General Atomics has been awarded a $20 million cost-plus-fixed-price contract for research of the primary objective of the Biofuels-Cellulosic and Algal Feedstock program, which is to develop the technical capability commercial algae production experience, resources and commitment to demonstrate and ultimately commercialize the affordable production of JP-8 surrogate fuel from algal feedstock.
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Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has received an $87 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army. This is a Foreign Military Sales Requirement. The award will result in a firm-fixed-price contract for $95 million worth of rounds of various nonstandard ammunition for the Afghanistan National Army and Afghanistan National Police.
Raytheon Company's Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $9 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy for the nonrecurring engineering effort to update selected Zumwalt Class Destroyer Mission Systems Equipment for initial integration efforts at Wallops Island, Virginia, and follow-on installation on board the Navy's Self Defense Test Ship to mitigate production and integration risk and conduct at sea testing in support of the Zumwalt test and evaluation master plan.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Incorporated is being awarded a $157 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Navy for services supporting the TRIDENT II (D-5) weapons system. Services include but are not limited to specialized tactical engineering services, logistics services, fleet support services and guidance repair services to test, repair and maintain guidance subsystems, test equipment and related support equipment.
General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $9.9 million 18-month contract from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) to support the Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. Through this contract, General Dynamics will provide Army-qualified, TRADOC-certified instructors to train Advanced Individual Training soldiers and professional development students on mechanical maintenance on tanks, small arms weapons, wheeled and tracked vehicles, trucks, generators, air conditioners and other equipment.
DRS Technologies has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity $531 million contract ceiling extension to its current JV5 production contract to provide JV-5 ultra-rugged vehicle computing and display systems for the U.S. Army's Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below program and Blue Force Tracking and the U.S. Marine Corps situational awareness requirements. The ceiling extension was awarded to DRS by the Army's Communication-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.
SGIS has been awarded an intelligence operations support contract by L-3 Services Incorporated in support of Multi-National Force--Iraq (MNF-I). The contract has a ceiling value of $1 million. Under the contract, SGIS will provide the assistant chief of staff, command and control, MNF-I, with intelligence operations support, including interrogation operations support, intelligence analysis, counterintelligence analysis, open-source intelligence analysis and support, database entry/intelligence research, information management, intelligence architecture and communications engineering, special security office support, theater intelligence support, measurement and signatures intelligence collection and human intelligence collection, analysis and support.