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Naval Sea Systems Command

Lockheed to Support Japanese Aegis Systems

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a potential $228,155,587cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Aegis Weapon System and Aegis Combat System systems, engineering, alteration installation/repair overhaul execution, computer program maintenance, in-country support services, and staging support to fulfill Aegis lifetime support requirements of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. This contract option involves Foreign Military Sales to Japan (100 percent). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

3Phoenix to Provide Torpedo Warning System

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

3Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $45,009,130 sole-source, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design and development of four torpedo warning system engineering development models. This effort is for phase three of Small Business Innovative Research topic N07-070, Distributed Sensor System Innovations. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

3 Phoenix to Provide Improved Technology for Virginia Class Submarines

September 23, 2011
By George Seffers

3 Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a $12,315,777 modification to provide engineering services to support software development, procurement of commercial-off-the-shelf products, and hardware/software integration required to provide improved technology for Navy open architecture and network centric operations and warfare systems in support of Virginia class submarines and other submarine/surface ship systems. This requirement includes system engineering, architecture design, software engineering, prototyping, integration, and test activities. This effort is for phase three of a Small Business Innovative Research, topic N04-138, "Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data." These services will be rendered as needed to support the Navy's initiative to maintain the pace of performance improvement through judicious use of lower power electronics, advanced algorithm design, and innovative applications of open software and hardware. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Airborne Mine Neutralization System Contract Modified

September 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded an $8,796,601 modification under previously awarded contract to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver five Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) low rate initial production systems. The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device. The system will be deployed from the MH-60 helicopter as part of the littoral combat ship mine countermeasures mission module. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

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.

Lockheed Martin to Deliver Submarine Imaging Systems

August 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas Virginia, is being awarded a more than $14 million contract modification to deliver eight Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) for U.S. Navy submarines. Five systems shall be delivered to Virginia-class submarines, while the remaining three shall be delivered to SSN 688-class submarines. ISIS provides mission critical, all weather, visual, and electronic search, digital image management, indication, warning, and platform architecture interface capabilities for Navy submarines. ISIS rolls-up existing components and near term capabilities, and provides a robust architecture for efficiently inserting future capabilities as they become available. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity

Lockheed Martin Awarded $118 Million for Aegis Modernization

August 1, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a more than $118 million fixed-price-incentive contract for the production of two multi-mission signal processor equipment sets; three ballistic missile defense 4.0.1 equipment sets; and five Aegis Weapon System upgraded equipment sets to support fielding Aegis modernization capabilities to the fleet. Sets will be delivered to USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51); USS John Paul (DDG 53); USS Benfold (DDG 65); USS Barry (DDG 52); USS Princeton (CG 59); USS Cowpens (CG 63); and USS Gettysburg (CG 64). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed to Provide Sonar Technology

July 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded an approximate $15 million contract modification to design and manufacture hardware for the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) system improvement and integration program. A-RCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing, through rapid insertion of commercial-off-the-shelf-based hardware and software. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Sierra Nevada to Support Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Efforts

June 24, 2011
By George Seffers

Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sparks, Nevada, is being awarded a $12 million contract modification to procure spares and consumables to support fielded Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) dismounted systems. Dismounted Joint CREW systems are electronic jammers designed to prevent the initiation of RCIED. This contract is for the procurement of spares and consumables to support fielded CREW 3.1 systems, to be used by forces in each of the military services of the Central Command area of responsibility. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

ITT Radar Contract Modified

May 11, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation Electronic Systems Radar Systems - Gilfillan, Van Nuys, California, is being awarded a more than $19 million contract modification for AN/SPS-48G(V) radar modification kits to support the Recovery Obsolescence Availability Radar (ROAR). AN/SPS-48's are radars that are installed on Navy ships for volume air search and surveillance. The modification kits are expected to increase operational availability and decrease operating and support costs. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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