ITT Corporation has been awarded $36 million against its existing contract to produce an additional 548 CREW 2.1 Vehicle Receiver Jammers, vehicle-mounted systems that prevent the detonation of improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Fidelity Technologies Corporation has entered into a two-phase contract with the Norwegian Armed Forces for a virtual simulator to train forward air controllers and forward observers. The contract has a potential value of $10.5 million.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Army's Chief Information Officer/G-6 to provide technical and management support services. The contract is valued at more than $55 million if all options are exercised.
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As if the past eight years weren't enough, the U.S. Army is undergoing even greater changes as it retools to fight conventional and unconventional conflicts. Its Future Combat Systems program, which was to define the Army for the coming decades, is going back to the drawing board. The use of kinetic force is yielding some quarters to digital operations, and new specialties are changing the way soldiers prepare for new missions.
The Boeing Company is being awarded a $15 million contract for a Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System (GEDMS) for the DDG51, a land-based GEDMS trainer; GEDMS hardware; and installation and checkout repair for the DDG51 GEDMS and GEDMS shipsets for the Royal Australian Navy.
3001 Incorporated is being awarded an architect/engineering contract with a maximum amount of $15 million for geographic information systems and professional surveying and mapping services in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic area of responsibility.
The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded QinetiQ North America's ITS Corporation subsidiary a contract worth up to $100 million to replace or upgrade the U.S. State Department's telecommunications system at American embassies and posts worldwide.
Alion Science and Technology will support the Army Spectrum Management Office with radio frequency spectrum modeling, simulation, analysis, certification and automation services under a $7.8 million contract.