General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc has been awarded a contract modification worth $24.9m to provide phase two contractor logistics support (CLS) for the French Air Force’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle.

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the contract will continue until December 2018.

The Boeing Defense, Space and Security has won a logistics support contract worth $87.46m from the US Air Force.

Under the deal, the company will provide contractor logistics support for the combat survivor evader locator system up to December 2022.

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a contract worth $47m to support the US Air Force’s Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC).

As part of the deal, the contractor will provide infrastructure, development and engineering support to maintain network infrastructure and develop live and virtual training for Airforce troops.

The contract has a one-year base period with a four-year extension.

“The contractor will supply approximately 3,000 enhanced laser-guided training rounds (ELGTRs) a year for a period of five years.”

The Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) have signed an agreement to collaborate on information-driven airforce operations to defend potential military threats.

The partners will jointly develop a nanosatellite named Brik-II, as part of the deal.

NLR and the RNLAF have also agreed to renew the existing deal to strengthen military air and space operations.

Lockheed Martin has secured a contract from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to provide a training solution for Nato member countries.

The contractor will supply approximately 3,000 enhanced laser-guided training rounds (ELGTRs) a year for a period of five years.

The ELGTR offers troops with realistic training on the Paveway II laser-guided bomb.