Harris Corporation recently received a $14 million contract from the State of Vermont to deploy a statewide radio system for public safety first responders and state agencies. The system meets Vermont's specific requirements for regional and cross-border communications - connecting local, state and federal agencies within the state, and providing interoperability with agencies in neighboring states and Canada. The Project 25 standards-based system will be built on Harris Voice, Interoperability, Data, Access network technology, an Internet Protocol-based interoperable radio communications technology that fully complies with emerging standards.
Lattice Incorporated recently announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop a demonstrable prototype device able to search for and identify bulk quantities of currency. The company has teamed with the University of Washington to research, design and develop a special-purpose concealed sensor platform specifically targeted to identifying large quantities of U.S. and Canadian concealed currency as well as Euros. In 2001, Congress criminalized the act of smuggling large amounts of cash as part of the U.S. Patriot Act.
SELEX Sistemi Integrati, a Finmeccanica company, signed a contract valued at $16 million to provide the Kuwait General directorate of civil aviation with air traffic control systems. The company will equip the international airport of Kuwait City with an ATCR-33/S primary radar, an SIR-S secondary radar and a ground station Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system, a high-performance system for en-route, terminal area and airport surveillance applications. The contract, which will last about three years, also includes the supply of the logistic and post sales support and the relevant civil works.
Applied Research Associates Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently awarded a contract for more than $9 million to develop and test cost-effective intelligent systems that will address present and future humanitarian de-mining and unexploded ordinance clearance needs. The systems will support operations for mission planning, detection and clearance of landmines and unexploded ordnance so that indigenous citizens can safely reoccupy the land. U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command Contracting Center Washington, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Maryland, recently received a $35 million contract modification to complete the fiscal 2011 performance-based logistics contract for the Shadow unmanned aircraft system and a service effort for four government-owned, contractor operated teams to operate and maintain the Shadow unmanned aircraft system in support of Operation New Dawn/Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
QinetiQ North America, Reston, Virginia, was recently awarded a $38 million contract for 15,000 individual gunshot detection systems. Work is to be performed in Reston, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of July 28, 2013. Research Development & Engineering Command Contracting Center, Aberdeen Division, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Point One, Arlington, Virginia, was recently awarded a $68 million contract for cyber analytical information technology services. Work is to be performed in Fort Meade, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 29, 2015.Virginia Contracting Activity is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, was awarded a $49 million contract modification to provide contractor sustainment engineering support for the advanced extremely high frequency satellite program. U.S. Air Force Space and Missiles Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
Jacobs Technologies Incorporated, Tampa, Florida, is being awarded a $139 million contract for information technology service management in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. The contractor will provide information technology support services to assist the command's information technology management office with the management of the enterprise networks, data management, distributed computing, specialty services, application management, communications, evolutionary technology insertion and other aspects of the command information enterprise.
BAE Systems, York, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a $250 million cost reimbursement - no fee contract. This requirement will procure Operation Desert Storm Situational Awareness (ODS-SA) long lead material for a total of 247 ODS-SA conversion kits, 202 of which will be used under the contract to convert vehicles from ODS to ODS-SA configurations in support of the Bradley fighting vehicle. U.S. Army, Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Contracting Center, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.