Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $89,094,388 firm-fixed-price contract for 25 submarine high data rate (SubHDR) antenna systems. The SubHDR antenna system is used to provide submarines with high capacity communications in the extremely high frequency and super high frequency bands and enables reception of the global broadcast service. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (80 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom (20 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program.
Trivec-Avant Corp., Huntington Beach, Calif., and Antenna Research Associates Inc., Beltsville, Md., were awarded a maximum $10 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for nine types of ultrahigh frequency satellite communications antennas to be used in various configurations by special operations forces. The U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity.
L-3 Global Communications Solutions, Victor, N.Y., is being awarded an $8,093,065 firm-fixed-price General Services Administration delivery order to acquire Hawkeye III Lite tri-band antennas and Hawkeye diplexer kits for the Deployable Joint Command and Control Rapid Response kits and Sensitive Compartmented Information kits for the expeditionary command and control suite. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $10,530,855. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama Cit
Meta Materials Incorporated, Austin, Texas, was awarded an $8,766,403 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development and testing services in support of radio frequency antennas on military vehicles. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Toyon Research Corporation, Goleta, California, is being awarded about $12 million for the procurement of various antennas and ancillary parts, which are integrated into communication jamming pods and electronic warfare laboratories, spares, and the incidental engineering required to fabricate, modify and/or maintain the antenna and feed assemblies. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Center, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.
Rodale Electronics Incorporated, Hauppauge, New York, is being awarded a maximum $13 million contract to provide antennas to the U.S. Army. The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
"There's potential here to take this forward. The operating systems at these frequencies are just mind blowing."--Dr. Simon Cotton, the Centre for Secure Information Technologies, Queen's University Belfast