22 Dec 15. The Danish Army has awarded a multi-year framework contract to General Dynamics European Land Systems to provide on-going support for its fleet of PIRANHA 3, DURO IIIP and EAGLE IV vehicles. The agreement covers the performance of general post-production support including maintenance, repair and overhaul, technical support, training and modernization activities. It also sets the foundation for the parties to perform technical studies, improvements, upgrades and configuration management for the vehicles. For more than 20 years, General Dynamics European Land Systems has been a trusted partner to Denmark, supplying vehicles and related life-cycle support to the Danish Army.
24 Dec 15. Otokar Receives €47.5m Contract for COBRA II. Otokar, the biggest privately owned company of Turkish Defence Industry, was awarded 47.5m Euro contract for COBRA II tactical wheeled armoured vehicle to perform in various missions of Turkish security forces. The delivery of the vehicles will be completed in the first half of 2017. Turkey’s largest land system manufacturer Otokar received a new order for its COBRA II 4×4 tactical wheeled armoured vehicle. 47.5m Euro amounted contract for COBRA II includes various systems, maintenance and support services except for the vehicles. The delivery of the vehicles will be completed in the first half of 2017. The vehicles will be in service to meet various requirements of the security forces. COBRA II 4X4 Tactical Wheeled Armoured Vehicle is a modular platform with superior technical and tactical characteristics which is developed over existing COBRA Vehicle. Besides outstanding mobility, COBRA II provides higher ballistic and mine protection, increased payload capacity and internal volume. With its wide range of weapon integration and mission equipment options COBRA II can serve various types of missions including urban and peacekeeping missions with optional amphibious feature. The vehicle provides a remarkable performance in a wide range of challenging terrains and climatic conditions.
23 Dec 15. Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, was awarded an $89,847,082 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) on Dec. 21, for the purchase of missile tube long lead time material for the common missile compartment program in support of the Ohio Class Replacement. This is a Joint U.S. / United Kingdom (UK) contract that combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (34 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom (66 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Quonset Point, Rhode Island and is expected to be completed by December 2019. Foreign military sales, and fiscal 2016 research, development, test & evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $59,991,135 were obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
23 Dec 15. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $30,638,304 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00030-16-C-0005) for new procurement of efforts for sustainment of the United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (U.K.) SSBN Fire Control System (FCS), the U.S. SSGN Attack Weapon Control System, including training and support equipment. Also included is the development of Missile Fire Control for the Ohio Replacement and U.K. Successor Common Missile Compartment Program through production of one U.K. SSBN system. This modification adds the first increment of the five year multi-year basic contract. The work will be performed in Pittsfield Massachusetts (90.0 percent); Bremerton, Washington, (3.8 percent); Kings Bay, Georgia (2.8 percent); Dahlgren, Virginia (1.0 percent); Cape Canaveral, Florida (1.0 percent); Portsmouth, Virginia (1.0 percent); and the Unit