VSE Corporation's Federal Group Communications & Engineering and Field Support Services divisions were awarded a task order for U.S. Army Support Services. The task order could be worth up to $389 million if the task order option period is exercised. Under the order, VSE will provide technical support services, including program management, integrated logistics, repair, maintenance and sustainment of route and area clearance countermine/counter-improvised explosive device vehicular systems, on behalf of the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Combat Support and Combat Service Support systems, Product Manager for Assured Mobility Systems.
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The U.S. Army has committed to sponsoring an additional five years of research and development at Arizona State University's Flexible Display Center. The five-year renewal is for $50 million. The Flexible Display Center is a collaboration among government, industry and academia designed to advance the development of full-color flexible display technology.
General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to support the Marine Corps Enterprise IT Services (MCEITS) program. The single award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is valued at $95 million if all options are exercised. Through the contract, General Dynamics will design, build and integrate the first MCEITS Enterprise IT Center, which provides application hosting capabilities, enterprise shared services, access to enterprise-wide information, collaboration and information sharing across business and warfighter domains.
BAE Systems has received 17 orders valued at $39.4 million from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for production of seven types of Modular Lightweight Load Carrying Equipment (MOLLE) system sets, which enable soldiers to carry equipment and supplies critical to their mission.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the Library of Congress to provide information technology services for its Customer Support Services program. The single-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a total maximum contract value of $85 million.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract to maintain and support the information technology infrastructure for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) 200 offices and more than 12,500 employees across the United States. The contract has an estimated value of $56 million, based upon a full performance of all anticipated task orders for the one base year and six one-year extensions.
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.
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).