Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce, Jacobs

22 September 2016 (Last Updated September 22nd, 2016 18:30)

Lockheed Martin Corporation has been selected to perform research work on the development of future tactical hypersonic boost glide aircraft, as part of the Tactical Boost Glide programme.

Lockheed Martin Corporation has been selected to perform research work on the development of future tactical hypersonic boost glide aircraft, as part of the Tactical Boost Glide programme.

The contract, valued at $147.33m, has been awarded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

The US Air Force Life Cycle management Center has awarded a $355.9m-worth foreign military sales contract to Al-Raha Group for Technical Services (RGTS).

Scheduled to be completed by December next year, the contract will see RGTS provide material management and support services for the F-15 and F-15SA fighter aircraft fleet of the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Rolls-Royce plc has been contracted by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the supply of additional AE2100D3 propulsion systems.

The AE2100D3 turboprop engines will be supplied to France and Israel, as part of a foreign military sales contract, for their C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft.

The contract, valued at $20.74m, is scheduled to be completed by December next year.

The US Air Force has awarded an $87.6m-worth Paveway II Plus production contract to Lockheed Martin Corporation.

"The contract, valued at $20.74m, is scheduled to be completed by December next year."

Lockheed Martin will produce and deliver guidance and tail assemblies for GBU-10 and GBU-12 laser guided bombs, as part of the contract.

Jacobs Technology Inc. has secured a contact modification, valued at $22.61m, to provide interim sustainment services for the Air Operations Center (AOC).

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the modification will also require Jacobs provide engineering and technical support services for the AOC weapons system.


Image: C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft. Photo: US Air Force photo / Senior Master Sgt. Dennis Goff.