Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a five-year contract by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC). The company will support TARDEC's research and development efforts encompassing the life cycle of military manned and unmanned ground vehicles. The omnibus contract has a total value of $430 million and includes 16 awards, eight to small businesses and eight to large firms.
The U.S. Navy has awarded DRS Technologies, Inc., a $14 million contract to provide a modernized integrated voice communications system for Aegis cruisers and destroyers. The contract includes options, which if exercised, could extend the work to 2014 and bring the overall total value to $59 million.
The French Ministries of the Interior and Immigration have selected Thales to provide its TAMMIS@ (Thales Automated Multi-Modal Identification System) application for the AGDREF II project. TAMMIS@ will help the French government deploy biometric data enrollment software in more than 300 prefectures and sub-prefectures across the country.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $2.4 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to support the Global Cyberspace Integration Center. Under the contract, DRC will provide life-cycle management services for warfighter vocabulary engineering and integration.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded CSC a contract to support the department's Information Technology Infrastructure Operations effort. Under the contract, CSC is one of two companies eligible to compete for task orders in several categories. The company will compete to provide Web services, including Internet and remote access to the HHS server.
More than 300 representatives from 30 nations are examining solutions to future warfighting challenges in Rome this week. Specifically, members of U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) and NATO nations are conducting work that will promote multinational cooperation.
The U.S. Navy has awarded CSC a five-year contract with a potential value of $169 million to support the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program Office. Under the contract, the company will provide program, business and financial management; systems and life-cycle engineering and support; and production planning for LCS seaframes and combat systems currently under construction by Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics.
Serco Inc. has been awarded a $17 million contract by the U.S. Army to support the service's Installation Management and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation commands. Under the contract, the company will assist soldiers and their families in connecting with services and support programs.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $20.5 million Foreign Military Sales contract for spares to support planned Patriot Configuration-3 system upgrades for the government of Kuwait. Under the contract, the company will support the sustainment of Configuration-3 radar systems to ensure continued mission performance.