Deals this week: Leonardo DRS, TRAX, Rheinmetall


The US Army has contracted Leonardo DRS for the development of a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS).

Leonardo DRS Land Systems, Moog and other partners will jointly develop C-UAS to protect troops from enemy drones, as part of the contract.

The US Army Corps of Engineers Support Center has awarded an electronic security systems maintenance contract worth $270m to three firms based in the US.

The contractors, including Williams Electric Co, Indyne, and Spectrum Solutions, will provide equipment, materials, tools, supervision, and non-personal services for the maintenance of electronic security systems.

The deal will run until March 2022.

"TRAX International has been awarded a contract modification to provide test support services for the US Army Yuma Proving Ground."

TRAX International has been awarded a contract modification to provide test support services for the US Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Work under the contract, which has been awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, will be performed in Yuma, Arizona, until next month.

Rheinmetall has secured an order worth $51.59m to provide 5,000 rounds of DM11 120mm tank ammunition to the Bundeswehr.

The contract has been awarded by Germany’s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw).

The ammunition deliveries will be completed by 2018.

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has been awarded a three-year contract worth $27.94m to deliver auxiliary power units for the UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter requirements.

Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the deal covers procurement of 420 auxiliary power units with inlet barrier filters for the UH-60.