Lockheed To Provide OTPS Support For E-2D | DoS Approved TOW 2A Sale To Egypt | France Deploys Mamba To RomaniaMay 25, 2022 05:00 UTC
Lockheed Martin won a $13.3 million deal, which provides for engineering, development and production of Operational Test Program Sets (OTPS) to support AN/APY-9 Radar Avionics Line Replaceable Modules (LRMs). These OTPSs will provide support for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program and will be used at the depot level to provide test and repair capabilities for the LRMs. Work will take place in New York. Expected completion date will be in September 2025.
Raytheon won a $422.6 million modification to previously awarded contract N00024-22-C-5500 to exercise options for hardware production of the AN/SPY-6(V) Family of Radars. Work will take place in Massachusetts, California, Maryland, New York, Alabama, Rhode Island, Texas, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. Estimated completion will be by September 2025.
Middle East & Africa
The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of TOW 2A radio frequency missiles, support, and related equipment to Egypt for $691 million. Egypt has requested more than 5,000 TOW 2As, including support equipment, spare parts, training, and technical and logistical support.
France will deploy the MAMBA anti-missile system to Romania. The deployment of the French state-of-the-art MAMBA weapons system and an air defense command post to Romania is designed to “augment NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence”. The MAMBA surface-based air and missile defence system is operated by the French Air and Space Force as a theatre antimissile system to protect tactical sites against airborne threats, including cruise missiles, tactical ballistic missiles, manned and unmanned aircraft.
Denmark will arm Ukraine with with a modern Harpoon anti-ship launcher and missiles to protect its coasts, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Monday after concluding the latest US-led meeting of international defense chiefs to coordinate military aid for Ukraine. The announcement came as Russia’s blockade of Odessa, Ukraine’s largest port on the Black Sea, which is threatening global food supplies.
Bell Boeing won a $9.5 million firm-fixed-price order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N0001922G0002). This order provides for the upgrade and delivery of the V-22 Half Wing Part Task Trainer in support of executing training for the government of Japan. Work will take place in Texas and Japan. Expected completion date is in January 2027.
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