Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a contract to provide technical support services for the integrated platform management systems (IPMS) installed in the Royal Navy's new Type 45 destroyers. The contract was awarded by BVT Surface Fleet Limited, the prime contractor for the Type 45 programme.
DRS Technologies Incorporated has received a new contract for $35.2 million for production of Phalanx Thermal Imagers (PTIs) and spares. The contract has been awarded by Raytheon Missile Systems, a prime contractor to the U.S. Navy for the Phalanx Close-in Weapon System program.
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $19 million from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Virginia, to upgrade 1,800 Caiman Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles.
General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a $20 million contract to support the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office-Enterprise Information Systems, Installation Management Systems-Army Project Office located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Raytheon Company a 12-month contract to develop the preliminary design of a 100 kilowatt experimental Free Electron Laser for the U.S. Navy. This preliminary design is the first of a three-phase ONR Innovative Naval Prototype program worth more than $150 million.
The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren has awarded an Iridium Satellite LLC subsidiary a $22 million contract to support development and delivery of the Distributed Tactical Communications System (DTCS).
Sierra Nevada Corporation is receiving a $36 million contract for production of Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) 3.1 dismounted systems to meet urgent requirements of the U.S. Defense Department in support of operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.