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US Army Grants Javelin, Stinger, GMLR System Supply Contract | Raytheon Tapped For StormBreaker Support | Pakistan Flight-Tested Fatah-II

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Americas Lockheed Martin won a $67.9 million modification, which adds scope to procure material and labor to establish initial depot repair capabilities for F-35 Lightning II components at various military service depot locations across the US in support of the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and non-U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) participants. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (34%); Jacksonville, Florida (24%); Fort Worth, Texas (15%); Ogden, Utah (13%); Havelock, North Carolina (6%); San Diego, California (5%); Warner Robins, Georgia (2%); and Amityville, New York (1%), and is expected to be completed in April 2028. Fiscal 2022 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $31,114,678; fiscal 2022 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $31,115,022; and non-DOD participant funds in the amount of $5,700,217 will be obligated at the time of award, $62,229,700 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. The US Army Applications Laboratory has inked a deal with defense manufacturer Firehawk Aerospace to address critical challenges in rocket propulsion production. Under the Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract, Firehawk will design, test, and fly motors for the […]
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Lockheed Martin won a $67.9 million modification, which adds scope to procure material and labor to establish initial depot repair capabilities for F-35 Lightning II components at various military service depot locations across the US in support of the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and non-U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) participants. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (34%); Jacksonville, Florida (24%); Fort Worth, Texas (15%); Ogden, Utah (13%); Havelock, North Carolina (6%); San Diego, California (5%); Warner Robins, Georgia (2%); and Amityville, New York (1%), and is expected to be completed in April 2028. Fiscal 2022 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $31,114,678; fiscal 2022 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $31,115,022; and non-DOD participant funds in the amount of $5,700,217 will be obligated at the time of award, $62,229,700 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

The US Army Applications Laboratory has inked a deal with defense manufacturer Firehawk Aerospace to address critical challenges in rocket propulsion production. Under the Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract, Firehawk will design, test, and fly motors for the army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket, FGM-148 Javelin, and FIM-92 Stinger, eliminating supply chain bottlenecks and bolstering the capabilities’ stability.

Middle Eat & Africa

Amentum Services Inc. was awarded a $57,8 million modification for logistics support services for Army Prepositioned Stocks. Work will be performed in Kuwait, with an estimated completion date of May 5, 2024. Fiscal 2024 other procurement, Army funds; and operation and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $57,898,009 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

The United States has approved a sale of M107 155mm projectiles and related equipment to Israel for an estimated cost of $147.5 million. This approval follows a request from the Government of Israel for 155mm ancillaries, including fuzes, primers, and charges, which will complement previously implemented cases, as stated by the DSCA in its official announcement.

Europe

Raytheon won a $344.6 million modification for StormBreaker® (SDBII, GBU-53/B) Production Lot 10, for additional all up rounds, containers and trainers. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by August 30, 2028. This contract involves Foreign Military Sales (FMS) to Norway, Germany, Italy and Finland. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Asia-Pacific

The Pakistan Armed Forces has successfully conducted a flight test of the Fatah-II, an indigenous guided multi-launch rocket system (MLRS). A press release from the army’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) wing stated that the weapon is capable of engaging targets with high precision up to a range of 400 kilometers (249 miles), a considerable jump from the Fatah-I’s 140-kilometer (87 miles) range.

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