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Booz Allen Hamilton Receives Navy Contract for Technical and Engineering Services

October 24, 2008
By Katie Packard

Booz Allen Hamilton is being awarded a $17.4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technical and engineering services for communications-electronics advanced technology systems supporting the special communications requirements division of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, St. Inigoes, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Food and Drug Administration Awards Contract for Information Technology and Data Management Services

October 24, 2008
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to 10 companies. The contract is an Information and Computing Technologies for the 21st Century contract and will support an extensive information technology modernization program for the FDA, including data management and warehousing and information technology and security. The contractors are CSC, Electronic Data Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology, Interactive Technology Solutions, Unisys Corporation, Buccaneer Computer Systems and Services, Dynanet, Human Touch Information Systems, IDL-Pragmatics and Telesis.

EDO Awarded Contract Modification for Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Systems

October 22, 2008
By Katie Packard

EDO Communications and Countermeasures Systems Incorporated has been awarded a $205.8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production and support of 2,866 JCREW 2.1 radio-controlled improvised explosive device electronic warfare systems to meet urgent U.S. Defense Department requirements in support of operation Iraqi Freedom. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

SAIC Receives Contract for Emerging Technologies in C4ISR

October 22, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is being awarded a $33.3 million, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a cost-plus-fixed-fee pricing arrangement for emerging technologies and systems for positioning, navigation and timing for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The work includes research, investigation and test and evaluation of emerging navigation technologies, sensors and systems with potential for applicability in the areas of air, ground and shipboard C4ISR system technologies and position, navigation and timing systems.

Alion Wins Navy Contract to Enhance Ship Design Programs with Software Development Services

October 22, 2008
By Katie Packard

Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a $31 million five-year contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to provide information technology and software development expertise in support of Navy ship design programs. Alion will help the NSWCCD expand its Advanced Ship and Submarine Evaluation Tool and enhance the center's Leading Edge Architecture for Prototyping Systems software application.

BAE Receives $66 Million in Orders for Thermal Weapon Sights

October 22, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has been awarded orders worth $66 million by the U.S. Army for continued production of thermal weapon sights. The thermal weapon sights allow soldiers to see deep into the battlefield in darkness and through smoke, fog and other obscurants, helping soldiers detect, identify and engage targets at increased ranges.

Raytheon to Deliver Dual Band Radar to Navy

October 22, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $23.5 million U.S. Navy contract to adapt the Dual Band Radar developed for the Zumwalt-class destroyer for installation on the future U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). Raytheon will deliver DBR-supporting equipment hardware and software designs to meet the installation and integration requirements of the CVN 78 class of ships.

Booz Allen Wins Contract for Engineering and Integration Support

October 20, 2008
By Katie Packard

Booz Allen Hamilton and the U.S. Air Force are modifying a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for $10 million. This action will provide for systems engineering and integration support to the Military Satellite Communications Wing, Space and Missile Systems Center, in support of the Global Broadcast Services Program and the Joint Terminal Engineering Office.

Booz Allen Receives Army Contract for Enterprise Logistics

October 20, 2008
By Katie Packard

Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a three-year, $120 million delivery order for information technology services support for the Army Materiel Command (AMC) under the Strategic Services Sourcing contract. Booz Allen will provide systems engineering and integration services to help transform the Army's enterprise logistics business. Specifically, Booz Allen will work to consolidate and centralize hosting environments, helping AMC realize cost reductions and increased service levels. In addition, Booz Allen will design and create information dashboards and common operating pictures for operations centers, giving commanders access to more accurate data faster and enabling decision superiority across the command.

Raytheon Receives $24.3 Million for Production of Towed Decoys

October 20, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $24.3 million contract for continued production of its ALE-50 line of towed decoys. Towed decoy systems enhance aircraft survivability by acting as a preferential target for many types of missiles. The U.S. Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center awarded the contract.

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