Deals this week: Visionary Products, BAE Systems, General Atomics


The US Army has awarded a $165.15m-worth contract to Visionary Products for radiological detection devices.

The expected completion date of the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is March 2027.

BAE Systems has agreed to supply automated installation entry systems to the US Army under a two-year contract modification.

The $16.5m modification has been awarded by US Army Contracting Command.

Headquartered in the UK, BAE Systems provides a range of products for defence, aerospace and security markets.

"BAE Systems has agreed to supply automated installation entry systems to the US Army under a two-year contract modification."

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has been contracted by the US Army to provide final operational test and evaluation services for the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system for a period of one year.

The new contract, valued at $17.33m, modifies a previous contract.

Minelab Electronics has received a $5.03m contract from the Australian Department of Defence for the development of a new handheld detector.

Minelab will collaborate with Chemring Sensors & Electronic Systems to develop a counter-improvised explosive device (IED) handheld detector, equipped with ground penetrating radar.

The US Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) has contracted Conrad Shipyard to procure a welded steel barge that will allow the ACE Rock Island District to perform floating crane operations.

The firm-fixed-price contract is scheduled to be completed by February 2019.


Image: General Atomics will conduct final operational tests on the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft until August 2017. Photo: courtesy of Marty Shelton.