The SIGNAL Blog

Raytheon Nets $173 Million Army Award for Infrared Technology Kits

February 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company $173 million to provide second-generation infrared kits for a variety of combat systems. The firm-fixed-price award modifies an existing contract and provides an additional 6,153 Horizontal Technology Integration Second Generation-Forward Looking Infrared Block 1 A/B-Kits.

CSC Awarded Subcontract to Support Environmental Protection Agency

February 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

CSC has received a subcontract from Vision Technologies Incorporated to provide information technology infrastructure services for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Research and Development. CSC estimates the value of its subcontract to be $44 million.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Army Biometric Intelligence Resource Contract

February 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $36.9 million cost-plus-award-fee contract from the U.S. Army to enhance the capabilities of the Biometric Intelligence Resource system, which uses biometric data such as fingerprints, facial recognition or iris scans to identify and track individuals of interest in the Global War on Terrorism.

Praxis Receives Navy Contract

February 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Praxis Incorporated is being awarded a $5.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for satellite communication, comprehensive maritime awareness research and development, and associated services. This contract contains options that if exercised could bring the value of the contract to $31 million.

G.I. Woodshop Inc.

February 23, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

G.I. Woodshop helps bring a little bit of home to troops overseas by shipping hobby and woodshop items to deployed service members. These tools are difficult to obtain in combat zones, and for troops to do something as simple as hanging a picture they have to search for a nail and a hammer (frequently a combat boot!).

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