Deals this week: ARTEC, DRS Technologies, LONGBOW

25 August 2016 (Last Updated August 25th, 2016 18:30)

ARTEC has secured a $439.97m contract from OCCAR for Boxer multi-role armoured fighting vehicles.

ARTEC has secured a $439.97m contract from OCCAR for Boxer multi-role armoured fighting vehicles.

Under the contract, ARTEC will supply 88 Boxers in an infantry fighting vehicle configuration for the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

Deliveries will commence next year and continue through 2021.

The US Army has contracted DRS Technologies for the construction of the new Joint Assault Bridge (JAB) system.

The $400m deal requires the company’s DRS Sustainment Systems division to produce the bridge system and hydraulic bridge launcher, as well as manage the M1A1 chassis assembly.

A $154.04m contract has been awarded by the US Army Contracting Command to Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) in support of improved turbine engine of the US Army.

Under the two-year contract, ATEC will perform preliminary design review for the development of an improved engine to power the UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64E Apache helicopters.

"The OE is intended to help the Army personnel to counter complex, hybrid and asymmetric threats."

LONGBOW has secured a $38.43m contract to produce Lot 7 radar electronic units for the AH-64 Apache helicopters until July 2019.

The contract has been awarded by the US Army Contracting Command.

CGI Federal has been selected by the US Army TRADOC G2 to provide publication-ready operational environment (OE) studies and training support under a $34.2m contract.

The OE is intended to help the Army personnel to counter complex, hybrid and asymmetric threats.


Image: ARTEC has received an order to supply 88 Boxer armoured vehicles for the Lithuanian Armed Forces. Photo: courtesy of Rheinmetall via Wikipedia.