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U.S. Air Force Modifies Global Positioning System Contract

May 27, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seal Beach, California, is being awarded a $16 million contract modification to the existing Boeing IIF sustainment contract for the Global Positioning System. This contract will provide fiscal 2011 funding for four sustainment contract line item numbers, to include contractor software maintenance, contract hardware maintenance, sustainment, and sustainment engineering. It will also provide fiscal 2011 funding to support proposal preparation. Boeing will provide personnel and infrastructure, including supplies and services, to specifically perform software maintenance, hardware maintenance, sustainment engineering support and proposal preparation. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

TCOM to Develop Prototype Aerostat System

May 27, 2011
By George Seffers

TCOM Limited Partnership, Columbia, Maryland, is being awarded an approximate $41 million contract for a prototype 22M aerostat system in support of the persistent ground surveillance systems for the Defense Department. In addition, the contract provides for technical support personnel for 22M systems outside the continental U.S., training, and prototype payload integration and test support. Ten percent of the work will be performed in Afghanistan. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New  Jersey, is the contracting activity.

L-3 Wins $104 Million Surveillance Plane Support Contract

May 27, 2011
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Waco, Texas, is being awarded an approximate $104 million contract for services in support of the P-3, EP-3, and NP-3 sustainment modification and installation program. This effort includes planned maintenance interval, structural replacement and fabrication efforts pertaining to special structural inspection kits, center wing assemblies, zone 5 kits, and outer wing installations and refurbishments. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activities.

U.S. Army Modifies Robotics Office Support Contract

May 27, 2011
By George Seffers

Qualis Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $12 million contract modification to increase the total dollar ceiling for technical support services to the program executive office for the Ground Combat Systems Robotics Systems Joint Project Office. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

All-Knowing Eye Closes In on Reality

May 27, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Seeing is believing, but when a special surveillance camera is doing the watching, it's also interpreting and reporting what it views-and learning from it-without human intervention.

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