Defense Operations

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Advanced Mission Systems Inc., Fort Mills, S.C., was awarded a $12,749,028 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development and validation of a close target reconnaissance and physical surveillance methodology. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Md., is the contracting activity. 

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Thales Raytheon Systems Co., Fullerton, Calif., was awarded a $14,349,670 fixed-price incentive contract for the services in support of the Sentinel radar. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $33,074,969 contract modification for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload and supplemental type certificates integration capability on the E-11A S/N 9506 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. 

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va., was awarded a $56,275,374 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the services in support of sensor technologies to the Army’s current force architecture. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 25, 2014.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity. 

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., is being awarded an $8,907,747 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the operational services in support of two cargo unmanned aircraft systems deployed in support of the Marine Corps. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Co., Albuquerque, N.M., was awarded a $16,182,854 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the research and development efforts for test and integration of a beam control system with a high power solid state laser along with sustainment of support equipment/vehicles in a counter rocket, artillery and mortar scenario. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Baltimore, Md., was awarded a $499 million firm-fixed-price contract for the renovation of the Intelligence Community Campus at Bethesda, Md. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Md., is the contracting activity. 

October 1, 2012
By Rita Boland

People, not necessarily technology, come together in a plan to foster creativity in acquisition.

The head of technology information at the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization has initiated a plan to improve how coalition members procure capabilities by focusing first on personnel, not technology. Through the new approach, government, industry and academia will re-frame conversations and have more meaningful dialogues, which should lead to deploying apt solutions more quickly.

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $129,852,079 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the services in support of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Component Plug and Fight A-Kit Implementation. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., has been awarded a 42-month, $94.4 million task order to support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Total Integrated Ground Equipment Readiness Contractor Logistics Support (TIGER CLS) contract. General Dynamics will deliver cost-effective, innovative technology, logistics and program management support for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

L-3 Communications Corporation, Salt Lake City, Utah, was awarded a $49 million firm-fixed-price contract for AN/TSC-156 Phoenix Terminal support services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity.

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Guidance and Electronics Co., Apopka, Fla., was awarded a $9,245,586 firm-fixed-price contract for handheld precision targeting device systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $54,241,120.00 contract modification for sustainment support for the Space Based Infrared System. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Ridgefield Park, N.J., and Intelligent Decisions (ID), Inc., Ashburn, Va., have announced that the Samsung Series 7 Slate has been awarded the network slate tablet category contract under the U.S. Air Force Client Computing and Servers blanket purchase agreement. ID and Samsung will deliver the Samsung Series 7 Slate, the first device selected under the new network tablet category, available for deployment at U.S. Air Force bases worldwide.

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Ind., was awarded a $305 million firm-fixed-price contract to procure multi-mode aviation radio system components and services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity.

September 25, 2012
By George I. Seffers

 

The U.S. Army hopes to ditch its dependency on joint electronic warfare assets by fielding new systems, improving training and creating new career paths and functional areas.

 

September 24, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Company, Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $1,904,545,643 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the procurement of 11 P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Low Rate Initial Production III aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity. 

September 24, 2012
George I. Seffers

 

September 24, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Totowa, N.J., is being awarded a $9,757,853 contract modification for engineering services for the AN/ALR-56C system. The contracting activity is the Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga. 

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