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ATK Awards $257 Million Contract to United Space Alliance for Ares I and Ares 1-X Programs

March 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has awarded United Space Alliance a $257 million contract to perform subcontractor support to ATK for NASA's Ares I and Ares 1-X programs through the design, development, test and engineering phase. The contract includes engineering, deceleration system development and technical Kennedy Space Center operations support for Stage I activities.

L-3 Selected for U.S. Army STOC II Program

March 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications has been selected as one of the multiple awardees for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Omnibus Contract (STOC II). The STOC II program is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantityvehicle with a contract ceiling of $17.5 billion.

Symmetricom Awarded $4 Million Contract to Supply Timing for Next-Generation Global Positioning System

March 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

Symmetricom Incorporated has been awarded a contract from ITT Corporation Space Systems Division valued at a minimum of $4 million, part of the building of GPS IIIA, the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) Space System program. Under the award, Symmetricom will deliver its Model 9552 ovenized quartz master oscillators and will develop, qualify and deliver flight oscillators for the first two space vehicles.

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems Wins Turnkey Contract to Supply Integrated Air Traffic Control Communications System to Brazil

March 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Europe-based air traffic control systems subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by the Brazilian Airspace Control System Implementation Commission to supply and install complete UHF/VHF T6 extended range communication stations at multiple sites across Southern Brazil. The contract is valued at $19 million.

Northrop Grumman to Begin Testing of Multirole Data Link System for Army

March 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract to developmentally test and operationally test the U.S. Army's Multirole Tactical Common Data Link. The Defense Microelectronics Activity awarded the 30-month, $69 million contract to support the Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center.

Schafer Corporation Receives Research and Development Contract

March 16, 2009
By Katie Packard

Schafer Corporation is being awarded a $10 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development associated with directed energy and electric weapon systems. Aspects of the research and development effort to be procured include technology assessment, engineering, engineering analysis, design and design analysis, and test and evaluation for all manners of directed energy systems and subsystems.

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office Receives Contract for Engineering and Technical Services

March 16, 2009
By Katie Packard

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office is being awarded a $30 million order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for engineering and technical services in support of the V-22 flight control system and on-aircraft avionics software.

Raytheon Awarded Navy Contract

March 16, 2009
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company is being awarded a $106.5 milion modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the full-rate production of 280 Joint Standoff Weapon unitary Air-to-Ground-154C-1s, with a moving target/surface warfare capability.

General Dynamics Awards $5 Million Contract to JWF Defense Systems for Stryker Driver Enhancement Kits

March 16, 2009
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has awarded a $4.8 million contract to JWF Defense Systems for the production of 805 Stryker Driver Enhancement Kits.

Jacobs Engineering Receives Contract for Technical Support

March 13, 2009
By Katie Packard

Jacobs Engineering is being awarded $7 million for task order #0021 under a previously awarded contract to provide technical support to the Marine Corps Systems Command, Information Systems and Infrastructure Product Group, Marine Corps network and infrastructure services program office for sustainment support and additional transition support .

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