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Northrop Awarded Cost Overrun Funds for G/ATOR

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers
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Northrop Grumman Corp., Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Md., is being awarded an $8,605,843 contract modification to increase the estimated cost ceiling for the Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) engineering and manufacturing development to reflect the anticipated cost overrun. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va. is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Autonomous Aerial Refueling Contract

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers
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Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $9,736,031 contract modification for autonomous aerial refueling demonstration activities in support of the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System program. Services to be provided include completion of Delta Critical Design Review (DCDR), surrogate testing, preparation for the X-47B demonstration, travel, and support technical data for the AAR demonstration activities. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives Aegis Ordnance Contract

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers
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Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Mass., is being awarded a potential $22,937,540 for firm-fixed-price delivery order for the procurement and fabrication of Stabile Master Oscillator ordnance alteration kits, Radio Frequency Coherent Combiner ordnance alteration kits and associated spares and material and installation services in support of the Aegis modernization effort on Navy ships and Aegis ashore units. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $22,937,540. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Integrate Radar Systems onto Fire Scout

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $33,270,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the development, production, integration, and testing of nine radar systems on the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Air Vehicle. The company also received a $19,166,627 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for logistics services in support of the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

GD to Enhance Digital Modular Radio

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers
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General Dynamics C4 Systems, Scottsdale, Ariz., is being awarded a $40 million contract modification for the development and integration of software enhancements to the Digital Modular Radio (DMR). These software enhancements include the development and integration of the Integrated Waveform and Mobile User Objective System waveform into the DMR. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $277,661,982. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

Navy Awards Nearly $250 Million for C5ISR

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers
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Barling Bay LLC, North Charleston, S.C.; Cambridge International Systems Inc., Arlington, Va.; Centuria Corp., Reston, Va.; Chugach Information Technology Inc., Anchorage, Alaska; CommIT Enterprises Inc., Alexandria, Va.; Compass Systems Inc., Lexington Park, Md.; DEL REY Systems and Technology Inc., San Diego, Calif.; Forward Slope Inc., San Diego, Calif.; Imagine One StraCon Venture LLC, Fort Worth, Texas; KinetX, Tempe, Ariz.; MANDEX Inc., Fairfax, Va.; Product Data Integration Technologies Inc. doing business as Modulant, North Charleston, S.C.; Trace Systems Inc., Tysons Corner, Va., are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee with fixed-price incentive (firm target) and firm-fixed-price provisions, multiple-award contract for the procurement of decision superiority support (DS) services. The services required include research, development, test, evaluation, production and fielding of sustainable, secure, survivable, and interoperable command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (C5ISR), information operations, enterprise information services (EIS) and space capabilities. These contracts include options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of these contracts to an estimated $249,951,000. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C. is the contracting activity.
 

Boeing to Provide Airborne Electronic Attack Kits to Australia

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers
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The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $164 million contract modification for the procurement of 12 Airborne Electronic Attack Group B Kits and four Equivalent Ship-sets of spares for the Royal Australian Air Force. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

General Atomics to Support United Kingdom Reapers in Afghanistan

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers
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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., is being awarded a $42,940,780 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for contractor logistics support for the United Kingdom Royal Air Force Phase 1 and 2 for MQ-9 operations. The locations of the performance are Poway, Calif.; Creech Air Force Base, Nev.; Waddington, United Kingdom and Afghanistan. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

Raytheon Receives $150 Million for Predator and Reaper Support

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers
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Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $150,291,636 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable-no-fee contract for to procure MQ-1 (Predator) and MQ-9 (Reaper) sensor support and services. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.   

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