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U.S. Navy Procures Additional Tiger Shark Unmanned Aerial Systems

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Navmar Applied Sciences, Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $11,207,449 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for the procurement of hardware in support of the persistent surveillance unmanned aerial system (PSUAS) for the U.S. Army. This effort includes the procurement of 15 additional Tiger Shark PSUAS air vehicles and 15 i200 turrets, which will be integrated into the PSUAS. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Va.; Afghanistan; and Raleigh, N.C., and is expected to be completed in January 2014. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity. 

EDO Supports Unmanned Maritime Systems

July 8, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
EDO Professional Services Inc., Alexandria, Va., is being awarded a $22,120,993 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continued technical services in support of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) unmanned maritime systems performing fleet mine countermeasures and force protection. Services will include engineering, logistics, configuration management, research, depot maintenance, system administration and tactical and strategic management. Work will be performed in Manama, Bahrain and San Diego, Calif., and work is expected to be completed by July 22, 2014. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Navy Procures Mapping Services

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Critigen-Clark Nexsen Joint Venture, Greenwood Village, Colo., is being awarded a maximum amount $35 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for geographic information systems, professional surveying and mapping services for work predominantly in the western continental United States, but also worldwide. The work to be performed also includes data collection, development and integration as follows: geospatial data development and enterprise-level deployment; acquisition, development, maintenance and analysis of geospatial data and metadata; survey and mapping (photogrammetry) to include aerial imagery and light intensity distance and ranging vector feature extraction; ground-based survey and mapping by use of conventional methods, global positioning systems or remote sensing; cartographic output, thematic mapping, data visualization, data migration, and data conversion; and document research, scanning, geo-referencing and other digitization related to the development of geospatial data. All work on this contract will be performed in Southwest; Southeast; Midwest; other activities within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command area of responsibility, worldwide, and is expected to be completed by June 2016. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Grumman Supports E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $9,293,000 modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract to exercise an option to procure long lead materials and related support for the full-rate production of five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Lot 2 aircraft. In addition, the modification definitizes the advanced acquisition contract to a fixed-price contract. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting.

Two Firms Win $166 Million for Information Distribution System

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Data Link Solutions LLC,Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., each will be awarded a $166,300,000 modification to a previously awarded multiple award contract to exercise options for systems engineering and integration of the multifunctional information distribution system (MIDS) low volume terminal (LVT) and the MIDS joint tactical radio systems (JTRS) terminal. The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army platforms. MIDS-JTRS is a pre-planned product improvement replacement transforming the MIDS-LVT into a four-channel, software communications architecture compliant JTRS terminal while maintaining current Link 16 and tactical air navigation capability. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Modifies Harris Satellite Communications Contract

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Harris Corp., Palm Bay, Fla. is being awarded a $9,370,956 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed price contract for AN/WSC-6 E(V)9 satellite communication (SATCOM) systems. The AN/WSC-6 E(V)9 system is used by surface ships to provide a military SATCOM capability in the super high frequency range. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to an estimated $40,515,414. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Targeting Laser

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Electronic Systems Sector, Land and Self Protection Systems Division, Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded an $11,567,751 fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce, test, integrate, qualify and deliver an upgraded laser configuration for the Electro-Optical Third Generation Console for the F/A-18 E/F Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and the SH-60 FLIR. This effort will provide two production representative units, 102 upgraded units, and associated technical data, as well as technical and logistics support for the upgrade. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.

Engility Supports Combat UAS Landing Systems

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Engility Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J., is being awarded a $12,490,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to exercise an option for engineering services in support of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems and the Navy Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems programs. Services to be provided include requirements definition and analysis; prototyping; test and evaluation; technical assistance; system analysis; engineering; software development, integration and maintenance; test data acquisition; reduction and analysis; technical logistic support; configuration management; training support; and program and project management. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

Exelis Radar Contract Modified

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Exelis Inc., Van Nuys, Calif., is being awarded a $20,285,451 modification to previously awarded contract for AN/SPS-48G(V) radar modification kits to support the Recovery Obsolescence Availability Radar. AN/SPS-48 radars are installed on USN ships for three-dimensional air search. The modification kits are expected to increase operational availability and decrease operating and support costs. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington,, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Electric Boat to Develop Sea Sentry Mast and Sensor

June 24, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $7,562,531 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract for the continued procurement and development of a Sea Sentry mast and sensor. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Groton, Conn., is the contracting activity.

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