The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence has awarded the Raytheon Company-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture a $176 million contract for more than 1,300 Javelin missile rounds and associated engineering support. The joint venture will begin delivering missiles to the U.K. in 2010 and continue through 2012.
General Dynamics has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $110 million by the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory to produce integrated circuits for the U.S Navy's Trident II submarine launched ballistic missile program. The three-year contract is part of the Navy's Trident Life Extension Electronic Parts Program designed to extend the missile's service life.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has awarded CSC a $21 million contract to provide managed services for end-user computing. Under the agreement, the company will install new laptop computer equipment, including notebooks, netbooks and tablet personal computers, and provide a nationwide information technology help desk.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has awarded Raytheon Company an $81 million contract to create a collaborative technology alliance in network science. Under the five-year contract, the company will pursue fundamental research in network science to identify the commonalities that apply to diverse kinds of networks.
The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics a $322 million contract to serve as prime contractor for the initial outfitting and transition support of the newly renovated Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the newly constructed Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. The company will lead a team of companies providing transition support and planning to move into the facilities, the installation of a variety of medial and information technology equipment, and the relocation of all current equipment to the facilities.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit a follow-on contract valued at $42 million to provide performance based logistics support for navigation and steering systems installed on Navy surface ships and submarines.
SMS Data Products Group, Inc., (SMS) has been awarded a multi-million dollar information technology infrastructure contract by the U.S. Army. A subcontractor to Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA), SMS will expand existing fiber optic and copper wire infrastructure an additional 80 miles to meet key warfighter safety and communication training requirements.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $15.4 million contract to provide information security compliance support services to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) Information Security Office's Compliance Division. Under the contract, DRC will continue to provide an array of security services, including supporting the implementation of the annual DHS Information Security Performance Plan and ensuring compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
The U.S. Defense Department has awarded Z Microsystems a $2 million order for rugged, high performance workstations and data storage for a forward deployed airborne surveillance program used for tactical intelligence missions. The program involves the collection of data by sensor equipped aircraft.
"But at the end of the day, we have to learn to operate within the law and inside of the bureaucracy, while bringing a sense of urgency. In my mind, we need to change the risk of calculus. You don't build something to defeat IEDs the same way you build aircraft carriers."--Gen. James E. Cartwright, USMC, vice chairman of the JCS