FPS-132 Block 5 early warning radar (EWR) system to Qatar, under a foreign military sale (FMS).

Raytheon will also provide Qatar with associated equipment including communication systems, encryption devices, spare parts, training and repair services, under the contract.

The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has awarded a contract modification to L-3 Communications Corp. for predator mission aircrew training system (PMATS).

"MBDA will provide mid-life upgrade of Storm Shadow / SCALP EG air-launched cruise missiles to expand their operational life."

The contract requires L-3 Communications to provide 20 Block-30 PMATS systems, 20 dual Arc-210 radio hardware kits, and 20 sets of seats by February 2022.

Raytheon Company has received a $128m-worth contract to support the US Air Force's Mobile Sensors programme.

Raytheon will provide operation and maintenance services for the Cobra King radar fitted to the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM-25) and the Gray Star radar aboard the USNS Invincible (TAGM-24), under the contract.

The UK and France have awarded a contract to MBDA for work on the Storm Shadow / SCALP EG air-launched cruise missiles.

Under the contract, MBDA will provide mid-life upgrade of Storm Shadow / SCALP EG air-launched cruise missiles to expand their operational life.

The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center based at Joint Base San Antonio has awarded a contract worth $875m to multiple companies in support of cryptography and information assurance.

The awardees will provide total lifecycle support for cryptographic and information assurance products through 2026, under the contract.