Defense Operations

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

January 2, 2013
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.

December 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Mass., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $26,628,000 contract modification for the development and execution of Phase II CVN 78 dual band radar test and evaluation at the Raytheon Software Development Laboratory and Wallops Island Engineering Test Center, Land-Based Test Site; and Dual Band Radar Software Interface Development for Battle Force Tactical Trainer, Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program, and TPX-42 radar.

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Robert D. Niehaus Inc., Santa Barbara, Calif., is being awarded a firm-fixed-price requirements-type contract in the total estimated amount of $9,446,077 for the Defense Travel Management Office's (DTMO) requirement of data collection and analysis support services. The Defense Human Resources Activity Procurement Support Office, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity.

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

The John Hopkins University-Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md., is being awarded a $9,403,639 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for support to the Weather Satellite Follow-on Broad Agency Announcement. The contracting activity is Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

The Boeing Co., Seal Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $12,487,949 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification for maintenance and operations services for the development and delivery of the logistics infrastructure for the Space Based Space Surveillance Block 10 System. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, Calif., is being awarded a $337,143,633 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and time and material contract to procure logistics services for the MQ-1 and MQ-9 Predator/Reaper Remotely Piloted Vehicle program. The contracting activity is the Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corp., Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Md., is being awarded an $8,605,843 contract modification to increase the estimated cost ceiling for the Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) engineering and manufacturing development to reflect the anticipated cost overrun. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va. is the contracting activity.

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $9,736,031 contract modification for autonomous aerial refueling demonstration activities in support of the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System program. Services to be provided include completion of Delta Critical Design Review (DCDR), surrogate testing, preparation for the X-47B demonstration, travel, and support technical data for the AAR demonstration activities. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Mass., is being awarded a potential $22,937,540 for firm-fixed-price delivery order for the procurement and fabrication of Stabile Master Oscillator ordnance alteration kits, Radio Frequency Coherent Combiner ordnance alteration kits and associated spares and material and installation services in support of the Aegis modernization effort on Navy ships and Aegis ashore units. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $22,937,540.

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