Rolls Royce Tapped For C-130 Engine Repairs | France And Greece Inked Strategic Partnership Roadmap | Boeing To Support British ApachesJan 24, 2022 05:00 UTC
Rolls Royce won a $96.3 million vehicle requirements contract modification. The modification incorporates an additional five-month option period to maintain continuity of services for the C-130 engine repairs. The contract modification incorporates an additional five-month option period to maintain continuity of services for the C-130 engine repairs. The C-130 operates throughout the US Air Force, serving with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Combat Command, US Air Forces in Europe, Pacific Air Forces, Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command, fulfilling a wide range of operational missions in both peace and war situations. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity. Work will take place in Indiana. Expected completion date will take place in June 30, 2022.
Boeing won a $21 million contract modification by the US Navy, which increases the contract ceiling to provide post-production engineering and logistics support for the T- 45 aircraft. The T-45A/C Goshawk is the US Navy’s two-seat advanced jet trainer. The aircraft is jointly manufactured by Boeing and BAE Systems. Work will take place ein Missouri, the UK and Georgia. Estimated completion will be in January 2025.
Middle East & Africa
American International Contractors won a $64 million deal to dredge the harbor at King Abdulaziz Naval Base. Work will take place in Saudi Arabia. Estimated completion date is June 26, 2023. The US Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, is the contracting activity.
France and Greece signed the roadmap for the ‘strategic partnership’ deal forging deeper military relationship between the two countries to defend shared interests in the Mediterranean. As part of the commitments made to the EU and NATO, this partnership agreement aims to strengthen and structure long-term military defense relations between our two countries.
Boeing and the UK Ministry of Defense inked a $348 million contract for the provision of long-term training, support and sustainment for the British Army’s new fleet of 50 Apache AH-64E helicopters. The announcement was made by Minster for Defense Procurement, Jeremy Quin MP, as he visited Wattisham Flying Station to see the Apache AH-64E.
BrahMos Aerospace test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with increased indigenous content and improved performance from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha on Thursday morning. The launch was conducted by Brahmos Aerospace in close coordination with the teams of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). In this text-book flight, the missile followed the predicted trajectory meeting all mission objectives, the Indian defense ministry said in a statement.
Watch: Brahmos Missile’s New Version Has Been Successfully Tested