SIGNAL Blogs

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a task order by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program Office to provide professional services to design and implement an ERP system across the NAVSEA enterprise. The contract has a total potential value of $115 million if all options are exercised.

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

ITT Corporation has been awarded a $9.2 million contract to supply a fixed site complete radar approach control system for the Turkish Navy's Cengiz Topel airbase through prime contractor Eriktronik Engineering. The contract comprises a terminal air surveillance radar and PAR-2000 precision approach radar as well as spare parts, training and assistance with installation.

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation is being awarded a $286 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines. This contract includes options that could bring the cumulative value of the contract to an estimated $1.8 billion.

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Guident Technologies has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a department-wide decision support system. The new system, known as the System for Management Analyses and Resource Tracking (SMART), will enable improved visibility into project level issues, better reporting capabilities and enhanced oversight/control over major investments across the DHS. The contract has a potential value of $2.5 million.

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $13 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, part of the Air Force Materiel Command located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the 50th Space Wing supporting the Space Innovation and Development Center's Aerospace Fusion Center (AFC) at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for the Rapid Prototyping, Integration and Development program.

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has been awarded a $1.6 billion contract from the U.S. Army to build another 10,000 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV). BAE Systems will manufacture the FMTVs in the long-term armor strategy configuration, which is designed to accept an adaptable armor system, allowing protection to be increased or decreased based on the threat.

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Incorporated (SAIC) has been awarded the Joint Network Management System contract by the U.S. Army's Office of the Project Manager - Current Force to provide network planning and software support services. The contract has a total value of more than $24 million if all options are exercised. Under this contract, SAIC will assist in the production and deployment of the system as well as provide training and help desk services.

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International Incorporated has been awarded three prime task order contracts totaling $30 million to continue the company's support for the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support System (DMLSS) at the Joint Medical Logistics Functional Development Center (JMLFDC) at Fort Detrick, Maryland.

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded $58.3 million to design the new Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tank for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Foreign Military Sales contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command for the Royal Saudi Land Forces. General Dynamics will design, develop, convert, implement and test a hybrid configuration of the M1A1, M1A2 and M1A2 System Enhancement Package tank variants for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics European Land Systems as entered a contract with Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung, a German company, for the delivery of 198 EAGLE IV protected command and function vehicles. The contract has a total value of approximately $141 million.

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $54 million Missile Defense Agency contract to continue design and development of a Multiple Kill Vehicle, which will counter complex ballistic missile threats during the mid-course phase of flight with multiple kill vehicles launched from a single interceptor.

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated (TCS) has received additional contract funding in the amount of $17.3 million from the U.S. Marine Corps for TCS's Wireless Point-to-Point Link (WPPL) systems. The WPPL systems provide Marines with point-to-point and point-to-multipoint secure transmission of voice, video and data communications over terrestrial microwave radio links. The TCS WPPL allows communicators to extend their local area network to deployed remote locations using terrestrial microwave radio links.

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract by Embraer, a Brazilian aircraft company, for the supply of avionics for the Brazilian AMX jet upgrade project. The contract is valued at approximately $187 million. Under the contract, Elbit and its wholly owned subsidiary, Aeroeletronica S.A., will supply the central battle mission computer of the AMX as well as the display systems, the ammunition system and additional systems. Elbit's subsidiary Elisra Electronic Systems will supply the electronic warfare systems.

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the Department of the Air Force to provide research and development of new infrared countermeasure technologies to help protect U.S. military aircraft. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract will support the Air Force Research Laboratory Electro-Optical Warfare Technical Analysis Effort II Program. The contract has a ceiling value of $45.6 million.

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded two separate contracts from the U.S. Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center to provide navigation and weather radars and logistical support for the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard. The Northrop Grumman AN/APN-241 provides high-resolution ground maps, predictive windshear, accurate low-level navigation, unprecedented safety-of-flight measures and critical situational awareness, enabling precision aerial drops.

November 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Canada has been awarded two contracts totaling approximately C$2 billion for the installation, integration and long-term in-service support of a new combat system for Canada's Halifax-Class frigates. The Combat Systems Integration contract will provide a new command and control system, radars, tactical data links, electronic support measures and other warfare capabilities for the Canadian Navy's 12 Halifax-class frigates.

November 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Hughes Network Systems LLC has announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to study network-centric enterprise architecture validation of Internet protocol networking with the Regenerative Satellite Mesh standard and the SPACEWAY 3 system.

November 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International Incorporated has been awarded a $60 million prime contract to continue the development, maintenance and operation of experimental airborne sensors for the U.S. Army's Research Development and Engineering Command Communications-Electronics Research Development and Engineering Center Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate.

November 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $97 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Army to procure, modify and deliver 12 Hunter MQ-5B Unmanned Aerial Vehicle aircraft; six One-System Block II ground control stations; eight tactical common data link, ground data link terminal sets; two sets of ground support equipment; and four sets of spare parts.

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