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Maersk to Operate U.S. Navy Surveillance Ships

June 30, 2014

Maersk Line Ltd., Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,103,568 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00033-13-C-2505) to exercise a 92-day option for the operation and maintenance of five U.S. Navy ocean surveillance ships and one U.S. Navy missile range instrumentation ship. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Awarded Fire Scout Support Funds

June 30, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, California, is being awarded an $8,465,734 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0126) for the extension of engineering and software sustainment services in support of the Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Fire Scout MQ-8B. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

BAE to Provide Target Recognition Technology

June 30, 2014

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded a $10,737,652 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development, integration, test and evaluation, installation, fielding, certification, maintenance and logistics support of the cooperative identification, non-cooperative target recognition, air traffic control equipment, systems and subsystems. These efforts are in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Identification Systems Division. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00421-14-C-0040).

Exelis to Manufacture Tactical Jamming Technology

June 30, 2014

Exelis Inc., Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded a $15,262,451 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, engineering analysis, program, manufacture and test of the universal exciter upgrade (shop replaceable assembly redesign) to support the AN/ALQ 99 tactical jamming system used on the EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G aircraft. This procurement is to design and manufacture three components of the universal exciter: the modulation direct digital synthesizer, the direct digital synthesizer and the oscillator switch to eliminate the use of obsolete parts. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (10 percent), and the government of Australia (90 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-13-G-WM01).

Raytheon to Develop Railgun Power System

June 30, 2014

Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $33,176,807 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract N00024-12-C-4223 for research and development activities associated with integrated power systems power load modules to be used for electromagnetic railgun pulse power containers design, and for the fabrication and testing of prototypes. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Ambegaoker Named Co-CEO of CENTERPOINT

July 1, 2014

CENTERPOINT Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, has named Baly Ambegaoker as chairwoman and co-chief executive officer. 

Piercey Assigned to Carrier Strike Group Nine

July 1, 2014

Rear Adm. Patrick A. Piercey, USN, has been assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine, San Diego. 

O'Connell Assigned to U.S. Army Sustainment Command

July 1, 2014

Maj. Gen. Kevin G. O'Connell, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois.

Buhler Assigned to Ogden Air Logistics Complex

July 1, 2014

Brig. Gen. Carl A. Buhler, USAF, has been assigned as commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Materiel Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Muth Assigned to Army Quadrennial Defense Review Office

July 1, 2014

Col. Frank M. Muth, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as director, Army Quadrennial Defense Review Office, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

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