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Lockheed Martin to Improve Remote Vehicle Reliability

December 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Riviera Beach, Florida, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $52,741,962 cost-plus-incentive-fee letter contract for the accomplishment of the Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle Reliability Growth Program (RMMV RGP). The purpose of this RMMV RGP effort is to improve the mean time between operational mission failures. The contract will require a comprehensive development and test program that supports the RMMV RGP. Testing shall be conducted to verify the system complies with RMMV system requirements and is prepared for installation on and operations from the littoral combat ship in preparation for developmental test/operational assessment program testing. The RMMV RGP systems engineering effort includes: critical systems reviews and subsequent design reviews, use of predictive reliability tools; build spiral development with in-water testing to assess progress and potential areas for reliability growth development; installation of RMMV reliability upgrades; and all ancillary support. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives $254 Million DDG 1000 Computing Contract

December 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $254 million letter contract modification for development, test, and delivery of DDG 1000 total ship computing environment software for the Self Defense Test Ship, post-delivery availability, post-shakedown availability, SPY-3 volume search software and firmware development, as well as software maintenance in support of the Zumwalt-class destroyer program. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Boeing Awarded $296 Million for Wideband Global Satellite Communications

December 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Boeing Satellite Systems, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $296,137,332 firm-fixed-price, contract for modification of the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) Block II follow-on. The contract exercises the option to produce, process, launch, and activate on-orbit Satellite Vehicle Eight as previously negotiated. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

MDA Modifies X-band Radar Contract with Boeing

December 14, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under contract HQ0147-09-C-0007 to exercise an option to The Boeing Company, Huntsville, Alabama The total value of this award is $15,092,298. Under this modification, Boeing will continue performing operation and sustainment services for the Sea Based X-band Radar. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

 

SAIC Awarded Air Force Research Laboratory Contract

December 14, 2011
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $9,159,127 cost-plus-fix-fee contract for research and development software and reports. This effort consists of three phases, with phase one focused on core research. Phase two focuses on integrating system extensions and enhancements for improved functionality, automation, and scalability. Phase three focuses on further integration of system extensions emphasizing transition-related requirements such as improved security and resilience, and user interface requirements. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

Modernized User Equipment Contract Modified

December 14, 2011
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $20,808,237 cost-plus-award-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Modernized User Equipment (MUE) completion effort. This effort corrects MUE receiver card deficiencies that were identified during functional qualification testing, in order for the receiver cards to comply with contract requirements.  This effort also implements updated MUE interface control documents; adds functionality to delivered military-code Global Positioning System receivers to provide additional military utility; and increases performance design margin in functions within receivers for future military-code receiver developments. The location of the performance is Cedar Rapids, Iowa. SMC/GPK, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Carestream Health Provides Imaging Technology

December 14, 2011
By George Seffers

Carestream Health Incorporated, Rochester, New York, was issued a modification exercising the third option year on contract SPM2D1-09-D-8308/P00017. The award is a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum $63,159,127 for imaging systems, subsystems, and components. There are no other locations of performance. Using services are U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Incorporates Additional Signals into Airborne Intelligence Payload

December 12, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Missions Systems Corporation, San Jose, California, is being awarded a $19,187,151 cost plus incentive fee and cost plus fix fee contract for incorporating additional signals and functionality to the current baseline Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload system through software development, modification and testing. Reconnaissance Systems Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

BAE Awarded Pulsed Power Research and Development Contract

December 12, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, Land and Armaments Division, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is being awarded an $11,658,980 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development activities associated with Integrated Power Systems power load modules design whose applications include pulsed power loads for future surface combatants. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Awarded $161 Million Modification for Acoustic Sensor Technology

December 12, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $161,267,324 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract for Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) engineering services. This contract is being incrementally funded. The contract provides funding for the design and development of A-RCI and common acoustics processing for the United States submarine fleet and for foreign military sales. A-RCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

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