Category: Business

Boeing wins $23.6M contract to keep Navy F/A-18 planes flying

Aug. 23 (UPI) — Boeing Co. was awarded a $23.6 million contract by the U.S. Navy for support in solving maintenance issues of F/A-18 Hornet fighter planes. The...

Estonia, five other nations to build unmanned military ground vehicle

Aug. 23 (UPI) — A consortium of European countries, led by Estonia, agreed to develop unmanned military ground vehicles on Friday. The Estonian Center for Defense...

Sikorsky nets $48.3M for CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter parts

Aug. 21 (UPI) — Sikorsky Aircraft Co. was awarded a $48.3 million U.S. Navy contract for spare parts to maintain CH-53K helicopters, the Defense Department...

GenDyn nabs $64.8M contract to outfit British Dreadnought subs

Aug. 23 (UPI) — A $64.8 million contract to General Dynamics to support work on the inner hull of the British nuclear submarine HMS Valiant has been awarded by the...

Boeing awarded $999M contract for A-10 Warthog wing replacements

Aug. 22 (UPI) — Earlier this month, Boeing completed its first round of wing replacements for the A-10 Thunderbolt II and on Wednesday was awarded a contract to...

Raytheon awarded $190.5M for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile production

Aug. 22 (UPI) — Raytheon has been awarded a contract to cover the remaining materials and spares to start low-rate initial production of the U.S. Navy’s...

Four F/A-18 Super Hornets damaged in E-2D carrier landing incident

Aug. 21 (UPI) — An E-2D aircraft struck two F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter planes and damaged two others while landing aboard an aircraft carrier, the Naval Safety...

Raytheon wins $13.2 million contract for SM-2, SM-6 missile support

Aug. 21 (UPI) — Raytheon Missile Systems won a $13.2 million contract for engineering and technical services on standard guided missiles for the U.S. Navy and six...

Bahrain joins U.S.-led coalition safeguarding Persian Gulf shipping

Aug. 20 (UPI) — The Kingdom of Bahrain will join the U.S.-led military coalition to protect Persian Gulf shipping lanes, U.S. Central Command announced Monday. The...

F-35s to get warfare system upgrades, laser shock peening to strengthen aircraft

Aug. 21 (UPI) — BAE Systems was awarded a $74.9 million contract to improve the electronic warfare capabilities of F-35 fighter planes, the Defense Department...

Report: China’s military could overwhelm U.S. forces in Indo-Pacific region

Aug. 20 (UPI) — China has the military strength to overwhelm the United States in the Indo-Pacific region, a report released Monday by an Australian research group...

U.S. Space Command to start Aug. 29, officials say

Aug. 20 (UPI) — The U.S. Space Command will begin operations Aug. 29, Vice President Mike Pence and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said...