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Lockheed Martin Receives Contract Modification from U.S. Navy

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Corporation Maritime Systems and Sensors is being awarded a modification with an amount not to exceed $38,124,522 for the production and delivery of SYMPHONY improvised explosive device (IED) jammer systems. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

EDO to Produce and Support Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Wafare Systems

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

EDO Communications & Countermeasures Systems has received a firm-fixed-price modification of $187,354,324 for the production and support of JCREW 2.1 radio-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) electronic warfare (CREW) 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.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems and BAE Systems Join to Enhance Military Analysis

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated and BAE Systems will jointly develop architecture to automate the detection and identification of ground battle targets. The companies will jointly integrate the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's continuous look attack management for predator (CLAMP) program under a $6 million Air Force contract.

Boeing Awarded $28.8 Million E-6B Upgrade Contract

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has received a $28.8 million sole-source U.S. Navy contract to upgrade the service's fleet of 16 E-6B airborne command, control and communications aircraft. The E-6B is a modified Boeing 707 that provides survivable, durable and reliable airborne command, control and communications in support of the president, the secretary of defense and the U.S. Strategic Command.

Raytheon Awarded U.S. Air Force Sustainment Contract

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon subsidiary Raytheon Technical Services Company has been awarded a seven-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide sustainment support for all U.S. Air Force-operated weapons systems, support systems, subsystems, components and related services. The contract has an estimated ceiling value of $6.9 billion.

Trident Systems Receives $49.9 Million U.S. Air Force Contract

August 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

Trident Systems Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for a maximum of $49.9 million. Trident will develop a multifaceted secure cross-domain capability encompassing all aspects of collaboration, including file sharing, text chat, shared whiteboard, audio/video teleconferencing, blogs and wikis. The functionality will meet U.S. Air Force, U.S. Defense Department, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Intelligence Community requirements for an information sharing environment. Air Force Research Laboratory AFRL/RIKF, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

Featured in the August issue of SIGNAL

August 8, 2008
By H. Mosher

Featured content from the August 2008 issue of SIGNAL Magazine.

ViaSat Awarded $9.3 Million Contract for Integrated Waveform Development and Fielding

August 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

ViaSat Incorporated will continue to develop the UHF satellite communications (SATCOM) integrated waveform channel controller under a $9.3 million contract awarded by the Defense Information Systems Agency. The second phase of the integrated waveform development enables demand assigned services on UHF SATCOM networks to support new applications that require better performance and higher channel throughput.

L-3 Services Receives Contract for Design and Development of Electromagnetic Pulse Pulser

August 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

L-3 Services Incorporated has been awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee, $7,438,904 contract for the design, development, integration and production of a form, fit and function; environmentally sealed; state of the art electromagnetic pulse pulser and its associated control system. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

SAIC to Continue Engineering Support for Combat Systems Initiatives

August 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation has received a $9 million modification to exercise an option for continuing engineering support for research and development, total ship system engineering, and combat system engineering initiatives for the introduction of advanced technology into advanced combat systems and for the modernization of current combat systems for surface ship combatants. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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