Pentagon Awards $1.78 Billion in Defense Contracts Friday

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The U.S. Department of Defense announced no fewer than 35 separate contract awards, worth a combined $1.78 billion Friday. Among them:

  • Elbit Systems subsidiary Kollsman, won a $44.8 million firm-fixed-price, five-year requirements contract to repair nine Weapon Repairable Assemblies on Night Targeting Systems installed in Marine Corps AH-1W SuperCobra helicopters through September 2018.
  • Lockheed Martin won a $44.1 million contract modification to conduct telemetry redesigns on the PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 air defense system for the Army.
  • L-3 Communications won a $23.9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, non-option eligible, non-multi-year contract to assist with upgrades for the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Futures Directorate.
  • General Electric won a $25.1 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract to supply the Navy with up to 190 Low-Rate Initial Production AV-8B Radar Display Computers, 15 spare card sets, and six engineering development units, and to provide non-recurring engineering support through April 2016.
  • Raytheon won an $11.4 million estimated cost-plus fixed-fee requirements foreign military sales contract to maintain F-15 and similar radar systems and avionics hardware for F-15 fighter jets operated by the air forces of Israel, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Japan, and Singapore. This contract runs through Sept. 1, 2018. 

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