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Northrop Grumman Receives Hawkeye Support Contract

December 8, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $19 million delivery order to provide integrated logistics support for low rate initial production E-2D aircraft. These efforts will support the transition to an anticipated post-material support date performance based logistics solution. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Eight Firms to Support Simulators Under $900 Million Effort

December 8, 2010
By George Seffers

Eight companies-The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri; CAE USA Incorporated, Tampa, Florida; Computer Sciences Corporation, Orlando, Florida; Cubic Worldwide Technical Services Incorporated, San Diego, California; Engineering Support Personnel Incorporated, Orlando; Fidelity Technologies Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania; L-3 Link Simulation & Training Division, Arlington, Texas; and LB&B Associates Incorporated, Columbia, Maryland-are each being awarded contracts to support more than 900 training simulators for the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force and the governments of Kuwait and Malaysia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Services include operations and maintenance support, instruction, training device modifications, training device relocations, training system management, in-service engineering office support, spares/product support, and other related trainer support services. The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these multiple award contracts combined is $900 million, and each contractor will be provided an opportunity to compete for individual task orders. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, is the contracting activity.

DCG Systems to Provide Logic Analysis Tool

December 7, 2010
By George Seffers

DCG Systems Incorporated, Fremont, California, was awarded a $13 million contract to provide a logic analysis tool program to investigate new methods for the functional testing of a circuit to include logic states and timing of individual transistors and internal nodes of an integrated circuit. Air Force Research Laboratories, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Repair AGM-88 Control and Guidance Sections

December 7, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a contract modification of about $8 million to exercise an option for control and guidance section repairs for the AGM-88 High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the government of Morocco under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Wyle Laboratories Supports Hawkeye Aircraft for Multiple Countries

December 7, 2010
By George Seffers

Wyle Laboratories Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a contact modification of more than $28 million for continued E-2C/E-2D/C-2 planning, program, and financial services in support of the Navy and the governments of France, Taiwan, Egypt, Japan, Singapore and Canada under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Cool App-titude: Flash2Bang

December 7, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

Flash2Bang, an iPhone app for military personnel, can estimate the range of an artillery shot or the distance of an approaching thunderstorm using the sounds associated with the event.

Air Force Awards Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload Contract

December 6, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Intelligence Systems Electromagnetic Systems Laboratory, San Jose, California, was awarded a $7 million contract for the Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload Global Hawk objective performance incentive payment. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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