BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems is being awarded a $9.5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for engineering service support for quick reaction dismounted guardian counter radio-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) electronic warfare systems. The engineering service support will include analyzing new IED threat devices and development of jamming waveforms to counter the devices.
Aranea Solutions is being awarded an $18 million firm-fixed-price time and materials indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for support of the Joint Technical Data Integration System and other tactical logistics information technology programs. This contract includes a base year and three option periods that could bring the total estimated value of the contract to $70 million.
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Europe-based air traffic management system subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by prime contractor Aeronav Group to supply an extended-range very high frequency communications system to the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority. The system will deliver ground-to-air voice communications throughout the country's airspace, including the surrounding oceanic area.
Lockheed Martin and Australian Aerospace have signed a multi-year contract to provide Through-Life Support for the C-130J Super Hercules fleet operated by the Royal Australian Air Force. The contract is valued at $292 million. It will provide innovative solutions to C-130J maintenance and is designed to reduce the cost of ownership into the future.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a contract to develop the NextGen Terminal Data Distribution System (TDDS), which will make more efficient use of the crowded airspace in the U.S. The TDDS will automate flight information, resulting in improved capacity in the nation's airspace, and will facilitate the exchange of network-enabled data between disparate systems and integrate multiple data sources to better manage the airspace. Raytheon's Network Centric Systems leads the team, which includes Lockheed Martin's Transportation and Security Solutions Division, Intelligent Automation and Dnutch Associates.
General Dynamics Canada Awarded $341 Million Support Contract for Canadian Army Communications System
General Dynamics Canada has been awarded a long-term support contract for the Canadian Army's Land Command Support System, ensuring troops will continue to have access to advanced communications services. Initially valued at $341 million, the competitively tendered five-year contract includes options to extend the support annually for up to five additional years, bringing the total potential contract value to $682 million.
Solpac Construction Incorporated, dba Soltek Pacific Construction Company, is being awarded $26 million for a firm-fixed price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction for design and construction of a new Weapons and Armament Research, Development, Acquisition, Test and Evaluation Laboratory (RDT&E) Facility #3 at the Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, California.
ITT Corporation has been awarded $317 million to produce an additional 4,501 CREW 2.1 Vehicle Receiver Jammers, vehicle-mounted systems that prevent the detonation of improvised explosive devices. These systems will be used by the U.S. Marine Corps. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $128.1 million U.S. Army contract for engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Issued by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, the contract calls for Raytheon to provide systems analysis, software and hardware engineering, testing and logistics support.