SIGNAL Blogs

September 5, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is modifying a contract with the U.S. Air Force for $97 million. This is a modification to the existing space base infrared system high component engineering, manufacturing and development contract. Los Angeles Air Force Base is the contracting activity.

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Data Link Solutions LLC has received a $32 million, firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement contract to provide multi-functional information distribution system (MIDS) on ship (MOS) and associated Link 16 systems. The MOS provides high power Link 16 shipboard systems by integrating the MIDS low volume terminal into the shipboard tactical data link environment.

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems, Air Combat Systems, is modifying a contract with the U.S. Air Force for $7.1 million. The effort is for the operation of the Global Hawk System in forward theaters of operation. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Wyle Information Systems is being awarded an $18.5 million contract to provide operational, maintenance and support services to the Space Innovation and Development Center (SIDC) at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The SIDC is also the Air Staff executive agent for the U.S. Air Force's Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities program.

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Utah State University Research Foundation's Space Dynamics Laboratory has received a $10 million contract for the development and demonstration of new and innovative technologies that provide tactical assets for the battlefield using affordable plug-and-play components. The assets will be designed to provide key actionable intelligence and battlefield situational awareness using information collected from ground, air and space systems.

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.

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