Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said it has been awarded a US Army USD21.7 million Lot 4 follow-on contract to continue production of the Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) for the AH-64E Apache attack helicopter.
This first phase of upgrades to modernize the Apache´s Day Sensor Assembly includes producing Modernized Laser Rangefinder Designator (M-LRFD) kits. M-LRFD is the principal targeting aid for the Apache, enabling pilots to designate targets and establish target range for accurate weapon engagement. M-DSA is an upgrade to the Apache´s targeting and pilotage system, or Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS).
A total of USD21.7 million was obligated to Lockheed Martin through this Lot 4 contract award; the total value is not-to-exceed USD50.9 million. Lockheed Martin is on contract to produce and deliver 786 M-LRFD kits for the US Army and international customers. More than 200 kits have been delivered to the US Army to date.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 112,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation´s net sales for 2014 were USD45.6 billion.