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HII Mission Technologies To Expand Training Systems Support For USN | Dos Approves Hellfire Sale To France | Capagility To Manage Australian Defense Force Engines

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Americas Pacific Propeller International won a $22.8 million modification by the US Air Force for the overhaul support for the C-130 54H60 series propeller. This contract provides for the overhaul and repair of the C-130 54H60 series propeller for the Air Force and multiple countries. All work will be performed in Kent, Washington, and individual […]
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Pacific Propeller International won a $22.8 million modification by the US Air Force for the overhaul support for the C-130 54H60 series propeller. This contract provides for the overhaul and repair of the C-130 54H60 series propeller for the Air Force and multiple countries. All work will be performed in Kent, Washington, and individual orders will be placed by the Air Force and Foreign Military Sales partners through February 27, 2028.

HII Mission Technologies has received a $41 million deal to expand training systems support for the US Navy. Under the contract, the company will deliver integrated training systems installation and sustainment services for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity (NSWCDD DNA) in Virginia, considered the “largest US Navy fleet concentration site.”

Middle East

L3Harris Technologies won a $10.5 million delivery order by the US Navy for the procurement of supplies and services for the Land Based Radars refurbishment of AN/SPS-48. This delivery order includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $14,553,316. This delivery order involves Foreign Military Sales to Egypt. Work is expected to be completed by April 2026.

Europe

The US State Department has approved a possible 203 million sale of AGM-114R2 Hellfire missiles to the French government, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced. According to the DSCA, Parish asked to buy 1,515 AGM-114R2 Hellfire missiles and related equipment. The prime contractor in the the program will be Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, FL, the DSCA said.

The State Department has approved the sale of two dozen F-35As to the Czech Republic, along with 25 Pratt & Whitney F135 engines, aircraft spares, and assorted weapons, including AIM-120 AMRAAMs and AIM-9X Sidewinders, collectively valued at up to $5.6 billion. The Czech Republic joins nine other countries in Europe and 17 worldwide that have selected the F-35 for their combat air forces.

Asia-Pacific

Australia has contracted local firm Capagility to manage Australian Defense Force (ADF) aircraft engines. Capagility — an aeronautical engineering consultancy founded by Royal Australian Air Force veterans — specializes in aircraft engine optimization, safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. Under the agreement, the firm will establish an Aerospace Propulsions Center of Expertise (APCoE) to provide an “effective and efficient” approach to sustaining military aircraft engines and related capabilities across the ADF.

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