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DDI for Fri. January 12, 2018, Vol. 20, Issue 2

Newsletter State Department Approves Possible $133.3 Million Missile Deal With Japan The State Department has approved a possible $133.3 million deal with Japan for four Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missiles. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on Jan. 9 of the foreign military sale (FMS). “If concluded, this proposed sale will contribute to the […]

State Department Approves $62 Million Deal With Oman For F-16 Command and Control Software Upgrades

The State Department has approved a possible $62 million deal with Oman to support operational flight profile software upgrades for its F-16 fleet. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress on Jan. 5 of the foreign military sale (FMS), which also includes Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) command and control systems updates and Mode […]

State Department Approves $98.4 Million Missile And Torpedo Deal With Mexico

The State Department has approved a possible $98.4 million deal with Mexico for six RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface launched missiles, 23 Block II Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) tactical missiles and six MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedoes. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress on Jan. 5 of the foreign military sale (FMS). […]

State Department Approves Possible $133.3 Million Missile Deal With Japan

The State Department has approved a possible $133.3 million deal with Japan for four Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missiles. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on Jan. 9 of the foreign military sale (FMS). “If concluded, this proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security interests of the United States by […]

India Awards Boeing $251 Million Contract For P-8 Poseidon Training

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) approved a $251 million contract to Boeing Global Services [BA] to procure the P-8I Training Solution, including a 10-year comprehensive maintenance service, the government said Jan. 4. The P-8I is India’s variant of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon, which the U.S. Navy uses as a long-range maritime patrol and reconnaissance missions with […]

Navy Looking At Saab For Interim Anti-Sub Training

Sweden’s Saab announced Jan. 8 it will demonstrate its AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training system for the U.S. Navy as the service looks into an interim solution to replace its aging ASW target. The announcement came ahead of the Surface Navy Association’s annual symposium. The Navy has been using the MK 30 Mod 1 ASW target for […]

DDI for Fri. January 5, 2018, Vol. 20, Issue 1

Newsletter Boeing Nabs $1.2 Billion Contract For 10 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded Boeing [BA] a $1.2 billion modification to a firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to build and deliver ten Lot 9 full-rate production P-8A Poseidon aircraft, according to a Dec. 20 contract announcement. The modification includes seven Poseidons for the U.S. Navy […]

Companies Submit Final Amphibious Vehicle Designs To Marine Corps

Final proposals for the next Marine Corps amphibious combat vehicle (ACV) are in ahead of an operational assessment of two prototype designs, one of which should win contract approval in June. BAE Systems and Science Applications International Corp. [SAIC] – the two contenders to build the ACV 1.1 wheeled ship-to-shore troop carrier – were issued a formal request […]

Boeing Nabs $1.2 Billion Contract For 10 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded Boeing [BA] a $1.2 billion modification to a firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to build and deliver ten Lot 9 full-rate production P-8A Poseidon aircraft, according to a Dec. 20 contract announcement. The modification includes seven Poseidons for the U.S. Navy and three for Britain. The modification also provides for Lot 9 […]

Eyeing Key International Markets, L3 Creates Boards In Australia, Canada And UK

L3 Technologies [LLL] on Jan. 4 said it has established boards in three countries to help focus its international growth in key regions. “We continue to focus on accelerating L3’s international business by strengthening our customer relationships and forging productive partnerships in key regions,” Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO of L3, said in a statement. The […]