Defense Operations

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

Analytical Services Inc.; COLSA Corp.; Engineering Research and Consulting Inc.; DMD; Quantum Research International Inc.; Radiance Technologies Inc.; Sigmatech Inc.; System Studies and Simulation Inc.; and Warfighter Solutions LLC, all of Huntsville, Ala., were awarded a $997 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award-task-order contract between nine contractors. The award will provide for the systems engineering and technical assistance services in support of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. The U.S.

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
CAE USA Inc., Tampa, Fla., is being awarded a $12,500,000 maximum ceiling, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for C-130B-H simulator training. The location of the performance is Tampa Bay, Fla. The contracting activity is the Air Education Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. 

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc., McLean, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for XTS Enterprise Guard Solution (consisting of hardware, software and maintenance support) for e-mail, file transfer and Web services. The total lifecycle value of the contract is $8,200,000. Performance will be at DISA, Lab Building, Fort George G. Meade, Md. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity. 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $1,936,500,000 contract modification for advanced extremely high vehicle space vehicle 5 and 6 production launch operations. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Co., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $895 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, fixed-price incentive-fee and cost-reimbursement contract for C-17 Globemaster III, operational enhancements to provide integrated software, hardware upgrades and development efforts to the C-17 weapon system. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va., is being awarded a $24,525,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for high-energy research and applications and high-power microwave and plasma technologies. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $7,190,928 contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option to procure 40 sensors, 20 upgrade processors and associated technical data in support of the advanced threat missile warning system, a subsystem of the large aircraft infrared countermeasures system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.  

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George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Corp., Integrated Systems, Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $34,263,096 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement for obsolescent component redesign for the mission computer and displays, integrated navigation and control display system, and network file system systems in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

January 1, 2013
By Robert K. Ackerman

The shift of U.S. power to the Asia-Pacific will not be successful without an infusion of new technology and a dedicated effort to defeat a wide range of adversaries. The new strategic emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region poses a new set of challenges, mandating solutions that run the gamut from technological capabilities to cultural outreach and diplomacy.

January 1, 2013
By George I. Seffers
The Texas Advanced Computing Center has supported research to develop next-generation hurricane models. Environmental science and technology is one area of research that could benefit from big data initiatives.

A multi-agency big data initiative offers an array of national advantages.

January 1, 2013
By Rita Boland
A tank fires during Wolfhound Maul. The event included a combined arms live fire exercise that simulated combat conditions in the most realistic manner possible.

An unprecedented choice allows soldiers to use communications and intelligence assets in more meaningful ways.

December 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

Rockwell Collins Network Enabling Software, Poway, Calif., is being awarded a potential $9,867,366  cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity for software development, support, maintenance, product improvement, sustainment of ground and air interoperability and post-deployment support of the Air Force Tactical Air Control Party-Close Air Support System at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity.

December 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Goleta, Calif., is being awarded a $89,335,116 four year performance-based logistics contract for nine Weapons Replaceable Assemblies used to support the AN/ALR-67(v) 3 for the F/A-18 A/B/C/D/E/F. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.

December 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., is being awarded a $28,282,516 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for logistics support for the MQ-1/MQ-9 Predator/Reaper Unmanned Aerial Systems program. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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