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Aviation Systems Engineering Awarded Contract for Aircraft Equipment Demonstration Support

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Aviation Systems Engineering Company Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract of $7,967,540 for aircraft equipment demonstration support to test cutting-edge Anti-Submarine Warfare systems during flight demonstrations and fleet exercises. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin will Provide Program Office Support to U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to provide program office support services for the Program Manager, Optics and Non-lethal Systems (PM ONS), culminating in a contract with a potential of $30 million. Lockheed Martin will provide analytical, acquisition, administrative and logistics support services.

ODIN Technologies to Partner with Unisys

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

ODIN Technologies has been chosen as a lead radio frequency identification (RFID) deployment partner for the $62 million Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative contract awarded to Unisys in January. The program uses RFID-enabled identification cards for faster border crossing identity verification.

Aero Thermo Technology Receives Contract to support Trident I and II Programs

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

Aero Thermo Technology Incorporated is receiving a $5,898,712 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technical, analytical and program research and development service to support the Trident I and Trident II Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile program and the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile guidance system requirement. The contract contains options that could make it worth $32.5 million. Strategic Systems Programs, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Company Receives Contract for GPS Work

July 21, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company is being awarded a $153,511,595 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for High Integrity Global Positioning System (GPS) Technology Concept demonstration. The GPS is a local GPS enhancement that leverages the Iridium Low Earth Orbit satellite. The program will investigate technologies and will design solutions for objective performance under dynamic user equipment conditions. The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Receives Contract to Provide Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulators

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to provide eight Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator systems to support the electronic warfare self-defense ground station of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company A400M transport aircraft. The $28.2 million contract allows Northrop Grumman's technology to assist in ground mission support capabilities and to underpin the effectiveness of the defensive aids systems suite during missions.

Raytheon to Upgrade Patriot Capabilities for Kuwait and South Korea

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $156 million Foreign Military Sales award from the U.S. Army to provide the state of Kuwait with Patriot Configuration-3 radar upgrade kits and related engineering and technical services, which will allow for improved air and missile defense for Kuwait.

Raytheon Company has also received a $38.5 million contract from COMLOG to upgrade Patriot missiles for South Korea. The contract complements awards to Raytheon for command and control, communications, maintenance support, and engineering support for South Korea's Patriot program earlier this year.

ViaSat Receives $9.8 Million Order for Joint Tactical Radio System

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

ViaSat Incorporated has received a $9.8 million order for Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) Production Transition Terminals. MIDS JTRS is designed to enable warfighters to use multiple JTRS-approved waveforms and to increase channel information throughput and security. This award is a follow-on to the initial PTT order received in June 2007 from the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.

U.S. Air Force Modifies Satellite Communications Contract with Lockheed Martin Space Systems

July 18, 2008
By Katie Packard

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation's contract with the U.S. Air Force has been modified not to exceed $119,160,000. This action will supply the Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Communications System, which provides secure, survivable communications to the U.S. warfighters during all levels of conflict and is the protected backbone of the Department of Defense Military Satellite Communications architecture. MCSW/PK, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Compass Systems Awarded Contract Modification for Research and Development

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Compass Systems Incorporated has received a $9,020,396 modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option for research and development for various command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting programs, sensors, mission and targeting systems, communication suites, and small aircraft vehicle systems. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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