BAE Systems will provide identification friend or foe (IFF) digital transponders, upgrade kits and spares to the U.S. Navy and Army under a $20 million contract. The IFF systems increase situational awareness and help to positively establish the identity of friendly forces, reducing the risk of fratricide, or "friendly fire."
The U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded L-3 MPRI a sole-source, follow-on contract for its Laser Marksmanship Training System (LMTS). The contract has an estimated value of $48.7 million over the initial base year and four option years.
The U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) has awarded a Lockheed Martin team a $29 million contract for Valiant Angel, a new system that will apply highly advanced broadcasting technologies to help commanders collect, manage, process, exploit and disseminate full-motion video. The team includes Harris Corporation and NetApp.
Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a prime contract from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory for strategic energy sector planning and analysis. The five-year, $98 million contract has a three-year base period and one option for an additional two years.
Science Applications International Corporation has been awarded a task order by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)- Dahlgren Division to provide NSWC Dam Neck with engineering, technical and management services. The contract has a total value of $26 million if all options are exercised.
The U.S. Army's Constructive Simulations Division has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $9 million contract to provide program management, training, testing, information technology and field support to its Tactical Simulation (TACSIM) program.