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Jul
18
2018

LONGBOW LLC AWARDED $170 MILLION IN ORDERS FOR APACHE AH-64E FIRE CONTROL RADAR SYSTEMS

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FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) and the U.S. Army have definitized contracts valued at $170.5 million to provide LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) hardware for Apache AH-64E helicopters supporting U.S. Army lots 7 and 8 plus three international customers.

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Jul
12
2018

Boeing Receives Contract for Four Special Operations Chinooks

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a $139.8 million contract to provide four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

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Jun
28
2018

Boeing Chinook Block II Program Moves to Final Assembly

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Army celebrated a major CH-47F Block II program milestone with the loading of the first engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) helicopter into final assembly on June 27.

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Apr
20
2018

AAR Wins IDIQ Award from U.S. Army for Aircraft Maintenance And Supply Chain Management

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial airlines and governments, has been awarded a 10-year hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price), indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command for aircraft and support equipment maintenance, minor modification and supply chain management. The work will be primarily performed outside the continental U.S. in support of U.S. Army operations.

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Apr
04
2018

Universal Avionics FMS Selected for U.S. Army’s Black Hawk FANS Program

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Tucson, AZ - April 4, 2018 – Universal Avionics, in partnership with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Engineering Development Center (AMRDEC), Prototype Integration Facility (PIF), and prime contractor Redstone Defense Systems, has integrated an IFR capable Flight Management System (FMS) for the U.S. Army’s Sikorsky HH/UH-60L/M Black Hawk Federated Advanced Navigation System (FANS) program. This meets the program’s requirement to integrate a Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) FAA certified navigational system for the incorporation of Required Navigation Performance Area Navigation (RNP/RNAV) and Global Position System RNAV (GPS/RNAV) requirement.

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Feb
27
2018

Curtiss-Wright to Provide Sikorsky with Air Data Computers and Windshield Anti-Ice Controllers

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HELI-EXPO 2018 - Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth #C854) – February 27, 2018 -- Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was awarded a contract by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, to provide its Air Data Computer (ADC) and Windshield Anti-Ice Controller (WAIC) technology for use on multiple variants of the Black Hawk helicopter delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

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Tags: ADC Air Data Computer Black Hawk Curtiss Wright Curtiss-Wright Defense Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army WAIC Windshield Anti-Ice Controller
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Dec
05
2017

U.S. Army to enhance AVCATT collective training system with upgraded Rockwell Collins helmet mounted display

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2017) – The U.S. Army has selected a new version of Rockwell Collins’ SimEye™ Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) to be used within Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) systems. A total of 332 HMDs will be upgraded and is expected to be completed in October 2019.

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Dec
22
2016

Army awards five-year UH-72A logistics support contract worth nearly $1 billion to Airbus Helicopters Inc.

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Airbus Helicopters Inc. has been awarded a Contractor Logistics Support contract by the U.S. Army to provide spare parts, material and engineering support for the Army’s UH-72A Lakota fleet of utility and training helicopters.

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Dec
02
2016

FLIGHTSAFETY’S NEW LAKOTA FLIGHT SIMULATORS BUILT FOR USE BY THE U.S. ARMY RECEIVE OUTSTANDING REVIEWS

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NEW YORK – FlightSafety International is receiving outstanding reviews from U.S. Army personnel who are using the UH-72A Lakota simulators being delivered to Flight School XXI. FlightSafety is teamed with CSRA and L-3 to provide equipment and services for U.S. Army aviation training at Flight School XXI.

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Nov
16
2016

Rockwell Collins selected to support cockpit equipment for U.S. Army CH-47F

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Nov. 16, 2016) - Rockwell Collins recently won a follow-on service and support contract for its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) on the U.S. Army’s CH-47F helicopter fleet. The contract covers up to 1,910 units by 2021.

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Nov
14
2016

Rockwell Collins selected by the U.S. Army to conduct collaborative studies supporting Joint Multi Role Mission Systems Architecture Demonstration

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Nov. 14, 2016) - Rockwell Collins has been selected by the United States (U.S.) Army to conduct collaborative studies on advanced system designs and integration processes for the Architecture Implementation Process Demonstration (AIPD). As a part of the Joint Multirole (JMR) Mission Systems Architecture Demonstration (MSAD) Science and Technology (S&T) effort, this AIPD is informing standards, processes, tools and architectures for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) family of systems.

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Oct
05
2016

Rockwell Collins selected by U.S. Army to repair U.S. UH-60 displays units by 2020

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Oct. 5, 2016) - The U.S. Army has selected Rockwell Collins to service the MFD-268C4 multi-function display (MFD) units for its UH-60M Black Hawk fleet under a five-year firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. This is a follow-on contract that continues the Army’s relationship with Rockwell Collins for long-term support of the program.

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Oct
03
2016

Lockheed Martin Receives $49 Million U.S. Army Contract for Apache Helicopter Sensor Upgrades

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ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 3, 2016 – The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $49.3 million contract to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter.

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Aug
24
2016

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

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Huntsville, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army’s fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters.

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May
02
2016

India becomes 11th International Customer for LONGBOW LLC’s Apache Radar

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 30, 2016 – The U.S. Army awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their new Apache AH-64E helicopters. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC).

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Tags: AH-64E Apache FCR Fire Control Radar Indian Air Force Lockheed Martin LONGBOW Northrop Grumman Corporation US Army
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Mar
15
2016

AAR Awarded $49 Million Contract for U.S. Army Next Generation Automatic Test System Shelters

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CADILLAC, Michigan, – AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been awarded a contract for United States Army Next Generation Automatic Test System (NGATS) Shelters with a total contract ceiling valued at $49 million over five years. AAR has received a first delivery order valued at $2.5 million to include first article units for two shelter variants, as well as production units. The shelters will be designed by AAR Mobility Systems in Cadillac, Michigan; and produced at their Goldsboro, North Carolina facility.

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Mar
01
2011

Elbit Systems U.S. Subsidiary Awarded $12.7 Million Spares Order from U.S. Army for Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System

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Haifa, Israel, March 1, 2011 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded a $12.75 million delivery order for Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System (IHADSS) spares from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), in Rock Island, Illinois. Work on this contract will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas.

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