The SIGNAL Blog

Stanley to Continue Weapons Systems Simulation Support at Redstone Arsenal

December 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Stanley Incorporated is part of a team that has been awarded a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a $31 million ceiling to provide simulation support to the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, System Simulation and Development Directorate. Stanley will develop and modify software and will provide analyses of weapons systems against a variety of targets to include tanks, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, unmanned ground vehicles, armored personnel vehicles, command and control vehicles, boats, missile and rocket launch vehicles and self-propelled howitzers and rockets, artillery and mortars. The company also will merge weapons and targets with flight simulation results.

ICx Technologies Receives $9.4 Million Contract as Lead Technology Integrator for the Joint Force Protection Advanced Security System

December 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

ICx Technologies has been awarded a $9.4 million base contract by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Contracting Center. The award was presented as a single contract for systems engineering, analysis and the integration of force-protection technologies into the Joint Force Protection Advanced Security System Joint Capability Technology Demonstration. In addition to simple integration, ICx also will be developing sensor fusion and command and control logic-based algorithms to automate and speed up the link between the sensor information that comes in and the resulting emergency- and incident-response capabilities.

Lockheed Martin Awarded $17 Million for Apache Target Acquisition Designation Sight System Modernization

December 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $16.9 million contract to begin modernization of the final portion of the U.S. Army's Apache helicopter Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight system. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will modernize the Laser Transceiver Unit in the Apache's legacy Day Sensor Assembly (DSA) and associated electronics. The objective is to modernize the entire DSA system to enhance performance and prevent obsolescence as well as to increase the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors' ability to fully accommodate future weapons.

SAIC Awarded $26 Million Contract by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center-Pacific

December 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center-Pacific to provide the Pacific Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) department with engineering and technical support services. The contract has a total value of more than $26 million if all options are exercised.

Military Shoppers

December 9, 2008
By Henry Kenyon

Finding the right sales and discounts becomes a priority when budgets are tight. This site features discounts on groceries, furniture and jewelry. It also includes tools to locate sales at base commissaries, online coupons and a list of base yard sales. Additional links lead to dieting and fitness sites, charities and online contests.

Argon ST Awarded $30 Million Contract Extension From Navy

December 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

Argon ST Incorporated has received a contract modification to complete the sixth phase of a multiyear full-rate production contract to provide Ship's Signal Exploitation Equipment Increment E sensor systems to the U.S. Navy. The modification exercises an option with an approximate value of $30.4 million.

AAI Selected by Army for Gunshot Detection Systems

December 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

AAI Corporation has been awarded a 12-month contract valued at approximately $3 million by the U.S. Army's Project Manager Soldier Weapons organization for 50 Projectile Detection and Cueing (PDCue) gunshot detection systems. PDCue will be integrated on an up-armored M1151 vehicle with the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station, or CROWS II. The PDCue four-corner system incorporates modular design and open architecture to ensure seamless plug-and-play integration of the system with weapon stations such as CROWS II. The integrated systems are expected to be fielded with the Army overseas for operational evaluation.

Argon ST to Provide Advanced ISR Capability to U.S. Army

December 5, 2008
By Katie Packard

Argon ST Incorporated has been awarded an $11 million contract to deliver advanced Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities and systems to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command. Argon will provide the Army with advanced ISR capabilities based on its Prism product, which is designed to enable users to maintain a tactical advantage through rapid insertion of software enhancements.

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