Deals this week: Saab, Cubic Global Defense, Longbow

1 December 2017 (Last Updated December 1st, 2017 09:47)

Defence and security firm Saab has awarded a contract to Meopta - optika, s.r.o., a producer of optical devices based in the Czech Republic, to produce optical components for BAE Systems’ CV90 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV).

Defence and security firm Saab has awarded a contract to Meopta – optika, s.r.o., a producer of optical devices based in the Czech Republic, to produce optical components for BAE Systems’ CV90 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV).

Meopta will produce and supply components for the universal tank and anti-aircraft fire control system of the CV90 vehicle.

Cubic Global Defense, a unit of Cubic Corporation, has received a contract worth $61m to provide support services for the US Army’s Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC).

The company will support the JRTC in conducting rotational and pre-deployment training exercises within decisive action and theatre-specific operational environments.

Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the contract includes a one-year base period and four optional years.

“Longbow has received a contract modification from the US Army Contracting Command to provide radar electronic units.”

Longbow has received a contract modification from the US Army Contracting Command to provide radar electronic units.

The radar electronic systems will be delivered to the governments of the UK, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

The contractual work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, US, until January 2022.

Safran Electronics & Defense has been selected by a Nato member nation to supply JIM Compact multi-function infrared binoculars.

The JIM Compact, which has been selected by seven Nato countries to date, features low-light, cooled infrared and daytime sensors, laser rangefinder, and pointer and laser designator displays.