The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $48 million contract for initial fielding and continued development of the Joint Warning and Reporting Network (JWARN). JWARN will provide the military services near real-time analysis and response capability to minimize the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) attacks. The system will enable commanders to understand the tactical and strategic implications of a CBRN attack or hazard and provide information and communications to minimize the contamination threat.
Want to do something sweet for deployed service members? How about sending them a gourmet cake from Bake Me A Wish! In partnership with Soldiers' Angels, Bake Me A Wish offers two ways for folks stateside to send a special treat to troops in combat areas. The first is by purchasing The Freedom Cake, which features a layer of chocolate brownie covered with fudge frosting and topped with sprinkles and bittersweet chocolate shavings.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract not to exceed $11 million for nonpersonal professional engineering, technical and management support services; scientific/engineering analysis and studies; test and evaluation; technical data support; field engineering; integrated logistics support; configuration management; and data management support for the H-60 Helicopter Project and Aviation Support Equipment.
CSC is being awarded a $29 million firm-fixed-price with cost reimbursable other direct costs contract for support services for the operation, maintenance, support and management of the Outside Continental U.S. (OCONUS) Navy Enterprise Network, Far East Region.
The U.S. Air Force is awarding an undefinitized-with-firm-fixed-price contract to Raytheon Missile Systems for an amount not to exceed $23 million. This action provides for production quantities of 70 Maverick Missiles and 1Guidance and Control Section for a Maverick Missile.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by Korean military systems and vehicle manufacturer Doosan DST Company Limited to deliver inertial navigation units for the Republic of Korea's new K21 infantry fighting vehicle. The LLN-G1 units will be built by the company's German navigation systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman LITEF.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a delivery order by the U.S. Army Evaluation Center to provide technical and business process support for planning, development and execution of Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Test Board objectives. The delivery order has a total value of more than $41 million if all options are exercised.
Doin' a little for those who do a lot, this atypical nonprofit offers troops a chance to battle professional athletes and celebrities in head-to-head video game competitions via the Internet. Pro vs. GI Joe sets up real-time video game competitions among celebrities, high-ranking military officials and politicians stateside and troops overseas using Web-connected technologies such as PlayStation, Xbox Live and Nintendo Wii. The group also attempts to reunite warfighters with family members via webcam during the events.
Omnitec Solutions Incorporated is being awarded a $5.7 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to exercise an option for the procurement of research and analysis, strategic initiatives, executive leadership management, and Sigma program support for the Naval Air Systems Command.