Deals this week: Raytheon, LONGBOW LLC, Saab

27 July 2018 (Last Updated July 27th, 2018 10:09)

Javelin, a joint venture (JV) between Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, has received a contract modification worth $307.54m from the US Army Contracting Command (ACC) for full-rate production (FRP) of the Javelin weapon system.

Javelin, a joint venture (JV) between Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, has received a contract modification worth $307.54m from the US Army Contracting Command (ACC) for full-rate production (FRP) of the Javelin weapon system.

The JV will provide Javelin FRP units for the governments of Turkey, Estonia, Ukraine, Taiwan, Lithuania and Australia, under the foreign military sales (FMS) programme.

The contractual work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, until August 2021.

The US Army has awarded a $170.5m contract to LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) for LONGBOW fire control radar (FCR) hardware.

The company will deliver LONGBOW FCR hardware, radar electronics units (REU), mast-mounted assemblies (MMA), and spares for Apache AH-64E attack helicopters operated by the US Army, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UK.

The contractual work is expected to be completed in April 2021.

Saab has received an order worth $20.88m to supply ammunition for the Estonian Carl-Gustaf anti-tank weapon system.

The order has been placed by the Estonian Centre for Defence Investment under a framework agreement between Estonia and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV).

“Saab has received an order worth $20.88m to supply ammunition for Estonian Carl-Gustaf anti-tank weapon system.”

The ammunition deliveries will begin in the second half of 2018 and continue until 2019.

The Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon is the latest version of the Carl Gustaf man-portable, shoulder-launched, multi-role recoilless rifle.

General Dynamics Land Systems has secured a delivery order from the US Army to upgrade M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks.

The company will upgrade 100 M1A1 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 (SEPv3) configuration, which will feature advanced communications, upgraded armour, enhanced reliability, and fuel efficiency.

The contractual work will be performed at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio, and the company’s facilities in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Tallahassee, Florida.

Parsons Government Services has been awarded a contract modification worth $75.65m to develop and procure the US Army’s Enhanced Network Visualization Environment Cyber Operations Infrastructure.

Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command (ACC), the contractual work will be performed in Centerville, Virginia, until December 2019.