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ITT to Provide SpearNet Radio System to Spanish Army

July 30, 2008
By Katie Packard

ITT Communications Systems of ITT Corporation has been selected by the Defence & Security Division of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) to provide its SpearNet radio system for the full-scale engineering development phase of Spain's Combatiente del Futuro, a military modernization program. The SpearNet radio will provide the backbone for voice, data and video communications for the Spanish Army.

3S Group Awarded Contract with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center for Type 2 Cryptographic Support Services

July 28, 2008
By Katie Packard

3S Group Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, firm-fixed-price contract worth $11.5 million to provide Type 2 Cryptographic Support Services, Certification Authority Workstations peripherals and associated hardware and software for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in Charleston, South Carolina, and all Defense Department services and agencies.

Cubic Applications will Provide Research and Analysis for Live Virtual Constructive

July 28, 2008
By Katie Packard

Cubic Applications Incorporated has been awarded a not-to-exceed $16,324,665, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide investigative research and analysis to explore emerging technologies and developing proof-of-concept/prototype solutions to the shortfalls in realistic nuclear, chemical and biological training and to enable a single, more realistic operational and training environment for the live virtual constructive.

TYBRIN Receives Contract from U.S. Air Force for System Engineering and Technical Assistance

July 28, 2008
By Katie Packard

TYBRIN Corporation's contract with the U.S. Air Force is being modified for an estimated $11.3 million. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract provides system engineering and technical assistance support, including requirements definition, engineering management, risk education, developmental engineering, technical analysis, and acquisition management support, for a variety of research, test and evaluation, and training programs at the Air Force Flight Test Center Edwards Air Force Base, California.

Northrop Grumman Receives Contract with U.S. Office of Naval Research

July 28, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $5.2 million contract by the U.S. Office of Naval Research to develop and demonstrate a signals intelligence (SIGINT) payload for use on an unmanned aerial vehicle under the Warfighter's Tactical SIGINT Resource program. Northrop Grumman will develop a low-cost, lightweight, plug-and-play SIGINT sensor package that requires minimal power.

Stanley Incorporated to Provide Tech Support for the U.S. Transportation Command

July 28, 2008
By Katie Packard

Stanley Incorporated has received a four-year, firm-fixed-price contract valued at $3 million to provide technical and analysis support for the Sealift, Intermodal, Rail and Airlift Analysis Support (SIRAAS) program under the U.S. Transportation Command Strategy, Policy, Programs and Logistics Directorate, Programs and Analysis Division, Industry Branch.

Booz Allen Receives a Contract Modification from the U.S. Air Force

July 25, 2008
By Katie Packard

Booz Allen Hamilton has received a modification from the U.S. Air Force on a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery contract for approximately $7 million. The contract is for submarine exercise and tactical operation analysis for survivability and combat effectiveness. The 55th Contracting Squadron, 55 CONS/LGCD, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

BAE to Provide U.S. Army with Technical Support for Test and Evaluation

July 25, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has won a five-year, $94 million, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with the U.S. Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity Omnibus Support. BAE will provide the personnel and technical expertise to deliver essential complimentary operational test, evaluation, managerial and technical support resources to the Marine Corps.

General Dynamics Robotic Systems Awarded Contract with the Office of Naval Research

July 25, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Robotic System has been awarded a contract by the Office of Naval Research to develop the Common Launch and Recovery System for use on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). General Dynamics will use robotics and automation technologies to develop a method for launching and recovering unmanned maritime systems, including unmanned boats and other watercraft, from the LCS.

iRobot Receives Additional Order Totaling $17.5 Million

July 25, 2008
By Katie Packard

iRobot Corporation has been given an additional $17.5 million order from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation. This is the fourth order under the $286 million, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. iRobot will provide to the Army more than 220 PackBot 510 robots with FasTac kits. The PackBot 510 helps warfighters investigate suspicious objects, identify roadside bombs and other improvised explosive devices, and uncover unexploded ordnance while keeping soldiers in theater at safe distances.

Fidelity Technologies Receives U.S. Army Contract to Support Electrical Requirements

July 25, 2008
By Katie Packard

Fidelity Technologies Corporation has received a U.S. Army contract with a potential value of $124 million over five years. Fidelity will manufacture an advanced type of circuit protection called the Power Distribution Illumination System, Electrical. The units will control the amount of power that flows from generators to the standard electrical requirements the soldiers use.

Northrop Grumman Chosen by U.S. Navy for Next Generation Command and Control Processor

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman has been selected by the U.S. Navy to develop the Next Generation Command and Control Processor (NGC2P). The contract has a potential value of $218 million if all the options are exercised. The NGC2P system is a tactical data link communication processor that provides warfighters with critical real-time information about friendly and enemy activity during combat operations.

SAIC Awarded $26 Million Contract from Defense Department's Office for Nuclear Matters

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

SAIC has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $26 million to provide a broad range of technical and analysis services to the Office of the Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters.

Raytheon to Produce Cooperation Engagement Capability Systems

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Network Centric Systems has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract worth $29,437,812 for Cooperation Engagement Capability (CEC) System production. The contract provides for production of CEC systems and ancillary support for the U.S. Navy, Army and Marines. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force Anti-Air Warfare capability and improves battle force effectiveness by improving overall situation awareness. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

BBN Technologies Awarded Contract to Supply Boomerang Systems

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

BBN Technologies is receiving a $73,845,000 contract by the U.S. Army Project Manager Robotics and Unmanned Sensors to deliver spare parts, training services and Boomerang systems, which immediately alert U.S. forces to the occurrence of hostile incoming fire and pinpoint the location of the enemy shooter.

General Dynamics Land System Receives $552 Million Order

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land System--Canada has been awarded a delivery order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC). The order has a potential value of $552 million and is for the production of 773 RG-31 Mk5E Category I vehicles for the MCSC's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle program.

Harris Corporation to Supply Digital Map Computers to U.S. Navy

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has received a two-year, $9.1 million follow-on contract by the U.S. Navy to supply digital map computers that provide military aircrews with advanced situational awareness via cockpit displays.

Applied Research Laboratory Wins Contract for Research and Development Support

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Applied Research Laboratory is receiving a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract of $26,193,985. The contract will provide 232,000 staff hours of research and development and specialized engineering services in core competency areas, including astronomical research, advanced electro-optical systems, laser and remote sensing detection systems, ocean environmental effects, and research in engineering programs to support sensors, communications and information technology. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Aviation Systems Engineering Awarded Contract for Aircraft Equipment Demonstration Support

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Aviation Systems Engineering Company Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract of $7,967,540 for aircraft equipment demonstration support to test cutting-edge Anti-Submarine Warfare systems during flight demonstrations and fleet exercises. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin will Provide Program Office Support to U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to provide program office support services for the Program Manager, Optics and Non-lethal Systems (PM ONS), culminating in a contract with a potential of $30 million. Lockheed Martin will provide analytical, acquisition, administrative and logistics support services.

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