Deals this week: Signalink, Boeing, Pratt and Whitney
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Deals this week: Signalink, Boeing, Pratt and Whitney

20 Oct 2017

The US Air Force Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base has awarded a contract worth $998m to Signalink Inc and several other companies for testing of weapon systems.

The US Air Force Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base has awarded a contract worth $998m to Signalink Inc and several other companies for testing of weapon systems.

The awardees will develop, test and evaluate weapon systems, subsystems and components.

The Boeing Company has won a contract worth $240.19m to support phase one of the Royal Saudi Air Force airborne warning and control system (AWACS) modernisation programme up to February 2019.

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, the contract will see Boeing provide navigation and communications upgrades, mission computing, and the next-generation identification, friend or foe enhancement designs for the AWACS.

Pratt and Whitney has secured a contract worth $2.74bn to provide support for F-117 engine sustainment.

The contract includes foreign military sales to the UK, UAE, Qatar, Canada, India, Australia and Kuwait, and strategic airlift capability.

“The deal covers aircrew instruction, training systems support centre, courseware, cybersecurity, and contractor logistics support.”

The contractual work is scheduled to be completed in September 2022.

Lockheed Martin Corporation has received a contract modification worth $22.01m from the US Air Force (USAF) to provide training services through March next year.

The deal covers aircrew instruction, training systems support centre, courseware, cybersecurity, and contractor logistics support.

UK-based company BAE Systems has been contracted by the USAF to support the F-16 systems programme office.

The contractor will supply Mode 5 advanced identification friend or foe to support the F-16 programmes until September 2021, under the $14.5m deal.