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DRC Awarded $13 Million Data Quality Management Contract from Air Force Materiel Command

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $13 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, part of the Air Force Materiel Command located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. DRC will determine the extent of D200A interface and system data quality problems, identify discrepancies, initiate corrections and provide visibility of data as well as maintain web applications, which assist in the tracking, scanning and organizing of data to identify anomalies in the system and correct them.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Rapid Prototyping, Integration and Development Contract

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the 50th Space Wing supporting the Space Innovation and Development Center's Aerospace Fusion Center (AFC) at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for the Rapid Prototyping, Integration and Development program. Under the new contract, Northrop Grumman will provide the AFC with operations and maintenance and research and development for the Space Awareness and Global Exploitation (SAGE) system, which is a state-of-the-art multi-sensor, multi-mission fusion engine that provides information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to many research and development users. The company will also support the Static Infrared Emitter processor, SAGE client displays, and affiliated hardware, software, crypto and communication lines.

SAIC Awarded $24 Million Contract to Support Army Network Management System

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Incorporated (SAIC) has been awarded the Joint Network Management System contract by the U.S. Army's Office of the Project Manager - Current Force to provide network planning and software support services. The contract has a total value of more than $24 million if all options are exercised. Under this contract, SAIC will assist in the production and deployment of the system as well as provide training and help desk services. SAIC also will provide post-deployment/production software, logistics and engineering support.

CACI Awarded Three Contracts Worth $30 Million to Support Defense Medical Logistics Development

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International Incorporated has been awarded three prime task order contracts totaling $30 million to continue the company's support for the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support System (DMLSS) at the Joint Medical Logistics Functional Development Center (JMLFDC) at Fort Detrick, Maryland.

The Theater Enterprise-Wide Logistics (TEWLS) service access point (SAP)-based system integration contract is a three-year, $12.7 million effort to provide SAP integration of the TEWLS application, enabling it to transition into the DMLSS family of systems and to facilitate the seamless integration of the TEWLS support structure into JMLFDC.

The DMLSS Functional Sustainment Support contract, a four-year, $9.7 million effort, continues CACI's support in helping to identify the requirements for enhancing DMLSS services and provide software life cycle functional sustainment support for DMLSS applications.

The DMLSS Software Sustainment Support contract is a two-year, $7.6 million award to provide software maintenance and sustainment support for the current DMLSS Automated Information System. CACI will assist with the transformation of the current DMLSS family of applications to a net-centric services-oriented architecture system.

General Dynamics Awarded $58 Million for Engineering Work on Saudi Tank

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded $58.3 million to design the new Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tank for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Foreign Military Sales contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command for the Royal Saudi Land Forces. General Dynamics will design, develop, convert, implement and test a hybrid configuration of the M1A1, M1A2 and M1A2 System Enhancement Package tank variants for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

TeleCommunication Systems Receives Additional $17.3 Million from Marine Corps for Wireless Point-to-Point Link Systems

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

TeleCommunication Systems Incorporated (TCS) has received additional contract funding in the amount of $17.3 million from the U.S. Marine Corps for TCS's Wireless Point-to-Point Link (WPPL) systems. The WPPL systems provide Marines with point-to-point and point-to-multipoint secure transmission of voice, video and data communications over terrestrial microwave radio links. The TCS WPPL allows communicators to extend their local area network to deployed remote locations using terrestrial microwave radio links.

Elbit Systems to Supply Avionics Upgrade for Brazilian AMX Jets

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract by Embraer, a Brazilian aircraft company, for the supply of avionics for the Brazilian AMX jet upgrade project. The contract is valued at approximately $187 million. Under the contract, Elbit and its wholly owned subsidiary, Aeroeletronica S.A., will supply the central battle mission computer of the AMX as well as the display systems, the ammunition system and additional systems. Elbit's subsidiary Elisra Electronic Systems will supply the electronic warfare systems.

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