Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a task order by the U.S. State Department under the African Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) contract to provide equipment and logistics services. The firm-fixed-price task order is worth more than $36 million over a five-month period. Northrop Grumman and its teammate, ManTech International Corporation, will procure and transport equipment and supplies for African partner nations under the State Department ACOTA program.
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BearingPoint Awarded Marine Corps Information Management Support Contract Valued up to $22.3 Million
BearingPoint Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, U.S. Marine Corps contract for information management and business process improvement services. The five-year contract has a ceiling of $22.3 million. BearingPoint will provide information management services under task orders issued by the Programs and Resources Department Information Management Office at Marine Corps Headquarters. Under these task orders, BearingPoint will support, maintain and enhance systems and applications for the Marine Corps' execution of the U.S. Defense Department's Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution process.
ICx Technologies has been awarded a $1.4 million contract from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, Countermine Division, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Under the contract, ICx will provide the next-generation version of its Fido OnBoard explosives detection sensor along with a suite of new air-sampling capabilities.
Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract for up to $23 million for life cycle engineering and support for the LPD 17 class of amphibious warfare ships. In addition to the prime contractor role for life cycle engineering and support for integrated shipboard electronics, Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems is the total ship electronics systems integrator for the LPD 17 program. The company provides the shipboard wide area network, integrated product data environment, total ship information management and integrated ship electronics architecture for the LPD 17 class of ships.
Harris Corporation Awarded $60 Million Continuation Contract for Air Force Satellite Control Network Program
Harris Corporation has been awarded a $60 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to continue work under the first-year option for the Network and Space Operations and Maintenance (NSOM) program. The contract's potential overall value is $405 million over six and a half years.
QinetiQ North America's Systems Engineering Group has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile command to provide airworthiness and qualification engineering to the Apache Helicopter Division of the Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED). The contract has a ceiling value of nearly $11 million if all options are exercised. QinetiQ North America will provide AED's Apache Division with specific on-site support services, ranging from reviews of airworthiness documents, such as airworthiness releases and safety of flight messages, to reviews of Apache system safety issues and risk management assessments.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center - Pacific to provide tactical data link systems support. The follow-on, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a total value of more than $46 million if all options are exercised. Under the contract, SAIC will provide engineering and technical support, including life cycle and systems engineering, integration, testing, configuration management and integrated logistics support.
Raytheon Company has received a $12 million contract from the U.S. Army for the initial design and maturation phase of the 155-mm, precision-guided Excalibur 1b projectile. Excalibur 1b is the next increment in the development of the combat-proven Excalibur 1a munition. The new Excalibur design uses fewer parts and is easier to manufacture than the 1a round, producing a more affordable projectile with enhanced reliability.
Booz Allen Hamilton is being awarded a $17.4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technical and engineering services for communications-electronics advanced technology systems supporting the special communications requirements division of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, St. Inigoes, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Food and Drug Administration Awards Contract for Information Technology and Data Management Services
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to 10 companies. The contract is an Information and Computing Technologies for the 21st Century contract and will support an extensive information technology modernization program for the FDA, including data management and warehousing and information technology and security. The contractors are CSC, Electronic Data Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology, Interactive Technology Solutions, Unisys Corporation, Buccaneer Computer Systems and Services, Dynanet, Human Touch Information Systems, IDL-Pragmatics and Telesis.