Lockheed Receives Apache Upgrade Contracts

Lockheed Martin Corp. has received two production contracts totaling $161.7 million from the U.S. Army for Apache attack helicopter M-TADS/PNVS upgrades.

February 15, 2013
Manufacturing Group
Manufacturing Electrical/Electronic Industry News

The Bethesda, Maryland-based security and aerospace company will continue upgrades of the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) program for the Apache attack helicopter.

With the addition of these contracts, production at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control's facilities in Ocala and Orlando, Florida, will be sustained through third quarter 2016.

The Lot 2 and Lot 3 contracts include 482 Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) Modernized Laser Rangefinder Designator (M-LRFD) kits and spares. The U.S. Army ordered 92 M-DSA M-LRFD kits and spares for Lot 1 in February 2012, and the first of those units will be delivered in early 2013.