Two firms-DRS Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, and L-3 Insight Technology Incorporated, Londonderry, New Hampshire-were each recently awarded contracts to provide a minimum of 150 and a maximum of 32,000 small, tactical, optical, rifle-mounted, micro-laser range finders. DRS received approximately $514 million, L-3 nearly $439 million. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
A Czech Republic company has melded eSecurity with simpler, more streamlined eAccess, making cyberspace communications both safer and more efficient.
Maj. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, First Air Force (Air Force North) and commander, Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
Mark Bonatucci has joined Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, as senior vice president of business development and marketing, Public Safety and Security Solutions Division.
DRS Tactical Systems Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, was recently awarded an $85 million contract modification for the procurement of urgent and bridging quantities for Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below computer systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a more than $17 million contract modification to extend the capabilities insertion study in the existing Advanced Extremely High Frequency Systems Development and Demonstration Program. This extension includes support for capability/requirements tradeoffs for systems, technology assessments, development of design alternatives, risk assessments, and cost and schedule analysis for development and production of enhancements to be integrated with the current program. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
Lex Products Corporation, Shelton, Connecticut, is being awarded an approximate $8 million call number under a blanket purchase agreement for the procurement of Mobile Electric Power Distribution System replacement components in support of the Program Manager, Expeditionary Power Systems. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.