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  • State Dept OKs $70M Vertical Launching System Sale to Finland - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs $70M Vertical Launching System Sale to Finland

    The State Department has cleared Finland’s request to purchase shipborne vertical launching systems, equipment and support services under a potential $70 million foreign military sales deal. Finland asked to buy four Mk 41 Baseline VII strike-length VLS units, spares, handling and test equipment, operator manuals and technical documentation from the U.S. government, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday. […] More

  • DoD Taps Lockheed to Design New Heavily Armed Surface Combatant for Saudi Arabia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD Taps Lockheed to Design New Heavily Armed Surface Combatant for Saudi Arabia

    Lockheed Martin has received a $22.7 million contract from the Defense Department to transform the design of current Freedom-class littoral combat ships into a heavily armed multi-mission surface combatant, USNI News reported Thursday. The contractor secured the award via a potential $20 billion foreign military sales deal with Saudi Arabia for various arms such as […] More

  • Lockheed Demos Surface-Launched Anti-Ship Missile Variant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Demos Surface-Launched Anti-Ship Missile Variant

    Lockheed Martin conducted an initial flight test of a surface-launch variant of its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Wednesday at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The company said Thursday it used a topside canister with an angled launch platform to deploy the surface-launched LRASM and simulate a ship-launched environment. LRASM, booster adapter and the Mk-114 booster […] More

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