Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Olin

1 February 2019 (Last Updated January 31st, 2019 16:25)

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to provide cyber/electronic warfare (EW) podded system for the Multi-Function Electronic Warfare (MFEW) Air Large component programme.

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to provide cyber/electronic warfare (EW) podded system for the Multi-Function Electronic Warfare (MFEW) Air Large component programme.

The $18m contract has been awarded by the US Army on behalf of Consortium for Command, Control and Communications in Cyberspace (C5).

Under the contract, the company will perform design, development, and testing for the EW podded system using its Silent CROW open architecture.

The EW pod will be fitted to an MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned air system to support cyber and EW missions.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has secured three contracts worth $621.5m from the Government of Canada to provide engineering and integration, cybersecurity engineering, and software support services to the Canadian Army.

GDMS will collaborate with Calian, Scalar Decisions, and DLS Technology to deliver the services for the Canadian Army’s land command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) system.

The $197.75m transition software ISS contract delivers support services for software, which integrates multiple data points into a single platform to enable timely and informed decisions.

The $56.5m cybersecurity engineering ISS and the $367.25m engineering and integration ISS contracts will provide all-round data protection and integration for land C4ISR data systems.

“The $56.5m cybersecurity engineering ISS and the $367.25m engineering and integration ISS contracts will provide all-round data protection and integration for land C4ISR data systems.”

Olin Corporation has secured an $85.13m contract modification from the US Army Contracting Command (ACC) for ammunition products.

Through the contract, the company will supply 5.56mm, 7.62mm, and 0.50 calibre ammunition.

Contractual work will be performed until July 2020 in Oxford, Mississippi, US.

Ready One Industries has been awarded a $186.37m contract by the US Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support (DLA Troop Support) to provide Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (JSLIST).

JSLIST overgarments will be supplied to the US Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard forces.

Work will be performed in El Paso, Texas, US, until July 2020.

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £16m ($21m) ammunition supply contract to BAE Systems’ Land UK business.

The contract is intended for the delivery of 155mm smoke and illuminating artillery rounds to the British Army and has provisions for additional orders in the future.

Shell bodies will be produced at BAE Systems’ facility in Washington, England, UK. Integration of the smoke and illuminating artillery rounds will be carried out at Glascoed facility in South Wales.