Contract Awards

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $55 million contract modification to exercise an option for the production of an Aegis ashore test site AN/SPY-1D(V) Transmitter Group and MK 99 Mod 8 Fire Control System. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Ocean Systems, Sylmar, California, is being awarded a potential $27 million contract for Low Frequency Active Towed Sonar (LFATS) for the Egyptian Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The LFATS is a long-range active/passive variable-depth sonar that consists of an operator console, power amplifier, towed body arrays, and handling system. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. is the contracting activity.

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Serco Incorporated and CACI Incorporated recently received contracts for program management and technical support services for the Naval Operational Logistics support Center's Ordnance Information System, which is used to track Navy ordnance worldwide. CSC's contract is valued at a potential $49 million, Serco's $44 million and CACI's $36 million. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office, is the contracting activity.

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

JDS Uniphase Corporation, Germantown, Maryland, is being awarded a $6 million contract to manufacture 300 Internet Protocol Test Sets to support the General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment Weapons System. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

August 30, 2010
By George Seffers

Booz Allen Hamilton, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a nearly $20 million contract to provide Space Command missile warning/missile defense survivability/vulnerability requirements analysis. 55th Contracting Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies received an $80 million contract from Harris Corporation to design, manufacture and install six new 16-meter antennas and upgrade four 9-meter satellite communications antennas. Supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R series (GOES-R) program, the antennas will enable critical command, control, telemetry and sensor data communications between satellites and ground stations. The system supports weather forecasting, severe storm tracking and meteorology research.

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

L-3 Global Communications Solutions Incorporated, Victor, New York, was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $170 million for the integration, configuration, test and sustainment of the Special Operations Forces Deployable Node-Lite (SDN-L) in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command Research, Development and Acquisition Center. The SDN-L will provide the tactical communicator an enhanced operational capability; an increase in bandwidth/data throughput; enhanced security capability; and an overall size and weight reduction as compared to existing legacy systems. U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity.

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a contract modification for nearly $43 million to continue software maintenance in support of the AN/TYP-2 X-Band Radar. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity.

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a contract valued at just under $9 million for the situational awareness in space, air, land and sea program. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting agency.

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $90 million task order under the agency's Joint National Integration Research and Development Contract to further develop and evaluate Enhanced Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications capabilities. These capabilities will enable the implementation of the agency's Phased Adaptive Approach for more timely, affordable and responsive missile defenses to protect against ballistic missiles of all ranges and increasing raid sizes.

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Virginia, was recently awarded a $155 million contract modification for the design and support of the manufacture of hardware for the Acoustic Rapid Commercial-off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) system improvement and integration program. A-RCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing through rapid insertion of commercial-off-the-shelf-based hardware and software. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $19 million contract to develop and demonstrate new technology that provides comprehensive, automated techniques to allow end users to safely execute new software of uncertain provenance. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $46.8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the definitization of the production of an AN/SPY-1D(V) transmitter group, MK 99 Mod 8 fire control system and engineering services in support of the DDG 113 Aegis weapons systems ship set. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Canada recently received an order to supply more than 1,000 Smart Display Units for installation in U.S. Army Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The order represents the first use of General Dynamics Canada's technology on the MRAP platform, expanding the reach of the company's comprehensive suite of vehicle electronics currently embedded in the majority of the U.S. armoured vehicle fleet. The MRAP vehicles' command, control, communications and computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities are being upgraded to support future growth and improve operational capability for the crews.

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

DTI Associates Incorporated has been awarded an $11 million the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division requirement for continuing and uninterrupted engineering support performed in support of Engagement Systems Department programs and activities. This contract will provide engineering support for critical and high-priority programs such as Precision Strike Package; Littoral Combat Ship; Electromagnetic Railgun Launcher; GunPACS; and Strategic Border Initiative.

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded an $8 million delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for non-recurring engineering associated with the integration of a synthetic radar Virtual Mission Training System (VMTS) into T-45C aircraft. Efforts to be provided include design, integration, test, validation and verification of two flight-worthy VMTS retrofit kits. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 23, 2010
By George Seffers

EDO Communications & Countermeasures Systems, wholly owned by ITT Force Protection Systems, Thousand Oaks, California, is being awarded a nearly $18 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise options for the production and support of 260 Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) 2.1 systems with the Band C Engineering Change Proposal upgrade to meet urgent U.S.

August 23, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Electronic Systems, Baltimore, Maryland, was awarded a nearly $10 million contract to replace narrow band klystron power amplifiers with wide band klystron power amplifiers for the Saudi Arabia and French Airborne Warning and Control System fleets. The U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusettes, is the contracting activity.

August 23, 2010
By George Seffers

Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $9 million contract to provide development planning for aeronautical systems for survivable and lethal capabilities. Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

August 23, 2010
By George Seffers

Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, was awarded an estimated $6 million contract to enhance, expand and assess selected components of the Pentagon Shield System to include the high fidelity Pentagon model and staff emergency egress models.  Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

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