Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the Department of the Air Force to provide research and development of new infrared countermeasure technologies to help protect U.S. military aircraft. This single award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract will support the Air Force Research Laboratory Electro-Optical Warfare Technical Analysis Effort II Program. The contract has a potential value of $45.6 million if all options are exercised.
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Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for Joint Enterprise Department of Defense Intelligence Information System Infrastructure Software
Northrop Grumman Information Technology is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $177 million. This effort will accomplish the delivery of Joint Enterprise Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Infrastructure (JEDI) software and DoDIIS Trusted Workstation (DTW) software. This effort will include requirements definition analysis, systems engineering, development, integration management, quality control, requirements definition analysis, systems engineering, development, integration management, quality control, familiarization, integration/interoperability testing, security and system operation and administration.
General Atomics is being awarded a cost-plus-fee-term contract for $177 million. This contract includes all programs management; urgent repairs and services; logistics support; configuration management; technical manual and software maintenance; engineering technical services; contractor engineering technical services; contractor engineering technical specialists (formerly field support representatives); contractor inventory control point (formerly depot supply support) and spares management; and other services for the Predator/Reaper MQ-1 and MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft System programs.
Honor Flight Chicago is a little different from most veteran support organizations, and it proves there is no end to the ways people can make a difference in the lives of those who served. The program flies World War II veterans from Chicago Midway Airport to Dulles International Airport so that they can tour various memorials around Washington, D.C.
U.S. forces may be on the verge of a new era of connectivity, information sharing and individual empowerment-if immediate needs are addressed, both programmatically and technologically. That was the message delivered by Linda Newton, deputy chief of staff for C4I, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Newton outlined two scenarios-near future and distant future-in which effective networking and new information technologies empower individuals regardless of location.
The people responsible for network centricity among their forces have a common item on their wish lists: a new network that addresses current shortcomings and accommodates new capabilities. Little details such as network management, language, security and seams are major impediments to maintaining network centricity, say J-6s from the Asia-Pacific region.
ManTech Systems Engineering Corporation is being awarded a $16.2 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract (N00421-08-D-0008) to exercise an option for the procurement of warfare analysis, modeling and simulation, software development and analytic program support for the Naval Air Systems Command's Warfare Analysis and Integration Department.
SRA International Incorporated has won a re-compete task order with the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) Life Safety Security Network (LSSN) to provide enterprise management and information technology systems and communications networks integration. The contract has an estimated value of $56 million over five years if all options are exercised. SRA will continue to integrate and expand PFPA's existing LSSN so PFPA can more effectively execute its mission and operate more economically. SRA also will provide processes that span the agency's project life cycle and fully integrate help desk, infrastructure, architecture, information assurance and management tasks.