The alliance of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins Government Systems is being awarded a $8 million contract to provide for 35 receiver transmitters. This contract includes 16 spares, which the U.S. Air Force currently doesn't have.
The Belgian company SABCA (Societe Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aeronautiques) will be updating the 21 Venezulean F-16s.
ViaSat Inc. said won a $30 million contract from the Royal Netherlands Air Force for military wireless communication equipment. ViaSat sells the devices, called Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Low Volume Terminals (LVT), to military agencies seeking secure, high capacity, jam resistant, digital data and voice communications.
TAT Technologies limited, announced a new Memorandum of Agreement with Lockheed Martin. TAT will supply turbine power units for F-16 aircraft. The company said that the estimated amount of the agreement is $6.4 million.
Raytheon is being awarded a $54.7 million contract modification for the procurement of approximately 596 AIM-9M-2 missiles for the governments of Taiwan and Egypt.
PANTERA, the export equivalent to the Lockheed Martin Sniper Extended Range (XR) targeting pod was delivered to the RNoAF for use in their F-16s. PANTERA is the international application of Sniper, which the USAF selected as its Advanced Targeting Pod.
An Israeli delegation will attend the rollout of the first Israeli F-16I Fighting Falcon, scheduled for Friday, November 14th, 2003. The ceremony will take place at Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth facility in Texas.
Progressive, a Texas-based company, is being awarded a $5,7 million contract to provide High Priority Modification Kits in support of the Falcon STAR program for European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) F-16 Fighting Falcons.
Lockheed Martin Corporation today reported third quarter 2003 net sales of $8.1 billion and net earnings of $217 million. Third quarter 2003 results included an after-tax charge of $83 million associated with the early retirement of approximately $970 million of long-term debt.
Raytheon has received an initial payment of $64.6 million from the Hellenic Ministry of National Defense to begin production of the "Advanced Self-Protection Integrated Suite" of electronic warfare equipment for the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) Block 52+ F-16 aircraft fleet.
GE Aircraft Engines has formally completed all qualification testing of its higher-thrust F110 fighter engine, the F110-GE-132, for the Lockheed Martin Block 60 F-16C/D aircraft.
Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) is again trying to convince the Israeli air force to upgrade its older F-16s with the company's Avionics Capability Enhancement (ACE) package.
AeroGroup Inc., the small company that raised a big commotion this summer over its F-16 flights, has moved out of Melbourne International Airport.
The Israeli company RSL Electronics announced today that it received an order to supply 28 engine starting system controllers for F-16s to the US Air Force.
BAE systems successfully demonstrated its Advanced Airborne Reconnaissance System (AARS) during August flight trials at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. AARS was flown on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Block 50 fighter aircraft at altitudes up to 50,000 feet.