The SIGNAL Blog

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.

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.

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.

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 .

BAE Systems Awarded Contract Modification

March 13, 2009
By Katie Packard

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 Receives Contract for Joint Technical Data Integration Support

March 13, 2009
By Katie Packard

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.

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