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Thales Receives More than $162 Million for Sentinel Radars

September 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Thales Raytheon Systems, Fullerton, California, was awarded a $162,652,249 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of 56 Sentinel AN/MPQ64-A3 radars, along with associated spares and fielding support. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

HRL Labs to Develop Advanced Radio Technologies

September 29, 2011
By George Seffers

HRL Laboratories L.L.C., Malibu, California, is being awarded a $10,618,875 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development to develop and demonstrate an energy-efficient, low-cost mixed-signal chip set for separating and analyzing mixtures of complex wideband radio frequency signals, and also to develop an integrated radio frequency front-end that will integrate with the chip set and demonstrate signal separation and classification with low power consumption. U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

University of Oklahoma to Create Experimental Training Games

September 29, 2011
By George Seffers

University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, is being awarded a $10,773,593 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to create experimental serious games to train participants and measure their proficiency in recognizing and mitigating the cognitive biases that commonly affect all types of intelligence analysis. The research objective is to experimentally manipulate variables in serious games and to determine whether and how such variables enable player-participant recognition and persistent mitigation of cognitive biases. U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

BAH Wins Three Contracts

September 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded three  contracts. The first is a $24,966,507 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract to perform research and development in order to complete and deliver the "Emerging Leading-Edge Technological Advancement of Intelligence Surveillance Recon Capabilities Report", "Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Report" and wargame/exercise lessons learned reports. These deliverables will be used to ultimately increase the situational awareness and survivability of the warfighter by helping them to better identify battlefield threats. The second is a $24,116,927 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract to perform research and development in order to complete and deliver the capability evolution description document; the system prototype report; and the test and evaluation master plan. The Navy will use these reports for investment decisions regarding potential technologies that can best protect warfighters from threats posed by technological warfare, natural disaster, biochemical warfare, and terrorism/insurgency. And the third is a $20,768,477 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract to perform research and development in order to complete/deliver critical infrastructure facilities assessments; strategic planning technical reports; and experimentation, war gaming and exercise technical reports. The III Marine Expeditionary Force will use these deliverables to analyze and recommend methods to limit terrorist and enemy threats in a permanently deployed, overseas environment consisting of III Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps personnel, equipment, facilities and staff. ESG/PKS DTIC, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting activity.

Wyle Labs Walks Away with Five High-Tech Contracts

September 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Wyle Laboratories Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama, has recently been awarded several contracts. The first is a $49,181,949 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract to provide research and analysis to replace existing handheld biometrics, which currently lack the required reliability, quality, and supportability. Research will provide biometric system assessments, technology, and architecture enhancements, and prototype development to enable information fusion. Specific deliverables include: analysis of alternatives, configuration analysis, sensitive site exploitation, and tagging/tracking location reports. The second is a $47,595,440 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract to provide for reliability, maintainability, quality, supportability, and interoperability to develop and enhance the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory. Research results will be used to enhance efficiencies, reliability, and interoperability of systems, equipment, and information technologies. Research will support exploitation capability requirements and apply those requirements to other geographic combatant commands to establish long-term programmatic responsibilities and identify gaps and vulnerabilities between expeditionary entities. Third is a $44,953,376 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract to provide development of reliability improvement processes and successful implementation to enhance readiness while reducing life-cycle costs for unmanned aerial systems programs utilizing reliability, maintainability, quality, supporting ability, and interoperability best practices.

Boeing to Support P-8A Aircraft

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $319,905,801 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-09-C-0022) for spares, support equipment and tools, logistics support, trainers, and courseware in support of the low-rate initial production, lot two, P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft. The Naval Air System Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Marines Award Transitional Network Funds

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Jacobs Technology Incorporated, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is being awarded $42,442,430 for task order 0039 under previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (M67854-02-A-9017). This effort is for the continuity of services contract to continue information technology services until the transition to the Next Generation Enterprise Network is accomplished. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Purchases Transfer Switches for Ships and Submarines

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Superior Electric, Farmington, Connecticut, is being awarded a $35,801,255 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the design and production of automatic bus transfer switches. Automatic bus transfer switches procured under this contract are intended for use on all Navy ship and submarine classes. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

3Phoenix to Provide Torpedo Warning System

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

3Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $45,009,130 sole-source, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design and development of four torpedo warning system engineering development models. This effort is for phase three of Small Business Innovative Research topic N07-070, Distributed Sensor System Innovations. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Harris to Provide Radios for Tactical Air Control Modernization

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, is being awarded a $14,898,576 firm-fixed-price contract modification for support to the Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Modernization Program. The equipment being purchased includes the AN/PRC-117G man-pack radio and accessories. Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

 

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