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Raytheon Receives Multi-spectral Targeting Contracts

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an $18,356,242 firm-fixed-price order #0026 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for 19 multi-spectral targeting systems for the MH-60R/S helicopter. The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high-altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri-service and NATO laser guided munitions. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity. The company also received a $14,011,652 contract modification for four multi-spectral targeting system, target location accuracy, high-definition video and targeting systems for the Reaper/Predator program. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  
 

Raytheon Continues Supporting Taiwan Surveillance Radar

December 10, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Co., Sudbury, Mass., is being awarded a $289,458,942 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursement contract for follow-on sustainment support of the Taiwan Surveillance Radar Program. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.              

Boeing to Update P-8A Electronic Support Measures

October 19, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded an $8,512,436 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order issued under basic ordering agreement to procure the update to the electronic support measures sensor digital measurement unit to overcome obsolescence issues in support of the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River Md., is the contracting activity.

Exelis Counterdrug Surveillance Contract Modified

October 4, 2012
George I. Seffers

Exelis Systems Corp., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $35,794,575 contract modification to provide air and surface surveillance capability in support of Department of Defense’s (DoD) Counterdrug Program and North American Aerospace Defense Command’s (NORAD) air sovereignty mission. The location of the performance is Yuma, Ariz.; Fort Huachuca, Ariz.; Deming, N.M.; Marfa, Texas; Eagle Pass, Texas; Rio Grande City, Texas; Cudjoe Key, Fla.; Lajas, Puerto Rico and Newport News, Va. The contracting activity is Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

Logos Awarded $111.8 Million for Kestrel Surveillance Systems

October 4, 2012
George I. Seffers

Logos Technologies, Fairfax, Va., has been awarded $111.8 million by U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to develop an additional 22 Kestrel wide-area persistent surveillance systems to support U.S. forces in the field. The NAVAIR contract calls for the delivery of 20 Kestrel systems and spares, as well as two units for testing and upgrading. In addition, Logos Technologies will provide operational, logistical and analytical support on Kestrel through 2013. With its 360-degree field of view, Kestrel allows operators to simultaneously track and record multiple targets in medium-resolution over many kilometers. Kestrel can also cue full motion video (FMV) sensors for higher resolution imaging. Designed for use on a tethered blimp, the Kestrel surveillance system can scan a city-sized area, both day and night. This provides a heightened level of security for troops at forward operating bases. At the same time, Kestrel can be programmed for autonomous monitoring.

Advanced Mission Systems to Develop Close Target Reconnaissance

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Advanced Mission Systems Inc., Fort Mills, S.C., was awarded a $12,749,028 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development and validation of a close target reconnaissance and physical surveillance methodology. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Md., is the contracting activity. 

STARA to Provide Surveillance Technologies in Afghanistan

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
STARA Technologies Inc., Gilbert, Ariz., is being awarded an $11,267,011 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovative Research contract under topic A07-046 “Precision Guided Aerial Delivery of Intelligent Ground Based Munitions and Sensors”. This effort is for persistent ground surveillance towers, common ground control stations, surveillance tower integration kit systems, integration support and field service representatives for the Persistent Ground Surveillance System forward operating bases throughout Afghanistan for the Army. Work will be performed in Gilbert, Ariz., and Afghanistan and is expected to be completed in September 2013. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity. 
 

Raytheon to Provide Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

August 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $23,933,208 firm-fixed-price contract for 24 multi-spectral targeting systems. The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high-altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri-service and NATO laser guided munitions. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Provide ASIP Spare Hardware

May 2, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Missions Systems Corporation, San Jose, California, is being awarded a $10,360,820 firm-fixed-price modification contract to procure spare hardware to support the Airborne Sigint Intelligence Payload Increment 1 software development task. A total of 26 unique spare items are to be procured. The hardware is required to repair and maintain lab and flight test support equipment during the Increment 1 development effort and future upgrade programs. Reconnaissance Systems Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Neany Provides Persistent Ground Surveillance in Afghanistan

February 21, 2012
By George Seffers

Neany Incorporated, Hollywood, Maryland, is being awarded a $12 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide continuing operator support services for Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS). The company also will receive a $12 million contract modification to provide PGSS training and deployment and logistics services. Work for both awards will be performed in various forward operating bases located in Afghanistan and in Yuma, Arizona. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

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