L-3 Link has been awarded a five-year contract for the U.S. Army's Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) Post Deployment Software Support program. Under the contract, the company will oversee all changes to AVCATT trainer hardware and software. The Army currently has fielded 23 AVCATT suites at bases around the world.
GeoEye Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, and Esri, Redlands, California, have signed a strategic contract to license a large amount of GeoEye's high-resolution IKONOS archive imagery. Esri will blend the highly accurate imagery with its current imagery data from multiple sensors to produce a global, static cache map layer. The company expects to complete the project in early 2012.
Laptop computer users access Wifi at a local cafe, or drive through a tollbooth without stopping to pay, thanks to established seamless connectivity. The U.S. Navy's CANES network aims to equip sailors with similar but secure capabilities, enhancing overall efficiency in their daily operations.
General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a contract award from the Missile Defense Agency's Engineering and Support Services program to provide infrastructure and deployment services in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a $565 million ceiling value for all awardees; the contract has no initial award value.
The U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded a contract with a potential value of $41 million to Saab Training USA, Orlando, Florida, for the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System. The contract has two option years and calls for Saab to produce and field up to seven range systems during the next three years.
ManTech International Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded a prime contract to provide services for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Director Developmental Test and Evaluation, to provide engineering and test and evaluation services. The multiple-award, blanket-purchase agreement has one base year and four option years, with a total ceiling value of $190 million for all awardees.
Mission Essential Personnel LLC, Chantilly, Virginia, has named John G. Doran vice president, Language Operations Group, and senior program manager, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract; and Brett S. Mason vice president and senior program manager, Intelligence Services Group.