Deals this week: Marshall Aerospace and Defence, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman
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Deals this week: Marshall Aerospace and Defence, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman

16 Feb 2018

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has secured a contract to support the fleet of C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft operated by the Swedish Air Force.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has secured a contract to support the fleet of C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft operated by the Swedish Air Force.

Awarded by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, the contract will require Marshall to provide depth maintenance services for the Swedish C-130 aircraft through 2021.

The deal can be extended beyond 2021 by exercising an option under the agreement.

Northrop Grumman has been contracted by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center based at Hill Air Force Base to provide support services for joint threat emitter (JTE) threat simulators to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The contractual work will be performed in Buffalo, New York, US, and Saudi Arabia until September 2023.

The JTE hi-fidelity simulator will provide aircrew with realistic combat training and the ability to operate in the modern electromagnetic spectrum environment.

“The JTE hi-fidelity simulator will provide aircrew with realistic combat training and the ability to operate in the modern electromagnetic spectrum environment.”

BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernise the head-up displays (HUD) of F-16 Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter jet fleet operated by the UAE Armed Forces.

The existing cathode ray tube image source in the HUD will be replaced with an advanced digital projector using BAE Systems’ digital light engine (DLE) technology, under the upgrade contract.

AAI Corporation has received a contract to perform repair work on components for the AN / USM-670 Joint Service Combat System Tester (JSECST) system.

The deal has been awarded by the US Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) based at Robins Air Force Base.

The contractual work will be performed at AAI’s manufacturing facility in Hunt Valley, Maryland, US, until February 2023.