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FAA Chooses UAS Research Sites

December 30, 2013
By Maryann Lawlor
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The Federal Aviation Administration has announced the six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sites available for conducting operations research and testing. Test site operators will perform their research at the University of Alaska; Griffiss International Airport, New York; Texas A&M University; and Virginia Tech, as well as in the states of Nevada and North Dakota.

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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).

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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.   

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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).

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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).

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