Deals this week: Valdez, Northrop Grumman, Battelle

13 October 2016 (Last Updated October 13th, 2016 18:30)

Battelle Memorial Institute and the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center are collaborating on the research and development (R&D) of an ice protection system for aircraft.

Battelle Memorial Institute and the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center are collaborating on the research and development (R&D) of an ice protection system for aircraft.

Battelle will test and demonstrate their R&D activities on the aircraft test wings and engine air inlets.

Valdez International Corporation has secured a $33.27m-worth contract to provide support services for the sustainment of the US Air Force Information Network.

"The one-year contract will allow warfighters to execute their missions through the Air Force Information Network."

The one-year contract will allow warfighters to execute their missions through the Air Force Information Network.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation has been contracted by the US Air Force for the integration of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) on BG5000 aircraft used by German head-of-state.

In addition, the company will supply aircraft protection technology from surface-to-air infrared missiles, under the $27.96m-worth contract.

The contractual work is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019.

Crane Co. has received an $18m-worth, five-year contract to procure landing gear components for the US Air Force.

Awarded by the US Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Hill Air Force Base, the contract is scheduled to be completed in the third quarter of 2021.