Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, HDT, AAR

20 April 2018 (Last Updated April 19th, 2018 12:48)

Lockheed Martin Corporation has received a $200m contract modification for terminal high-altitude area defence (THAAD) and phased array tracking to intercept of target (PATRIOT) advanced capability (PAC-3) weapon systems.

Lockheed Martin Corporation has received a $200m contract modification for terminal high-altitude area defence (THAAD) and phased array tracking to intercept of target (PATRIOT) advanced capability (PAC-3) weapon systems.

Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the modification will see Lockheed Martin provide systems integration for THAAD and PAC-3 missile segment enhancement (MSE), as well as PATRIOT remote launch capability.

Contractual work will be performed at Lockheed Martin’s facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, US, until February 2022.

HDT Global has received a $480m contract to develop and produce the ULCANS, Increment I multi-spectral camouflage systems.

HDT will collaborate with its partner Lubawa USA under the ten-year contract to provide a mission-specific camouflage protection system to the US Army and allied militaries.

The camouflage solution will be developed using HDT’s engineering and manufacturing capabilities and Lubawa’s expertise in signature management and advanced textile solutions.

“HDT Global has received a $480m contract to develop and produce the ULCANS, Increment I multi-spectral camouflage systems.”

The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a $25.5bn worldwide logistics support services contract to (WLSS-C) to AAR and five other companies.

The contractors will provide maintenance, minor modifications and supply chain management to the US Army’s aircraft.

Work will be primarily performed outside the US. The includes a five-year base period and a five-year extension option.

Indian defence firm MKU and Thales have signed two strategic co-operation memorandums of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop optronic devices and rifles to meet the requirements of the Indian Army.

The partners will produce F90 close quarter battle (CQB) rifles and optronics equipment such as night vision goggles, weapon sights, hand-held thermal imagers and infrared sensor engine at MKU’s manufacturing facilities in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

The rifles and optronics will help strengthen night-vision capabilities of the Indian Army and homeland security personnel.

Salient CRGT has been awarded a $35.99m contract by the US Army Contracting Command to provide support for the global command terrestrial communications programme.

Contractual work will be performed in Fayetteville, North Carolina, US, until March 2023.

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