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Budget Busters: The USA’s SBIRS-High Missile Warning Satellites

[...] at the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA. Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, CA is the SBIRS prime contractor. Northrop Grumman Electronic [...]

LRASM Missiles: Reaching for a Long-Range Punch

[...] , ultimately, both designs were intended for launch from either ships or aircraft: LRASM-A. Lockheed Martin is basing this design on their stealthy, subsonic, turbofan-powered AGM-158B JASSM-ER (Joint [...]

THAAD: Reach Out and Touch Ballistic Missiles

[...] , and is steadily carving out a wider role beyond THAAD. THAAD components (click to view full) Lockheed Martin’s THAAD missile is powered by a single stage solid-propellant rocket motor with thrust [...]

AGM-158 JASSM: Lockheed’s Family of Stealthy Cruise Missiles

[...] competitors for that phase of the program. Even if LRASM isn’t picked for that phase, Lockheed Martin is likely to cycle some of its design and technology improvements back into the JASSM family. [...]

MH-60R/S: The USA’s New Naval Workhorse Helicopters

[...] including Link 16 datalink connectivity. SH-60F over CG 55 (click to view full) In 2001, the US Navy restructured the SH-60R program from a remanufacture of the existing U. S. Navy SH-60 fleet to a [...]

It’s All in the Package: the Littoral Combat Ship’s Mission Modules

[...] decisions that have robbed it of flexibility in the one area where the ship is weakest. The US Navy is buying quite a few of them anyway, and so the capabilities of the ship’s mission packages will [...]

LCS & MH-60S Mine Counter-Measures Continue Development

[...] Old school: MH-53E & Mk-105 sled (click to view full) The US Navy currently uses large CH-53/MH-53 helicopters and towed sleds to help with mine clearance work, [...]

Naval Air, Unmanned: The Long Deferred UCLASS

[...] around the world are pursuing R&D programs, but in the USA, progress is being led by the US Navy. Their interest is well-founded. A May 2007 non-partisan report discussed the lengthening reach [...]

ATP-SE: LITENING Targeting Pods Now Feature ‘Gen-5′

[...] low cost. That combination made LITENING popular, and a partnership between RAFAEL and Northrop Grumman extended its reach. Between the 2 firms, LITENING was sold to customers around the world, [...]

E-2D Hawkeye: The Navy’s New AWACS

[...] (click to view full) Northrop Grumman’s E-2C Hawkeye is a carrier-capable “mini-AWACS” aircraft, designed to give long-range [...]

Jumped-up JSTARS: What Future for the USAF’s Ground Surveillance Planes?

[...] for aerial refueling, but haven’t had a customer take them up on it yet. E-8 JSTARS lead Northrop Grumman, who led the canceled E-10A program and retains key technologies, is a very logical [...]

US Navy CANES Integrate Shipboard Networks Program Mollifies Protesters

[...] of $1.7 billion, for the design and development of the CANES common computing environment. Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are competing, and a single prime contractor was expected to be picked [...]

KF-X Fighter: Korea’s Future Homegrown Jet

[...] KODEF ’11 slide (click to view full) South Korea has been thinking seriously about designing its own fighter jet since 2008. The ROK defense [...]

Korea’s T-50 Family of Trainers/Fighters

[...] T-50 Golden Eagle (click to view full) South Korea’s T-50 Golden Eagle family offers the global marketplace a set of high-end supersonic trainer [...]

AH-64E Apache Block III: Guardians of the Battlefield

[...] ’t overlap much. The AH-64E/ Block III has been ordered by the USA (701 planned), Indonesia (8) South Korea (36), Saudi Arabia (up to 70), and Taiwan (30). Formal DSCA export requests without any [...]

KC-46A Pegasus Aerial Tanker Facing Schedule Pressure

[...] tanker exports. If so, they have been quiet pursuits. The next big opportunity will be in South Korea. KC-X: Contracts & Key Developments FY 2015 Boom assembly Dec 01/14: Training. The USAF [...]

Raytheon’s APG-79 AESA Radars

[...] .8 million. FY 2014 APG-79 maintenance (click to view full) Sept 5/14: Support. Raytheon Co. in El Segundo, CA receives an $11.4 million firm-fixed-price delivery order, covering potential repairs to [...]

Global F/A-18 Hornet Fleets: Keeping ‘Em Flying

[...] support. All funds are committed immediately. Work will be performed in St. Louis, MO (70%); El Segundo, CA (15%); Oklahoma City, OK (6%); Bethpage, NY (5%); and San Diego, CA (4%), and is expected [...]

V-22 Osprey: The Multi-Year Buys, 2008-2017

[...] .2%), Amarillo, TX (10.4%), Dallas, TX (4.3%); East Aurora, NY (2.5%); Park City, Utah (1.7%); El Segundo, CA (1.3%); Endicott, NY (1%); Ontario, Canada (0.9%); Tempe, AZ (0.8%); Rome, NY (0.7%); [...]

