Deals this week: Javelin Joint Venture, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, L-3 Technologies


The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a three-year contract modification worth $133.91m to Javelin Joint Venture, a joint venture (JV) between Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Company, for Javelin containerised all-up rounds.

The JV will procure Javelin vehicle launcher-electronics, command launch units and associated non-recurring engineering for the governments of Qatar, Taiwan and Jordan, under a foreign military sales contract.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has secured an $8bn-worth contract for the Special Operations Forces Global Logistics Support Services (SOF GLSS).

Awarded by the US Special Operations Command, the contract will see Lockheed Martin provide logistics support services and expertise for the maintenance of programme support and enterprise management functions for Program Executive Office of the Special Operations Forces Support Activity.

"The Estonian Armed Forces has placed an order with Saab for BT46 training systems and infantry simulators."

L-3 Technologies has received a contract valued $48.8m for work on the US Army’s AN/TSC-156B/D satellite terminal systems.

Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the contract will require L-3 to test, inspect and modernise the Army’s AN/TSC-156B/D terminals as well as the Marines Corps’ AN/TSC-156C terminals.

The Estonian Armed Forces has placed an order with Swedish company Saab for BT46 training systems and infantry simulators.

Scheduled to be delivered in 2018, the BT46 simulators will provide training for the Estonian Army’s mechanised units and combat vehicle crew on CV9035 armoured vehicle and Carl-Gustaf rifle.

The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a contract modification to Ibis Tek for the production of family of medium tactical vehicle (FMTV) kits.

The contractor will manufacture FMTV 58-gallon and 78-gallon armour B-kits at its facility in Butler, Pennsylvania, US.

The kits are scheduled to be delivered in July 2018.