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Raytheon Receives Contract to Update Selected Zumwalt Class Destroyer Mission Systems Equipment

December 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company's Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $9 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy for the nonrecurring engineering effort to update selected Zumwalt Class Destroyer Mission Systems Equipment for initial integration efforts at Wallops Island, Virginia, and follow-on installation on board the Navy's Self Defense Test Ship to mitigate production and integration risk and conduct at sea testing in support of the Zumwalt test and evaluation master plan.

Draper Labs Awarded Navy Contract Worth $157 Million

December 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Incorporated is being awarded a $157 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Navy for services supporting the TRIDENT II (D-5) weapons system. Services include but are not limited to specialized tactical engineering services, logistics services, fleet support services and guidance repair services to test, repair and maintain guidance subsystems, test equipment and related support equipment.

BAE Receives Navy Contract for TRIDENT II Systems Support

December 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services is being awarded an $82 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Navy to provide systems integration support for the TRIDENT II (D5) Fleet Ballistic Missile program and the SSGN Attack Weapon System Program.

General Dynamics Awarded $10 Million Training Support Contract by Army

December 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $9.9 million 18-month contract from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) to support the Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. Through this contract, General Dynamics will provide Army-qualified, TRADOC-certified instructors to train Advanced Individual Training soldiers and professional development students on mechanical maintenance on tanks, small arms weapons, wheeled and tracked vehicles, trucks, generators, air conditioners and other equipment.

DRS Technologies Receives $531 Million Contract Ceiling Extension

December 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

DRS Technologies has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity $531 million contract ceiling extension to its current JV5 production contract to provide JV-5 ultra-rugged vehicle computing and display systems for the U.S. Army's Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below program and Blue Force Tracking and the U.S. Marine Corps situational awareness requirements. The ceiling extension was awarded to DRS by the Army's Communication-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.

SGIS Receives Intelligence Operations Support Contract From L-3 Communications

December 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

SGIS has been awarded an intelligence operations support contract by L-3 Services Incorporated in support of Multi-National Force--Iraq (MNF-I). The contract has a ceiling value of $1 million. Under the contract, SGIS will provide the assistant chief of staff, command and control, MNF-I, with intelligence operations support, including interrogation operations support, intelligence analysis, counterintelligence analysis, open-source intelligence analysis and support, database entry/intelligence research, information management, intelligence architecture and communications engineering, special security office support, theater intelligence support, measurement and signatures intelligence collection and human intelligence collection, analysis and support.

Northrop Grumman Wins Support Contract for Navigation Systems on Navy Ships and Submarines

December 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a $15 million delivery order for the fifth year of a five-year contract to provide technical, logistics and material support for navigation systems installed on U.S. Navy ships and submarines. Under the contract, Sperry Marine will supply material management, configuration management and program management services for the AN/WSN-7 inertial navigation systems and the AN/BPS-15 and AN/BPS-16 submarine radar systems.

ATK Awarded $87 Million Contract to Supply Non-Standard Ammunition for Afghanistan

December 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Alliant Techsystems has received an $87 million contract by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command to supply various types of non-standard (non-NATO) ammunition in support of emergent requirements for Afghan National Security Forces.

BAE Systems Awarded Adelaide Class Frigate Support Contract

December 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year contract to provide engineering, maintenance and supply support to the Royal Australian Navy's four guided missile frigates. BAE Systems will assume the Integrated Materiel Support service delivery for the Adelaide Class frigates, HMAS Darwin, HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Newcastle and HMAS Sydney, beginning January 1.

Glowlink Wins Contract from FAA for Satellite Carrier Monitoring System

December 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Glowlink has received a contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a satellite carrier monitoring system (CMS) to manage FAA satellite communications traffic in Alaska and the continental United States. Under the contract, Glowlink will deliver, install and integrate the CMS with the FAA's existing satellite network management infrastructure as well as provide training.

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