Astronics Corp. has been awarded a production contract worth $4.4 million from the Republic of Korea Air Force. The work on Korea's F-16 fleet will be done through Luminescent Systems Inc., a subsidiary of East Aurora-based Astronics.
RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. announced today it has singed a contract with the United States Navy to equip its new F-16 squadron with the FACE system. FACE is a flight data recorder aimed at fatigue monitoring, maintenance and safety.
EDO Corporation has been awarded a $6.3 million "Foreign Military Sale" contract for 34 production-phase BRU-57 bomb-release units on F-16 aircraft. Deliveries are expected to be completed by 2006.
Micronetics, Inc. announced today that its Receiver Components Group has received an initial development order to provide integrated microwave assemblies for an upgraded IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) navigation and communication system on the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
According to Lockheed Martin, JASSM (Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile) has received the go-ahead from the U.S. Air Force to enter full-rate production. USAF intends to deploy JASSM on its F-16, B-1, B-2 and B-52 aircraft.
The following Lockheed Martin press release explains several interesting details of the worldwide potential for all F-16 users getting more and more of their technical documentation that is traditionally paper and moving it toward an electronic format.
Lockheed Martin Corp. expects to deliver 70 to 75 F-16 fighter aircraft over the next two years, according to its annual report filed Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Tri-Industries, Terre Haute, Ind., is being awarded a $6.6 million contract to provide for 112 spare rear fan ducts for the F100/PW/200/220 engines. This work will be completed by August 2005.
L-3 Communications Systems-East has been awarded a contract by BAE Systems to provide its Strategic / Tactical Airborne Recorder (S/TAR) for the USAF Theater Airborne Reconnaissance System (TARS). They will be supplying these state of the art systems for both the TARS Electro-Optical P3I Program and the TARS Synthetic Aperture Radar program.
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to supply Advanced Airborne Reconnaissance Systems (AARS), ground processing capability, and integrated logistics support to the Royal Air Force of Oman.
In a head-to-head battle for tire business on the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the United States Air Force notified The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company that its radial aviation tires won a USAF performance shootout with a major competitor.
Lockheed Martin Simulation, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $7,2 million contract to provide for F-16 maintenance training for the Israeli Air Force.
Elisra Electronic Systems has begun deliveries of electronic warfare (EW) systems for Israel Air Force (IAF) F-16I jets. The contract is estimated to be worth $250 million for deliveries through 2008.
Elbit Systems announced that its wholly owned subsidiary EFW Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas, had been awarded a $32.6 million firm fixed price contract by the US Air Force's Ogden Air Logistics Center to provide Common Data Entry Electronics Units (CDEEU).
Poland's Ministry of National Defense has selected Goodrich Corporation's DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system for use on F-16 fighters.