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General Atomics to Develop Lynx Radar for Reaper

September 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded a $12,844,738 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the MQ-9 stationary targeting improvements. This contract action is for the development and delivery of an improved targeting capability with the Lynx synthetic aperture radar (SAR) on the MQ-9 platform to allow for a more streamlined approach to targeting and quicker decision making by the crew. This effort also builds a certifiable Lynx SAR community sensor model (CSM) in order to allow for future implementation in the full MQ-9 CSM effort as well as a trade study to identify a format for encoding SAR imagery and moving target indicator data within the MQ-9 architecture that enables a common digital video format. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-10-G-3038 DO 0054).


Northrop Grumman to Provide Special Signals Software

September 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., San Jose, Calif., was awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee $11,650,468 modification #20 to delivery order #0003 to previously awarded contract (FA8620-08-G-3007) to procure the software development and flight test of three additional type E special signals required by the warfighter. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Develop Radar Maritime Mode

September 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, El Segundo, Calif., has been awarded a $28,608,128 modification (P00256) to previously awarded F19628-00-C-0100 for completion of maritime modes development for the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP). The total cumulative face value of the contract after this action is $1,514,521,395. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Global Hawk Support Funds

September 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $169,851,218 (estimated) cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (PZ0001) on a definitization of an undefinitized contract action (FA8528-13-C-0005) for contract logistics support for the RQ-4 Global Hawk. The contractor shall provide all logistics support activities, which includes fielded air vehicles, engines, payloads, ground segments and support segments. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity.

Honeywell Receives Satellite Control Network Contract Modification

September 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., Colorado Springs, Colo., has been awarded a $550,355,001 modification (P00098) to indefinite delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (F04701-02-D-0006) to provide for system and maintenance engineering, network support integration, on-site and off-site depot level maintenance, and software maintenance of the Air Force Satellite Control Network. This modification is to exercise contract option period three, contract line item numbers (CLIN 301-311), cost-plus-award-fee, cost-reimbursable, firm-fixed-price in accordance with SMC-B3 option period three (August 2000) for fiscal 2014-2016. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is the contracting activity.

Georgia Tech to Analyze Jamming Protection

September 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp., Atlanta, Ga., has been awarded a $7,956,371 delivery order (HC1047-05-D-4000-0244) for Army electronic protection to analyze the response of Army systems to advanced jamming and develop mitigation techniques and methods against this jamming. Enterprise Sourcing Group, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting activity.

BAE Receives Advanced Warning Radar Funds

September 9, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
BAE Systems, Totowa, N.J., has been awarded a maximum $94,312,136 modification (P00056), to contract (SPM400-06-D-9405), adding two additional pricing periods for advanced radar warning receiver ship sets and line replaceable units. The sole-source contract is a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Locations of performance are New Jersey, New York, and potentially Korea, Australia, Egypt, Norway, Poland, and Canada, with a Dec. 5, 2018 performance completion date. Using military service is the U.S. Air Force. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.

Lockheed Martin to Produce C-5M Trainer Systems

September 6, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Marietta, Ga., has been awarded a $21,318,495 modification (P00224) to previously awarded contract FA8625-07-C-6471 for the C-5M reliability enhancement and re-engining program acquisition. This contract provides for an aircraft maintenance system trainer and a flight control system trainer for Travis Air Force Base. The contract modification is for incorporation of the production of the two trainers and the associated spares. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Awarded $529 Million Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures Funds

September 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., has been awarded a $6,637,223 modification (P00041) on contract (FA8625-12-C-6598) for large aircraft infra-red countermeasures (LAIRCM). The contract modification incorporates interim contract support of the U.S. LAIRCM line replacement units. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $529,124,094. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLYK - LAIRCM, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Georgia Tech Awarded Sensors Development Contract

September 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp., Atlanta, Ga., has been awarded a $24,973,043 cost-plus-fixed-fee, delivery order on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (HC1047-05-D-4000-0241) for the SENSIAC program executive office for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I), sensors development and integration engineering functions. The contract will explore, through analysis and experimentation, innovative sensor concepts and emerging technologies that will enable improved joint force commander situational awareness and command and control capability. Enterprise Sourcing Group, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting activity.

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