Elbit To Supply Mortar Munitions And Training Solutions To Montenegro | Northrop Delivered IBCS To Poland | DSCA Delivered SM-3 Block 2A To JapanMay 17, 2023 05:00 UTC
US Hardware Supply ($12.6 million) and Worldwide Equipment ($12,3 million) each won a deal for M1A1 Abrams tank parts kits. These are three-year contracts with no option periods. This was a competitive acquisition with three offers received. The performance completion date is May 14, 2026. Using military services are Army and Marine Corps.
Computer Technology Associates won a $26.3 million for F/A-18 EA-18G Integrated Product Team Management Information System Suite consisting of multiple applications and tools supporting business operation efforts to include planning, estimation, risk management, event scheduling (including flight test events), event tracking, project execution, project monitoring and control, and reporting. Work will take place in Colorado, Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Colorado, Oregon, California, Indiana, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Utah, Indiana. Expected completion date will be in May 2028.
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Elbit Systems has received a $21.8 million contract to supply mortar munition systems and training solutions to Montenegro. The agreement is part of the ongoing Israili government’s efforts to enhance its military cooperation with the Balkan government. Under the contract, Elbit will deliver 120-millimeter mortar munition systems compatible with 4×4 armored vehicle mounts.
Northrop Grumman has delivered key Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) components to Poland for its new medium-range air defense program. According to company vice president Rebecca Torzone, the IBCS will provide the country’s air defenders with the ability to make faster, better-informed decisions to defeat a wide variety of threats.
Romania has retired its MiG-21 fighter fleet during ceremonies at the 71st and 86th Air Bases. The MiG-21 LanceR jets embarked on their final flights at a ceremony on Monday. During the communist regime, Romania had around 400 MiG-21s. The current number is confidential, but unofficial estimates say it now stands at around 25.
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has delivered the highly advanced SM-3 Block 2A interceptor to Japan. This collaborative effort between the two nations marks a significant milestone in bolstering their defense alliances and enhancing regional security. The delivery took place in March, and it is set to reinforce Japan’s capabilities to counter evolving ballistic missile threats. Japan’s Aegis ships, operated by the Maritime Self-Defense Force, will be equipped with the advanced SM-3 Block 2A intercept missiles. The deployment of SM-3 Block 2A missiles on Japan’s Aegis ships will take place in a sequential manner. As per the plans, the Maya and Atago-class ships, based in Yokosuka (Kanagawa Prefecture), Maizuru (Kyoto Prefecture), and Sasebo (Nagasaki Prefecture), will be among the first to receive these advanced intercept missiles.
WATCH: Northrop Grumman delivers first Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) to Poland