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Northrop Grumman Awarded Department of the Interior IT Support Contract

January 30, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract to maintain and support the information technology infrastructure for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) 200 offices and more than 12,500 employees across the United States. The contract has an estimated value of $56 million, based upon a full performance of all anticipated task orders for the one base year and six one-year extensions.

Raytheon Awarded $154 Million for Taiwan Patriot Upgrade

January 30, 2009
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $154 million Foreign Military Sales contract award to upgrade Taiwan's Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, issued the contract, which includes upgrade kits for radar and command and control components, a radar refurbishment and related engineering and technical services.

Lockheed Martin Sippican Awarded Contract for CSD Family of Systems

January 30, 2009
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Sippican Incorporated has been awarded a $35.8 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for design and development of a Communications at Speed and Depth (CSD) Family of Systems (FoS). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) awarded the contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the U.S. Navy's Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. This contract includes options for Low Rate Initial Production and Full Rate Production quantities of CSD hardware as well as options for engineering services and provisioning item orders that if exercised would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $178 million.

BAE Awarded $120 Million to Improve Military Data Communications

January 29, 2009
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has received a $120 million contract to equip up to 400 U.S. Air Force ground vehicles with improved voice and data communications. Under the contract, which has a maximum potential value of $233 million, BAE Systems will design, produce and install the Air Force's Tactical Air Control Party Modernization's (TACP-M's) Vehicular Communications System (VCS).

iRobot Receives $5.5 Million Army Order

January 29, 2009
By Katie Packard

iRobot Corporation has received a $5.5 million order from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) for the delivery of 72 iRobot PackBot 510 with FasTac Kit robots, spare parts and repairs.

ATK Awarded $55 Million Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Low Rate Initial Production Contract by the United States Navy

January 26, 2009
By Katie Packard

ATK has received a $55 million Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract from the U.S. Navy for the advanced anti-radiation guided missile (AARGM). The contract is for missiles, containers, spares, support/special test equipment and required production transition activities. Under terms of the contract, ATK will provide the weapon systems for use on Navy and Marine Corps F/A-18C/D aircraft.

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