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Progeny Systems to Provide Engineering and Technical Services

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Progeny Systems Corporation, a small business, is being awarded a $13.3 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and technical services involving technology assessments, system design, software development and hardware/software integration for undersea weapons and related undersea warfare combat and submarine platform systems. Progeny will design, prototype, demonstrate and deliver a 112-element array, integrated fully into a torpedo system. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $45.5 million. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Boeing Receives $278 Million Contract Modification

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has been awarded a $278 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract to exercise an option for two P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft (MMA) air vehicles with mission systems in support of the system development and demonstration phase of the MMA. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Stanley Receives $45 Million Task Order Award to Support U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Stanley Incorporated has been awarded a $45 million system integrator task order by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command under the Futures Directorate Technology Insertion Mission indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. Stanley will assist the Futures Directorate, Headquarters, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), in managing and coordinating a cohesive effort to focus technology development and insertion into the INSCOM mission. Responsibilities include coordination and synchronization of the activities of an integrated product team comprised of numerous contractors and assisting the director, Futures Directorate, with requirements identification and project execution.

Raytheon Awarded $27.6 Million Contract Modification to Provide Persistent Surveillance Capability

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Army contract modification to provide additional persistent surveillance capability through the rapid aerostat initial deployment (RAID) program. Raytheon was awarded $27.6 million to provide RAID elevated sensor systems to the Army as part of the base expeditionary targeting and surveillance system program. RAID provides persistent surveillance using infrared sensors elevated on a stationary platform.

General Dynamics to Provide Information Technology Systems for Pentagon IT Infrastructure

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Network Systems has been awarded a $6 million firm-fixed-price contract modification for continuing efforts to survey, plan, design, install and implement information technology systems and infrastructure as part of an ongoing modernization of the Pentagon information technology infrastructure. Pentagon Renovation & Construction Program Office, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Awarded $5.1 Billion Contract for Detail Design and Construction of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Aircraft Carrier

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $5.1 billion, seven-year, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract award for detail design and construction of the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The company's shipbuilding sector will perform the work, which includes ship construction, ship design activities, engineering services, procurement of materials and hardware to support construction, and logistics activities.

General Dynamics C4 Systems Receives Army Contract for New Land Warrior System

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a $70 million contract to equip the 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Stryker Brigade Combat Team with a new, lighter-weight version of the Land Warrior integrated fighting system. The Land Warrior system provides command and control, computing, communication and position-locating technologies that will digitally link the Stryker brigade's infantry soldiers to the battlefield network while they are on missions, improving their situational awareness, survivability, mission speed and effectiveness.

Harris Corporation Awarded $53 Million Production Contract for Navy MH-60R Helicopter Data Link

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has been awarded a $53 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to produce the Ku-band common data link (CDL) Hawklink system for the MH-60R light airborne multi-purpose system helicopter. Hawklink is a high-speed digital data link that transmits tactical video, radar, acoustic and other sensor data from MH-60R helicopters to their host surface ships.

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