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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.

ODIN Technologies to Partner with Unisys

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

ODIN Technologies has been chosen as a lead radio frequency identification (RFID) deployment partner for the $62 million Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative contract awarded to Unisys in January. The program uses RFID-enabled identification cards for faster border crossing identity verification.

Aero Thermo Technology Receives Contract to support Trident I and II Programs

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Aero Thermo Technology Incorporated is receiving a $5,898,712 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technical, analytical and program research and development service to support the Trident I and Trident II Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile program and the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile guidance system requirement. The contract contains options that could make it worth $32.5 million. Strategic Systems Programs, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Company Receives Contract for GPS Work

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company is being awarded a $153,511,595 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for High Integrity Global Positioning System (GPS) Technology Concept demonstration. The GPS is a local GPS enhancement that leverages the Iridium Low Earth Orbit satellite. The program will investigate technologies and will design solutions for objective performance under dynamic user equipment conditions. The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Receives Contract to Provide Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulators

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to provide eight Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator systems to support the electronic warfare self-defense ground station of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company A400M transport aircraft. The $28.2 million contract allows Northrop Grumman's technology to assist in ground mission support capabilities and to underpin the effectiveness of the defensive aids systems suite during missions.

Raytheon to Upgrade Patriot Capabilities for Kuwait and South Korea

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $156 million Foreign Military Sales award from the U.S. Army to provide the state of Kuwait with Patriot Configuration-3 radar upgrade kits and related engineering and technical services, which will allow for improved air and missile defense for Kuwait.

Raytheon Company has also received a $38.5 million contract from COMLOG to upgrade Patriot missiles for South Korea. The contract complements awards to Raytheon for command and control, communications, maintenance support, and engineering support for South Korea's Patriot program earlier this year.

ViaSat Receives $9.8 Million Order for Joint Tactical Radio System

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

ViaSat Incorporated has received a $9.8 million order for Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) Production Transition Terminals. MIDS JTRS is designed to enable warfighters to use multiple JTRS-approved waveforms and to increase channel information throughput and security. This award is a follow-on to the initial PTT order received in June 2007 from the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.

U.S. Air Force Modifies Satellite Communications Contract with Lockheed Martin Space Systems

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation's contract with the U.S. Air Force has been modified not to exceed $119,160,000. This action will supply the Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Communications System, which provides secure, survivable communications to the U.S. warfighters during all levels of conflict and is the protected backbone of the Department of Defense Military Satellite Communications architecture. MCSW/PK, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Compass Systems Awarded Contract Modification for Research and Development

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Compass Systems Incorporated has received a $9,020,396 modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option for research and development for various command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting programs, sensors, mission and targeting systems, communication suites, and small aircraft vehicle systems. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

BAE Systems Receives Surveillance Contract with U.S. Army

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has been awarded a $14.5 million U.S. Army contract to develop surveillance sensors under the Army's Airborne Wide Area Persistent Surveillance Sensor program. The system will use dual-band visible and infrared imaging technology to collect high-resolution imagery from large areas of interest, enabling military aircraft to conduct 24-hour surveillance.

Alion Wins Contract to Support Department of Homeland Security's Information Sharing Capabilities

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Alion Science and Technology has received a one-year contract worth up to $1.84 million from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate to support critical cross-agency information sharing capabilities within and between DHS agencies. Alion will provide program management, systems integration, analysis, exercise development, and support, test and evaluation of information sharing technologies.

Computer Sciences Corporation Receives $391 Million Task Order

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Computer Sciences Corporation has been awarded a task order to provide secure managed data center services and information technology managed services to support the operation and maintenance of the Department of Homeland Security's primary data center at NASA's Stennis Space Center. The task order includes six one-year options with possible substitutions, bringing the estimated value to $391 million.

Pragmatics Receives Task Order from Defense Information Systems Agency

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Pragmatics Incorporated has been awarded a task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Net-Enabled Command Capability (NECC) Component Program Management Office (CPMO) to provide technical and operational support for the DISA NECC CPMO in its Joint Force Project capability transition. The one-year, firm-fixed-price task order is valued at $641,000.

Westar Aerospace & Defense Group will Provide Technical Support to the U.S. Army

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Westar Aerospace & Defense Group Incorporated, part of the Systems Engineering Group of QinetiQ North America, has received a task order from the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command's Program Executive Office Aviation Headquarters. Westar will provide technical support to the Army's fleet of rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft, including development, acquisition, testing, system integration, product improvement and fielding of aviation systems. The task order has a ceiling value of nearly $5 million dollars.

CACI-CMS Information Systems Wins Contract with Military Sealift Command

July 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI-CMS Information Systems has received a $7.9 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for professional business information technology support services to the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC). The contract includes support and training for MSC's financial management amd standard procurement systems as well as global help desk tier II support. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Booz Allen Hamilton Receives Contract with U.S. Pacific Command

July 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a cost plus fixed fee contract for approximately $9,455,370 to provide U.S. Pacific Command with operations and transformation analysis. The 55th Contracting Squadron, Defense Technical Information Center, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

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