Deals this week: GE Aviation, Raytheon Missile, Rockwell Collins

30 March 2018 (Last Updated March 29th, 2018 10:40)

GE Aviation has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernise the data transfer system of the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft operated by the UAE Air Force.

GE Aviation has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernise the data transfer system of the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft operated by the UAE Air Force.

The scope of work includes redesigning the data transfer system, which is an integral part of the Block 60 avionics suite of the aircraft.

GE Aviation will also perform an aircraft retrofit to extend the operational capability of the UAE Air Force’s F-16 fleet.

Raytheon Missile Co has received a contract modification worth $523.15m for the Lot 32 production of the Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM).

The company will produce the AMRAAM missile and system components in Tucson, Arizona, US, until March 2021.

The contract is a modification to the previous contract awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Air Dominance Contracting Office based at Eglin Air Force Base.

Rockwell Collins has secured an order from the US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center to deliver Military Code (M-Code) global positioning system (GPS) receivers.

“The M-Code GPS units will help provide reliable and secure military navigation, while increasing the GPS capabilities of the combat units.”

The company will supply up to 300 M-Code GPS receivers to support the USAF’s Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) programme.

The M-Code GPS units will help provide reliable and secure military navigation, while increasing the GPS capabilities of the combat units.

Vectrus Systems Corp has received a contract modification worth $30.69m to provide base maintenance and operations services.

Awarded by the US Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA), 764th Specialized Contracting Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, the contract is expected to be closed by March next year.

The company will provide maintenance services at Incirlik Air Base and other locations in Turkey.

Martin-Baker has been selected by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to manufacture and deliver an aircrew escape system.

Martin-Baker will deliver Mk18 ejection seats for installation on the Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force’s new multi-role fighter jet KF-X.