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Raytheon Provides Electronically Scanned Array Radars

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $52 million contract modification for the procurement of 19 AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft Lots 26-29. The AN/APG-79 AESA radar, which will replace the APG-73 radar, will provide increased air-to-air detection and track range, increased air-to-ground targeting capabilities, longer launch range for standoff weapons, enhanced capability against advanced threats, and optimized utilization of the aircraft's weapon systems contributing to the F/A-18E/F's survivability. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Receives Electromagnetic Radiation Support Contract

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a contract potentially valued at nearly $36 million to provide engineering services supporting the effects of electromagnetic (EM) radiation and EM spectrum.  Support will provide actual site surveys at physical locations as well as modeling and simulation of sites and equipment sets. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Booze Allen Hamilton to Provide Radar Electronic Protection Techniques

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

Booze Allen Hamilton Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a more than $9 million contract for proactive radar electronic protection techniques using multi input multi output and waveform diversity. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Rodale Electronics Awarded $13 Million for Antennas

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

Rodale Electronics Incorporated, Hauppauge, New York, is being awarded a maximum $13 million contract to provide antennas to the U.S. Army. The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Harris Receives Land Mobile Radio System Contract Modification

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Lynchburg, Virginia, is being awarded a $9 million contract modification for land mobile radio systems and equipment for the "Hierarchical Yet Dynamically Reprogrammable Architecture Wireless Interior Communications Program".  The cumulative value of this contract, including this modification, is more than $48 million. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Supply Messaging Systems to Multiple Customers

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a nearly $50 million contract to provide fully functional messaging systems to the operational messaging community, including Air Force Intelligence Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency, Department of Defense, intelligence community members, federal government departments/agencies and our coalition partners for messaging and data handling systems. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Provides Helmet Mounted Cueing System

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, was awarded a $59 million contract to provide for joint helmet mounted cueing system full rate production seven for the Air Force and foreign military sales. At this time, the entire amount has been obligated. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Northwire Appoints Fish to Manager Post

November 18, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Northwire, Osceola, Wisconsin, has appointed Howard Fish as western regional sales manager.

JCS Taps Hodges To Direct Middle East Coordination

November 18, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Brig. Gen. Frederick B. Hodges, USA, has been assigned as director, Pakistan/Afghanistan Coordination Cell, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

Homefront Help: Orlando Military Discounts

November 18, 2010
By Rita Boland

Orlando is a fun-filled vacation destination and many of the theme parks and hotels in the city offer exclusive deals for the military community.

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