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Lockheed Martin Awarded C-5 Software Sustainment Contract

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., has been awarded a $27,922,289 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with provision to issue cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement-no-fee contract for the sustainment of C-5 software and the software integration laboratory, engineering support, and to provide an emergency operational flight plan. The cumulative total face value for this acquisition is $27,922,289. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/C-5 Galaxy Center, Robins Air force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity. 

FLIR Wins Hand-Held Imager Contract

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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FLIR Systems Inc., Billerica, Mass., is being awarded a $42,657,995 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Hand Held Imager-Miniaturized Long Range systems and associated support. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity. 

Raytheon Receives PATRIOT Missile Contract Modification

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Andover, Mass., was awarded a $10,393,270 modification, to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of Radar Digital Processor Upgrade Kits for the PATRIOT missile system. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

STG Awarded Information Technology Contract Modification

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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STG Inc., Reston, Va., was awarded a $16,600,208 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for information technology services and support. The cumulative total value of this contract is $32,980,349. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., is the contracting activity. 

Exelis Receives Research and Development Contract Modification

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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Exelis Inc., Clifton, N.J., has been awarded a $16 million modification that increases the current indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract ceiling to $40,900,000 for research and development under the Integrated Demonstrations and Applications Research program to continue crucial threat assessments, technology evaluations and threat/technology model developments that support critical warfighter needs. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. 

Data Link Solutions to Support Maintenance Wing

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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Data Link Solutions LLC, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $38,235,386 firm-fixed-price, requirements contract for repair for Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) sustainment and establishment of in-plant MIDS support capability for non-warranty hardware to provide intermediate, depot, and second level repair capability with the 402nd Maintenance Wing (MXW) at Warner-Robins Air Logistics Center. The contracting activity is Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga. 

Mercom Awarded Kiowa Tactical Computer Contract

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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Mercom Inc., Pawleys Island, S.C., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $7,278,762 for the procurement of DuraCOR 810 tactical computers that will be integrated into the OH-58D Kiowa. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

InSap to Support Red River Army Depot

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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InSap Services Inc., Marlton, N.J., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract with a maximum value of $7,358,188 for the procurement of information technology services in support of the Red River Army Depot Logistic Modernization Program. The Army Contracting Command, Texarkana, Texas, is the contracting activity. 

Holloman Air Force Base to Build Reaper Hangar

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers
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HEW-Phelps, Austin, Texas, was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $20,620,000 for the construction of an MQ-9 Maintenance Hangar on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque, N.M., is the contracting activity. 

Robots Rumble

June 20, 2013

Civilian and military bomb squad teams from across the country are participating in the 7th Annual Western National Robot Rodeo and Capability Exercise this week. Hosted by Sandia National Laboratories, the event pits these experts against each other to determine who can most effectively defuse dangerous situations with the help of robots.

The rodeo and exercise comprises 10 events that enable the teams to practice using robots and new technology in a low-risk but competitive environment. In previous events, one scenario included identifying, locating and disposing of suspected hazardous material stored in a residential garage and moving simulated fuel rods from a nuclear reactor damaged by a tornado.

This year’s competitors include local and state law enforcement departments from a number of U.S. cities as well as the Kirtland Air Force Base Explosive Ordnance Disposal team.
 

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