Deals this week: Pilatus Aircraft, Rolls-Royce, Harris

22 June 2017 (Last Updated June 22nd, 2017 18:30)

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has placed an order for cockpit avionics with Esterline’s Avionics Systems business segment.

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has placed an order for cockpit avionics with Esterline’s Avionics Systems business segment.

The contractor will supply high-performance cockpit aeronautics, including flight management systems, GPS, and head-up displays for installation onto the PC-21 turboprop trainer aircraft operated by the French Air Force.

The company has also secured an order to supply additional ship sets for the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s PC-21 aircraft.

Aviall, a Boeing Company, has signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to provide new parts sales and distribution services for military variants of AE-family engines worldwide.

The deal covers the AE 1107C turboshaft fitted to V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, the AE 2100 turboprop installed on C-130J, C-27J and Shinmaywa US-2 aircraft, and the AE 3007 turbofan on the Global Hawk unmanned surveillance platform.

Harris Corporation has won a contract from Lockheed Martin to modernise mission system avionics for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

"Lockheed Martin will provide repairs, technical support and other sustainment support services to FMS customers."

As part of the Technology Refresh #3 (TR3) programme, the contractor will supply the Aircraft Memory System (AMS) and panoramic cockpit display electronic unit (PCD EU) to the F-35 Lightning II aircraft’s data storage and display processing capabilities.

The US Air Force has awarded a five-year foreign military sales (FMS) contract worth $200m to Lockheed Martin for the sustainment of Sniper advanced targeting pods (ATP) and LANTIRN navigation pods.

Lockheed Martin will provide repairs, technical support and other sustainment support services to FMS customers.

Airbus has awarded contracts worth €100m ($111.45m) to Leonardo in support of German and Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role fighter aircraft fleet.

The contractor will provide maintenance and repair services for Typhoon avionics, including radar, defensive aids suite, and IRST sensor.