L-3 Communications Corp., San Carlos, Calif., is being awarded an $8,419,810 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to establish a depot for repair of the L8003 output traveling wave tube used in the AN/ALQ-99 (V) Band 4 pod on E/A-6B Prowler and E/A-18 Growler aircraft. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman, Bethpage, N.Y. is being awarded $7 million for ceiling-priced delivery order #7168 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the repair of 13 line items on the advanced electronic attack system used on the EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $830,000,000 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to contract for additional production of 18 Iraq F-16 aircraft and associated support equipment, technical orders, integrated logistics support, contractor logistics support and an electronic warfare system. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity.
Future conflicts likely will be fought in degraded information technology environments, which will require the U.S. Navy to develop and exploit new capabilities to continue to operate in contested cyberspace. Technologies such as a flexible information grid, assured timing services and directed energy weapons must be part of the naval information system arsenal if the sea service is to maintain information dominance through the year 2028.
Melding the disciplines of spectrum combat will enable greater flexibility and more capabilities.
The growth in battlefield electronics has spurred a corresponding growth in electronic warfare. In the same manner that innovative technologies have spawned new capabilities, electronic warfare is becoming more complex as planners look to incorporate new systems into the battlespace.
An upcoming demonstration could lead to a giant leap in common electromagnetic components.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Liverpool, N.Y., is being awarded a $30,550,000 modification to previously awarded contract to exercise the firm-fixed-price options for the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 System low-rate initial production units. The SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) Electronic Warfare System. The SEWIP Block 2 will greatly improve the receiver/antenna group necessary to keep capabilities current with the pace threats and to yield improved system integration.
The purpose of the attack is purely robbery, says a cyber expert, who has shared his McAfee report with government officials.
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $164 million contract modification for the procurement of 12 Airborne Electronic Attack Group B Kits and four Equivalent Ship-sets of spares for the Royal Australian Air Force. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
URS Federal Technical Services Inc., Germantown Md., is being awarded a maximum value $7,893,315 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering, technical, and programmatic support for the Spectrum Electronic Warfare Department of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind. Spectrum Electronic Warfare Department’s primary focus areas are in direct support of airborne electronic defense, airborne electronic attack, maritime, and expeditionary divisions.
Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $23,181,469 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide support services in the areas of training and education; engineering; program and financial management; plans and programs; communications, command, control, computers and intelligence and electronic warfare; naval operations; manpower and personnel management; technical support; logistic and supply; English-language training; special studies and management support services for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces associated with Saudi Naval Support Program requirements in the
Systems Engineering Associates Corporation, Middletown, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $29,402,044 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide lab support services, fabrication, repair, installation and maintenance services in support of submarine imaging, electronic warfare, communication, antenna, and special project programs. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, Rhode Island, is the contracting activity.
Praemittias Group Incorporated, Lorton, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,447,070 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 100 Wolfhound electronic warfare systems. These systems will be used at Marine Corps bases for hands-on training prior to user deployment into the theater of operation. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Systems Engineering Associates Corporation, Middletown, Rhode Island, is being awarded an $11,178,285 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide engineering, technical, and logistic support services in support of submarine imaging, electronic warfare, communication, antenna, and special project programs. This contract will provide a bridge to allow for continuation of support to the Undersea Warfare Electromagnetic Department until the follow-on Seaport-e task order is awarded. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, is the contracting activity.
Ultra Electronics, TCS, based in Montreal, Canada, has been awarded an order for Electronic Warfare equipment totalling $3.4 million. The system will be delivered to the Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) in Bangalore, India. Ultra TCS will supply a shelter-based, mobile simulator system including an integrated antenna array and UltraEAGLE 0.5 - 40 GHZ ELINT receiver.
Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $10,935, 638 firm-fixed- price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of 120 QNT-200 radio terminals, including up to 18,240 hours of incidental equipment modifications services. The QNT-200 radio terminal provides Internet Protocol network connectivity and is integrated into communication jamming pods and electronic warfare laboratories. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Point Mugu, California, is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $132,823,284 contract modification to exercise an option for the procurement of 12 EA-18G Lot 36 full-rate production airborne electronic attack kits and the associated non-recurring engineering. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Argon ST, Smithfield, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $14,792,994 firm-fixed-priced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for procurement of four AN/SLQ-25A/C systems and spare parts. AN/SLQ-25A/C is a digitally controlled, modular design, electro-acoustic softkill countermeasure decoy system. The system defends ships against wake homing, acoustic homing, and wire-guided torpedoes. This contract combines purchases for the U.S.
L-3 Communications Flight International, Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $29,066,774 contract modification for airborne threat simulation training for shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew, to enhance abilities to counter potential enemy electronic warfare and electronic attack operations in an electronic combat environment. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.