United Industrial subsidiary ACL Technologies is to build a Lockheed Martin F-16 component overhaul depot near Cairo, Egypt. The $28 million centre will handle electrical, fuel, hydraulics, pneumatics, oxygen and landing gear systems. Raytheon has received a $16 million US foreign military sales contract to provide AGM-65 Mavericks trainers and spares to Bahrain, Canada, Italy and Turkey. Italy has signed a contract to acquire Matra BAe Dynamics Storm Shadow stand-off weapon to equip its Eurofighters and Panavia Tornados. A $250,000 contract has been awarded by Boeing to the UK's Defence Aviation Repair Agency for inspection and repair work on 12 Royal Netherlands Air Force Boeing CH-47 Chinook transmissions. Reflectone has won a $19.2 million contract to supply the French navy with a Northrop Grumman E-2C flight trainer.

Source: Flight International