The ADVENT of a Better Jet Engine?

[...] under the ADVENT project.” Sept 27/07: Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems Sector of El Segundo, CA received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $40 million. The [...]

Naval Swiss Army Knife: MK 41 Vertical Missile Launch Systems (VLS)

[...] Land and Armaments’ US Combat Systems Division in Minneapolis, MN receives a $7.3 million contract modification for MK 21 MOD 2 SM-3 canisters, as well as canisters to fit SM-2, SM-6, and RIM-162 [...]

Raytheon’s Standard Missile Naval Defense Family (SM-1 to SM-6)

[...] Test”. Aug 1/14: SM-6. Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, AZ receives a $7.5 million contract modification for a lifetime buy of obsolete SM-6 components. All funds are committed immediately, using [...]

Sikorsky’s $8.5-11.7B “Multi-Year 8″ H-60 Helicopter Contract

[...] for the Army and Navy for $1.302 billion, as its FY 2015 purchases. A $772 million contract modification buys 41 UH-60M helicopters and 24 HH-60M helicopters, plus associated support functions. [...]

The USA’s DDG-1000 Zumwalt Class Program: Dead Aim, Or Dead End?

[...] Systems in Tewksbury, MA received a $58 million fixed-price incentive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for deferred mission systems equipment. The purpose of this modification is to complete [...]

MQ-8 Fire Scout VTUAV Program: By Land or By Sea

[...] 1] operates an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter and MQ-8B Fire Scout VTUAV together off the coast of San Diego, CA for VBSS (visit, board, search & seizure) exercises. Flying them together doesn’t seem [...]

RQ-4 Global Hawk UAVs Prepare for Maritime Role

[...] River, MD. The US military lists Northrop Grumman Corp. Integrated Systems, Western Region in San Diego, CA as the contractor, which is technically true. While that was the original contract, NGC [...]

The US Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform Ships (MLP)

[...] the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. Montford Point was christened in March 2013 and delivered to MSC in May 2013. US MSC. Jan [...]

Expendable Wave: Raytheon’s MALD & MALD-J Decoys

[...] Fabrics Corp in Rockmart, GA GDOTS in Redmond, WA Hamilton-Sundstrand in Rockford, IL & San Diego, CA LaBarge in Joplin, MO Moog in East Aurora, NY Tecom in Westlake Village, CA Teledyne [...]

Eurofighter’s Future: Tranche 3, and Beyond

[...] with these individuals were already tense, so that was the end of the road. Sources: Defense News, “Germany Plans Procurement Overhaul After Program Missteps” | Der Spiegel, “Rustungsprojekt “ [...]

JMR-FVL: The US Military’s Future “Helicopters”?

[...] plans involve $350 million available through fiscal 2019. Sources: Defense News, “US Army’s JMR Helo Selection Slips”. July 11/14: JCA picked. The US [...]

Paveway IV Dual-Guidance Bomb On Aircraft Integration Path

[...] upgraded to that configuration. Source: Royal Air Force. Nov 18/14: Penetrator variant. Defense News reports that according to the MoD, work is still underway on requirements and preliminary [...]

PAK-FA/FGFA/T50: Russia Pressing on with T-50, India or No

[...] [in Russian] | Russia 1 TV video | Pravda | RIA Novosti | Times of India | Aviation Week | Defense News | Agence France Presse | BBC | [...]

JDAM: A GPS-INS Add-on Adds Accuracy to Airstrikes

[...] be performed in St. Charles, MO, and is expected to be complete in February 2015. US Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD manages the contract (N00019-10-C-0030). LJDAM: USA, Saudi Arabia, [...]

Heat Vision: US Teen Series Fighters Getting IRST

[...] source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.” US Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD manages this contract (N00019-11-C-0036). See also Boeing | [...]

US Navy’s Got CASS: Electronic Consolidated Automated Support System Completes C...

[...] missions (above) and a new eCASS depot mission. Contracts and Key Events March 7/12: Naval Air Systems Command announces that eCASS completed its Critical Design Review (CDR) on January 25 at [...]

Kongsberg’s New NSM/JSM Anti-Ship & Strike Missile

[...] , TN (20%); and Kongsberg, Norway (10%), and is expected to be complete in May 2014. US Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD manages this contract (N00019-09-C-0010) 2011 JSM Phase II. NSMs [...]

AMRAAM: Deploying & Developing America’s Medium-Range Air-Air Missile

[...] . SLAMRAAM from FMTV (click to view full) Aug 31/11: FY 2011 order. A $569 million firm-fixed-price contract modification for the FY 2011/ Lot 25 AMRAAM order, divided 77%/ 23% between US government [...]

