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Pockets of Resistance Threaten Robotics Funding

May 22, 2014
By George I. Seffers

The U.S. Defense Department is failing to invest in game-changing technology that could increase efficiencies and save lives, according to a just-released report from the Center for a New American Security, which also recommends funding more battlefield drones.

DARPA Officials Demo Technologies Under Development

May 21, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency gave a sneak preview Wednesday to an impressive collection of promise-to-change-the world projects.

Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site

May 21, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

The Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy successfully conducted the first flight test of the Aegis Ashore system at the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex and Pacific Missile Range Facility.

ManTech Receives Ship Information Systems Contract

May 19, 2014

ManTech Systems Engineering Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded an $8,852,349 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only contract to provide specific systems operation, sustainment and support services for the Navy Ship Maintenance and Logistics Information Systems (SMLIS) program. This contract provides uninterrupted enterprise support to the SMLIS program, including engineering support in the areas of information technology life cycle planning, operations and sustainment, documentation, program management, application technical refresh, testing, training and deployment. This contract contains options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $39,603,500. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-4110).

Raytheon Awarded Dual Band Radar Modification

May 19, 2014

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $10,271,042 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-05-C-5346) for the execution of Phase II CVN 78 Dual Band Radar, test and evaluation engineering support at the Raytheon IDS Software Development Laboratory and Wallops Island Engineering Test Center Land Based Test Site. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed to Provide Submarine Warfare System to Japan

May 19, 2014

Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $20,490,657 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5225) to exercise options for AN/SQQ-89 engineering services, advanced capability build, technical insertion development and integration. The AN/SQQ-89 is an undersea warfare/anti-submarine warfare combat system that provides surface warships with a seamlessly integrated undersea/anti-submarine warfare detection, localization, classification and targeting capability. This contract involves foreign military sales to Japan (63 percent). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

NATO Testing Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities

May 16, 2014
By George I. Seffers

Representatives from the U.S. Army and Air Force, along with 17 NATO nations and three partner nations, will participate in a joint reconnaissance trial in Norway this month to test and evaluate intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance concepts and technologies.

AS&E to Provide Mobile Screening Systems to Kingdom of Lesotho

May 16, 2014

American Science and Engineering Incorporated (AS&E), Billerica, Massachusetts, recently announced the receipt of an order for two ZBV(R) mobile screening systems from a new international customer, the Kingdom of Lesotho. The ZBV systems will screen vehicles and cargo for threats and trade fraud on its border with South Africa to facilitate trade and counter smuggling. The Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) has launched a Customs Modernization Program aimed at simplifying border procedures while speeding up the inspection process.

ESN Supports U.S. Navy C5ISR

May 16, 2014

Engineering Services Network Incorporated, (ESN) Arlington, Virginia, was recently awarded an additional $7.7 million contract year to provide combat systems engineering and systems integration support to the U.S. Navy. Under this contract, ESN will establish an engineering resource for planning and coordinating the installation of combat system, command, control, communications, computer and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems in aircraft carriers and other strike group or strike force units, including LHA, LHD, LPH and other L-class units. In addition, ESN’s team will evaluate design concepts and develop technical documentation to support those efforts on current and proposed Combat System and C5ISR programs. ESN was awarded the original contract by Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC, PHD) on April 28, 2005. With the execution of the fifth award term year, the contract now has a completion date of April 30, 2015, making it a 10-year contract and a total award value of $74 million.

ICF to Support Cyber Network Defense Research

May 16, 2014

ICF International, Fairfax, Virginia $49,983,761 was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for support to the Army Research Laboratory Cyber Network Defense Research and Services. Work will be performed in Adelphi, Maryland with an estimated completion date of May 15, 2017. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911QX-14-F-0020).

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