Raytheon Company has been awarded a $10 million Missile Defense Agency contract to continue research and development of the network-centric airborne defense element, an air-launched weapon system designed to engage short- and medium-range ballistic missiles in the boost and ascent phase of flight.
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The Boeing Company has been awarded a contract for the initial phase of upgrading the radar on Saudi Arabia's fleet of five E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft. This is a foreign military sale that is not to exceed $42 million. The first phase includes a study to determine which parts are obsolete and no longer available then locate and test parts obtained from new sources for the modification.
TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated has received a $23.4 million follow-on order for deployable satellite solutions under its Secure Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal Satellite Systems Program. This U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command Program has a potential value of $246 million if fully funded.
CACI Awarded Position on Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Services Blanket Purchase Agreement With Marine Corps
CACI International Incorporated has been awarded a contract to provide engineering and scientific support to the U.S. Marine Corps System Command (MCSC) Acquisition Center for Support Services (ACSS) as one of 10 prime positions on the Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Services (CEOss) blanket purchase agreement. Under the direction of the MCSC, the ACSS provides end-to-end procurement services, including planning and supporting all facets of weapons systems acquisition, life cycle management and post-deployment logistics support for the Marine Corps.
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Europe-based subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by NAV CANADA, Canada's civil air navigation services provider, for the supply of VHF radios as part of an extensive $50 million replacement program. NAV CANADA will replace all ground-to-air VHF radio equipment in 320 sites across Canada. More than 2,000 pairs of radios in total will be replaced with new PAE T6 multi-mode digital radios, which will improve ground-to-air communications throughout Canada, introducing higher power capabilities and advanced remote maintenance monitoring.
BAE Systems has been awarded an $11 million contract from the U.S. Army to purchase and install improvised explosive device (IED) mine armor kits on 433 Bradley Combat Systems vehicles. This award also includes the installation work for 116 kits previously purchased under this contract. When combined with previous awards, this modification brings the total contract value to $96 million for Bradley IED Mine Armor Kits.
General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded three Seaport-e task orders by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), in Philadelphia. The contracts have a total potential value of $26.7 million if all options are exercised. Under the contracts, General Dynamics will provide information technology engineering and professional services for the Smart Carrier program and additional NSWCCD initiatives. General Dynamics will provide testing and installation of new machinery control monitoring systems, including distributed data and control networks and navigation and ship control systems as well as engineering, system analysis and program support for navigation and integrated bridge control systems such as antenna, sail, radar, microwave and electrical systems.
DRS Technical Services Incorporated is being awarded a indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for $15.7 million for satellite communications equipment and training, including data distribution networks and complex telecommunications systems for data, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), conventional telephone and video applications delivered over integrated satellite, and terrestrial and wireless networks. This contract includes options that if exercised could bring the cumulative value of the contract to an estimated $47.2 million. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.
SkyPort Global Communications has received a contract with the Texas National Guard to provide satellite communications solutions throughout the state for ongoing operations, training exercises and emergencies such as Hurricane Ike. Under the contract, SkyPort will supply ongoing satellite access and up to 5 MHz of bandwidth, giving the Guard access to the worldwide communications network in the event of a loss of land-based network access.
The Boeing Company's engineering, operations and technology division is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $139 million. This action will enable the Air Vehicle Integration and Technology Research Program to conduct research to develop, demonstrate, integrate and transition new air vehicle technologies and prototypes that will provide affordable, revolutionary capabilities to the warfighter. The technology developments will provide for cost effective, survivable air vehicle platforms capable of accurate delivery of weapons and cargo worldwide. FRL/PKVC, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.