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Northrop Grumman Chosen by U.S. Navy for Next Generation Command and Control Processor

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman has been selected by the U.S. Navy to develop the Next Generation Command and Control Processor (NGC2P). The contract has a potential value of $218 million if all the options are exercised. The NGC2P system is a tactical data link communication processor that provides warfighters with critical real-time information about friendly and enemy activity during combat operations.

SAIC Awarded $26 Million Contract from Defense Department's Office for Nuclear Matters

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

SAIC has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $26 million to provide a broad range of technical and analysis services to the Office of the Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters.

Raytheon to Produce Cooperation Engagement Capability Systems

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Network Centric Systems has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract worth $29,437,812 for Cooperation Engagement Capability (CEC) System production. The contract provides for production of CEC systems and ancillary support for the U.S. Navy, Army and Marines. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force Anti-Air Warfare capability and improves battle force effectiveness by improving overall situation awareness. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

BBN Technologies Awarded Contract to Supply Boomerang Systems

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

BBN Technologies is receiving a $73,845,000 contract by the U.S. Army Project Manager Robotics and Unmanned Sensors to deliver spare parts, training services and Boomerang systems, which immediately alert U.S. forces to the occurrence of hostile incoming fire and pinpoint the location of the enemy shooter.

General Dynamics Land System Receives $552 Million Order

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land System--Canada has been awarded a delivery order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC). The order has a potential value of $552 million and is for the production of 773 RG-31 Mk5E Category I vehicles for the MCSC's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle program.

Harris Corporation to Supply Digital Map Computers to U.S. Navy

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has received a two-year, $9.1 million follow-on contract by the U.S. Navy to supply digital map computers that provide military aircrews with advanced situational awareness via cockpit displays.

Applied Research Laboratory Wins Contract for Research and Development Support

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Applied Research Laboratory is receiving a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract of $26,193,985. The contract will provide 232,000 staff hours of research and development and specialized engineering services in core competency areas, including astronomical research, advanced electro-optical systems, laser and remote sensing detection systems, ocean environmental effects, and research in engineering programs to support sensors, communications and information technology. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Aviation Systems Engineering Awarded Contract for Aircraft Equipment Demonstration Support

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Aviation Systems Engineering Company Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract of $7,967,540 for aircraft equipment demonstration support to test cutting-edge Anti-Submarine Warfare systems during flight demonstrations and fleet exercises. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin will Provide Program Office Support to U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to provide program office support services for the Program Manager, Optics and Non-lethal Systems (PM ONS), culminating in a contract with a potential of $30 million. Lockheed Martin will provide analytical, acquisition, administrative and logistics support services.

ODIN Technologies to Partner with Unisys

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

ODIN Technologies has been chosen as a lead radio frequency identification (RFID) deployment partner for the $62 million Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative contract awarded to Unisys in January. The program uses RFID-enabled identification cards for faster border crossing identity verification.

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