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US, Egypt Commence Exercise Eagle Salute 2017

The U.S. Navy with the Egyptian Naval Forces commenced exercise Eagle Salute 2017 in the Red Sea, April 23. Eagle Salute 2017 incorporates Eagle Response 2017, an explosive ordnance exercise, to provide opportunities for participating nations to collaborate on an even wider range of maritime security operations. These exercises focus on sharing knowledge and experiences […]

Raytheon Awarded $288 Million to Provide Mk 15 CIWS Upgrades to the U.S. Navy, Turkey, and Australia

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $287,958,605 firm-fixed-price modification under previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-5406 to exercise options for MK 15 Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) upgrades and conversions, system overhauls, and associated hardware.  CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other defenses.  […]

Northrop Grumman Awarded $22 Million to Provide Navigation Systems to the U.S. Navy, Egypt, Others

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Charlottesville, Virginia, is being awarded a $21,673,279 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost delivery order to previously awarded contract N00024-15-D-5208 to exercise a one-year option for production and technical support services of the Navy’s WSN-7 navigation system.  The AN/WSN-7(V) Ring Laser Gyroscope (RLG) navigation system is a self-contained inertial navigator designed for U.S. […]

BAE Systems Awarded $9 Million to Provide GMLS Support to Egypt, Taiwan, Others

BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is being awarded a $9,390,203 sole-source, single award, cost-plus-fixed-fee basic ordering agreement under a previously awarded contract (N63394-11-D-1294) for engineering and technical support services in support of the Guided Missiles Launching System (GMLS).  The procurement is to provide system engineering documentation, repair support, and field engineering services […]

Raytheon Awarded $42 Million to Provide Phalanx Technical Support to the U.S., Turkey, Others

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $42,217,201 modification under previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract N00024-12-C-5405 to exercise options for design agent engineering and technical support services for Phalanx, SeaRAM, and land-based Phalanx weapon systems.  Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that […]

Raytheon Awarded $17 Million to Support the NATO Seasparrow Missile Program

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded $16,619,241 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the NATO Seasparrow Missile System Design Agent engineering and technical support.  The contractor shall provide a variety of Design Agent program management, engineering, technical and logistics services and supplies necessary to provide effective life cycle support and modernization of the NATO […]

Yemeni Rebels Claim Third Anti-Ship Missile Attack

Ansar Allah, the Yemeni group that ousted the country’s president last year, claimed on 26 October that it had sunk a naval vessel off the coast of Taizz province using an anti-ship missile. This was the third time the group claimed to have launched an attack on a naval vessel operated by the Arab coalition […]

Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for MK54 Lightweight Torpedo Kits for the U.S. Navy, Turkey, India, and Australia

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $29,746,484 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-11-C-6410 to exercise option year four for the production of MK54 Mod 0 Lightweight Torpedo (LWT) kits and related engineering and repair services for upgrade of Navy LWTs.  This modification also involves foreign military sales to India, Turkey […]