Tag Archives: AH-64 Apache

Northrop BuildIing “˜Sky Viper' Chain Gun for Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft

Northrop Sky Viper cannon

Northrop Grumman is working on a new 20mm cannon, called the Sky Viper, for the U.S. Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft, Military .com reported Thursday. Quinn Canole, director of the guns operating unit at Northrop, said the company is building the cannon, which completed the service's initial design reviews, under a rapid prototyping agreement with the Army Development Command Armament Center.

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Army Extends Lockheed’s Apache Sensor Logistics Support Contract

Army Extends Lockheed's Apache Sensor Logistics Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has received a $64.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to continue logistics support work on electro-optical sensors designed to help increase Apache helicopter pilots’ situational awareness. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification extends Lockheed’s performance-based logistics services to the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors program …

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Army to Test Apache Manned-Unmanned Teaming System

Army to Test Apache Manned-Unmanned Teaming System - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Army plans to implement a new technology designed to help the service branch’s AH-64 Apache helicopter operators communicate with up to two unmanned aerial vehicles, Defense News reported Sunday. The report said Manned-Unmanned Teaming X system will work to help AH-64E crews to operate the sensors and flight paths of …

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L3 to Provide Manned-Unmanned Teaming Hardware for Army Apache Helicopters

L3 to Provide Manned-Unmanned Teaming Hardware for Army Apache Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event

L3 Technologies will develop manned-unmanned teaming hardware to aid the U.S. Army‘s AH-64 Apache multirole helicopters as part of a one-year, $69.3 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract also covers technical and engineering support services. The Army Contracting Command will solicited and received one bid for the procurement effort. …

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