Deals this week: Cobham Aerospace Communications, AT&T

27 April 2018 (Last Updated April 26th, 2018 10:56)

Cobham Aerospace Communications has secured a contract worth $25m from Boeing to supply advanced FliteLine™ communication and navigation radios.

Cobham Aerospace Communications has secured a contract worth $25m from Boeing to supply advanced FliteLine™ communication and navigation radios.

The FliteLine™ avionics to be delivered under the deal will be used for the upgrade of approximately 450 Northrop T-38C military trainer aircraft fleet of the US Air Force (USAF).

The deliveries are expected to begin this year and conclude in 2020.

AT&T Corp has secured a contract modification to provide Northstar long-haul telecommunications network for the USAF’s ultra-high frequency (UHF) / line of sight (LOS) communications system.

Under the deal, the contractor will also provide associated transmission circuits.

The contract worth $13.71m is a modification to a previous contract awarded by the US Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base.

Harris Space and Intelligence Systems has received a contract modification worth $44.69m to provide an updated version of the Block 10.1 ground-based counter communication system.

The contractor will supply three new Block 10.2 counter communication systems along with depot spares.

Awarded by the US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMSC), Space Superiority Systems Directorate, Los Angeles Air Force Base, the deal is expected to conclude in February 2020.

“Thales has been awarded a contract to provide a trainer simulator to provide tactical training for the aircrew of the Senegalese Armed Forces.”

The US Government has approved a foreign military sale (FMS) of eight MH-60R multi-mission helicopters worth $1.2bn to Mexico.

The proposed sale also includes 12 AN / ARC-220 high-frequency radios, personnel training and equipment, as well as spare engine containers, communication equipment, repair services and spare parts.

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems will act as the prime contractor for sale.

The MH-60R helicopters are expected to improve Mexico’s anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare mission capabilities.

Thales has been awarded a contract to provide a trainer simulator to provide tactical training for the aircrew of the Senegalese Armed Forces.

Thales’ trainer simulator to be delivered under the deal will be installed at the Air Force Academy at Thiès, near Dakar, to help develop and improve the tactical skills of Mi-35 attack and Mi-17 transport helicopter pilots.

Featuring modular design, the trainer can be modified for individual pilot and commander training needs.