Tag Archives: Spain

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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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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Saab Tapped for MBDA’s ‘Meteor’ Missile Radar Subsystem

Saab has received a contract worth approximately $18.35 million for the delivery of radar subsystems to be incorporated into air-to-air missiles that MBDA is developing under a European multi-lateral program. The order covers the delivery of Saab’s radar proximity fuze subsystems for integration with Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missiles through 2021, Saab said …

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Airbus, Thales Extend Military Flight Simulator Supply Partnership

Airbus has ordered an additional two flight training simulators from Thales for the AM400 military transport aircraft crewmen of the French and German air forces. Both simulators are designed to prepare A400M crews for missions such as in-flight refueling and low-level tactical operations, Thales said Tuesday. Thales has delivered A400M full flight simulators and a pair …

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Lockheed to Develop, Maintain Simulation Training App for Navy Combat Systems

Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm has received a potential five-year, $21.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a computer-based networked system designed to aid operation and corrective maintenance training for multiple combat systems. The Defense Department said Friday that Lockheed Martin Canada will also help the Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems …

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MBDA Unveils New Short Range Air Defense System

MBDA has introduced a short range air defense system offering that is built upon a remotely controlled turret. The company said Tuesday its Mistral ATLAS-RC platform is designed to integrate with light armored vehicles such as the Spanish army’s URO VAMTAC ST5 and equipped with a pair of Mistral missiles and a thermal sight technology. The system also works to protect military users with …

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General Atomics Receives $57M Air Force Order to Expand Spain’s UAV Fleet

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business unit has secured a two-year, $56.7 million order from the U.S. Air Force as part of an existing foreign military sales deal to expand Spain’s current fleet of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will also provide associated UAV equipment under Spain’s …

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General Atomics Business to Hold Industry Days in Spain for Defense Suppliers

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business plans to host three industry days across Spain in January 2017 to seek Spanish defense industry suppliers. The company said Tuesday it seeks additional partners in the fields of aircraft maintenance, repair and operations; sensor data processing, exploitation and dissemination; airborne sensors; global supply chain for aircraft …

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Polycom Helps Spanish Defense Ministry Implement Unified Comms Platform

Spain’s defense ministry has adopted Polycom‘s unified communications platform to help maintain contact between the country’s defense headquarters and personnel across the world. The company said Nov. 3 its RealPresence Platform works to connect the Spanish defense headquarters with the armed forces, military headquarters and NATO. “Our communication needs are quite varied as …

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Airbus to Purchase 2 CAE-Built C295 Simulators; Gene Colabatistto Comments

Airbus’ defense and space business has ordered two additional CAE-built flight simulators for the C295 aircraft under a memorandum of understanding. Airbus will install one C295 flight simulator at the company’s international training center in Spain and provide the other one for an unnamed aircraft operator, Airbus said Monday. Gene …

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Report: Raytheon Plans to Market New Medium-Range Missile to International Clients

Raytheon has expressed plans to sell its new medium-range air-to-air missile to a number of international customers, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. The AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile – Extended Range integrates the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile‘s rocket motor in effort to increase range and altitude, Brendan McGarry writes. Raytheon developed AMRAAM-ER in collaboration with Norway’s Kongsberg …

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Honeywell Chosen to Build Ballistic Composite Materials for ArmorSource, KDH Defense, Short Bark Industries

Honeywell will provide ballistic composite materials to ArmorSource, Short Bark Industries and KDH Defense Systems‘ for efforts by the latter three companies to build military protection products. KDH Defense will use Honeywell’s Gold Shield and Spectra Shield products to create soft armor vest systems for the U.S. Army‘s next-generation Soldier Protection System, Honeywell said …

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