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SAUDI AWACS TO UNDERGO PHASE 1 MODERNIZATION UNDER $240.2M USAF FMS CONTRACT
Monday, October 16, 2017
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The Saudi AWACS Aircraft Will Be Modernized

Source: Boeing


The Saudi AWACS Aircraft Will Be Modernized

Source: Boeing


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HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing of Oklahoma City, Okla., has a $240.2 million fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (FA8730-18-C-0003) for Phase 1 modernization of Royal Saudi Air Force Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS). This contract provides for AWACS mission computing, navigation and communications upgrades, as well as the next generation in identification, friend or foe enhancement designs. This contract involves foreign military sales to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

The contract work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is expected to be completed by February 28, 2019.

The Saudi Arabian letter of offer and the full $240.2 million in acceptance case funds are being obligated at the time of the award. The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity.

Source:  U.S. Department of Defense
Source Date: October 16, 2017
Posted: 10/17/2017

 
 
HARRIS AWARDED $133 MILLION US NAVY AND AUSTRALIAN F/A-18 ELECTRONIC WARFARE CONTRACT
Monday, October 16, 2017
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ALQ-214(V)4/5

Source: Exelis


ALQ-214(V)4/5

Source: Exelis


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MELBOURNE, Fla. - Harris Corp. has received a $133 million contract to supply electronic jammers to protect U.S. Navy and Australian F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft against electronic threats. The contract was awarded during the first quarter of Harris' fiscal 2018.

Under the contract, Harris will manufacture and deliver ALQ-214(V)4/5 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) jammers for the F/A-18C/D/E/F variants. The ALQ-214(V)4/5 is the key onboard electronic warfare jamming system for the IDECM program and protects the aircraft from sophisticated electronic threats, including modern integrated air defense systems.

Deliveries to the U.S. Navy and to Australia through the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales program are expected to be complete by May 2020.

Source:  Harris
Associated URL: harris.com
Source Date: October 16, 2017
Posted: 10/17/2017

 
 
HARRIS AWARDED RF COUNTERMEASURES WORK FOR SPECIAL FORCES
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Source: Harris


Source: Harris


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WASHINGTON - Harris Corp. is being awarded a $100 million modification for a non-competitive, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The contract provides suite of integrated radio and frequency countermeasure components and related services for the Technology Applications program office and CV-22 program offices.

The majority of the work is performed in Clifton, NJ, with ordering periods ending on July 30, 2019. The U.S. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity (H92241-14-D-0006).

Source:  http://www.defenselink.mil
Source Date: October 17, 2017
Posted: 10/17/2017

 

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