Deals this week: Intelsat General, Boeing, Safran Electronics & Defense


The US Defense Information Systems Agency has selected Intelsat General in support of the US Army’s Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T).

Intelsat will provide satellite connectivity services to RiteNet to support testing of the WIN-T network.

The contract has a one-year base period and four-year extension options.

The Boeing Company has secured a $13.88m contract to provide support services for the Dutch CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters through December 2020.

Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the latest contract is a modification to a previously awarded foreign military sales contract.

Safran Electronics & Defense has agreed to supply Sigma 30 artillery navigation systems for a foreign army.

"Intelsat will provide satellite connectivity services to RiteNet to support testing of the WIN-T network."

The systems will be installed on the army’s counter-battery radars for locating the hostile batteries.

Saab has won three US Army orders to deliver OSAG 2.0 interoperability upgrades for the US 7th ATC’s Deployable Instrumentation System – Europe (DISE), and the OSAG 2.0 upgrade with CVTESS capability for M1 Abrams and Bradley combat vehicles.

Saab will also provide CVTESS systems for the US Army.

Kokatat has secured a $15.07m contract to provide the US Army with protective ensemble suits.

Awarded by the US Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, the contract is scheduled to be completed by November 2021.


Image: Boeing has been contracted to provide support services for the Netherlands' CH-47F Chinook helicopters. Photo: Courtesy of Sgt. Thomas Mort (12th CAB).