US Army procures aircraft life cycle services
The US Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama has awarded a $176.47 million contract modification to Northrop Grumman.
The contract aims to support Army special electronic mission fixed-wing life cycle services and will be carried out at Northrop Grumman sites in McLean, Virginia.
FY2020 operations and maintenance (Army) funds were obligated at the time of award. It is expected that work will be concluded by 31 August 2020.
More from Air Warfare
The MALE drone features automatic takeoff and landing (ATOL) capabilities and can accommodate a load of 260kg across eight modular storage stations.
The threat of Iranian nuclear weapons has led Israel to make changes to its F-35s while Russian actions in Syria have acted as a catalyst for action in developing anti-jamming systems.
China's Aviation Industry Corporation has showcased the Z-10EM, an upgraded version of its Z-10 attack helicopter, designed for export markets.
Diehl BGT Defence’s IRIS-T (IR Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled) short-range air-to-air missile has seen service with 10 countries.