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The Boeing Company has received two separate contracts from the U.S. Air Force to support modernization of the service's fleet of 365 A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. The contracts have a total value of $4.2 million.
Northrop Grumman Receives Contract to Supply Integrated Navigation Systems for New Tankers in Brazil
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a contract to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for four new product tankers being built in Brazil. Sperry Marine is supplying a complete VisionMaster FT IBS with WideView high-resolution displays. The system includes a three-node electronic chart display and information system, navigation radars, adaptive self-tuning autopilot, voyage data recorder, speed and heading sensors, and other navigation components.
Lockheed Martin has signed a foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) to the Royal Moroccan Air Force. The $30 million contract includes integration support, product spares and logistics support. The Sniper ATPs will fly on the Royal Moroccan Air Force's newly purchased F-16 block 50 aircraft.
BAE Systems will provide identification friend or foe (IFF) digital transponders, upgrade kits and spares to the U.S. Navy and Army under a $20 million contract. The IFF systems increase situational awareness and help to positively establish the identity of friendly forces, reducing the risk of fratricide, or "friendly fire."
The U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded L-3 MPRI a sole-source, follow-on contract for its Laser Marksmanship Training System (LMTS). The contract has an estimated value of $48.7 million over the initial base year and four option years.