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Raytheon Receives Airborne Mine Neutralization Modification

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $7,900,098 modification under previously awarded contract to conduct a critical design review for Airborne Mine Neutralization System near surface capability. The Airborne Mine Neutralization System mission is designed to re-acquire, identify, and destroy volume, close tethered and bottom mines which have been previously detected, classified and localized by other means while operating from Littoral Combat Ship-based MH-60S helicopters. The Navy’s plan is to design solutions to extend performance to provide a capability against surface and near-surface moored mines. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide Advanced Targeting Pods to Malaysia

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Co., SAS, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $25,700,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the procurement of six Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) pods in support of the F/A-18 C/D aircraft for the Government of Malaysia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Awarded Space-Based Infrared Systems Funds

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $66,645,714 contract modification for initial non-recurring engineering for the Space-Based Infrared Systems GEO 5-6 program. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

U.S. Navy Modifies Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Contract

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $7,224,945 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract in support of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) System Development and Demonstration. This modification provides new certification requirements for the BAMS airborne recorder in accordance with the National Security Administration Information Assurance Security and Requirements Directive. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

ViaSat to Provide Information Distribution System to Three Countries

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
ViaSat, Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded a $12,770,380 firm-fixed-price delivery order for Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVTs). 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. This delivery order combines purchases for the U.S., the government of Oman, under the Foreign Military Sales Program, and the Government of Germany, under the MIDS Program Memorandum of Understanding. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

Raytheon Receives Multi-spectral Targeting Contracts

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an $18,356,242 firm-fixed-price order #0026 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for 19 multi-spectral targeting systems for the MH-60R/S helicopter. The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high-altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri-service and NATO laser guided munitions. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity. The company also received a $14,011,652 contract modification for four multi-spectral targeting system, target location accuracy, high-definition video and targeting systems for the Reaper/Predator program. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  
 

Frontier to Provide Shipboard Sensor and Data Distribution Systems

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Frontier Electronic Systems Corp., Stillwater, Okla., is being awarded a $49,567,126 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract using firm-fixed price and cost-plus-fixed-fee orders for AN/SPQ-14(V) Advanced Sensor Distribution System, AN/SPQ-15(V) Data Distribution System equipment and engineering support services in support of the systems procured for shipboard systems. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Navy Awards More Than $899 Million in C5ISR Funds

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
AMSEC LLC, Virginia Beach, Va.; BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Inc., Rockville, Md.; Computer Sciences Corp., Falls Church, Va.; L-3 Services Inc. (Engility), Mount Laurel, N.J.; Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va.; Serco, Reston, Va.; and Scientific Research Corp., Atlanta, Ga., are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, with fixed-price incentive (firm target) and firm-fixed-price provisions, multiple-award contract for the procurement of production, installation and in-service support services. The services required include support of design, acquisition, production, integration, testing, installation, and configuration management of certified C5ISR capabilities, with a specific focus on submarine and surface new construction, modernization, systems production/integration, installation and life cycle support of systems and subsystems integrated within or in support of the subsurface and surface platforms, both afloat and shore based. The cumulative estimated value of the base year is $179,908,687. These contracts include options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of these contracts to a combined estimated $899,543,000. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity.

Thirteen Firms to Compete for C5ISR Task Orders

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Altron Inc., Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; American Electronics Inc., California, Md.; Command Decisions Systems and Solutions, Stafford, Va.; Centuria Corp., Reston, Va.; Del Rey Systems and Technology Inc., San Diego, Calif.; ISHPI Information Technologies Inc., Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; K3 Enterprises Inc., Fayetteville, N.C.; MANDEX Inc., Fairfax, Va.; Sentek Global, San Diego, Calif.; SPARC LLC., Charleston, S.C.; The Cameron Bell Corp., doing business as Gov. Solutions Group, Daniel Island, S.C.; The Cybrix Group*, Tampa, Fla.; and Ursa Navigation Solutions Inc., Chesapeake, Va., are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, performance-based, multiple award contract, with provisions for fixed-price-incentive and firm-fixed-price orders, to provide command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (C5ISR) electronics and communications services and solutions in support of mission capabilities within the decision superiority portfolio to improve customers’ ability to enable utilization of information and decision aids to support decision making in support of the warfighter's mission. These contracts include options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of these multiple award contracts to an estimated $98,764,531. These 13 contractors may compete for the task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contracts. The contracting activity is the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C.

GD to Support Submarine Hardware and Software

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Inc., Pittsfield, Mass., is being awarded a $28,194,504 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to previously awarded contract for engineering services and production efforts in support of the Multipurpose Processor (MPP) and Total Ship Monitoring System (TSMS) for Navy submarines. The contractor will continue development and production of multiple upgrades to the hardware and software products for the MPP and TSMS that will be integrated into the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion System. The contracting activity is the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.

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