Raytheon Company has received a $154 million Foreign Military Sales contract award to upgrade Taiwan's Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, issued the contract, which includes upgrade kits for radar and command and control components, a radar refurbishment and related engineering and technical services.
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Lockheed Martin Sippican Incorporated has been awarded a $35.8 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for design and development of a Communications at Speed and Depth (CSD) Family of Systems (FoS). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) awarded the contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the U.S. Navy's Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. This contract includes options for Low Rate Initial Production and Full Rate Production quantities of CSD hardware as well as options for engineering services and provisioning item orders that if exercised would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $178 million.
BAE Systems has received a $120 million contract to equip up to 400 U.S. Air Force ground vehicles with improved voice and data communications. Under the contract, which has a maximum potential value of $233 million, BAE Systems will design, produce and install the Air Force's Tactical Air Control Party Modernization's (TACP-M's) Vehicular Communications System (VCS).
iRobot Corporation has received a $5.5 million order from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) for the delivery of 72 iRobot PackBot 510 with FasTac Kit robots, spare parts and repairs.
Intelsat General Corporation has been awarded a $6.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for on-orbit Ultra-High-Frequency (UHF) Satellite Communication (SATCOM) services. The contract has a cumulative value of an estimated $35 million. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, is the contracting activity.
Q.E.D. Systems Incorporated has been awarded a $14 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee with provisions for firm-fixed-pricing contract by the U.S. Navy for ship alteration installation and marine/mechanical engineering design services. The contract has a total potential value of $68 million.
ATK Awarded $55 Million Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Low Rate Initial Production Contract by the United States Navy
ATK has received a $55 million Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract from the U.S. Navy for the advanced anti-radiation guided missile (AARGM). The contract is for missiles, containers, spares, support/special test equipment and required production transition activities. Under terms of the contract, ATK will provide the weapon systems for use on Navy and Marine Corps F/A-18C/D aircraft.
Elbit Systems Limited has been awarded a $40 million contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense to supply the Skylark I LE mini-UAVs for all Israel Defense Forces ground forces battalions, including training and logistics support.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has received a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to help develop an affordable alternative to petroleum-derived jet fuel (JP-8) from agricultural and aquacultural feedstock materials. The contract has a total value of up to $25 million.