The U.S. Army's Tank and Automotive Command has awarded General Dynamics a $14 million contract to purchase long-lead materials for the production of 140 M1A1 SA (situational awareness) tanks for the Iraq program. The SA enhancements include a second generation forward-looking infrared (FLIR) thermal sight, a driver's vision enhancer thermal viewer and Tank Urban Survivability Kit improvements which provide better crew protection in urban warfare environments.
The Swiss government has awarded EADS a contract to install five approach and control systems at Swiss military airfields. The contract is valued at more than 130 million euros and is to be completed by the end of 2016.
BAE Systems has been awarded a $21 million contract by the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center to provide software engineering and other technical services. Under the contract, the company will develop, maintain, and test software for sonars and other operational systems on ships and submarines and provide information technology support for Web-based documentation and data storage.
Thales has been awarded contracts to develop a VHF/UHF radio module and national waveforms for the German Software Defined Radio program, SVFuA. The SVFuA program will provide next generation radio technology to the Bundeswehr.
The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence has awarded the Raytheon Company-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture a $176 million contract for more than 1,300 Javelin missile rounds and associated engineering support. The joint venture will begin delivering missiles to the U.K. in 2010 and continue through 2012.
General Dynamics has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $110 million by the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory to produce integrated circuits for the U.S Navy's Trident II submarine launched ballistic missile program. The three-year contract is part of the Navy's Trident Life Extension Electronic Parts Program designed to extend the missile's service life.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has awarded CSC a $21 million contract to provide managed services for end-user computing. Under the agreement, the company will install new laptop computer equipment, including notebooks, netbooks and tablet personal computers, and provide a nationwide information technology help desk.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has awarded Raytheon Company an $81 million contract to create a collaborative technology alliance in network science. Under the five-year contract, the company will pursue fundamental research in network science to identify the commonalities that apply to diverse kinds of networks.
The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics a $322 million contract to serve as prime contractor for the initial outfitting and transition support of the newly renovated Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the newly constructed Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. The company will lead a team of companies providing transition support and planning to move into the facilities, the installation of a variety of medial and information technology equipment, and the relocation of all current equipment to the facilities.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit a follow-on contract valued at $42 million to provide performance based logistics support for navigation and steering systems installed on Navy surface ships and submarines.