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Boeing Satellite Systems Incorporated, El Segundo, California, is being awarded an almost $9 million fixed-price contract modification to retrofit the Block II space vehicles with radio frequency bypass out-of-band cascading filter solutions. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics C4 Systems, Taunton, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $900 million maximum indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to allow the Global Broadcast Service Joint Program Office to acquire approximately 1,500 new receive suites, and approximately 1,100 retrofit kits, for fielded systems. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Kirkham Way, California, is being awarded a more than $11 million cost plus-incentive and firm-fixed-price contract to purchase MQ-9 Reaper; development of aircraft structural improvement program master plan; left set synthetic aperture radar; and high-definition integrated sensor control system. Aeronautical Systems Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory, Logan, Utah, with an award value of $150 million. Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory will work with MDA to provide technology development for electro-optic sensor systems, space rated instrument and payload development data, essential engineering, research, and development capabilities and services in the development of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory is a university affiliated research center sponsored by MDA as designated by the director of defense research and engineering. The MDA, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corporation, Warminster, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a more than $84 million firm-fixed-priced, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research project under Topics N92-170, entitled "Laser Detection & Ranging Identification Demonstration," and N94-178, entitled "Air Deployable Expendable Multi-parameter Environmental Probe." This Phase III award provides for the production, validation, and delivery of the Gondola avionic sensor packages for the Army. In addition, this contract provides for field service representative support; delivery, installation, operation, and maintenance of hardware; continued testing; engineering services; modeling, simulation, analysis; systems engineering and integration in support of the Persistent Ground Surveillance Program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $135 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for the engineering, manufacturing, and development of the F/A-18E/F Infrared Search and Track System, a long-wave infrared detection system that targets airborne vehicles in a radar-denied environment. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Today, military communications deploy diverse technologies that comprise the tactical and strategic converged networks needed to support warfighters' missions. Challenges exist in deploying and operating these networks that include a broad range of technologies including: VoIP, TDM, SatCom, cellular, tactical radios, SCIP, WiFi and GSM. Additionally, military communications must support the wide range of diverse and not necessarily interconnected networks which are comprised of legacy and emerging technologies.
ITT Systems Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded two contract modifications valued at a total of nearly $94 million for the Systems Engineering and Sustainment Integrator (SENSOR), which is to provide system engineering integration and sustainment of ground-based missile warning, missile defense, and space surveillance sensors. The SENSOR systems currently include ground-based radars and optical systems controlled and operated by U.S. Strategic Command and Air Force Space Command. Electronic Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.