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BAE to Provide Friend or Foe Identification Technology to Four Nations

December 30, 2013

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration (IESI) Inc., Greenlawn, N.Y., is being awarded a $16,472,873 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of Common Identification Friend or Foe hardware for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and the governments of Korea, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates, including transponders, remote control units, mounts, power supplies; chasses, displays, repairs, and modification kits. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-14-C-0034).

Raytheon to Repair Radar Systems

December 30, 2013

Raytheon Technical Services Co., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded $40,911,284 ceiling priced delivery order 7000 against previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00383-14-G-006D) for the repair of 40 weapon replaceable assemblies of the APG 65/73 radar system used in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. Naval Supply Systems Command, Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.   

Lockheed Martin to Provide Sonar Systems

December 30, 2013

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Va., is being awarded an $84,650,745 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-6272) for fiscal 2014 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) production. 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 COTS based hardware and software.  The contract provides funding for the development and production of the A-RCI and common acoustics processing for technology insertion 14 (TI-14) for the United States submarine fleet. This modification will purchase TI-14 System Upgrades for 12 ships including pre-cable kits. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-13-C-6272).

TeraRecon Wins Radiology Systems Contract

December 30, 2013

TeraRecon Inc., Foster City, Calif., has been awarded a maximum $30 million fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of radiology systems, subsystems, accessories, service, manuals and repair parts. Using military services are the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa., (SPE2D1-14-D-0001).

Lockheed Martin Supports Critical NORAD Operations

December 30, 2013

Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services, Colorado Springs, Colo., has been awarded a $47,347,121 modification (P00302) exercising an option to an existing contract (F19628-00-C-0019) to support critical mission operations for North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Cheyenne Mountain Complex/Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment in support of air, missile and space defense for the national command authority. This sustainment effort encompasses operations, maintenance and support to maintain mission integrity for the target system architecture systems at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo., the Alternate Mission Command Center, and forward user and sensor sites, as well as maintenance of legacy systems at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Test Development Facility, Space Training System and Joint Space Operations at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., and the ISC2 Test and Integration Lab in Colorado Springs, Colo. Also included are the 721 CS, the Cheyenne Mountain Communications Squadron support. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Peterson AFB, Colo., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Awarded Space Vehicle Launch Funds

December 30, 2013

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., has been awarded an $116,069,077 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification (P00548) on contract (F04701-02-C-0002) for Space Vehicle (SV) 4 launch operations and support to integrate the space vehicle into the launch vehicle. The contractor will perform pre-launch planning and preparation activities for the launch and early orbit operations rehearsal campaign. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity.

FEMA Promotes Preparedness

December 27, 2013
By Maryann Lawlor
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is establishing a Thunderclap account to encourage citizens to be ready for emergencies throughout 2014.

 

Australia Purchases Jamming Equipment

December 27, 2013

Sensor and Antenna Systems, Lansdale, Pa., is being awarded a $21,804,323 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0047) to exercise an option for the procurement of eight low-band transmitters (LBT), 11 vertically polarized (VPOL) antennas, and 17 high-band, horizontally polarized (HPOL) antennas for the AN/ALQ-99 tactical jamming system (TJS) for the U.S. Navy. In addition, this option provides for the procurement of 11 LBT, 6 VPOL antennas, 6 Band-2 adapter interface assemblies, and 7 high-band horizontally polarized (HPOL) antennas for the AN/ALQ-99 TJS for the government of Australia. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy and the government of Australia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Aerospace Corp. Supports National Security Space Community

December 27, 2013

The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, Calif., was awarded a $24 million modification (P00006) on an existing cost-plus-fixed-fee, five-year contract (FA8802-14-C-0001) for general life cycle systems engineering and integration for the National Security Space Community. Contractor will provide planning, systems definition, and technical specification support, analyze user needs, design and design alternative, interoperability, manufacturing and quality control, and assist with test and evaluation, launch support, flight tests, orbital operations and integration of space systems into effective systems of systems. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity.

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