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Data Link Solutions LLC has received a $32 million, firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement contract to provide multi-functional information distribution system (MIDS) on ship (MOS) and associated Link 16 systems. The MOS provides high power Link 16 shipboard systems by integrating the MIDS low volume terminal into the shipboard tactical data link environment. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command awarded the contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the U.S. Navy's program executive office for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The contract includes four one-year options that could bring the cumulative value to an estimated $160.6 million.
Wyle Information Systems Receives Contract for Support Services to Space Innovation and Development Center
Wyle Information Systems is being awarded an $18.5 million contract to provide operational, maintenance and support services to the Space Innovation and Development Center (SIDC) at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The SIDC is also the Air Staff executive agent for the U.S. Air Force's Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities program. The contract is also directed towards examining, assessing and developing the means to integrate national system and U.S. Defense Department space systems support to enhance combat and research and development capabilities within the Air Force.
The Utah State University Research Foundation's Space Dynamics Laboratory has received a $10 million contract for the development and demonstration of new and innovative technologies that provide tactical assets for the battlefield using affordable plug-and-play components. The assets will be designed to provide key actionable intelligence and battlefield situational awareness using information collected from ground, air and space systems. Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.
Science Applications International Corporation has received a $9.5 million contract to advance the technology and/or increase the knowledge and understanding of chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) threats to personnel, equipment and operations based on environmental factors. The contract will also provide for the development of capabilities to effectively communicate CBR impacts and issues. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
Cubic Applications Incorporated, a defense services subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $16.3 million to explore emerging technologies and to develop prototype solutions to strengthen the military's training in nuclear, biological and chemical response. This effort is part of the training transformation initiative in support of the U.S. Joint Forces Command. The contract was awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division in Orlando, Florida.
Lockheed Martin has received a $61 million follow-on contract for guided missile launch rocket system (GMLRS) unitary rockets. The GMLRS provides the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the United Kingdom Defense Forces with a persistent, all-weather, rapidly-deployable, long-range precision strike weapon.
CACI International has received a three-year, $36 million prime contract to support the modeling and simulation division of the U.S. Army's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). CACI's services under the contract will support Joint and Army simulation applications and will focus primarily on developing software simulations for NVESD to use in training troops on key command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.
Amplifier Research Corporation is being awarded a $5.7 million, firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for high power radio frequency amplifier systems in support of expeditionary electronic warfare systems. The amplifiers are portable, self-contained, broadband, solid-state amplifiers designed for instantaneous bandwidth and high gain and linearity. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.