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Lockheed Awarded Nuclear Weapon Security System Contract

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a potential $37,612,863 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for the procurement of security hardware, associated software, equipment installation, system test, accreditation, certification and delivery of Nuclear Weapon Security (NWS) system equipment at Navy Installations. The Navy's Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins to Provide Common Avionics Architecture System

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $1,800,000 minimum, $45,889,155 maximum, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Common Avionics Architecture System component parts. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Special Forces Procures Inflatable Antennas

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

GATR Technologies Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $37 million single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the GATR inflatable antenna, components, technical support, and training in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Smiths Detection to Provide Weather Information System

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Smiths Detection, Edgewood, Maryland, is being awarded an $8,452,018 contract modification for procurement of four Meteorological Mobile Facility Replacement-Next Generation (METMF(R)NEXGEN) systems and associated engineering services. The METMF(R)NEXGEN system is a mobile meteorological and oceanographic weather information system that enables U.S. Marine Corps personnel to generate, collect and correlate weather data to provide the best environmental picture in support of ongoing and future military operations. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

TASC to Provide Naval Surveillance Radar in U.S. and Japan

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

TASC Incorporated, Andover, Massachusetts, is being awarded a potential $18,641,820 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for naval surveillance radar acquisition, engineering and logistics support services for the Ship Defense Expeditionary Warfare Department, Naval Surveillance Radar Division. The objective is to provide high quality engineering and technical services in a timely manner that maximizes innovation and cost reduction initiatives while not sacrificing quality. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Virginia; Wallops Island, Virginia; Washington, DC; San Diego, California; Yokosuka, Japan; and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The Port Hueneme Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Support Minuteman III Guidance System

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Newark, Ohio, is being awarded a $10,803,284 contract modification for incremental funding for Minuteman III guidance system repair. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.

Tracking the Wireless Menace

August 3, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

What you CAN'T see CAN hurt you. In this case, it's wireless intrusion by unauthorized devices. The U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Defense are hot on the trail to ramp up detection and amp up protection.

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