Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has received a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to help develop an affordable alternative to petroleum-derived jet fuel (JP-8) from agricultural and aquacultural feedstock materials. The contract has a total value of up to $25 million.
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Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a delivery order to provide software engineering support to the Headquarters, U.S. Army, Europe and Seventh Army for mission critical defense systems, including command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) systems serving U.S. Army, Joint, Coalition and North Atlantic Treaty Organization operations. The delivery order has a potential value of $71.2 million over three years.
AtHoc Incorporated has been awarded a $5.4 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Central Command (USAFCENT) for a theater-wide deployment of AtHoc IWSAlerts. AtHoc IWSAlerts will be deployed over Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET), providing emergency alerting over USAFCENT's classified and unclassified networks.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has received a contract with an initial value of $11.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine (CBP A&M) to provide Web-based training (WBT) and other training services. Under the terms of the contract, DRC will develop functional WBT courseware to meet the training and simulation needs of CBP A&M.
Verizon Business will upgrade the communications infrastructure of five U.S. Army sites. The estimated value of the projects is about $70.7 million, and the task orders are under the Installation, Information, Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract on behalf of the Project Manager for Network Services Center (NSC), which is under the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS).
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a contract by the Army's Biometrics Task Force (BTF) to provide biometrics support services in support of the Biometrics Operations and Support Services Unrestricted (BOSS-U) program. The contract has a total ceiling value of $497 million.
American Science and Engineering (AS&E) has received a $67.1 million order from the U.S. government for a significant quantity of ZBV military trailers. The ZBV military trailer will be deployed by the U.S. government for counterterrorism applications in harsh environments.
Northrop Grumman Awarded $374 Million Construction Preparation Contract for Second Gerald R. Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier
Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $374 million cost-type contract award for construction preparation of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier CVN 79. The carrier, which has yet to be been named, is the second ship of the Gerald R. Ford class. The company's shipbuilding sector will perform the work, which includes design efforts, planning and the procurement of long lead-time material such as propulsion machinery.
BAE Systems has been awarded a $70 million contract to finalize the development of the Archer artillery system for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces. This order consists of final development of the self-propelled gun and development of ammunition handling system and modular charges.