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Lockheed Martin Receives $32 Million Learning Management Contract

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $32 million option on a contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide specialized geospatial training to analysts and officials across the U.S. Defense Department and the intelligence community. This award exercises the second of four option years on the learning management services (LMS) contract, which provides educational programs and administrative support for the NGA College.

General Dynamics Land Systems to Supply U.S. Marine Corps with Light Armored Vehicles

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has received a $24.2 million contract with the U.S. Marine Corps to produce 10 LAV-25 light armored vehicles (LAVs), three LAV logistics vehicles and vehicle components to meet anticipated war-loss requirements.

SAIC Awarded $19 Million Experimental Space Sensor Contract

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a $19 million subcontract from Orbital Sciences to deliver a wide-field-of-view sensor for integration onto a geo-synchronous satellite that Orbital is building for SES AMERICOM, which has a contract with the U.S. Air Force to host the sensor onboard a commercial spacecraft.

Boeing Selected for U.S. Navy's Shipboard Network Communications Systems Contract

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has received a firm-fixed-price, $5.4 million contract by the U.S. Navy to produce an updated shipboard network communications system for the USS Arleigh Burke guided missile destroyer (DDG). The contract is part of the Navy's DDG modernization program in which new shipboard network communications technologies will be retrofitted in DDG 51-class destroyers during service overhauls.

TeleCommunications Systems Wins U.S. Army Contract to Provide Deployable Satellite Solutions

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

TeleCommunications Systems Incorporated (TCS) has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity delivery order with a potential value of $246 million. The delivery order is to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command (CECOM LCMC) for its rapidly deployable and highly secure satellite communication access to broadband satellite services.

Raytheon Receives $412 Million Contract for Advanced Missiles

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a firm-fixed-price, $412 million contract by the U.S. Air Force for Lot 22 production and delivery of the AIM-120C7 and AIM-120D advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles. In addition to providing the AIM-120D missiles, the contract also provides foreign military sales customers with AIM-120C7 missiles.

SprayCool Awarded Contract for Unmanned Aircraft Signals Intelligence Application

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

SprayCool has received a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation's ISR Systems Division to provide its liquid-cooled enclosures for the U.S. Air Force Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload 1C program. The enclosures will house signals intelligence (SIGINT) electronics for the Air Force's SIGINT-equipped MQ-1B Predator Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) in support of Predator's tactical warfighting role.

BAE Systems to Extend Royal Navy's Medium-Range Radars

August 6, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has been awarded a $194 million contract by the Ministry of Defence to provide next-generation medium-range radars (MRR) for the majority of the Royal Navy surface fleet and for the future aircraft carriers.

U.S. Navy Selects GeneSiC for Small Business Innovation Awards

August 6, 2008
By Katie Packard

GeneSiC Semiconductor Incorporated has been awarded two small business innovation research (SBIR) awards by the U.S. Navy. The awards allow GeneSiC to develop high-voltage silicon carbide (SiC) devices that are critical for enabling the integration of high-power radars, directed energy weapons (DEW) and ship propulsion systems with the modern on-board power sources.

WareOnEarth Communications Receives Contract for Information Assurance Technical Services

August 6, 2008
By Katie Packard

WareOnEarth Communications Incorporated received a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, $9.5 million contract to provide technical services that support U.S. tactical and strategic operations with emphases on information assurance and automated sensor systems. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

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