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15 November 2010 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for November 15, 2010
  • BAE Systems Signs Exclusive Memorandums of Agreement for UK Fixed Wing Aircraft Service Provision BAE Systems 15 Nov 2010 -- BAE Systems has agreed a set of exclusive agreements to lead a team comprising Gama Group Limited, Babcock Aerospace Limited and Pilatus Aircraft Limited to offer a training aircraft availability service solution for the UK armed forces.
  • BAE Systems Receives $16 Million Contract for Additional HIMARS Vehicles BAE Systems 15 Nov 2010 -- BAE Systems today announced it will manufacture an additional 44 vehicles for the U.S. Army that incorporate technologies to increase protection for soldiers from artillery attack under a $16.3 million contract award from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM). BAE Systems will produce appliqué kits and provide program support for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) under the contract that follows a June 2010 award of $24 million for 63 HIMARS vehicles and appliqué kits. The vehicles will be equipped with BAE Systems' Increased Crew Protection (ICP) cab, derived from a BAE Systems' patented design, which provides reliable protection for crews.
  • CACI Awarded $75 Million Contract to Support Military Entrance Processing Command CACI 15 Nov 2010 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a $75 million contract by the Department of Defense Business Transformation Agency to support the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command's (USMEPCOM) Virtual Interactive Processing System (VIPS). The standalone contract was awarded for a base period and option periods totaling 3.5 years. This is new work for CACI and will support USMEPCOM's efforts to streamline its accession process for military applicants.
  • Lockheed Martin Announces Industry Team for U.S. Army CIRCM Program Lockheed Martin 15 Nov 2010 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Missiles and Fire Control, DRS Technologies and Daylight Solutions announced today that they are partnering to address the U.S. Army’s Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) Technical Development requirement. The CIRCM program will provide laser defeat capability to rotary-wing aircraft operating in close terrain flying missions where man portable air defense systems represent a significant threat.
  • Pratt & Whitney's F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package Completes Record-Breaking Accelerated Mission Test Pratt & Whitney 15 Nov 2010 -- Pratt & Whitney’s newest member of the F100 engine family, the F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP), has successfully completed more than 6,000 total accumulated cycles (TACs) in an accelerated mission test (AMT) at the U.S. Air Force’s Arnold Engine Development Center in Tennessee. This year’s long test was specifically designed to demonstrate the new engine’s capabilities to provide dependable operation and significantly reduce life-cycle-costs for our customers. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
  • UK Selects Raytheon BBN Technologies' Wearable Shooter-Detection System for Field Trials Raytheon 15 Nov 2010 -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies' Boomerang Warrior-X wearable shooter-detection system has been selected by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD) for field trials related to urgent operational requirements.
  • S-70i BLACK HAWK Helicopter Takes Historic First Flight in Poland Sikorsky 15 Nov 2010 -- An S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopter has flown in Poland for the first time, marking an historic milestone for the helicopter line being produced by Sikorsky Aircraft’s company in Poland, PZL Mielec. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
  • SAIC Awarded $14 Million in Task Orders to Support the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade SAIC 15 Nov 2010 -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded two task orders by the General Services Administration on the behalf of the U.S. Army 513th Military Intelligence Brigade to provide Information Technology (IT) services to the brigade at Fort Gordon, Ga., and the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR). The task orders have a one year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a combined value of $14 million, if all options are exercised. The task orders were awarded under the General Services Administration's (GSA) Alliant contract.
  • Lockheed Martin F-35 Begins Flying Block 1 Software Lockheed Martin 15 Nov 2010 -- The fundamental building block for all future avionics software on the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter has entered flight testing on an F-35 test jet.

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