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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Mustang Technology Group a $8,189,000 contract to provide 25 Crosshairs systems for installation into Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles and to begin integration of the Crosshairs system, equipped with the Iron Curtain active protection system onto an MRAP for testing.
The U.S. Army has awarded AAI Corporation a $15,855,517 contract change order modification to fund a re-wing engineering change proposal for the Shadow unmanned aircraft system (UAS). The Shadow UAS provides Army units with near real-time surveillance, reconnaissance and target acquisition capabilities.
Thales has been awarded a contract to supply 19 Low Level Transportable Radar (LLTR) systems to the Indian air force. Each LLTR system consists of a Ground Smarter 100 radar, operational and communications shelters, an energy subsystem, a mobility subsystem and personnel living quarters.
The Lockheed Martin Corporation has been awarded a $43,988,555 modification to a previously awarded contract to upgrade seven P-3C aircraft for the government of Pakistan. Under the contract, the company will replace obsolete and unsustainable avionics system with modern equipment.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company a $241.3 million contract to deliver additional open architecture software capability for the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000). Under the contract, software development will support the integration of human-computer interface components for the ship's engineering machinery controls and damage control systems.
The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems a 3.5 million pound contract to reduce the risk in the Royal Navy's Future Surface Combatant (FSC) program by allowing the joint project team to develop a better view of costs, schedules and design at an earlier stage than previous programs.
American Systems has been awarded a $42 million contract to provide life-cycle systems engineering and operations support for the U.S. Army's Materiel Command's Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) program.
The U.S. Defense Department has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $6 million contract to digitize nearly 110,000 paper documents for the Defense Technical Information Center's Total Electronic Migration System (TEMS). Under the three-year agreement, the company will scan scientific and technical data from the libraries of the Weapon System Technology Information Analysis Center and the Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Testing Information Analysis Center into electronic documents and make them available through TEMS.