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May 25, 2017

Deals this week: United Launch Services, Raytheon Company, Saab

The US Space and Missile Systems Center, based at Los Angeles Air Force Base, has awarded a contract modification worth $208.14 to United Launch Services LLC in support of the evolved expendable launch vehicle (EELV).

The US Space and Missile Systems Center, based at Los Angeles Air Force Base, has awarded a contract modification worth $208.14 to United Launch Services LLC in support of the evolved expendable launch vehicle (EELV).

Up to September 2019, United Launch Services will provide production services for the launch vehicle configuration of an Atlas V 551 variant.

The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, based at Hill Air Force Base, has awarded a contract worth $49m to Raytheon Company for the supply of an automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system.

The ADS-B system to be supplied under the six-year deal will be installed on the T-38A/B and A-10 platforms to allow the US Air Force to comply with the Federal Aviation Administration ADS-B mandate.

Saab AB has won a $153.2m-worth contract to supply an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system to an undisclosed customer.

"The AEW&C airborne radar picket system will be used for search and rescue, surveillance and counter-terrorism missions."

Scheduled to be delivered to the buyer by 2020, the AEW&C airborne radar picket system will be used for search and rescue, surveillance and counter-terrorism missions.

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by the US Air Force to provide hardware and software components for the embedded global positioning system (GPS)/inertial navigation system (INS) modernisation (EGI-M) solution.

The EGI-M solution, which is expected to be ready by 2019, will provide reliable navigation, positioning and timing information for military aircraft operations.

Southwest Research Institute has been awarded a five-year contract to provide engineering services for the US Air Force’s AN/ALQ-131 and AN/ALQ-184 electronic attack pods.

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, the contract covers software test, study and analysis, test and evaluation services.

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