Deals this week: Tatra Defence Vehicle, Panhard General Defense, Simmonds


Tatra Defence Vehicle has received a contract to procure 20 Steyr Pandur II 8x8 armoured vehicles in communications platform and command and control versions for the Army of the Czech Republic.

Valued at $82m, has been awarded by the Czech Republic Ministry of Defence.

The Army of the Czech Republic currently operates a fleet of 107 Pandur vehicles configured for different roles.

Panhard General Defense has secured a contract worth $264.66m for the supply of Vehicule Blinde Leger (VBL) / VB2L light armoured vehicle support elements to the French Army.

"Specialized Materials and Chemicals has agreed to supply ammonium perchlorate highly-explosive propellants to the US Army, under a $22.44m contract."

The contract has been awarded by the France Directorate General of Armaments (DGA).

The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a $10.3m contract to Simmonds Precision Products to provide support services for its UH-60 Black Hawk multi-mission helicopter.

Simmonds will provide overhaul services for the helicopter's digital flight control computer until February 2022, under the contract.

Specialized Materials and Chemicals has agreed to supply ammonium perchlorate highly-explosive propellants to the US Army, under a $22.44m contract.

The propellants to be supplied under the contract will be used in bomb manufacturing.

Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the contract is scheduled to be completed in February 2020.

Herndon Products has been selected to provide supply chain management solutions to the US Army.

The contract will support bench stock items used on the maintenance and manufacturing lines at the Letterkenny Army Depot.

Awarded by the US Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, the contract has a base period of five years and two one-year extension options.