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Contract Awards

Raytheon to Develop Penetrating Weapon System Technology

January 9, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded an $11 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for robust navigation technology supporting anti-jam Global Positioning System (GPS) development for the High Velocity Penetrating Weapon Program. The objective of this program is to study, investigate, simulate, develop, design, build, and demonstrate technologies capable of operating in a GPS degraded environment. This effort shall provide enough design flexibility to allow for integration with other advanced technologies to help maintain position, navigation, and timing when GPS is denied. U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Provide GPS Launch Capabilities

January 9, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Space System Company, Newtown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $21,571,340 cost-plus-incentive-fee with award fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to procure a launch checkout and capabilities system that will perform launch and early orbit activities of the Global Position System III satellites from a contractor facility co-located. U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

GeoEye to Provide Satellite Imagery to Russia

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

GeoEye Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it is working with its Russian partner, ScanEx Research and Development Center, to provide millions of square kilometers of high-resolution satellite imagery to the Russian Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr). To efficiently administer the property rights and data across Russia's vast landscape, Rosreestr is creating a countrywide base map of land properties in the Russian Federation. The base map will have multiple data layers including orthorectified high-resolution imagery, cadastral information (for example, type of ownership, permits, licenses, rights, restrictions, transactions and taxation) and extensive topographic features (natural features representing boundaries). The Russian government will host the completed base map on their portal for viewing by federal and regional government agencies and the public via Web services. The first phase of the contract includes a significant delivery of GeoEye-1 archive imagery to ScanEx. In the second phase, in 2012, GeoEye will collect new imagery of Russia from its GeoEye-1 satellite.

Australia Selects Dragon Runner Robot for Military Missions

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

QinetiQ, Reston, Virginia, recently today announced that the Dragon Runner 20 (DR20) robot has been selected by the Australian Department of Defence to support military robotic missions. DR20 provides situational awareness and critical information and also can disrupt threats and deploy countermeasures.

Multiple Firms to Compete for $250 Million Cloud Computing Services

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Manassas, Virginia; International Business Machines Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland; HP Enterprise Services, L.L.C., Herndon, Virginia; Northrop Grumman, Herndon, Virginia; General Dynamics One Source, L.L.C., Fairfax, Virginia; MicroTech L.L.C., Vienna, Virginia; and Criterion Systems Incorporated, Vienna, Virginia, were awarded a $249.8 million firm-fixed-price contract between multiple contractors. The award will provide for the enterprise cloud computing services in support of the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Army Awards Cyber Network Defense Support Contract

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

ICF Jacob and Sundstrom, Baltimore, Maryland, was awarded a $9,166,600 firm-fixed-price, level-of-effort contract for the cyber network defense support provider services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Gallium to Provide Shipboard Air Traffic Control Trainer System

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Gallium Visual Systems, Damascus, Maryland, has announced that it was recently awarded a a $3 million contract for the delivery and integration of an embedded trainer for the U.S. Navy AN/TPX-42(V) identification friend or foe systems. The AN/TPX-42(V) provides the primary air traffic control capability in the carrier air traffic control centers and amphibious air traffic control centers aboard aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships. The firm fixed price contract, competitively awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, provides options for up to 50 production systems.

DRS Snags Special Operations Contract

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

DRS Systems Incorporated, Parsippany, New Jersey, was awarded an estimated $40,218,000 five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price delivery orders for the purchase of Spot on Target in support of U.S. Special Operations Command Procurement Division. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contacting activity.

BAE to Provide T-POD System for MQ-1C

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, Nashua, New Hampshire, was awarded a $12,290,244 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for T-Pod Systems on the MQ-1C Unmanned Aircraft System. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed to Modernize Apache Target Acquisition for Saudi Arabia

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $66,619,041 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for AH-64D Apache modernized target acquisition designation sight/pilot's night vision sensor systems and spares for the Saudi Arabia National Guard. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

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