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Raytheon Awarded $37 Million for Common Sensor Payload

September 10, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $37 million contract to upgrade an existing variant of the AN/AAS-53 Common Sensor Payload, including enhanced high definition/target location accuracy imaging capability. Raytheon shall deliver a quantity of eight Common Sensor Payload high definition/target location configuration systems. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Receives More Than $136 Million for P-8A Low Rate Initial Production

September 10, 2010
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a more than $136 million modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract to procure long-lead materials in support of P-8A low-rate initial production II aircraft. The P-8A Poseidon is a long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Design Shipboard Free Electron Laser Weapon

September 8, 2010
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a more than $23 million task order for the critical design of a 100-kW class Free Electron Laser (FEL) device to demonstrate scaleability of the necessary physics and engineering for an eventual MW class FEL.  The Navy FEL Innovative Naval Prototype Program will encompass the transition from a demonstrated 14 kW FEL capability, currently at hand, to a weapon class 100-kW class capability, which is intended to provide the physics and engineering information needed to support a MW class FEL device development.  The desired outcome of this effort is to transfer laboratory capability to industry and to assess potential industrial roles in supporting the procurement program for FEL weapon systems. The Navy also wishes to gain insight into industry's longer term interest in participating in the follow-on integration, at a government test facility, or elsewhere, of the FEL device into a complete naval weapon system test bed to validate the concept for shipboard use. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Receives Modification to Information Technology Contract

September 3, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a more than $38 million contract modification for information technology/information management department support services. This modification provides for a wide range of services and products, including information engineering; business process improvement relative to automation; analytical and technical support for enterprise resource planning; consultation; hardware and software evaluation and selection; systems analysis; systems and applications sustainment, including configuration and maintenance of web sites and servers; integration of systems and applications; database administration; production support; information assurance; network support; firewall support; and imaging services. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Trident to Provide Unmanned Aircraft Intelligence, Surveillance Reconnaissance Technology

September 1, 2010
By George Seffers

Trident Systems Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a more than $48 million contract for the procurement of technology solutions for persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance on small unmanned aerial vehicle platforms.  The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Supports U.S. Navy Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft.

September 1, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $9 million delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement to provide integrated logistics services in support of four low-rate initial production E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, to include provisioning technical data for aircraft and engines, as well as support equipment. The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

FLIR Systems Receives $27 Million U.S. Navy Contract

September 1, 2010
By George Seffers

FLIR Systems Incorporated, Wilsonville, Oregon, is being awarded a $27 million contract for procurement of electro-optics sensors and required training, provision item order, non-warranty repairs, non-warranty repairs over and above, and data for the Shipboard Protection System Program. The electro-optics sensors systems are Forward Looking Infrared Laser Detecting-Ranging-Tracking Systems. They are rugged and ship-mountable systems that provide surface ships with a day and night, high-resolution, infrared and visible band imaging capability, as well as range finding capability. The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

JDS Uniphase to Manufacture Internet Protocol Test Sets for U.S. Navy

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

JDS Uniphase Corporation, Germantown, Maryland, is being awarded a $6 million contract to manufacture 300 Internet Protocol Test Sets to support the General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment Weapons System. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Three Firms Receive Contracts for Navy Ordnance Information System

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Serco Incorporated and CACI Incorporated recently received contracts for program management and technical support services for the Naval Operational Logistics support Center's Ordnance Information System, which is used to track Navy ordnance worldwide. CSC's contract is valued at a potential $49 million, Serco's $44 million and CACI's $36 million. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office, is the contracting activity.

L-3 to Provide Sonar System to Egypt

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Ocean Systems, Sylmar, California, is being awarded a potential $27 million contract for Low Frequency Active Towed Sonar (LFATS) for the Egyptian Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The LFATS is a long-range active/passive variable-depth sonar that consists of an operator console, power amplifier, towed body arrays, and handling system. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. is the contracting activity.

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