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Boeing Receives Contract for C-17 Aircrew Training System

August 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to provide a C-17 aircrew training system (ATS) to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The system will provide training to air mobility command and air force reserve command C-17 crew members.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Security Delivery Order

August 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $69 million delivery order to provide advanced technologies and systems for protecting military troops, facilities and assets at forward-operating bases throughout the U.S. Central Command. Under the order, Northrop Grumman's missions systems sector will provide detection, assessment and surveillance capabilities for the U.S. Air Force, Army and Marine Corps.

Micro-Sat Systems to Provide Research and Development in Space Plug-n Play Electronics

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Micro-Sat Systems Incorporated is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for a maximum value of $14,999,579. Micro-Sat Systems will provide research and development in the area of space plug-n play electronics. Micro-Sat Systems will work with its subcontractor, Advanced Solutions Incorporated, to develop modular flight software. Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Company Awarded Contract for Continued Life Cycle Management Support

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $15,280,290, firm-fixed-price requirements contract for continued life cycle management support to sustain forward looking infrared radar systems and subsystems for the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.

LGS Wins Contract for Network Upgrades at Fort Polk

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

LGS, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, has received a $6.45 million task order from the U.S. Department of the Army. LGS will provide infrastructure and optical fiber upgrades to Fort Polk, Louisiana, and several range areas. LGS will also install two new communications shelters, consolidating communications nodes and upgrading the core hardware solution to 10 Gigabits. The award is under the infrastructure modification contract and is in support of the installation information infrastructure program (I3MP) managed by the network service center (NSC) at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. NSC upgrades and modernizes core data backbone and telecommunications infrastructure at Army installations worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract by U.S. Navy to Upgrade E-2 Hawkeye Aircraft for Egyptian Air Force

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation will upgrade an E-2C airborne early warning and control aircraft for the Egypt E-2C foreign military sales program in a $38 million contract awarded by the U.S. Navy. The aircraft will be refurbished and upgraded to the Hawkeye 2000 configuration and will include upgrades to the radar, mission computers, tactical mission system displays and navigation system.

LandWarNet coverage is live

August 15, 2008
By H. Mosher

Tune in August 19-21 for coverage of LandWarNet from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. from Robert K. Ackerman and Rita Boland of SIGNAL Magazine.

Use this link to go directly to the coverage.

ITT Corporation Receives Systems and Missions Support II Contract by the U.S. Air Force

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

ITT Corporation is one of six prime contracts awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide mission and requirements support to the U.S. Strategic Command. The total contract value is up to $900 million over a five-year period. ITT will provide management and professional support services, including analysis, engineering and technical services.

Computer Sciences Corporation Wins U.S. Air Force Contract to Provide Worldwide Maintenance Support

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) has been selected as one of seven firms awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, contract field teams contract from the U.S. Air Force. The potential seven-year contract could have a value of $10.1 billion for all firms. CSC will provide a comprehensive range of maintenance support for all branches of the military worldwide. Services include the repair and upkeep of various aircraft and missiles. CSC will also provide equipment modification, maintenance, inspection and repair services for any federal agency or authorized foreign military sales customer.

CACI Awarded Contract with U.S. Army Quick Reaction and Battle Command Support Division

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International Incorporated has received a three-year, $62 million contract to support the quick reaction and battle command support division of the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineer Center's command and control directorate (CERDEC C2D). The quick reaction and battle command support division provides CERDEC C2D with rapid prototyping and fielding of emerging command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and related technology.

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