Deals this week: Bell Helicopter Textron, General Dynamics, INSITU


The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a $27.19m contract to Bell Helicopter Textron for Bell 412EP twin-engine utility helicopters.

The contractor will manufacture and deliver four Bell 412EP helicopters, as part of the deal, by November 2017.

The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistic Organization (DALO) has placed an order with General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) to support the Danish Army’s 4x4 Armoured Patrol Vehicle (APV) programme.

GDELS will initially deliver 36 EAGLE 4x4 vehicles in a patrol configuration beginning 2018, as part of the contract.

The deal includes options for reconnaissance, electronic warfare and support variants.

"Raytheon will provide logistics support for the US Army’s counter-rocket, artillery, mortar land-based weapons system."

The US Special Operations Command has awarded a contract modification worth $45m to INSITU to provide support services for the Special Operations Forces personnel.

Under the new contract, INSITU will provide Mid-Endurance unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) services at multiple locations over .

The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a logistics support services contract to Raytheon Missile Systems.

Raytheon will provide logistics support for the US Army’s counter-rocket, artillery, mortar land-based weapons system.

Work under the contract will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, US, until July 2018.

Safran Electronics & Defense has secured a contract from the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) to deliver an additional 18 Strix optronic sights in support of the Tiger helicopter programme.

The Strix sights to be supplied under the deal will be integrated onto Tiger HAD multi-role attack helicopters.

Deliveries of new Strix sights are expected to be completed by 2020.