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Lockheed Martin to Improve Remote Vehicle Reliability

December 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Riviera Beach, Florida, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $52,741,962 cost-plus-incentive-fee letter contract for the accomplishment of the Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle Reliability Growth Program (RMMV RGP). The purpose of this RMMV RGP effort is to improve the mean time between operational mission failures. The contract will require a comprehensive development and test program that supports the RMMV RGP. Testing shall be conducted to verify the system complies with RMMV system requirements and is prepared for installation on and operations from the littoral combat ship in preparation for developmental test/operational assessment program testing. The RMMV RGP systems engineering effort includes: critical systems reviews and subsequent design reviews, use of predictive reliability tools; build spiral development with in-water testing to assess progress and potential areas for reliability growth development; installation of RMMV reliability upgrades; and all ancillary support. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Awarded $161 Million Modification for Acoustic Sensor Technology

December 12, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $161,267,324 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract for Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) engineering services. This contract is being incrementally funded. The contract provides funding for the design and development of A-RCI and common acoustics processing for the United States submarine fleet and for foreign military sales. A-RCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

Lockheed to Update Morocco's Fighter Aircraft

December 9, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $32,439,000 firm-fixed contract for a Foreign Military Sales Program that will provide the government of Morocco's 24 F-16 aircraft that have the Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems Electronic Warfare Systems with updated data protection. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Receives $312 Million AEHF Contract Modification

December 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $312.2 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification for engineering support for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite program from December 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014. Support is provided for on-orbit anomaly resolution and investigation, flight and payload software sustainment following the completion of on-orbit test, Networked AEHF System Tested tool sustainment, mission control familiarization, and development test. Additional supported tasks including hardware, software, training and logistics support, technical order maintenance, system security and information assurance engineering, coordination with the Milstar O&M contractor, satellite database updates for Milstar and AEHF, and on-site technical support for satellite operations at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, as well as support for AEHF and Milstar combined constellation integration transition and test activities. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate, Los Angeles, California, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Equip Australian Cockpits

December 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Owego, New York, is being awarded an $85,137,344 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract to provide for the procurement of end-of-life components and long lead materials and associated efforts required for the production and delivery of 24 MH-60R Mission Avionics Systems and common cockpits for the Royal Australian Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Farmingdale, Victor and Owego, New York; Ciudad Real, Spain; St. Charles, Missouri; Lewisville, Texas; Windsor Locks, Connecticut; and various locations throughout the United States. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

Two Companies Awarded Vehicle Optic Sensor System Contracts

November 16, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Gyrocam Systems L.L.C., Sarasota, Florida, and FLIR Systems Incorporated, North Billerica, Massachusetts, are each being awarded a commercial, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract for up to a maximum quantity of 951 Vehicle Optic Sensor Systems (VOSS), including spare parts, maintenance/sustainment, training, and provisional technical data in Afghanistan and the continental United States. The maximum dollar value for both contracts combined, including the base year and four option years, is $513,697,547. FLIR Systems is being awarded delivery order 0001 at $1,985,226.  Lockheed Martin Gyrocam Systems is being awarded delivery order 0001 at $251,500. The delivery order is for one VOSS unit and co-site integration. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed to Provide AH-64D Target Acquisition and Night Vision

November 14, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $163,700,048 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure AH-64D Apache modernized target acquisition designation sight/pilot's night vision sensor. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Awarded More Than $841 Million for Sniper Targeting Pod Sensor Enhancement

November 14, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $841.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for Sniper targeting pod sensor enhancement on hardware and software upgrades and associated host platform integration, initial spares, technical manual and technical orders, repair data, studies and spares recapitalization, and support the standup of organic depot repair requirements for the sustainment of the legacy Sniper pod fleet. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

 

Lockheed Martin to Support U.S. Marines in Afghanistan and Elsewhere

October 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Information Network Systems Incorporated, Lockheed Martin Corporation Global Training & Logistics, Stafford, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $31,087,481 for firm-fixed-priced task order 0070 under a previously awarded contract to support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Program Manager (PM) Networks and Satellite Communications Systems, and PM for Tactical Communication Systems. The scope of this effort is represented in the following areas: logistics management support, inventory management support, equipment fielding support, deployment fielding support, and management and administration. Work will be performed in Camp Pendleton, California; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Okinawa, Japan; Afghanistan; and Hawaii. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Provide Aegis Spy Transmitter and Other Technologies

October 5, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of a sole source cost-plus-incentive-fee with technical/schedule performance incentives contract modification to Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey. The total value of this modification is $6,578,419, increasing the total contract value from $176,695,539 to $183,273,958. This modification accounts for the award of contract line item numbers (CLINs) 0002 and 0003 for integration of the Aegis weapon system hardware onto skids to include the computer processing suite, spy transmitter and signal processor. Through interface and functional testing the contractor shall demonstrate achievement of various stages of testing to include equipment light off, intra and some inter element testing.

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