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Research Lab Seeks to Replace Traditional GPS Receivers

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation, San Diego, California; Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, are each being awarded a $47 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Trinity Program, which seeks to develop a "navigation warfare sensor" that could replace traditional Global Positioning System receivers on a variety of Department of Defense platforms, resulting in a significant increase in the number of future weapon systems operating in highly challenged electromagnetic environments, having the capability to support electronic support operations as a part of planned missions. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

MEI to Provide Wargaming Support and Simulation Systems

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

MEI Technologies Incorporated, Houston, Texas, is being awarded a cost-reimbursable and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract worth about $7 million to provide research and development for war gaming efforts to include development of weapon simulators, environments, and coordination of large, multi-agency war games in support of advancing the state of the art in technology development and advancement of war gaming scenarios. In addition, all necessary materials to include any hardware, facilities, supplies, travel, labor, supplies, and services to perform war gaming. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

ISS Receives Research Lab Contract

July 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Intelligent Software Solutions Incorporated, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a nearly $50 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide software maintenance and enhancements to Web-Enabled Temporal Analysis System tool kit baselines. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Air Force Pays $50 Million for DIME

July 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Intelligence Systems of Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a nearly $50 million contract for sustainment of capabilities of the current order of battle functionality for the Modernized Integrated Data Base (MIDB) Enterprise (DIME), including operational support to all elements of order of battle and related data production, dissemination and maintenance in support of warfighter operations and theater/national production in currently fielded and future baselines through the period of performance of this effort. The contractor will also improve the MIDB enterprise's capabilities for the DIME. The contracting activity is Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York.

Booze Allen to Support U.S. Air Force Intelligence Enterprise

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Booze Allen Hamilton, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded approximately $19 million for reports and other deliverables to Air Force Research Laboratory Intelligence Data Handling and Understanding Division while developing, testing and deploying survivable, integrated tools for the intelligence enterprise. The reports and deliverables will include the following: technical analyses, studies, assessments, capability gap analysis, and innovation recommendations. Air Force Materiel Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

Persistent Close Air Support Contract Gets Modified

April 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $7 million contract modification for the Persistent Close Air Support Program to demonstrate a new capability in close air support. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives Transceiver Contract

March 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a more than $14 million contract for modeling, building and testing of a single channel transceiver to demonstrate improvements in the Identification at Range Integrated Sensor Program. U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Advances Keep Health Care Tabs on Troops

February 25, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Military and industry are teaming to enhance the safety, health and psychological welfare of modern-day troops. With new-age monitoring systems and technology, warfighter needs are met when they're needed, where they're needed.

Northrop Grumman to Develop Targeting Automation Software

January 25, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Defense Systems Division of Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a more than $49 million contract to research, develop and deliver an integrated software solution that improves upon the targeting functionality currently performed by U.S. Air Force and joint targeting automation software. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

SRI to Develop Enhanced Command and Control Capability

January 12, 2011
By George Seffers

SRI International, Menlo Park, California, was awarded a nearly $10 million contract modification to develop software that will provide an enhanced military command and control capability that incorporates system state and operational requirements planning and execution management into a single enhanced capability. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

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