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ViaSat Receives $9.8 Million Order for Joint Tactical Radio System

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

ViaSat Incorporated has received a $9.8 million order for Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) Production Transition Terminals. MIDS JTRS is designed to enable warfighters to use multiple JTRS-approved waveforms and to increase channel information throughput and security. This award is a follow-on to the initial PTT order received in June 2007 from the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.

U.S. Air Force Modifies Satellite Communications Contract with Lockheed Martin Space Systems

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation's contract with the U.S. Air Force has been modified not to exceed $119,160,000. This action will supply the Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Communications System, which provides secure, survivable communications to the U.S. warfighters during all levels of conflict and is the protected backbone of the Department of Defense Military Satellite Communications architecture. MCSW/PK, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Compass Systems Awarded Contract Modification for Research and Development

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Compass Systems Incorporated has received a $9,020,396 modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option for research and development for various command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting programs, sensors, mission and targeting systems, communication suites, and small aircraft vehicle systems. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

BAE Systems Receives Surveillance Contract with U.S. Army

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has been awarded a $14.5 million U.S. Army contract to develop surveillance sensors under the Army's Airborne Wide Area Persistent Surveillance Sensor program. The system will use dual-band visible and infrared imaging technology to collect high-resolution imagery from large areas of interest, enabling military aircraft to conduct 24-hour surveillance.

Alion Wins Contract to Support Department of Homeland Security's Information Sharing Capabilities

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Alion Science and Technology has received a one-year contract worth up to $1.84 million from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate to support critical cross-agency information sharing capabilities within and between DHS agencies. Alion will provide program management, systems integration, analysis, exercise development, and support, test and evaluation of information sharing technologies.

Computer Sciences Corporation Receives $391 Million Task Order

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Computer Sciences Corporation has been awarded a task order to provide secure managed data center services and information technology managed services to support the operation and maintenance of the Department of Homeland Security's primary data center at NASA's Stennis Space Center. The task order includes six one-year options with possible substitutions, bringing the estimated value to $391 million.

Pragmatics Receives Task Order from Defense Information Systems Agency

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Pragmatics Incorporated has been awarded a task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Net-Enabled Command Capability (NECC) Component Program Management Office (CPMO) to provide technical and operational support for the DISA NECC CPMO in its Joint Force Project capability transition. The one-year, firm-fixed-price task order is valued at $641,000.

Westar Aerospace & Defense Group will Provide Technical Support to the U.S. Army

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Westar Aerospace & Defense Group Incorporated, part of the Systems Engineering Group of QinetiQ North America, has received a task order from the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command's Program Executive Office Aviation Headquarters. Westar will provide technical support to the Army's fleet of rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft, including development, acquisition, testing, system integration, product improvement and fielding of aviation systems. The task order has a ceiling value of nearly $5 million dollars.

CACI-CMS Information Systems Wins Contract with Military Sealift Command

July 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI-CMS Information Systems has received a $7.9 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for professional business information technology support services to the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC). The contract includes support and training for MSC's financial management amd standard procurement systems as well as global help desk tier II support. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Booz Allen Hamilton Receives Contract with U.S. Pacific Command

July 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a cost plus fixed fee contract for approximately $9,455,370 to provide U.S. Pacific Command with operations and transformation analysis. The 55th Contracting Squadron, Defense Technical Information Center, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

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