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Navistar Receives Modification for Sustainment Items to Support Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Low-Rate Vehicles
Navistar Defense LLC has received a $54 million firm-fixed-priced modification under a previously awarded contract for sustainment items needed to support Category I Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Low Rate Initial Production vehicles in theater. This order also will be used to support the renewal of field service representative support within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
Kongsberg Maritime Incorporated is being awarded an $11 million fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to procure and/or design, develop and manufacture hardware, logistics support, spares, commercial technical manuals and associated data related to the manufacture and sustainment of the AMPHIB Low Light Surveillance System Program.
General Atomics has been awarded a $20 million cost-plus-fixed-price contract for research of the primary objective of the Biofuels-Cellulosic and Algal Feedstock program, which is to develop the technical capability commercial algae production experience, resources and commitment to demonstrate and ultimately commercialize the affordable production of JP-8 surrogate fuel from algal feedstock.
Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has received an $87 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army. This is a Foreign Military Sales Requirement. The award will result in a firm-fixed-price contract for $95 million worth of rounds of various nonstandard ammunition for the Afghanistan National Army and Afghanistan National Police.
Raytheon Company's Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $9 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy for the nonrecurring engineering effort to update selected Zumwalt Class Destroyer Mission Systems Equipment for initial integration efforts at Wallops Island, Virginia, and follow-on installation on board the Navy's Self Defense Test Ship to mitigate production and integration risk and conduct at sea testing in support of the Zumwalt test and evaluation master plan.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Incorporated is being awarded a $157 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Navy for services supporting the TRIDENT II (D-5) weapons system. Services include but are not limited to specialized tactical engineering services, logistics services, fleet support services and guidance repair services to test, repair and maintain guidance subsystems, test equipment and related support equipment.