Air Force

August 20, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,160,966 contract modification for operational improvements to the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload (BACN). The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

August 1, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, was awarded a firm-fixed-price, sole-source contract with a maximum $10,200,000 for navigational systems and parts. Using military service is Air Force. The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

 

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a $10,100,000 contract modification to upgrade Combatant Commanders Integrated Command and Control System (CCIC2S) Enterprise and PDS-M workstations to Windows 7 and server 2008. The location of the performance is Colorado Springs, Colorado. AFLCMC/HBQK, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, two contract modifications totaling $156 million to continue operating and maintaining the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) system in support of overseas contingency missions. The company was awarded a $106 million contract modification to extend the deployment and operation of BACN payloads installed in three E-11A Bombardier Global Express BD-700 aircraft and three EQ-4B Block 20 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles. The award supports operations through June 2013.

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a competitive contract combining cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, and fixed-price-incentive-fee, to Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts.

June 20, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation, Herndon, Virginia a three-year, $108 million contract to develop and implement cryptography upgrades as part of the intercontinental ballistic missile cryptography upgrade II engineering and manufacturing development program. The Northrop Grumman-led ICBM prime team is responsible for overall sustainment of the weapon system including development, production, deployment and system modifications.

June 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Hendon, Virginia, is being awarded a $21,145,243 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery, and requirements contract for research and development in order to complete survivability technology and vulnerability of threat assessments, risk assessments and forecast reports, and the survivability and vulnerability resource analysis report. The contractor logistics support sustainment division will use these scientific and technical information reports to create a single, all-hazards program focus that shall minimize vulnerability.

June 6, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $66,814,404 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract for the installation and check out of Group A and B radar system improvement kits for the Royal Saudi Air Force fleet of five Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

June 4, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded a $108,098,628 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to purchase a modification to the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Cryptography Upgrade II Engineering and Manufacturing Development Program. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.

May 2, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $15,485,267 cost-plus-award-fee, firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Surveillance Radar Program. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

April 30, 2012
By George Seffers

EmeSec Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, recently announced that it has been awarded a $1.3 million follow-on contract with the U.S. Air Force Medical Services (AFMS) Office of the Chief Information Officer's Information Assurance Division. The company will focus on providing information assurance (IA) engineering services for a variety of systems and applications supporting 74 Air Force sites. Additionally, the company will deliver certification and accreditation service support.

April 18, 2012
By George Seffers

Ace Technology Partners LLC, Arlington Heights, Illinois; Blue Tech Incorporated, San Diego, California; FedStore Corporation, Rockville, Maryland; General Dynamics IT, Needham, Massachusetts; Global Technology Resources, Incorporated, Denver, Colorado; GTSI Corporation, Herndon, Virginia; Iron Bow Technologies LLC, Chantilly, Virginia; M2 Technology Incorporated, San Antonio, Texas; and Red River Computer Company, Claremont, New Hampshire, are being awarded a $6.9 billion firm fixed price, multiple award, indefinite delivery, and indefinite quantity contract for the purchase of netcentric

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, recently announced that it has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. The LAIRCM system functions by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat and activating a high-intensity laser-based countermeasure system to track and defeat the missile. Northrop Grumman will deliver LAIRCM hardware and provide associated support to the Air Force beginning immediately and continuing through April 2014.

February 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $34,226,968 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) contract for a four-month extension for the continued operations support and maintenance of two BACN BD-700/E-11A platforms, and operational support and maintenance of the BACN payloads. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

October 13, 2011
By George Seffers

Mesotech International Incorporated, Sacramento, California, is being awarded a $14,904,304 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to procure the Fixed Base Weather Observation System; an integrated system of multiple weather sensors and data automation components designed to continually measure the conditions of the environment and formulate aviation surface weather reports at military installations and operating areas in support of flight safety and force protection.

October 7, 2011
By George Seffers

AeroVironment Incorporated, Monrovia, California, was awarded a $6,874,175 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure Raven Digital Link Systems and initial spares packages for the U.S. Air Force. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

September 14, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $791 million maximum firm-price-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable contract to provide a set of over 70 reusable, common services to U.S. Air Force combat support automated information systems based on integration of commercial-off-the-shelf, free and open source software, and government-off-the-shelf software components. Electronic Systems Center, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

September 11, 2011
By George Seffers

Alion Science and Technology Corporation of Chicago, Illinois, is being awarded two contracts. The first is a $28,028,060 cost plus fixed fee, indefinite delivery, requirements contract to develop, implement, improve and execute new and existing methods and practices in systems architecting, systems engineering methodologies and tools, systems integration.

September 8, 2011
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $10,530,874 cost-plus-award-fee, time-and-material, and firm-fixed-price contract modification to exercise the KG-3X production options for the U.S. Air Force and Navy. The KG-3X modernization program provides replacement and cryptographic units used with the Minimum Essential Emergency Communication Network and fixed Submarine Broadcast System Network. CPSD/HNCK, Lackland Air Force, San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity.

September 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, is being awarded a $49,853,499 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract to identify emerging sensor capabilities, and assess new or innovative sensor concepts that could be utilized to satisfy emerging or existing requirements; utilize analyses, trade studies, and simulations to determine the best potential sensor solutions to satisfy particular operational requirements, and provide that information to acquisition decision makers; design, develop, and prototype new sensor concepts in order to evaluate their e

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