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Space Dynamics Laboratory to Provide Technologies for Situational Awareness

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Utah State University Research Foundation's Space Dynamics Laboratory has received a $10 million contract for the development and demonstration of new and innovative technologies that provide tactical assets for the battlefield using affordable plug-and-play components. The assets will be designed to provide key actionable intelligence and battlefield situational awareness using information collected from ground, air and space systems. Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

SAIC Receives U.S. Air Force Contract

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation has received a $9.5 million contract to advance the technology and/or increase the knowledge and understanding of chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) threats to personnel, equipment and operations based on environmental factors. The contract will also provide for the development of capabilities to effectively communicate CBR impacts and issues. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Cubic Receives Contract to Explore Solutions for Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Cubic Applications Incorporated, a defense services subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, has been awarded a contract with a potential value of $16.3 million to explore emerging technologies and to develop prototype solutions to strengthen the military's training in nuclear, biological and chemical response. This effort is part of the training transformation initiative in support of the U.S. Joint Forces Command. The contract was awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division in Orlando, Florida.

Lockheed Martin Receives $61 Million Contract for Future Force Rocket System

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has received a $61 million follow-on contract for guided missile launch rocket system (GMLRS) unitary rockets. The GMLRS provides the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the United Kingdom Defense Forces with a persistent, all-weather, rapidly-deployable, long-range precision strike weapon.

CACI Awarded $36 Million Contract with U.S. Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

CACI International has received a three-year, $36 million prime contract to support the modeling and simulation division of the U.S. Army's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). CACI's services under the contract will support Joint and Army simulation applications and will focus primarily on developing software simulations for NVESD to use in training troops on key command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

Amplifier Research to Provide High Power Radio Frequency Amplifier Systems for U.S. Navy

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Amplifier Research Corporation is being awarded a $5.7 million, firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for high power radio frequency amplifier systems in support of expeditionary electronic warfare systems. The amplifiers are portable, self-contained, broadband, solid-state amplifiers designed for instantaneous bandwidth and high gain and linearity. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Receives Contract for C4ISR Support Services

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Services Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a potential value of $59.3 million for life cycle support services in support of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Programs Office in Philadelphia. Specific efforts include logistics planning, worldwide system maintenance, installation and fielding of systems at user sites, site configuration management and other services.

Analex Awarded Contract for C4ISR Support Services

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Analex Corporation has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a potential value of $63.3 million for life cycle support services in support of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Programs Office in Philadelphia. Specific efforts include logistics planning, post-development assembly and testing, worldwide system maintenance, development of user documentation and training courses and other services.

Raytheon Receives Contract Modification for Tomahawk Block IV Missiles

September 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received an $87.4 million contract modification for the procurement of 103 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round (AUR) missiles. The Tomahawk Block IV missile is capable of launch from surface ships equipped with the vertical launch system, submarines equipped with the capsule launch system and submarines equipped with the torpedo tube launch system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Modus Operandi Awarded U.S. Army Contract for Service-Oriented Architecture Migration

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

Modus Operandi has been awarded a two-year, $730,000 contract by the U.S. Army to improve its ability to migrate critical software algorithms to more modern systems. The Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command Software Engineering Center and Research, Development and Engineering Command Center at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.

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