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Palantir to Provide Integrated Fusion and Analysis Platform in Afghanistan

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Palantir Technologies Incorporated, Palo Alto, California, recently received a $9 million contract to provide for an integrated fusion and analysis platform capability in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Adelphi Contracting Center, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

LONGBOW LLC Supports Apache Fire Control Radar

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, Orlando, Florida, was recently awarded a $13 million contract for management and logistic functions for the fire control radar system on Apache AH-64D helicopters. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

DRS Receives Egyptian Border Surveillance Contract

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

DRS C3 & Aviation Company, Horsham, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a $46 million contract to provide for hardware, services and vehicles for Egypt's border guard surveillance program. The U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Contracting Center, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Receives Apache Sensors Support Contract

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida, recently received a more than $48 million contract to provide logistical support for the AH-64 Apache modernized and legacy target acquisition designation sight assembly and pilot night vision sensor assembly system. This includes repair and maintenance of line replaceable units and line replaceable modules to support the Apache's sensors flying hours program. The U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

L-3 Awarded OH-58D Communications Hardware Contract

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Corporation, Salt Lake City, Utah, was recently awarded an $8 million contract to provide for radio frequency B-kit communications hardware to support the Kiowa Warrior OH-58D program. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aviation and Missile Command Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

L-3 to Provide Video Receiver Antenna Kits

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications System West, Salt Lake City, Utah, was recently awarded a nearly $32 million contract to provide for 2,780 remote operational video enhanced receiver 6 antenna kits. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Alion to Research Robotic Prosthetic Limbs

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Alion Science and Technology has recently been awarded a $1 million contract to lead a modeling and simulation research effort that could help enhance the field of prosthetic limbs for wounded soldiers. The 18-month, U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity will explore affordable and improved approaches in bringing robotic control technology to the field of prosthetic limbs. Alion will develop a protocol and modeling tool for robotic, upper limb prosthetics that may lead to the development of an affordable, lightweight, prosthetic device that is more functional to the amputee, more power-efficient and has an extended battery life. The program is designed to augment and accelerate the development of implantable electronic sensors and the development and application of virtual prototyping simulation models, which will ultimately help the amputee better control the prosthetic. Since 2003, 1,145 soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan have had a limb amputated.

EADS to Provide Airborne Communications Systems

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

EADS North American Defense, Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a nearly $10 million contract to provide for the retrofitting of 28 ARC-231 airborne communication systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives Common Cryptologic Solution Contract

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was awarded a $31 million contract for one common cryptologic solution for Air Force, Army and Navy radios. U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Command, San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity.

ChemImage to Provide Homemade Explosive Detection System

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Chemlmage Bio Threat Limited Liability Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded $17 million to fill an urgent need for a homemade explosive detection capability in support of force protection. The contract will provide for the fabrication and delivery of five complete LightGuard systems, two additional sensors, a recommended concept of operations, risk reduction tests, support of development tests and support of the in-theater early user test over a 12-month period. The U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

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