SIGNAL Blogs

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation has received a $9.5 million contract to advance the technology and/or increase the knowledge and understanding of chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) threats to personnel, equipment and operations based on environmental factors. The contract will also provide for the development of capabilities to effectively communicate CBR impacts and issues. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Cubic Applications Incorporated, a defense services subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $16.3 million to explore emerging technologies and to develop prototype solutions to strengthen the military's training in nuclear, biological and chemical response. This effort is part of the training transformation initiative in support of the U.S. Joint Forces Command.

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has received a $61 million follow-on contract for guided missile launch rocket system (GMLRS) unitary rockets. The GMLRS provides the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the United Kingdom Defense Forces with a persistent, all-weather, rapidly-deployable, long-range precision strike weapon.

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International has received a three-year, $36 million prime contract to support the modeling and simulation division of the U.S. Army's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). CACI's services under the contract will support Joint and Army simulation applications and will focus primarily on developing software simulations for NVESD to use in training troops on key command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Amplifier Research Corporation is being awarded a $5.7 million, firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for high power radio frequency amplifier systems in support of expeditionary electronic warfare systems. The amplifiers are portable, self-contained, broadband, solid-state amplifiers designed for instantaneous bandwidth and high gain and linearity.

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Services Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a potential value of $59.3 million for life cycle support services in support of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Programs Office in Philadelphia.

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Analex Corporation has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a potential value of $63.3 million for life cycle support services in support of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Programs Office in Philadelphia.

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received an $87.4 million contract modification for the procurement of 103 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round (AUR) missiles. The Tomahawk Block IV missile is capable of launch from surface ships equipped with the vertical launch system, submarines equipped with the capsule launch system and submarines equipped with the torpedo tube launch system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

Modus Operandi has been awarded a two-year, $730,000 contract by the U.S. Army to improve its ability to migrate critical software algorithms to more modern systems. The Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command Software Engineering Center and Research, Development and Engineering Command Center at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

InDyne Incorporated has received a $51.9 million, cost-plus-incentive-fee/award-fee contract. InDyne will provide the range operations and communications and information services required to support the 30th Space Wing Mission.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit will supply integrated navigation systems for two new large amphibious ships to be built for the Australian Navy under an $8.4 million contract. Sperry Marine will provide a state-of-the-art suite of navigation systems and sensors for two new Canberra-class LHDs. The contract also includes engineering and technical support for configuration, installation, commissioning, a land-based test site and sea trials.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $13.7 million, firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement. The delivery order is for the procurement of AN/ALR-67(V)3 enhanced integrated antenna detector radar warning receivers, AN/ALP-67(V)3 enhanced antenna detector radar warning receiver systems and integrated microwave integrated circuits. The contract combines purchases for the Canadian and Swiss governments under the foreign military sales program.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

Nammo Talley Incorporated has received a $51.76 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the system development and demonstration and low-rate initial production of the shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapon (SMAW II) launchers and fire from enclosure assault rounds and associated data rights. The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

Alliant Techsystems Incorporated has been awarded a $96.8 million, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the design, development, integration and test of the multi-stage supersonic target (MSST). The MSST will provide threat representation for the developmental and operational testing of a major weapon system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

DRS Technologies has received contracts from various customers with a combined value of approximately $47 million to provide man-portable surveillance and target acquisition radar (MSTAR) systems, accessories and/or support. The systems will support the U.S. Defense Department in a variety of surveillance and security applications.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a $32 million contract by the U.S. Army to provide information technology engineering and professional services within the 1st Theater Sustainment Command's area of responsibility. Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide services to support inventory procurement, management and related supply-chain operations. It will also perform standard Army retail supply system logistics analysis and financial reporting.

August 27, 2008
By Katie Packard

Under the HELLFIRE Services Limited Liability Company, Lockheed Martin will produce additional combat-proven HELLFIRE II precision-strike, laser-guided, air-to-ground missiles for U.S. and international armed forces under a $357 million U.S. Army contract.

August 27, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems Technical Services and the U.S. Air Force are modifying a firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable, cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price incentive contract for an estimated $7,557,147. The instrumentation radar support program provides serviceable radar components and subsystems as well as technical field support for instrumentation radar of the C and X band families. Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

August 27, 2008
By Katie Packard

Base-X has received a $17,573,144, firm-fixed-price delivery order for an ultra light camouflage net system (ULCANS). ULCANS will aid in the concealment of military ground equipment when tactically deployed and will provide visual, electro-optical, radar and infrared signature reduction characteristics. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

August 27, 2008
By Katie Packard

CA Incorporated's CA Labs has been awarded an $815,000 research award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate to drive innovation in network traffic flow analysis. CA Labs and its research partner, Dalhousie University of Halifax, Canada, will explore new methods for visualizing massive quantities of network data, enabling the extraction of vital information from network traffic patterns that can accelerate the identification of potential security threats.

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