Deals this week: Raytheon, General Dynamics, Tribalco

4 May 2018 (Last Updated May 4th, 2018 10:32)

Raytheon has secured an order from the US Air Force (USAF) to deliver AN/ALR-69A(V) all-digital radar warning receivers.

Raytheon has secured an order from the US Air Force (USAF) to deliver AN/ALR-69A(V) all-digital radar warning receivers.

The company will produce more than 779 AN/ALR-69A(V) radar warning receivers for installation onto the USAF fleet of tactical air and large-body aircraft.

Touted to be the world’s first all-digital radar receivers, the systems provide superior threat detection range and improve situational awareness in dense threat radar signal environments.

General Dynamics, Ordnance and Tactical Systems has received a contract worth $23.31m to supply low-rate initial production (LRIP) BLU-134/B improved lethality warheads to the USAF.

The contract is a modification to the previous contract awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base.

The warheads will be produced in Niceville, Florida, US, until October 2019.

Tribalco LLC has secured a $57m contract to support the USAF’s Guardian Angel Technical Recovery III programme.

The company will provide support for the procurement of technical recovery kits, maintenance service visits, system engineering, programme management, and training, as part of the contract.

“Lockheed Martin will also help build enterprise capacity for the future fleet of 3,000 F-35 aircraft until April 2019.”

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Battlefield Airman, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the contractual work will run until October 2023.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has received a $1.4bn contract from the F-35 Joint Program Office to provide support services for the sustainment of the F-35 fleet deployed globally.

The contractual scope includes air system maintenance, pilot and maintainer training, sustaining engineering, depot activation, autonomic logistics information system (ALIS) support, supply chain logistics, and data analytics.

Lockheed Martin will also help build enterprise capacity for the future fleet of 3,000 F-35 aircraft until April 2019, as part of the contract.

Zenoss Inc has been selected by the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to provide software-defined IT operations for the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) or AN/GSQ-272 Sentinel weapon system.

The company will deliver an open-architecture software platform to help the DCGS to adapt its technology stacks required to meet changing IT environments.

DCGS is an analysis tool used for collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data collected by sensors of the USAF’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms.