Tag Archives: Japan

Lockheed Gets $80M Navy Aegis Modernization Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin's rotary and mission systems business has received an $80M contract modification to produce, test and deliver equipment needed to address fiscal 2019 production requirements under the AEGIS Modernization program. The company will supply signal processor technology, electronic equipment fluid cooler and kill assessment system and spares, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy: Space-Based Sensor Layer Needed to Counter Advanced Missile Threats

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, has said the U.S. needs a space-based sensor layer that could help detect, track and counter ballistic missile threats. “To have a space-sensor layer, to be able to pick up this advanced threat … that’s an absolute must for us to get on board and develop that technology,” Kennedy said during a panel at the Reagan National Defense Forum.

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U.S. MDA, Japan Test Raytheon-Made Interceptor Missile

The Missile Defense Agency and Japan’s maritime self-defense force demonstrated the interceptor function of a Raytheon-made missile during a recent flight test near Kauai, Hawaii. Japan’s JS Atago launched Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 Block IB unit to intercept a ballistic missile target with the support of the U.S. Navy, Raytheon said Wednesday. The test …

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Lockheed Gets $64M Navy Contract for Aegis System Engineering Support

Lockheed Martin has landed a potential $64M contract to provide design agent field engineering services for U.S. Navy guided missile cruisers and destroyers, U.S. Coast Guard ships and allied vessels equipped with the Aegis combat system. The company will perform test and evaluation, implement engineering changes, modify ordnance, modernize systems, conduct logistics, develop ordnance alterations kits …

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Engineering Services Network Gets $70M Navy Weapon Systems Support Contract

Engineering Services Network has received a potential five-year, $69.6 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center to provide technical, engineering and logistics support for weapon systems programs of the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The company said Monday it will help test, engineer and conduct post-event analysis of the Aegis Combat …

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General Atomics Completes Large-Scale RPA Flight Demo; Linden Blue Comments

General Atomics has completed the first large-scale demonstration of the Guardian remotely piloted aircraft in an effort to demonstrate the platform’s civil and scientific applications. The tests took place in Iki Island, Japan, and showcased the potential of Guardian to support humanitarian, disaster response, environmental monitoring and maritime patrol operations, the company …

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Harris Provides Sensor for Japanese Greenhouse Gas-Monitoring Satellite

Harris has developed an environmental-monitoring sensor to be installed in a Japanese government satellite that will work to study greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite-2 that Mitsubishi Electric is building for the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency will be launched in the country’s 2018 fiscal year, Harris said Wednesday. …

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Northrop Grumman Gets $153M Navy-FMS Modification for Japan E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Northrop Grumman Systems‘ military aircraft business has received a $153.2 million U.S. Navy-issued foreign military sales contract modification for one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to be delivered to Japan. The service branch obligates the entire modification amount upon awarding, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company will perform work at locations in Florida, New York, Indiana, …

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Raytheon to Produce Radar Warning Receivers Under $90M Air Force FMS Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a potential five-year, $90 million contract to manufacture radar warning receiver systems to fullfill production requirements under a foreign military sales transaction. Raytheon’s self protect systems business will fabricate, integrate, test and deliver AN/ALR‐69A receivers through the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. DoD noted the company will receive $51.5 …

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