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Exelis Awarded Systems Engineering and Sustainment Integration Contract

February 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

Exelis Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded a $37,060,527 contract modification for Systems Engineering and Sustainment Integration (SENSOR) Sustainment. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.  

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.


Georgia Tech to Research and Develop Sensor Technologies

September 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, is being awarded a $49,853,499 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract to identify emerging sensor capabilities, and assess new or innovative sensor concepts that could be utilized to satisfy emerging or existing requirements; utilize analyses, trade studies, and simulations to determine the best potential sensor solutions to satisfy particular operational requirements, and provide that information to acquisition decision makers; design, develop, and prototype new sensor concepts in order to evaluate their effectiveness and determine suitability for transition to fielded systems; provide technology assessments that quantify the readiness of particular sensor technologies for use by Army forces; perform testing and user evaluations in order to determine the performance of various sensor systems, often against vendor performance claims, and develop recommendations regarding initial or continued use; utilize subject matter expertise to provide technical guidance, assistance, and evaluations relative to specific sensor technology areas; disseminate information regarding sensor technology from other Department of Defense (DoD) and non-DoD sources, and conduct training for rapid equipping force and other government personnel regarding employment of those sensor technologies; and analyze existing and developing threat capabilities to determine future sensor requirements, and provide recommendations on how to address those threats. ESG/PKS, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

ITT Receives $94 Million for Missile System Engineering, Integration and Sustainment

August 19, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Systems Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded two contract modifications valued at a total of nearly $94 million for the Systems Engineering and Sustainment Integrator (SENSOR), which is to provide system engineering integration and sustainment of ground-based missile warning, missile defense, and space surveillance sensors. The SENSOR systems currently include ground-based radars and optical systems controlled and operated by U.S. Strategic Command and Air Force Space Command. Electronic Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.

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