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Follow Military Olympians Throughout the Games

July 27, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The world is buzzing about the Summer Olympics in London, and a new webpage from the American Forces Press Service is helping fans track some very special athletes. The Olympic report features profiles, articles and images of service members competing in the games.

Northrop Grumman to Support Early Warning Aircraft

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Technical Services Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,848,324 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for maintenance, manufacturing of parts, instrumentation and engineering support for the C-2, E-2, Advanced Hawkeye (E-2D), and applicable platforms associated with airborne early warning equipment, rotor dome and vapor cycle system. Additionally, supportability/safety studies on various highly specialized and uniquely configured E-2 and C-2 aircraft and weapon systems maintenance engineering and logistics services will be performed. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins to Modify and Upgrade E-2C Trainers

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Simulation & Training Solutions Limited Liability Corporation, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $10,462,924 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise options for software modifications and trainer obsolescence upgrades for the E-2C aircraft's weapon systems trainers and simulated maintenance trainer as the aircraft moves into sunset/sundown. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.

AeroVironment to Support Raven Gimbal

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

AeroVironment Incorporated, Monrovia, California, was awarded a $6,820,125 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure support services for the Raven gimbal. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Excet to Research and Develop Chemical Detection Technology

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Excet Incorporated, Springfield, Virginia, was awarded a $7,793,502 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the research and development services in support of technology that detect chemical and biological agents. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Draper Lab to Support Precision Airdrop

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was awarded an $8,751,371 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the services in support of the Joint Precision Airdrop System 2K. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Goodrich Corporation to Provide Additional Laser Detecting Sets

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Goodrich Corporation, Danbury, Connecticut, was awarded a $36,280,000 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure additional AVR-2B(V) laser detecting sets. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Receives Submarine Imaging System Contract Modification

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded an undefinitized, not-to-exceed $7,500,000 modification to previously awarded contract for the procurement of two integrated submarine imaging system augment low profile photonics masts. The integrated submarine imaging system provides mission critical, all weather, visual, and electronic search, digital image management, indication, warning, and platform architecture interface capabilities for attack submarine nuclear propulsion SSN 688 (Los Angeles-class), SSN 21 (Seawolf-class); submersible, ship, guided, nuclear Ohio-class; and SSN 774 (Virginia-class) submarines with potential for ship, submersible, ballistic, nuclear; and possibly others. The integrated submarine imaging system rolls-up existing components and near-term capabilities to provide a robust architecture for efficiently inserting future capabilities as they become available, including items leveraged from the Virginia-class photonics program. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, DC, is the contracting activity.

Bell-Boeing to Provide Beyond-Line-of-Sight Comms for CV-22

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $22,222,411 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for non-recurring engineering efforts for the beyond-line-of-sight communications system associated with the CV-22 aircraft Block 20 Upgrade Program. Efforts to be provided include engineering design, integration and testing of an improved Air Force CV-22 communications system for trans-oceanic air traffic control and tactical communications. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide Multi-Spectral Targeting for MH-60R

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $22,534,680 firm-fixed-price modification to existing basic ordering  agreement for 24 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems. This acquisition is for Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems that will be used by Navy MH-60R helicopters. The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri- service and NATO laser-guided munitions. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

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