■ Grob Aerospace has received a contract of undisclosed value to deliver 18 G120A trainers from early 2007 for use at the French air force's flight training school in Cognac. Dassault subsidiary Sogitec Industries has also been awarded a contract to deliver three procedural training devices for the aircraft.

■ Raytheon has received a Lot 10 production order worth $20.7 million to manufacture 862 ALE-50 towed decoys for the US Air Force and US Navy by September 2008.

■ Bell Helicopter has received a $16.5 million contract to produce 70 turned exhaust kits for retrofit to the US Marine Corps' AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter fleet by March 2008.

■ General Atomics has received the first $11.5 million of a $23.4 million contract to produce four Warrior extended-range multi-purpose unmanned air vehicles for the US Army.

■ Boeing has awarded CAE a C$25 million ($22 million) contract to launch modernisation and development activities on training devices for the US Air Force's Lockheed Martin C-130 Avionics Modernisation Programme.

■ Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego is to acquire laboratory test equipment to support development of the US Navy's VH-71 (US101) presidential helicopter fleet under a $27 million contract.

Source: Flight International