Weapon Systems

Sikorsky awarded $191M confract for H-53 weapons work

Sikorsky awarded $191M confract for H-53 weapons work

14-Oct-2015Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $191,530,501 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for repair coverage of six weapons replaceable assemblies in support of the CH-53 and MH-53 aircraft.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut.  Work is expected to be completed by December 2017.  No contract funds will be obligated at the time of... Read more

Helibras working with AEL on weapons upgrades for Brazilian Fennec fleet

Helibras working with AEL on weapons upgrades for Brazilian Fennec fleet

21-Apr-2015Source: Helibras

[electronic translation] Helibras is working in partnership with AEL, a proposal for the request (RFP) issued by the Army to provide new weapons for the Fennec helicopter operated by the Force. The company, which is making the modernization of the fleet model at its plant in Itajubá (MG), also developed new skills from the transfer... Read more

Sikorsky awarded $480M weapons contract

Sikorsky awarded $480M weapons contract

19-Apr-2015Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft CorporationCorp., Stratford, Connecticut, has been awarded a maximum $480,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for spare parts that will be used in various weapon system platforms, including the H-53 and H-60 platforms. Estimated value cited is based on demand quantities for the life of the contract. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. This is a five-year... Read more

Lockheed/Sikorsky JV awarded $2 Billion contract for H-60 weapon systems

Lockheed/Sikorsky JV awarded $2 Billion contract for H-60 weapon systems

1-Mar-2015Source: US DoD

Marine Helicopter Support Co., Trevose, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $1,999,812,283 fixed-price performance based logistics requirements contract for 1,710 weapon replaceable assemblies/shop replaceable assemblies’ components in support of the H-60 aircraft. This effort will encompass the repair, modification, overhaul and replacement of hardware, including manufacturing of new material, as well as storage, requisition processing, obsolescence... Read more

Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System Aces New Platform Test

Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System Aces New Platform Test

5-Mar-2013Source: BAE Systems

BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS®) is headed for a new platform. A Bell Helicopter test pilot fired seven APKWS 70-millimeter rockets from a Bell Helicopter 407GT at Yuma, Arizona, as part of a qualification of the weapon’s safety and suitability on that platform. By completing the guided shots, Bell has qualified the... Read more

Northrop Grumman awarded $17M for Fire Scout weapon program

Northrop Grumman awarded $17M for Fire Scout weapon program

23-Sep-2011Source: US DoD

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $17,098,027 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Rapid Deployment Capability Weaponization Program in support of the Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle MQ-8B Fire Scout System. This contract includes the installation, engineering, manufacturing, and data development of the weapons systems, which include 12 Stores... Read more

Middle East EC635 operator using Denel weapon systems

Middle East EC635 operator using Denel weapon systems

27-Jan-2011

Eurocopter will not, at the customer’s request, reveal the identity of the country nor the number of helicopters being acquired. The programme involves the supply of Eurocopter EC635 light attack helicopters, fitted with weapons systems equipped with 20 mm cannons, unguided rockets and guided missiles.... Read more

US Navy/Marines newest weapon system GAU-21 deploys with UH-1Y

US Navy/Marines newest weapon system GAU-21 deploys with UH-1Y

20-Oct-2010Source: US Navy

Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. — The Navy and Marine Corps newest .50 caliber weapon system, the GAU-21, began its initial deployment with UH-1Y helicopters in September. The Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA-169), based at Camp Pendleton, Calif., is the first squadron to deploy with GAU-21 mounted on the UH-1Y Hueys. “We... Read more

Royal Navy tests Merlin’s sensors and weapons

Royal Navy tests Merlin’s sensors and weapons

30-Sep-2010Source: Royal Navy

A detachment of Royal Navy aircrew and engineers have spent a week thoroughly testing the Merlin helicopter’s sensors and weapons to ensure that aircrew are ready for any operational deployment that they may be tasked with. The weapon and sensor trials were carried out at the British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre situated on Inner... Read more

US Navy declares BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System ready

US Navy declares BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System ready

10-Apr-2010Source: BAE Systems

BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) has been declared by the U.S. Navy ready to enter production. The decision, known as “Milestone C,” signifies that the APKWS development program has met its objectives and the system is ready to be deployed. The system will now enter low-rate initial production, with the first systems... Read more

BAE Systems continue testing of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System with US Navy and Marine Corps

BAE Systems continue testing of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System with US Navy and Marine Corps

18-Dec-2009Source: BAE Systems

BAE Systems, in concert with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, scored four hits in four shots during the final phase of integrated testing of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS), a technology that adds low-cost precision laser guidance to 2.75-inch airborne rockets.... Read more

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