■ Boeing has received a nine-year contract worth $180 million to upgrade APQ-164 radars for the US Air Force’s 67 B-1B bombers. ■ Lockheed Martin is to supply Sniper targeting pods, Tiger Eyes navigation pods and infrared search and track systems for the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s 12 Boeing F-15SG strike aircraft under a contract of undisclosed value. ■ The US Navy has awarded Honeywell an $8 million contract to repair and modify cabin air pressure, air conditioning and auxiliary power systems on its Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules transports until April 2011. ■ Turbomeca will provide support services for the Turmo turboshaft engines that power the Royal Air Force’s 33 Puma HC1 transport helicopters under a new two-year availability-based contract with the UK Ministry of Defence.
Source: Flight International