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NAVMAR to Support ISR in Afghanistan

September 30, 2014

NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corporation, Warminster, Pennsylvania, is being awarded $12,296,784 for delivery order 0015 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-10-G-0026) for work associated with a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research effort under Topics N92-170: Laser Radar Laser Detection and Ranging Identification Demonstration; N94-178: Air-Deployable Expendable Multi-Parameter Environmental Probe; and AF083-006: Low Cost Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Efforts include the assessment, procurement and deployment of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems; communication systems; unmanned systems; noise reduction technology; improved aircraft aerodynamics to include increased lift and decreased drag; unmanned air vehicle weatherization; improved endurance; support of at sea Navy operations; and related support hardware. Work will be performed in Yuma, Arizona (30 percent); Patuxent River, Maryland (20 percent); Afghanistan (20 percent); China Lake, California (15 percent); and Point Mugu, California (15 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2015.

Airtec to Support Southern Command Airborne Sensors

September 30, 2014

Airtec Incorporated, California, Maryland, is being awarded a $12,485,799 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract to provide operations, maintenance and developmental test and evaluation services on a contractor-owned/contractor-operated Bombardier DHC-8/200 multi-sensor aircraft in support of the U.S. Army Southern Command's flight missions. Work will be performed in Bogota, Columbia, and is expected to be completed in June 2015. The Naval Air Warfare Center, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (N68335-14-D-0030).

Boeing Receives P-8A Funds

September 30, 2014

The Boeing Company, Seattle, is being awarded a $43,283,263 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0112) for integrated logistics and contractor services in support of the P-8A Poseidon Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft. The company also has been awarded an $11,757,200 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0112) for training specific data storage architecture updates and upgrades in support of the P-8A Poseidon Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft, to include hardware, software, and integration. The Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.

DRS Awarded Navy Technology Insertion Contract for U.S. and Australia

September 30, 2014

DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $171,065,633 fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-incentive fee, cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the development, integration and production of technology insertion hardware (TIH). TIH is the latest generation of display, processor, and network requirements for combat control and sonar systems for U.S. Navy submarines. Equipment will provide modernization and upgrade of systems currently installed on SSN 688i, SSBN, SSGN, Seawolf, Virginia class, and Ohio Replacement submarines, as well as installation of initial systems for new construction Virginia class submarines. This contract includes an option, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to an estimated $384,340,759. The option combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (94.2 percent), and the government of Australia (5.8 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Keyport, Keyport, Washington, is the contracting activity (N00253-14-D-0004).

Keegan Appointed President of Crown Consulting Inc.

September 30, 2014

Crown Consulting Inc. (CCI), Arlington, Virginia, has appointed Charles Keegan as its president. 

O’Guinn Assigned to Medical Readiness and Training Command

September 30, 2014

Brig. Gen. Michael C. O’Guinn, USAR, has been assigned as commanding general (Troop Program Unit), Medical Readiness and Training Command, San Antonio, Texas.

Harrington Assigned to Allied Rapid Reaction Corps

September 30, 2014

Brig. Gen. Joseph P. Harrington, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff for Operations, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, England.

Haigler Assigned to Office of the Chief Information Officer, G-6

September 30, 2014

Brig. Gen. Janice M. Haigler, USAR, has been assigned as director, Cybersecurity (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Office of the Chief Information Officer, G-6, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.

Glaser Assigned to U.S. Army Central/Third U.S. Army

September 30, 2014

Brig. Gen. David P. Glaser, USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Army Central/Third U.S. Army, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.

Carlson Assigned to Reserve Affairs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

September 30, 2014

Brig. Gen. Robert D. Carlson, USAR, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, Reserve Affairs (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.; and deputy commanding general, Transatlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Winchester, Virginia.

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