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Boeing Awarded Contract to Continue Testing Advanced Tactical Laser

October 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has been awarded a U.S. Air Force extended user evaluation (EUE) contract valued at up to $30 million to continue testing the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL), a C-130H aircraft equipped with a high-energy chemical laser and a beam control system. The EUE will expand the envelope of the ATL and further demonstrate how this ultra-precision engagement capability can assist warfighters on the battlefield.

BAE Receives Army Contract for Bradley Fire Extinguishing System Upgrades

October 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has received a U.S. Army contract worth $11.6 million to provide engineering changes to the Bradley Automated Fire Extinguishing Systems for up to 419 Bradley reset vehicles. The contract is managed by the Army's Tank-Automotive and Armament Command Life Cycle Management Command.

Harris Corporation Receives Navy Contract Modification for Shipboard Satellite Communications Terminals

October 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has been awarded a potential $37 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego to supply additional multiband shipboard satellite communications terminals for the Navy's Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class of guided missile destroyers. Under the contract, Harris is responsible for systems integration, production and logistics support for the AN/WSC-6(V)9 Super High Frequency Multiband Shipboard Satellite Communications Terminal (MSSCT).

Alion Awarded Contract for Acquisition and Design Support of Navy's CG(X)

October 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Navy in managing the design and acquisition of the Navy's next generation guided missile cruiser, CG(X). The award has a potential value of $127.8 million over five years. CG(X) will be a highly capable major surface combatant tailored for joint air and missile defense and joint air control operations providing airspace dominance and protection to joint forces operating in the Seabase.

SRA Awarded $49 Million Contract

October 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

SRA International Incorporated is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $49 million. The objective of this program is to improve human performance and organizational effectiveness within cyberscience and technology; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operator optimization science and technology (S&T); information/influence operations; training S&T; and related research domains.

Quintron Receives Contract From NASA for Stennis Space Center Communications System

October 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Quintron Systems Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from NASA to provide a command and control communications systems that will be used at the rocket engine test stands at the John. C. Stennis Space Center, NASA's largest rocket engine test facility.

General Dynamics Awarded $13 Million to Continue Developing Maritime Air and Missile Defense Planning System

October 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a contract valued at up to $13.5 million for engineering services in support of the Maritime Integrated Air and Missile Defense Planning System, a successor to the Area Air Defense Commander Capability. MIPS is an operational-level planning tool designed to help the Joint Force Maritime Component Commander rapidly analyze and optimize alternatives for defeating current or projected air and missile threats.

General Dynamics Awarded $183 Million Contract for Integrated Logistics Support to Naval Air Systems Command

October 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a contract for integrated logistics support for foreign military sales. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, which has a total potential value of $183 million if all options are exercised. General Dynamics will provide logistics, technical program management, configuration management, financial management, acquisition and administrative support to the Naval Aviation Foreign Military Sales programs. General Dynamics also will assist with program planning, requirements determination, site activation, transportation and delivery, acquisition and tracking of procurement items.

Harris Corporation Awarded $140 Million Order From National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

October 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has received a $140 million order to provide systems integration and information technology services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Harris Corporation will provide core information technology and integration services to assist the NGA in its transition to a modern infrastructure service provider and an application service provider environment.

QinetiQ North America Wins $206 Million Space and Naval Warfare Contract

October 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

QinetiQ North America has been awarded a $206 million, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide life cycle support services to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego's command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance programs in Philadelphia.

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