Lockheed To Provide B-2 Countermeasure Receivers | US Approves NASAMS Sale To Ukraine | Czech Republic and Sweden Finalized CV90 Negotiations aMay 26, 2023 05:00 UTC
Boeing won a $14.2 million order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement. This order provides manufacturing, assembly and delivery of various peculiar support equipment in support of the F/A-18E/F program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed in December 2026.
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems won a $7.5 million deal for B-2 countermeasure receivers. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.301-1. This is a two-year, nine-month contract with no option periods. The performance completion date is February 1, 2026. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Middle East & Africa
Moroccan defense website FAR-MAroc has published images of Elbit System’s PULS (Precise & Universal Launching Systems) artillery rocket systems, purchased by Morocco. Apparently, the Moroccan Army selected Tatra Trucks, a Czech vehicle manufacturer, to carry the rocket launchers – which are capable of launching multiple ammunition types to distances of up to 300 km. According to the publication, Morocco ordered the PULS launchers with Elbit’s Combat NG system, a fully-integrated modular artillery solution.
The US State Department has approved the sale of a National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) to Ukraine. The potential $285 million sale includes one AN/MPQ-64F1 Sentinel Radar, a Fire Distribution Center, and canister launchers. Ukraine requested the Raytheon system to bolster its defenses against Russian aerial attacks, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency stated.
The Czech Republic has finalized negotiations to procure CV90 infantry fighting vehicles from BAE Systems Hägglunds in Örnsköldsvik. The decision builds on a memorandum inked in 2022 to purchase tracked combat vehicles from the government of Sweden. The agreement its valued $2.2 billion and will deliver 246 CV90 MkIVs in seven different variants.
Boeing won an $9 million deal for new-build peculiar ground support equipment. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2027. Fiscal 2023 Foreign Military Sales (Australia) in the amount of $8,791,474 were obligated at the time of the award.
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