The Boeing Company has received a $15 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop advanced targeting capabilities for the B-52 Stratofortress. The software upgrades will include improvements for transmitting video and targeting information from the targeting pod to friendly forces and will reduce flight crew workload. These capabilities will enable better close air support for ground troops and prepare the most versatile aircraft in the U.S.
ICx Technologies has been awarded a $12 million follow-on contract as part of the U.S. Army's multi-billion dollar Base Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance Sensors-Combined (BETSS-C) program, which is run by the Asymmetric Warfare Office. ICx will send additional Cerberus mobile surveillance towers for use at bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.
General Dynamics C4 Systems has been awarded a $7.5 million U.S. Navy Systems contract to provide engineering services for military satellite command and control at the Naval Satellite Operations Center (NAVSOC) headquarters; the Satellite Operations Center in Point Mugu, California; and its facilities in Colorado, Maine and Guam. The contract has a total potential value of $57 million over seven years if all options are exercised.
TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated (TCS) has received $7.8 million from the U.S. Marine Corps to provide additional Wireless Point-to-Point Link (WPPL) systems for troops deployed in Iraq. The TCS WPPL systems provide Marine Corps communicators with secure point-to-point and point-to-multipoint, line-of-sight and non-line-of-sight transmission of voice, video and data communications.
Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors is being awarded a $117.1 million, cost-plus-award-fee, fixed-fee contract for Aegis combat systems engineering to support the Government of Spain under the Foreign Military Sales program. Services will include the necessary combat systems engineering, computer program development, ship integration and test, logistics technical services and staging support to deliver a variant of the U.S.
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Incorporated is receiving a $28.3 million, firm-fixed-priced contract for the production and delivery of Identification Friend or Foe, common digital transponder hardware and associated platform integration and testing consisting of three RT-1835 AN/APX-117(V) common digital transponders for the Government of Thailand; two cryptographic units for the Government of Japan; and other devices for the U.S.
EDO Communications and Countermeasures Systems Incorporated is being awarded a $40.3 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production and support of 555 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.
BAE Systems has received a $742 million U.S. Army contract to remanufacture more than 300 Bradley vehicles with additional armor to protect soldiers. The award brings the total value of BAE Systems' 2008 Bradley remanufacturing contracts to $1.3 billion for 578 vehicles. Bradley Combat Systems provide survivability, mobility and lethality to U.S. soldiers in close-combat urban situations as well as in open combat.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $120 million contract order for delivery of LITENING Gen 4 targeting and sensor systems and related equipment to support the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command and the U.S. Marine Corps. The order was the first Gen 4 award under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the 647th Aeronautical Systems Squadron, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Lockheed Martin has received an $8.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce and support low-cost conformal arrays (LCCAs) for use aboard submarines. The LCCA is a passive planar array mounted on the aft submarine sail structure and integrated with the Acoustic Rapid COTS Insertion (A-RCI) AN/BQQ-10 sonar system. It provides situational awareness and collision avoidance for improved tactical control in high-density shipping environments.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy Directorate, High Power Microwave Division, to support high energy research and applications. This indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a six-year period of performance and a total contract value of $49 million. Under the contract, SAIC will develop state-of-the-art systems and advance scientific knowledge in the area of directed energy technology.
General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a contract to provide program management services for the Swiss government's F/A-18 Hornet fighter fleet. The five-year contract was awarded to General Dynamics by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command and has a total potential value of $25.7 million if all options are exercised. Under this contract, General Dynamics will provide logistics, information technology and engineering support for global Swiss F/A-18 Hornet operations.
ITT Corporation's Night Vision business has received an order from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center for the AN/PVS-14 night vision monocular. This order is valued at $153 million. The AN/PVS-14 allows users to adjust the gain control in varying light conditions in both urban and rural settings. These versatile devices can be hand-held, head- or weapon-mounted, or fitted to a camera.
Lockheed Martin has been selected by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for a single award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide information technology modernization services. Three initial task orders were awarded and are valued at $62 million. Lockheed Martin will migrate DTRA's multiple legacy information technology architectures into a standard, flexible and central architecture.
Stanley Incorporated has been awarded multi-year contracts with the Naval Sea Logistics Center (NSLC) and U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) for a total value of $11 million. For the MCSC, Stanley will provide program management, acquisition management, systems engineering and logistics management services in support of special logistics projects.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a $9.2 million contract with the U.S. Navy to continue developing the common network interface (CNI) system, a software package that improves situational awareness for expeditionary strike group (ESG) commanders. The contract could be worth up to $28.9 million if all options are exercised.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a task order from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide responder knowledge base (RKB) services. The contract could be worth more than $14 million if all options are exercised. The RKB is a web-based information service for the emergency responder community funded by DHS. SAIC will provide expertise to the responder community via the "Ask the Expert" feature of the Web site in addition to updated weekly content.
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Cubic Applications Incorporated has received a U.S. Marine Corps contract with a potential value of $31.7 million to continue training U.S. advisers to support the training of Iraqi and Afghan security forces. The security cooperation education and training center support contract is responsible for ensuring that security cooperation teams that deploy to various countries throughout the world receive customized predeployment training.