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  • DynCorp Lands $54M Navy Aircraft Maintenance, Crew Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DynCorp Lands $54M Navy Aircraft Maintenance, Crew Support Contract

    DynCorp International has won a potential $53.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help the Naval Test Wing Pacific maintain different types of aircraft and support aircrew. The Defense Department said Friday the company will provide organizational-level maintenance and logistics support services for the Navy’s P-3 Orion, C-130 Hercules, F/A-18 Hornet, E/A-18 Growler, AV-8B Harrier […] More

  • Raytheon to Repair Navy P-3 Patrol Aircraft Radar - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Repair Navy P-3 Patrol Aircraft Radar

    Raytheon has secured a potential $17.8 million delivery order to repair the APS-137 radar system currently installed on the U.S. Navy‘s P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft. The Navy obligated $13.6 million in fiscal 2017 working capital funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD noted the order falls under a previously […] More

  • Norway to Buy 5 Boeing P-8A Aircraft Under FMS Deal With US - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Norway to Buy 5 Boeing P-8A Aircraft Under FMS Deal With US

    Norway’s defense equipment authority has inked a deal to purchase five Boeing-built P-8A Poseidon from the U.S. for use in maritime surveillance operations of the Norwegian military, Naval Technology reported Friday. Naval Technology quoted Ine Eriksen Soreide, Norway’s defense minister, as saying the contract also covers the procurement of modern sensors, monitoring and support systems as well as anti-submarine weapons. The State […] More

  • Boeing Delivers 50th Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Navy; Tony Rossi Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Delivers 50th Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Navy; Tony Rossi Comments

    Boeing has built and delivered its 50th P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the U.S. Navy‘s anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Navy said Thursday it accepted the new unit at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida, and expects to complete the branch’s fleet transition from P-3C to P-8A by fiscal year 2019. “This is the first time a […] More

  • Lockheed to Refresh Mission Systems of Germany's P-3C Maritime Patrol Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Refresh Mission Systems of Germany’s P-3C Maritime Patrol Aircraft

    Lockheed Martin has received a $54.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy to update mission computers, armament and ordnance systems, displays and controls and acoustic equipment on eight P-3C Orion maritime surveillance planes for Germany. The P-3C Mission System Refresh Program will cover long-lead items procurement, non-recurring engineering, design and build, integration, planning and software development services, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Lockheed’s […] More

  • Lockheed Authorizes AAMSI to Support P-3 Operators - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Authorizes AAMSI to Support P-3 Operators

    Lockheed Martin has approved Associated Aircraft Manufacturing and Sales Inc. as a support provider for P-3 Orion aircraft operators. AAMSI announced Wednesday its addition to Appendix A-2 of Lockheed’s P-3 Orion distributor agreement enables it to provide P-3 manufacturing and avionics repair to support military operators of the aircraft. The company added that it has previously received tasks from […] More

  • NOAA to Deploy Raytheon-Built UAS to Track Atlantic Hurricanes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NOAA to Deploy Raytheon-Built UAS to Track Atlantic Hurricanes

    Raytheon has built an unmanned air system for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in an effort to help agency and company researchers study hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. NOAA and Raytheon launched an upgraded version of the company’s Coyote UAS from a P-3 Orion aircraft over Avon Park, Florida, during a recent calibration flight test, the […] More

  • Lockheed Wraps Up 8th CBP Orion Plane Refresh; Ray Burick Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Wraps Up 8th CBP Orion Plane Refresh; Ray Burick Comments

    Lockheed Martin has completed overhaul work on a plane the U.S. Customs and Border Protection deploys for drug surveillance and national security missions The company delivered the P-3 Orion to CBP more than two months earlier than scheduled and this plane is one out of 14 scheduled to be updated under a mid-life upgrade program, […] More

  • Lockheed Reports Upgrade to P-3 Orion for CBP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Reports Upgrade to P-3 Orion for CBP

    Lockheed Martin has delivered an upgraded P-3 Orion aircraft to Customs and Border Protection, the company announced Monday. CBP uses the P-3 for drug enforcement operations and homeland security. Lockheed said the delivery is the fourth P-3 upgrade the company has delivered to CBP in 18 months. According to CBP, the P-3 carries a crew […] More

  • Wyle Celebrates 100 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wyle Celebrates 100

    Wyle celebrated its 100th anniversary with a buzz only an aerospace company can make. In honor of the company“™s involvement in every aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy since 1950, Wyle commissioned a fully functional reproduction of Eugene B. Ely“™s 1911 Curtiss Pusher, the first plane to land onboard a ship. “As a former naval […] More

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