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Identification Friend or Foe

Telephonics to Provide Identification Friend or Foe Technology

October 10, 2014

Telephonics Corp., Communications and Integrated Systems Division, Farmingdale, New York, has been awarded a $19 million modification (P00001) to previously awarded contract FA8730-14-C-0014 for an improved Identification, Friend or Foe (IFF) system that is necessary to overcome the deficiencies of the current IFF Mk XII systems in regards to Interoperable Joint Combat Identification, situational awareness and command and control. NATO agency funds in the amount of $19 million will be obligated at time of award. Work will be performed at Farmingdale, New York, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 24, 2017. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

Thales Raytheon Awarded Identification Friend or Foe Funds

April 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Thales Raytheon Systems Co., LLC, Fullerton, Calif., was awarded a $23,147,096 modification, to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to procure Sentinel Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe kits and spares. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $30,442,096. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

BAE to Provide Identification Friend or Foe Technology to Five Nations

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Greenlawn, N.Y., is being awarded a $24,186,962 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for the procurement of Common (Identification Friend or Foe) Digital Transponder (CXP) hardware for the U.S. Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and the governments of Saudi Arabia, Australia, the Netherlands, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including transponders, mounts, modification kits and remote control unit modes. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Grumman to Provide Ship Interrogator Technology

September 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded a firm-fixed-price contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation for the fabrication, testing and delivery of AN/UPX-24(V) interrogator sets, the company has announced. Under the nearly $11.5 million follow-on production contract, Northrop Grumman will provide five AN/UPX-24(V) identification friend or foe (IFF) processor sets in an open-architecture configuration to enhance the situational awareness and threat identification capabilities of naval ships. As a core component of the AN/UPX-29(V) shipboard interrogator system, the AN/UPX-24(V) interrogator set is a major subsystem that provides a centralized identification system for ships by determining whether aircraft or ships equipped with IFF transponders are friendly or unknown forces.

Raytheon to Provide Friend or Foe Identification for Missile Defense

April 16, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Network Centric Systems, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, was awarded a $75 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of the AN/TPX-57 Identification Friend or Foe Systems Air Defense Interrogators components and associated engineering support. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Gallium to Provide Shipboard Air Traffic Control Trainer System

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Gallium Visual Systems, Damascus, Maryland, has announced that it was recently awarded a a $3 million contract for the delivery and integration of an embedded trainer for the U.S. Navy AN/TPX-42(V) identification friend or foe systems. The AN/TPX-42(V) provides the primary air traffic control capability in the carrier air traffic control centers and amphibious air traffic control centers aboard aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships. The firm fixed price contract, competitively awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, provides options for up to 50 production systems.

Navy Modifies Friend or Foe Identification Contract for Multiple Governments

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Incorporated, Greenlawn, New York, is being awarded a $25 million contract modification to exercise an option for the procurement and integration of various CXP identification friend or foe hardware for the U.S. Navy, Army, and Air Force; and the governments of Canada, Taiwan, and Saudi Arabia. Hardware being procured includes common digital transponders, mounts, receivers and transmitters, signal processors, power supplies, battery packs, and Mode 5 modification kits. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Hawkeye Friend or Foe Identification System

October 1, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $59 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Mode 5 and Mode S identification friend or foe interrogation upgrade efforts in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye system development and demonstration. Efforts will include design, implementation, test and evaluation, verification, documentation, acceptance, and certification. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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