The contract for the Tiger Aircrew Training Means (TATM) has been extended by the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR 1) representing Germany and France. The four-year extension of the initial support contract which began in November 2006, will ensure the continued support and integrated services for the 26 Tiger helicopter simulators and associated devices located in four sites across France and Germany. The support activities within the contract include the daily servicing of the Tiger Aircrew Training Means, ensuring that the simulators are in the appropriate training configuration, and maintaining the simulators for effective operational use by the instructors.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, MS2 Radar Systems, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded more than $16 million for modernization of 29 AN/FPS-117 long-range radars via the essential parts replacement program to extend the lifecycle and maintain current system coverage until 2025. Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded an approximate $11 million contract modification to design and test weapon system processor (WSP) hardware and software changes that preclude generation of a continuous signal on the command transmit lines. The company also will design and develope material change to the WSP to ensure circuit cards are correctly installed and remain fully seated during transportation and when installed in the Launch Control Center operational and training environment. The U.S. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.
Newbegin Enterprises Incorporated, Johnson City, Tennessee, is being awarded an $11 million contract modification for an Internet-based contractor operated parts store, which will provide a venue for personnel in the southwest Asia area of operations to purchase vehicle parts. The 20th Contracting Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Company, Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded about $7 million for the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System software upgrade two risk reduction study. Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Booze Allen Hamilton, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded approximately $19 million for reports and other deliverables to Air Force Research Laboratory Intelligence Data Handling and Understanding Division while developing, testing and deploying survivable, integrated tools for the intelligence enterprise. The reports and deliverables will include the following: technical analyses, studies, assessments, capability gap analysis, and innovation recommendations. Air Force Materiel Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.
Gendex Dental Systems, Des Plaines, Illinois, was awarded a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum of about $13 million for digital and imaging systems. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.
NASA has modified a letter contract with ASRC Research and Technology Solutions of Greenbelt, Maryland, for Spectrum Management, Engineering Services and Programmatic Resource Management Support. This contract has a base value of about $36 million with a maximum task order value of an additional $10 million. ASRC will perform required technical support and engineering studies in support of NASA's requirements for spectrum allocations and assignments and support the coordination of national and international spectrum management organizations related to the agency's mission needs, as well as its support of the U.S. commercial space communications industry.
APIC Corporation, Los Angeles, California, recently announced the award of an optical clock development contract through a small business technology transfer from U.S. Defense Department and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.