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Lockheed Martin to Provide Infrared Countermeasure Kits

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $9,250,005 contract modification for C-130J Group A large aircraft infrared countermeasures kits. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $1,621,177,812. Fiscal 2011 funds are being used. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLNNC is the contracting activity. 

Northrop to Provide Missile Warning Sensors and Processors

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $7,190,928 contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option to procure 40 sensors, 20 upgrade processors and associated technical data in support of the advanced threat missile warning system, a subsystem of the large aircraft infrared countermeasures system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.  

Northrop Awarded $334 Million Infrared Countermeasures Contract

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, recently announced that it has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. The LAIRCM system functions by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat and activating a high-intensity laser-based countermeasure system to track and defeat the missile. Northrop Grumman will deliver LAIRCM hardware and provide associated support to the Air Force beginning immediately and continuing through April 2014.

Northrop Grumman Receives $333 Million for Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures

February 21, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $333,659,831 firm-fixed-price contract for an undefinitized contract action for the procurement of calendar year 2011 and calendar year 2012 large aircraft infrared countermeasures hardware and associated support. The location of the performances is Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Navy Procures Engineering Efforts for Advanced Threat Warning

March 1, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman System Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a nearly $35 million contract action for non-recurring engineering efforts to design, integrate, and test all hardware, firmware, and software changes required to incorporate advanced threat warning into the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures AN/AAQ-24(V) 25 Missile Warning Sensor. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Retrofit Globemaster IIIs With Countermeasures System

October 1, 2010
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Long Beach, California, was awarded a $15 million contract modification to the C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership contract to retrofit aircraft with large aircraft infrared countermeasures, a mission critical laser-based countermeasures system required to defend mobility air forces aircraft against lethal heat-seeking missiles. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed C-5 Infrared Countermeasures Modification

September 7, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, was awarded an $8 million contract modification to provide C-5 large aircraft infrared countermeasures Group A hardware and kit assembly. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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