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SINCGARS Contract Receives $569 Million Modification

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Communications Systems, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was recently a $569 contract modification to deliver Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System ancillary equipment, spare parts, and repair and engineering services.  The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Awarded $184 Million Threat Detection Contract

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Akron, Ohio, was recently awarded an approximate $184 million contract for the production and delivery of 29 fully-integrated dual sensor persistent threat detection systems (PTDS) with support equipment and site consumables; seven sets of tether-up kits; two sets of theater spares; 36 MX-20 lite sensor spares; and five sets of site spares for the initial five fully-integrated PTDS. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

General, We Shrunk the Kits

June 3, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Nanotechnologies aim to streamline military gear and miniaturize equipment used by U.S. forces, under efforts by the U.S. Army Research Office Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies.

QinetiQ to Design Integrated Architecture Characterization Capability

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

QinetiQ North America Incorporated, Systems Engineering Group, Huntsville, Alabama, was recently awarded a nearly $40 million contract to provide for the procurement of services to design, assess and mature an integrated architecture characterization capability through system analysis, trade studies, battle studio experimentation and field test demonstration. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Iraqi Armed Helicopters to Get Sensors and Laser Designators

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications EO/IR Incorporated, Santa Rosa, California, has been awarded a $21 million contract for 22 MX-15Di forward looking infrared radar sensors with laser designator for installation on Iraqi Armed 407 helicopters. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Ground Mobile Radio Contract Modified

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Saint Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $14 million contract modification for software maintenance of the Network Integration Kit Ground Mobile Radio and associated waveforms. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Niitek to Support Husky Detection System

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Niitek Incorporated, Dulles, Virginia, has been awarded a more than $11 million contract for support services for the Husky Mounted Detection System, including system installation, training, and sustainment services to maintain fielded systems. U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Contracting Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Integrity to Support Anti-Terrorism Force Protection

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Integrity Consulting Engineering and Security Solutions, LLC, Frederick, Maryland, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum amount of about $17 million for program management, technical, and integrated logistic services required to support the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Anti-terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) Ashore Program under the guidance and direction provided by Commander, Navy Installations Command. The work to be performed provides for systems engineering and program management services for the ATFP program worldwide. Services include, but are not limited to, providing recommendations for assessments of the ATFP effectiveness, standardization, regional systems solutions, engineering efficiencies, reduction in total ownership costs, reduction of manpower, enterprise network solutions, performance based logistics, configuration management, and recommended design and technical solutions based on commercial off-the-shelf technology. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Specialty Center Acquisitions, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.

Insitu to Support ScanEagle Operations in Afghanistan

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Insitu Incorporated, Bingen, Washington, is being awarded a nearly $46 million contract to provide deployment services and flight hours in support of the ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). These services will provide electro-optical/infra red and mid-wave infrared imagery in support of Marine Corps operations in Operation Enduring Freedom, and will encompass both the operations and maintenance of the ScanEagle UAS to provide real-time imagery and data to U.S. Marine Corps personnel. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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