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Contract Awards

Boeing's Wideband Global SATCOM Contract Modified

January 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Boeing Satellite Systems Incorporated, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $9,497,495 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification of the Wideband Global SATCOM Block II follow-on contract is for spacecraft modernization initiative digital channelizer upgrade study. U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide Communications for U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces

January 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Network Centric Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $9,443,490 cost-plus-award-fee, firm-fixed-price, time-and-materials and cost reimbursement contract. This action will continue to provide survivable communications for United States strategic nuclear forces; the Minuteman Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network Program must be upgraded to support communications via the Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite constellations. U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

 

Federal Aviation Administration Orders Additional Air Traffic Control Radios

December 30, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics C4 Systems received a $6.5 million order from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for more than 1,000 CM-300/350 series ultrahigh frequency (UHF) Air Traffic Control (ATC) radios. This order includes the milestone 15,000th CM-300 radio delivered as part of the government's modernization program for the National Airspace System. The new order is part of a 10-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract awarded to General Dynamics by the FAA in 2002. All contract options have been exercised and the $100 million full potential value of the contract has been reached. CM-300/350 UHF radios link air traffic controllers to military aircraft flying across the national airspace. Another model of the same radio, the CM-300/350 very high frequency (VHF) radios, enable air traffic control communications for commercial and general aviation aircraft.

Lockheed to Support Egyptian Radar Systems

December 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $6,874,340 contract modification to a previously awarded contract for the continued contractor engineering technical support (CETS) services in support of the Egyptian AN/TPS-59(V)3E and M34 radar sets. Funding in the amount of $1,478,083 is being applied with this modification, bringing the total amount funded on the contract to $6,874,340. CETS encompasses on-the-job site training in the operation, maintenance, repair and modification, and technical assistance in troubleshooting and repair of system malfunctions of the AN/TPS-59(V)3E and M34 radar sets as well as associated equipment. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

FLIR Systems to Enhance Surveillance Systems in Afghanistan

December 30, 2011
By George Seffers

FLIR Systems Incorporated, Wilsonville, Oregon, is being awarded a $7,434,530 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for 10 Star SAFIRE 380 high-definition systems to outfit and enhance the capabilities of the existing Persistent Ground Surveillance Systems that are currently fielded for the Army. Work will be performed in Afghanistan; Yuma, Arizona; and Wilsonville, Oregona, and is expected to be completed in December 2012. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Bell-Boeing to Provide CV-22 Radio Frequency Countermeasures

December 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded an $11,491,794 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the procurement of 12 combined retrofit kits for the suite of Integrated Radio Frequency Countermeasures System modifications for the CV-22 aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

DRS Supports C2 Infrastructure in Afghanistan and Other Countries

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

DRS Technical Services, Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $6,300,000 time-and-materials contract modification for the engineering and installation support to command and control information technology infrastructure capabilities. Work will be performed in Qatar, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Korea, Germany, Israel and various countries in South America, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 8, 2012. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Missile Defense Agency Awards $980 Million Contract

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source, incentive-based, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Lockheed Martin Corporation, Information Systems and Global Solutions, Gaithersburg, Maryland, with an estimated value of $980 million. Under this follow-on contract, the contractor will develop, model, fabricate, integrate, test, verify, evaluate, validate, document, deliver, field, train, operate, sustain, and support updates and new capabilities to the command and control, battle management and communications element.

Northrop Brings Home BACN Funds

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Defense Mission Systems Incorporated, of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $47,176,105 firm fixed price contract for the purchase and integration of two Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payloads on two Global Hawk Block 20 aircraft. These two Global Hawks, designated AF-11 and AF-13, will be provided to Northrop Grumman as government furnished property, then Northrop Grumman will integrate the BACN payload into these two Global Hawk Block 20 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Material Command, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

BAE to Provide Friend or Foe Identification Technology for Three Countries

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems IESI, Greenlawn, New York, is being awarded a $13,480,910 firm-fixed-price contract to procure common (identification friend or foe) digital transponder (CXP) hardware. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy and Army and the governments of Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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