Tag Archives: EA-18G

Northrop Completes Design Test of Extended-Range Tactical Missile Components

Northrop Grumman has concluded a critical design review of an anti-radiation warhead and a rocket motor for an extended-range tactical missile system the U.S. Navy intends to use with EA-18G and F/A-18E/F aircraft platforms. The company said Thursday it tested the lethality of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-ER warhead and the performance of the weapon's rocket motor at extreme temperatures.

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Christopher Kubasik, L3 Technologies CEO, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Expanding Company’s Position in Federal Market

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Christopher Kubasik, chairman, president and CEO of L3 Technologies, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for securing multiple contracts to expand the company’s position in the federal market.

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Report: Navy to Test EW Swarm Drones

The U.S. Navy is working with Northrop Grumman and VX Aerospace to test the use of swarm tactics with electronic warfare drones by fall 2019, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday. The service branch intends to employ small drones to expand the coverage of searches for enemy signal emissions as part of a project dubbed Remedy. VX Aerospace has developed a small unmanned aircraft system designed to fit in munition canisters that would launch from larger aircraft.

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Raytheon Gets $81M Navy Contract Modification for F/A-18E/F, EA-18G Configuration Components

Raytheon has received a three-year, $81.2M contract modification to provide components needed to implement configuration updates to the EA-18G and F/A-18E/F planes of the U.S. Navy and Australia. The company will provide 228 items in order to complete engineering change proposals related to the two aircraft platforms’ configuration D retrofit component, the Department of …

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Boeing, L3 Secure Navy EA-18G Flight Trainer Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $9.6 million contract to L3 Technologies and a $9.2 million contract to Boeing to supply flight training systems designed to train EA-18G pilots on tactical missions. Each company will provide two EA-18G tactical operational flight trainers and Boeing will also build one brief/debrief station for the service branch, the Defense Department …

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Navy Taps Boeing to Integrate Tactical Operational Flight Trainer Software Updates

Boeing has received an $18.8 million delivery order to integrate Tactical Operational Flight Trainer sensor software updates to U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. The company will also identify requirements, install updated software, provide complementary spare parts and perform other related services under the delivery order, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will take place …

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DynCorp Gets Army, Navy Contract Modifications to Extend Base Support, Aircraft Maintenance Services

DynCorp International has received contract modifications from the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy worth $24.4 million and $40 million, respectively, to extend the company’s base life support and aircraft maintenance services. DynCorp said Monday it will carry out additional base life support and maintenance services for U.S. forces in Afghanistan under the Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation …

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Boeing to Support Navy’s Aircraft Physiological Episode Investigation, Mitigation Efforts

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a two-year, $19.3 million contract to help investigate and address physiological episodes on the service branch’s F/A-18A-F and EA-18G platforms. Work under the sole-source contract will include research, development, inspection and modification activities, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy will obligate $91,319 in fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement funds at …

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