Tag Archives: netherlands

Navy Exercises Raytheon Contract Options for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Support

Raytheon has received a one-year, $37.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to support the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile design agent. The modification exercises options under a previously awarded ESSM program support contract and covers missile technical engineering and in-service support, the Defense Department said Wednesday. ESSM is an international …

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Lithuania Awards $127M Contract for Support on Raytheon/Kongsberg-Produced Air Defense System

Kongsberg‘s defense and aerospace business has secured an estimated $126.8 million contract from Lithuania’s defense ministry for the delivery of an air defense system that the company jointly developed with Raytheon. The contract covers the delivery of additional equipment, training and integrated logistics support as well as services to refurbish and …

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Thales Picks Nine Startups to Join Cyber Program at France-Based Business Hub

Thales has selected nine startup companies to join a six-month, cybersecurity-focused business development program led by the company at the Station F startup campus in France. The company said Wednesday that it looks to bolster its cybersecurity portfolio and foster innovation through partnerships between startups, small and medium-size enterprises as well as …

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State Dept OKs $53M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sale to Netherlands

The State Department has approved the Dutch government’s request to buy 26 Raytheon-built AIM-120 C-7 advanced medium range air-to-air missiles, military equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $53 million foreign military sales agreement. The Netherlands also asked to procure AMRAAM guidance section spares, captive air training missiles, control …

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UK Pilots Conduct F-35 Interoperability Tests With Italian, Dutch Forces at BAE Simulation Facility

F-35 pilots from the U.K. air and naval forces have collaborated with fighter jet pilots from Italy and the Netherlands to participate in F-35 coalition interoperability tests conducted at a BAE Systems-operated simulation facility in Samlesbury, England. The tests are part of a series of simulation exercises designed to assess the interoperability …

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Universal Switching to Supply Data Distribution Systems for Canada WGS Program

General Dynamics has awarded Universal Switching a contract to provide data distribution for satellite command and control systems that will help connect Canada’s military to the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite constellation. Universal Switching said Aug. 22 it will supply its S64530 Digital RS-530 switching system to aid Canada’s participation in the WGS constellation, …

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State Dept Clears Additional Netherlands Hellfire Missile Purchase Request

The State Department has approved the Netherlands’ request to acquire an additional 70 Lockheed Martin-built AGM-114R Hellfire II missiles under a potential $34 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the proposed transaction will be an addition to a previously implemented FMS case for the procurement of 180 Hellfire …

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State Dept OKs $58M Sale of BAE-Built Missile Warning Systems to Netherlands

The State Department has given the Netherlands the green light to buy BAE Systems-built AN/AAR-57A(V)7 Common Missile Warning Systems and related support services under a potential $58.2 million foreign military sales agreement. The Netherlands requested to procure 32 CMWS for integration onto the country’s fleet of AH-64D Apache helicopters, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency …

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Thales Opens Cybersecurity Operation Center in Hong Kong

Thales has established a Hong Kong-based cybersecurity hub in a move to provide continuous cyber surveillance services to customers throughout Asia. The facility is Thales’ fifth Cybersecurity Operation Center in the world and will support the company’s efforts to help mitigate cyber threats facing government agencies, financial institutions, critical infrastructure operators and enterprises in …

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L3 Delivers Boeing-Built KC-10 Aircraft to Air Force

L3 Technologies has achieved on-time delivery of the first Boeing-built KC-10 aerial refueling aircraft under L3’s contractor logistics support contract with the U.S. Air Force. New York City-based L3 said Thursday its Vertex Aerospace division received the aircraft in January 2017 and performed heavy maintenance check on the KC-10 within six months, in …

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