Tag Archives: MH-60

Lockheed to Help Navy Develop Flight Vehicle EW Mission Package

Lockheed Martin‘s rotary and mission systems business will provide engineering manufacturing and development services for the U.S. Navy‘s advanced off-board electronic warfare program under a $23.6 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Monday the company will help the service branch develop an electronic warfare mission package for integration with a …

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Navy, Lockheed Complete Helicopter-Based Electronic Warfare Pod Preliminary Design Review

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have wrapped up a preliminary design review of a helicopter-based electronic warfare pod designed to help warfighters detect and respond to anti-ship missile threats. Lockheed said Tuesday its Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare Active Mission Payload AN/ALQ-248 system aboard Sikorsky-made MH-60 helicopters works to provide the …

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Raytheon to Help Navy Build Airborne Mine Neutralization Tech

Raytheon has received a potential two-year, $58.1 million contract to assemble, fabricate and test airborne systems designed to help the U.S. Navy neutralize bottom and moored mines. The Defense Department said Friday that Raytheon’s integrated defense systems unit will also provide engineering and support services for the AN/ASQ-235 Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems under the firm-fixed-price contract. The …

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Navy Orders Elbit Systems-Built Helmet Display Tracker Systems for MH-60 Aircraft

An Elbit Systems subsidiary has secured a $49.9 million contract to supply helmet display tracker systems and related line items for the U.S. Navy’s MH-60 helicopters. Elbit Systems of America will deliver 126 HDTS units that will work to help the Navy’s MH-60 aircrews gain situational awareness and recognize targets through pilot/copilot line-of-sight function, the Defense Department …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Starts Construction of 5th Navy Expeditionary Sea Base

General Dynamics‘ NASSCO subsidiary has kicked off construction of a follow-on mobile sea base for the U.S. Navy under a previously awarded contract. The company said Thursday the fifth ship in the military branch’s Expeditionary Transfer Dock/ Expeditionary Sea Base program will be built with a 52,000-square-foot flight deck, accommodation areas for up to 250 personnel, repair, …

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CAE Reports $134M in Simulation, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has reported defense contracts worth a combined value of approximately $134.1 million that cover new simulation products, simulator updates and training support services for global military customers. CAE said Tuesday the contracts include a deal with Babcock France to support pilot training of the French air force and orders from Airbus for a …

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Lockheed to Install Electronic Warfare Pods on Navy MH-60 Helicopters

Lockheed Martin has secured a contract to equip the U.S Navy‘s fleet of MH-60 helicopters with electronic warfare pods designed to help the military service detect and respond to anti-ship missile threats. The company said Thursday its Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare Active Mission Payload AN/ALQ-248 system works to deter incoming ASM threats with the use of …

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General Dynamics Unit Holds Keel-Authentication Ceremony for Future USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams

General Dynamics subsidiary NASSCO has held a keel-authentication ceremony for the U.S. Navy‘s second Expeditionary Sea Base vessel that will be called USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams. The ship will work as a multimission platform that supports air mine countermeasures, counter-piracy and maritime security operations as well as humanitarian missions, General Dynamics said Wednesday. USNS Hershel “Woody” …

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Lockheed Delivers Denmark’s 1st MH-60R Order to Navy; Stephanie Hill Comments

Lockheed Martin has delivered Denmark’s first order of the Sikorsky-built MH-60R helicopter to the U.S. Navy ahead of a scheduled series of tests. The company said Thursday the helicopter is the first of nine planned MH-60R purchases by Denmark to support search-and-rescue, surveillance, anti-surface warfare and anti-piracy operations. The MH-60R will undergo validation tests on the configuration …

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SAIC to Sustain US Navy MH-60 Weapon Systems

Science Applications International Corp. has received an $11,838,878 contract from the U.S. Navy to maintain the military’s MH-60 weapon systems. SAIC will perform the contract in support of MH60R and MH60S helicopter productions for the Navy and overseas government customers Australia, Brazil, Denmark and  Saudi Arabia through the foreign military …

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Research and Markets: Asia Pacific to Dominate Global Military Rotorcraft Spending by 2025

A new Research and Markets report predicts the global military rotorcraft market to hit $27.3 billion by 2025 from $21.1 billion in 2015, with Asia-Pacific countries to dominate the spending landscape. Investments from the Asia Pacific will account for 33 percent of rotorcraft spending worldwide during the forecast period, followed by North America with …

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