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Navy Modifies Friend or Foe Identification Contract for Multiple Governments

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Incorporated, Greenlawn, New York, is being awarded a $25 million contract modification to exercise an option for the procurement and integration of various CXP identification friend or foe hardware for the U.S. Navy, Army, and Air Force; and the governments of Canada, Taiwan, and Saudi Arabia. Hardware being procured includes common digital transponders, mounts, receivers and transmitters, signal processors, power supplies, battery packs, and Mode 5 modification kits. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Bluefin Robotics Awarded Option for Unmanned Underwater System

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Bluefin Robotics, Quincy, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $30 million contract modification to exercise option III for the explosive ordnance disposal Hull Unmanned Underwater Localization Systems (HULS) production systems. The HULS production systems support Naval Forces and the Naval Explosive Ordnance Technology Division in conducting ship hull and piers and pilings search operations. The contract was structured in three phases: demonstration, prototype, and production of the HULS systems. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide Multispectral Targeting System Spares

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, was awarded a nearly $10 million contract to provide initial spares for Multispectral Targeting System B. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade C-5 Avionics

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, recently received a $16 million contract for the development, integration, and testing activities of the first C-5 block upgrade program 01 for those aircraft modified by the avionics modernization program. This portion of the upgrade program is to establish a common software baseline between the two programs and install a third core processing module. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center Aerospace Sustainment Directorate - Galaxy Division, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

LONGBOW LLC Supports Apache Fire Control Radar

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, Orlando, Florida, was recently awarded a $13 million contract for management and logistic functions for the fire control radar system on Apache AH-64D helicopters. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

DRS Receives Egyptian Border Surveillance Contract

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

DRS C3 & Aviation Company, Horsham, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a $46 million contract to provide for hardware, services and vehicles for Egypt's border guard surveillance program. The U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Contracting Center, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

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