Sensor Technology Engineering Incorporated, Santa Barbara, California, is being awarded a nearly $11 million firm-fixed-price commercial contract for the procurement of linear radiation monitors (LRM) and handheld radiation monitors (HRM). The LRM is a unique item containing multiple gamma and neutron radiation detectors spaced at three-foot intervals. It allows the operators to search for radioactive materials over large areas, around vehicles and containers and in wells and tunnels. The LRM can also be coiled and used as a search backpack by a single operator. The HRM is a single gamma and single neutron radiation detector that can be worn on a person or strapped onto a weapon or other piece of equipment. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Rally Point Management L.L.C., Fort Walton Beach, Florida, was awarded an approximate $7 million firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to support small unmanned aircraft systems training requirements. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Company, Network Centric Solutions, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded an approximate $67 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus fixed-fee/cost-plus incentive-fee/firm-fixed-price hybrid contract for the procurement of highly specialized engineering services to meet the Navy's Satellite Communications Program requirements to include, but not limited to, the following systems produced by Raytheon: Extremely High Frequency (EHF); Super High Frequency (SHF) WSC-6 (v)5/7; Global Broadcast Service (GBS); Submarine High Date Rate (SUB HDR); and Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $9 million firm-fixed-price contract for one Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance-Imaging System with options for two additional systems. The Air Force Materiel Command, Aeronautical Systems Center, 645th Aeronautical Systems Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded a more than $18 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the engineering services in support of the Shadow 200 unmanned aircraft system. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Syracuse Research Corporation, North Syracuse, New York, was awarded a more than $6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the improvement services in support of the lightweight counter-mortar radar units. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Contracting Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Toyon Research Corporation, Goleta, California, is being awarded about $12 million for the procurement of various antennas and ancillary parts, which are integrated into communication jamming pods and electronic warfare laboratories, spares, and the incidental engineering required to fabricate, modify and/or maintain the antenna and feed assemblies. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Center, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.
An agreement between the two largest civilian employers in the Defense Department expands hiring programs for disabled veterans.
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The U.S. Defense Department faces many hurdles in its effort to protect and defend government computer networks. According to an unclassified version of a previously issued classified report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), several cyberspace capability gaps exist.