Army Orders Raytheon-Built Air Defense Radars

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon a four-year, $51.9M contract to supply air defense radars designed to help soldiers counter aircraft and cruise missile threats.

The company will provide 50 Enhanced Sentinel A3 radars along with associated spares to the military service, the Department of Defense said Friday.

Contract work will take place in Fullerton, Calif., through Dec. 30, 2022.

Army Contracting Command received one bid for the firm-fixed-price contract and obligated the full contract amount from the service branch’s fiscal 2018 “other” procurement funds.

You may also be interested in...

ERAPSCO

ERAPSCO to Produce AN/SSQ-125 Sonobuoys Under $71M Navy Contract Modification

A joint venture between Ultra Electronics and Sparton has landed a two-year, $71.3 million contract modification to manufacture and deliver up to 20,000 anti-submarine warfare acoustic sensors to the U.S. Navy.

Leidos

Leidos Awarded $58M Contract Modification to Help DISA Update Artillery Tactical Data Systems

Leidos has secured a $58 million contract modification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to continue its work to modernize systems that automate artillery operations. The company will use a revised code convergence strategy to update the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

Avenger ER General Atomics

FAA Certifies General Atomics-Made Extended Range Drone for Testing in US Airspace

General Atomics' aeronautical systems business has received the Federal Aviation Administration's approval to test a second Avenger Extended Range unmanned aircraft system in U.S. national airspace. The company said Wednesday it will use the FAA-granted experimental certificate to expand Avenger ER's testing activities for internal research and development, as well as contracted efforts.