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Raytheon Awarded U.S. Army Contract to Continue Patriot "Pure Fleet" Upgrades

August 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company will continue the Patriot "Pure Fleet" modernization through a $34.4 million U.S. Army contract. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command contract enables the continuation of upgrading Army Patriot equipment to state-of-the-art Patriot Configuration 3 status. Raytheon will provide hardware upgrades to Patriot radars, engagement control stations and launchers as well as enhanced logistics capability through support to a common configuration.

ITT Awarded Foreign Military Sales Contract

August 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

ITT Corporation's communications systems business has received a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity foreign military sales (FMS) contract by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command. The contract, which has a potential value of $490 million, was awarded through the security assistance management directorate, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, for the manufacture and delivery of communications and electronics equipment and services required by international customers through the FMS program. Potential products and services under the contract include communications systems, radios and associated products, components, and services such as installation, training and engineering support.

Boeing Receives Contract for C-17 Aircrew Training System

August 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to provide a C-17 aircrew training system (ATS) to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The system will provide training to air mobility command and air force reserve command C-17 crew members.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Security Delivery Order

August 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $69 million delivery order to provide advanced technologies and systems for protecting military troops, facilities and assets at forward-operating bases throughout the U.S. Central Command. Under the order, Northrop Grumman's missions systems sector will provide detection, assessment and surveillance capabilities for the U.S. Air Force, Army and Marine Corps.

LandWarNet coverage is live

August 15, 2008
By H. Mosher

Tune in August 19-21 for coverage of LandWarNet from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. from Robert K. Ackerman and Rita Boland of SIGNAL Magazine.

Use this link to go directly to the coverage.

Micro-Sat Systems to Provide Research and Development in Space Plug-n Play Electronics

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Micro-Sat Systems Incorporated is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for a maximum value of $14,999,579. Micro-Sat Systems will provide research and development in the area of space plug-n play electronics. Micro-Sat Systems will work with its subcontractor, Advanced Solutions Incorporated, to develop modular flight software. Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Company Awarded Contract for Continued Life Cycle Management Support

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $15,280,290, firm-fixed-price requirements contract for continued life cycle management support to sustain forward looking infrared radar systems and subsystems for the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.

LGS Wins Contract for Network Upgrades at Fort Polk

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

LGS, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, has received a $6.45 million task order from the U.S. Department of the Army. LGS will provide infrastructure and optical fiber upgrades to Fort Polk, Louisiana, and several range areas. LGS will also install two new communications shelters, consolidating communications nodes and upgrading the core hardware solution to 10 Gigabits. The award is under the infrastructure modification contract and is in support of the installation information infrastructure program (I3MP) managed by the network service center (NSC) at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. NSC upgrades and modernizes core data backbone and telecommunications infrastructure at Army installations worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract by U.S. Navy to Upgrade E-2 Hawkeye Aircraft for Egyptian Air Force

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation will upgrade an E-2C airborne early warning and control aircraft for the Egypt E-2C foreign military sales program in a $38 million contract awarded by the U.S. Navy. The aircraft will be refurbished and upgraded to the Hawkeye 2000 configuration and will include upgrades to the radar, mission computers, tactical mission system displays and navigation system.

ITT Corporation Receives Systems and Missions Support II Contract by the U.S. Air Force

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

ITT Corporation is one of six prime contracts awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide mission and requirements support to the U.S. Strategic Command. The total contract value is up to $900 million over a five-year period. ITT will provide management and professional support services, including analysis, engineering and technical services.

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