Deals this week: GATR Technologies, Lockheed Martin, Comtech Telecommunications

17 August 2018 (Last Updated August 17th, 2018 10:38)

GATR Technologies has secured a contract modification from the US Army Contracting Command (ACC) to procure multiple sizes Inflatable Satellite Antenna (ISA) systems.

GATR Technologies has secured a contract modification from the US Army Contracting Command (ACC) to procure multiple sizes Inflatable Satellite Antenna (ISA) systems.

The $522.49m contract also covers the procurement of kits, spares, and associated training services.

The contractual work will be performed until September 2023.

The Swedish Government has reached a formalised agreement with the US for the acquisition of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and other support equipment.

The theatre air defence system developed by Lockheed Martin incorporates hit-to-kill technology to engage targets.

Sweden will become the sixth international country to order the PAC-3 MSE missile.

Lockheed Martin previously received PAC-3 MSE orders from the US, Qatar, Japan, Romania, Poland and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

“The theatre air defence system developed by Lockheed Martin incorporates hit-to-kill technology to engage targets.”

Comtech Telecommunications has secured new orders worth $32.5m from the US Army Project Manager (PM) Tactical Network to supply Manpack Satellite Terminals and networking equipment.

The Government Solutions segment of Comtech, Command & Control Technologies group will execute the contract.

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has collaborated with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) to sustain the advanced manufacturing, materials and processes (AMMP) programme.

The programme is intended to resolve the complexities involved in additive manufacturing process.

The US Government will work in tandem with industry experts and academic partners to provide scientific advancements in metallurgy and plastics, under the AMMP programme.

The consortium will launch new factory machinery that transforms the manufacturing methods involved in the development of aircraft, automobiles and other products.

TechVets has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to offer training for the next generation of cyber veterans.

The training is intended to offer job prospects for the veterans and service leavers in the cyber security and technology sector.