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Raytheon Receives $161 Million for U.S. and Japanese Defense Systems

August 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161 million contract modification for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan's DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class "A" overhauls, and land-based Phalanx Weapon System class "A" overhauls. CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other defenses. Operating either autonomously or integrated with a combat system, it is an automatic terminal defense weapon system designed to detect, track, engage, and destroy anti-ship missile threats penetrating outer defense envelopes. Phalanx CIWS is currently installed on approximately 152 Navy and 14 Coast Guard ships and is in use in 23 foreign navies. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

AT&T to Support Marine Corps Networks in U.S. and Japan

August 3, 2011
By George Seffers

AT&T Government Solutions Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was recently awarded a nearly $7 million task order to provide technical support to the Marine Corps Systems Command, Information Systems and Infrastructure Product Group, Marine Corps Network and Infrastructure Services Program Office to provide information technology networking support services for the Marine Corps Garrison Classified Network to Marine Corps Forces Pacific, Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Corps Installation National Capitol Region installations. Throughout the contract period, the contractor will be required to perform such duties as customer support, network testing and monitoring, system analysis, and problem solving. Work will be performed in Camp Pendleton, California; Okinawa, Japan; Kaneohe, Hawaii; New Orleans, Louisiana; Yuma, Arizona; Miramar, California; Fort Worth, Texas; Marietta, Georgia; Camp LeJeune, North Carolina; Bridgeport, California; Barstow, California; Twentynine Palms, California; Iwakuni, Japan; Quantico, Virginia; and Arlington, Virginia. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Provides Phalanx to Five Countries

July 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an approximate $18 million contract modification for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System. The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships' defenses. The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is an integral element of the fleet defense in-depth concept and the Ship Self-Defense Program.  Operating either autonomously or integrated with a combat system, it is an automatic terminal defense weapon system designed to detect, track, engage, and destroy anti-ship missile threats penetrating other defense envelopes.  The Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems are installed on approximately 187 Navy ships and used by more than 20 foreign militaries. This contract combines purchases for the United States government and the governments of Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Three Countries Purchase Jam-Resistant Technology

July 15, 2011
By George Seffers

ViaSat, Carlsbad, California, is being awarded more than $27 million for multifunctional information distribution system-low volume terminals (MIDS-LVTs). Data Link Solutions, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a nearly $24 million contract delivery order for MIDS-LVT. The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army platforms. These awards combine purchases for the United States and the governments of Japan and Australia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Modify AWACS for Japan Air Defense Force

April 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a more than $35 million contract modification for modification of four Japan Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft on behalf of the Japan Air Defense Force. The Aerial Air Surveillance Systems Division, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

CSC to Support U.S. Navy Enterprise Network in the Far East

March 24, 2011
By George Seffers

Computer Sciences Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a potential $22 million contract for support services for the operation, maintenance, support, and management of Outside-the-continental-U.S. Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-NET), Far East Region. Work will be performed in Yokosuka, Japan; Guam; Atsugi, Japan; Misawa, Japan; Sasebo, Japan; Korea; Okinawa, Japan; and Singapore. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Wyle Laboratories Supports Hawkeye Aircraft for Multiple Countries

December 7, 2010
By George Seffers

Wyle Laboratories Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a contact modification of more than $28 million for continued E-2C/E-2D/C-2 planning, program, and financial services in support of the Navy and the governments of France, Taiwan, Egypt, Japan, Singapore and Canada under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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