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Australia Extends Maritime Surveillance Contract with Cobham

October 31, 2012
George I. Seffers

Cobham has reached agreement with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service to extend the existing Sentinel aerial maritime surveillance contract by 2 years, the company recently announced. This £105 million ($22,580,000) contract extension secures the contract until the end of 2021. Cobham Aviation Services has been protecting Australia’s borders since 1995 under a performance based service contract involving the full turnkey operation of 10 highly modified Bombardier Dash 8 maritime patrol aircraft that fly 2,500 missions and 15,000 hours each year.
 

Israeli Company to Provide Battle Management System to Australia

October 4, 2012
George Seffers

Elbit Systems Ltd., Haifa, Israel, was awarded a contract from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for the supply of Battle Management Systems (BMS) for the Royal Australian Navy's landing craft. The contract is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems. The systems are to be integrated into landing craft installed on board the Canberra Class Amphibious ships (LHD). The watercraft will enable transport of troops and equipment from the LHDs to the shore including where there are no fixed port facilities and will allow communication and connectivity with the Infantry Forces in joint operations.

Lockheed to Provide Radar Equipment to U.S. and Australian Navies

August 17, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin MS2, Owego, New York, was awarded a firm-fixed-price, sole-source contract with a maximum $23,226,087 for radar equipment. Using military service is Navy. The company also was awarded a maximum $14,210,262 for radar equipment to be provided to the Royal Australian Navy. The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity for both awards.

Rockwell to Produce DAGRs for Australia, France and Italy

August 1, 2012
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $10,798,942 contract modification for production of Defense Advanced GPS Receivers  (DAGRs). Foreign military sales are 3.9 percent of the current effort and include Australia, France, and Italy. Space and Missile Systems Command, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

GD Supports U.S and Australian Tactical Control Systems

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $27,876,524 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract for engineering and technical services in support of the AN/BYG-1 Tactical Control System for U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.

Australia Defense Department Chooses ViaSat for Satcom

July 20, 2012
By George Seffers

The Commonwealth of Australia Department of Defence (ADF) has selected ViaSat Incorporated, Carlsbad, California, to supply the Ultra High Frequency Satellite Communication (Satcom) Mission System for its recently-launched UHF capacity on Intelsat IS-22. The system is designed to provide voice and data military satcom covering a region from the west coast of Africa to the east coast of Australia. The value of the award to ViaSat is approximately $35 million.

LongReach Group Awarded Australian Communications Contract

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

The Board of LongReach Group Limited recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, C4i Pty Limited, signed a $2.2 million Priority Industry Capability (PIC) grant with the Australian Department of Materiel Organisation (DMO). The grant allows C4i to accelerate development of its world leading SwitchplusIP communications system in a number of key technology areas specifically aligned with Australian defense priorities. 

Raytheon to Upgrade Radar for Australian Air Force

July 2, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $6,722,785 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for upgrades to the F/A-18 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar commercial depot. These upgrades will provide the depot with the capabilities to diagnose and validate repairs of the Royal Australian Air Force APG-79 AESA radar under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Upgrade Radars for Australian Fighter Jets

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $6,722,785 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for upgrades to the F/A-18 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar commercial depot. These upgrades will provide the depot with the capabilities to diagnose and validate repairs of the Royal Australian Air Force APG-79 AESA radar under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Provide Avionics Systems to Royal Australian Navy

April 23, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Owego, New York, is being awarded a $126,512,656 contract modification for the production and delivery of 24 mission avionics systems and common cockpits for the MH-60R for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. In addition, this modification definitizes the previously awarded advance acquisition contract to a firm-fixed-price contract for RAN MH-60R systems.  Work will be performed in Ciudad Real, Spain and various locations throughout the United States. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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