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DRC Awarded $11.5 Million Training and Simulation Contract by Customs and Border Protection

January 26, 2009
By Katie Packard

Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has received a contract with an initial value of $11.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine (CBP A&M) to provide Web-based training (WBT) and other training services. Under the terms of the contract, DRC will develop functional WBT courseware to meet the training and simulation needs of CBP A&M.

Verizon Business Upgrades Communications at Army Installations

January 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Verizon Business will upgrade the communications infrastructure of five U.S. Army sites. The estimated value of the projects is about $70.7 million, and the task orders are under the Installation, Information, Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract on behalf of the Project Manager for Network Services Center (NSC), which is under the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS).

Northrop Grumman Awarded $374 Million Construction Preparation Contract for Second Gerald R. Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier

January 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $374 million cost-type contract award for construction preparation of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier CVN 79. The carrier, which has yet to be been named, is the second ship of the Gerald R. Ford class. The company's shipbuilding sector will perform the work, which includes design efforts, planning and the procurement of long lead-time material such as propulsion machinery.

Northrop Grumman to Supply Navigation Systems for New Fast Patrol Boats for Trinidad and Tobago

January 21, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Maine business unit has been selected to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for six fast patrol craft being built by Austal Shipyards in Australia for the government of Trinidad and Tobago. The IBS will be based on Sperry Marine's new generation VisionMaster FT technology. The scope of supply includes radars, electronic chart display and information system, high-speed autopilot, heading and speed sensors, echosounder, differential global positioning system (DGPS) receiver and voyage data recorder.

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