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CACI Awarded Contract with U.S. Army Quick Reaction and Battle Command Support Division

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International Incorporated has received a three-year, $62 million contract to support the quick reaction and battle command support division of the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineer Center's command and control directorate (CERDEC C2D). The quick reaction and battle command support division provides CERDEC C2D with rapid prototyping and fielding of emerging command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and related technology.

Smiths Detection to Supply U.S. Military with Advanced Chemical Agent Detectors

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Smiths Detection's military division has been awarded a $28.5 million contract to supply the U.S. Defense Department with advanced lightweight detectors under the joint chemical agent detector (JCAD) program.

Dell Federal Systems to Provide U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command with Hardware Suite Support

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Dell Federal Systems has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity delivery order for $13,969,235 by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC). Dell will provide Marine Corps hardware suite support for the MCSC program manager for training systems. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Awarded $153 Million U.S. Navy Contract for Countermine System

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company will design and develop the countermine system (CMS) for the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center in a $153 million U.S. Navy contract. The CMS, part of the Navy's efforts to field a comprehensive assault breaching system, features a unique warhead that uses the combat-proven joint direct attack munition guidance set to accurately position the weapon above the mines.

General Dynamics C4 Systems Receives Contract to Add Switched Network Compatibility

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics C4 Systems will add a new public switched telephone network (PSTN) feature to the Sectéra vIPer universal secure phone in a $2.8 million contract awarded by the National Security Agency. The new feature, "PSTN Connect," will enable the vIPer phone to connect with traditional telephone networks, enabling users of secure desktop phones to use one secure phone on either PSTN or voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) networks.

General Dynamics Land Systems Awarded Contract for Continued Stryker Production

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has received a contract from the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command for production and maintenance of 615 Stryker vehicles. The contract has a potential value of $1.2 billion. Stryker operates with the latest C4ISR equipment and an integrated armor package, thereby protecting soldiers against improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and other infantry weapons.

BBN Technologies Awarded $4.4 Million to Improve Network Monitoring Capabilities

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

BBN Technologies has been awarded $4.4 million in funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the scalable network monitoring program in a contract administered by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). BBN Technologies will develop novel, scalable attack detection algorithms; a flexible and extensible architecture for implementing and deploying the algorithms; and an execution environment for traffic inspection, feature extraction and algorithm execution.

ITT Receives Follow-on Order for Systems to Defeat Improvised Explosive Devices

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

ITT Corporation has received a follow-on, fixed-price award valued up to $1 billion from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract is for ITT's CREW 2.1 vehicle receiver jammers (CVRJs), vehicle-mounted systems designed to prevent the detonation of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). ITT will build and deliver up to 15,000 CREW 2.1 devices as well as related equipment.

L-3 Selected for U.S. Air Force Weapon Systems Support Contract

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications has been selected for a U.S. Air Force weapon systems support contract with a maximum value of $6.9 billion. L-3 was one of 12 prime contractors chosen for the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity program, known as the future, flexible acquisition and sustainment tool (F(2)AST). L-3 will provide modifications, development and other services for all Air Force-managed weapons systems.

Telecommunication Systems Receives Information Technology Support Contract from U.S. Army

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

Telecommunication Systems Incorporated has been awarded an $8.3 million time and materials contract for the procurement of information technology support service to the Fort Belvoir Directorate of Information Management (DOIM) and the U.S. Army Materiel Command DOIM. The U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems to Provide Research and Development for the Advanced Wideband Open Architecture Radar System

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems will provide research and development for the development of the advanced wideband open architecture radar system under a cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order of $7,263,300. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Receives Contract Modification from U.S. Navy

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Corporation Maritime Systems and Sensors is being awarded a modification with an amount not to exceed $38,124,522 for the production and delivery of SYMPHONY improvised explosive device (IED) jammer systems. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

EDO to Produce and Support Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Wafare Systems

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

EDO Communications & Countermeasures Systems has received a firm-fixed-price modification of $187,354,324 for the production and support of JCREW 2.1 radio-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) electronic warfare (CREW) systems to meet urgent U.S. Defense Department requirements in support of operation Iraqi Freedom. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems and BAE Systems Join to Enhance Military Analysis

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated and BAE Systems will jointly develop architecture to automate the detection and identification of ground battle targets. The companies will jointly integrate the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's continuous look attack management for predator (CLAMP) program under a $6 million Air Force contract.

Boeing Awarded $28.8 Million E-6B Upgrade Contract

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has received a $28.8 million sole-source U.S. Navy contract to upgrade the service's fleet of 16 E-6B airborne command, control and communications aircraft. The E-6B is a modified Boeing 707 that provides survivable, durable and reliable airborne command, control and communications in support of the president, the secretary of defense and the U.S. Strategic Command.

Raytheon Awarded U.S. Air Force Sustainment Contract

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon subsidiary Raytheon Technical Services Company has been awarded a seven-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide sustainment support for all U.S. Air Force-operated weapons systems, support systems, subsystems, components and related services. The contract has an estimated ceiling value of $6.9 billion.

Trident Systems Receives $49.9 Million U.S. Air Force Contract

August 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

Trident Systems Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for a maximum of $49.9 million. Trident will develop a multifaceted secure cross-domain capability encompassing all aspects of collaboration, including file sharing, text chat, shared whiteboard, audio/video teleconferencing, blogs and wikis. The functionality will meet U.S. Air Force, U.S. Defense Department, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Intelligence Community requirements for an information sharing environment. Air Force Research Laboratory AFRL/RIKF, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

Featured in the August issue of SIGNAL

August 8, 2008
By H. Mosher

Featured content from the August 2008 issue of SIGNAL Magazine.

ViaSat Awarded $9.3 Million Contract for Integrated Waveform Development and Fielding

August 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

ViaSat Incorporated will continue to develop the UHF satellite communications (SATCOM) integrated waveform channel controller under a $9.3 million contract awarded by the Defense Information Systems Agency. The second phase of the integrated waveform development enables demand assigned services on UHF SATCOM networks to support new applications that require better performance and higher channel throughput.

L-3 Services Receives Contract for Design and Development of Electromagnetic Pulse Pulser

August 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

L-3 Services Incorporated has been awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee, $7,438,904 contract for the design, development, integration and production of a form, fit and function; environmentally sealed; state of the art electromagnetic pulse pulser and its associated control system. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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