Iraq Needs to Sustain its C-130Js

[...] -Muthana Air Base. US DoD. Aug 11/09: 2 more. A $140.3 million unfinalized firm-fixed-price contract modification for 2 more Iraqi C-130J-30s, completing the 6-aircraft request. The [...]

V-22 Osprey: The Multi-Year Buys, 2008-2017

[...] : Engine support. Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis, IN receives a $10.1 million firm-fixed-price contract modification for AE1107C MissionCareTM support, including “lower power engine removals and [...]

Sikorsky’s $8.5-11.7B “Multi-Year 8″ H-60 Helicopter Contract

[...] -C-0008, PO 0077). May 8/13: Thailand. Sikorsky in Stratford, CT an $11.4 million firm-fixed-price contract modification, to buy 1 UH-60M base helicopter and related equipment for Thailand. The [...]

Marine APCs: Peregrinations of the EFV to ACV to MPC to ACV 1.1

[...] . MPCs are expected to cost up to $4.5 million each, with a buy decision in 2013 and Initial Operational Capability in 2018. Declared MPC competitors already include BAE Systems/ Iveco with their [...]

Aces High: Challenge Halts New 3DELRR Long-Range Ground Radar

[...] raise the program’s value to $1.3 billion in total sales over the next 10 years. Initial Operational Capability with the USAF is now tagged at fall 2019 (Q1 FY 2020). Contracts and Key Events [...]

LCA Tejas: An Indian Fighter – With Foreign Help

[...] “ready for combat operations”, which is closer to the US military’s idea of “Initial Operational Capability.” The Pioneer. Jan 20/13: F414 deal. India Strategic quotes DRDO Director [...]

HH-60W – The USAF’s New Combat Rescue Helicopter

[...] , however, funds had been found. Savvy observers will recall that years ago, CSAR-X Initial Operational Capability (IOC) was scheduled for 2012, at 10 operational aircraft. In order to defend its lead [...]

NH90: Europe’s Medium Helicopter Available for NATO Pooling, Sort Of

[...] variant. The helicopter will go to GAMSTAT in Valencia to begin its technical and operational testing. French DGA [in French]. Jan 3/12: #100. NH Industries announces delivery of the [...]

U.S. Military Environmental Liabilities Tempered by Lax Policies of Yore

[...] the Army regarding Fort Detrick TCE pollution. U.S. The Pentagon’s director of operational testing indicated that the Littoral Combat Ship’s mine detection packages fail to so far to [...]

Soldier Battle JTRS: The HMS Radio Set

[...] developmental testing to support an aggressive operational test schedule. Therefore, operational testing has and will likely continue to reveal problems that should have been discovered and fixed [...]

AMRAAM: Deploying & Developing America’s Medium-Range Air-Air Missile

[...] / indefinite-quantity contract for work associated with AMRAAM Aircraft Integration, operational testing, and flight test support. The primary objective of this effort is to provide the necessary [...]

New Order for MDAPs: Gov-Led Design Teams

[...] of newly defined projects stemming from the FY 2016 Administration budget, such as the Missile Defense Agency’s EKV redesign seem to be the new norm. Americas Sikorsky reports that Eastern [...]

PDs Learn ‘Free’ Military Hardware Isn’t Cheap

[...] trafficking from Afghanistan. This hasn’t prevented it from weighing in on issues such as missile defense. China’s navy will soon eclipse that of Japan, at least in terms of long-range protective [...]

Mistral Amphibious Assault Ships for Russia: Deliveries Hanging on Ukrainian Cea...

[...] terminated. Pressure has been building on France, and the potential loss of equal or greater missile defense and attack helicopter competitions in Poland may be introducing new complications. Sources: [...]

CBO: Drones for Homeland Security Wasteful

[...] sales to lower its per-unit costs to the (increasingly unlikely) $85 million per unit. Missile Defense Missile Defense advocates in the U.S. are beating congressional bushes during this SecDef [...]

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Budget Busters: The USA’s SBIRS-High Missile Warning Satellites

[...] at the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA. Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, CA is the SBIRS prime contractor. Northrop Grumman Electronic [...]

LRASM Missiles: Reaching for a Long-Range Punch

[...] , ultimately, both designs were intended for launch from either ships or aircraft: LRASM-A. Lockheed Martin is basing this design on their stealthy, subsonic, turbofan-powered AGM-158B JASSM-ER (Joint [...]

THAAD: Reach Out and Touch Ballistic Missiles

[...] , and is steadily carving out a wider role beyond THAAD. THAAD components (click to view full) Lockheed Martin’s THAAD missile is powered by a single stage solid-propellant rocket motor with thrust [...]

AGM-158 JASSM: Lockheed’s Family of Stealthy Cruise Missiles

[...] competitors for that phase of the program. Even if LRASM isn’t picked for that phase, Lockheed Martin is likely to cycle some of its design and technology improvements back into the JASSM family. [...]

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