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Coast Guard Takes Deeper Arctic Plunge

June 5, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Cutting through to expand further into the Arctic Region, the U.S. Coast Guard's initial efforts have been successful-but a treaty and climate change may keep some plans stranded on an ice floe.

Northrop Grumman Receives SAVANT Intelligence Contract

June 4, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,799,904 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for the implementation, maintenance, enhancement, and operational support at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center for the Systematic Architecture for Virtual Analytic Net-Centric Threat Intelligence (SAVANT), space support and SAVANT controlled interface. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Provide Reconnaissance Pod to Saudi Arabia

June 4, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded an $18,446,000 modified firm-fixed-price contract to incorporate the urgent requirement for limited integration of the DB-110 Reconnaissance Pod System on eight Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S aircraft. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Cryptography Contract Modified

June 4, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded a $108,098,628 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to purchase a modification to the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Cryptography Upgrade II Engineering and Manufacturing Development Program. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Provide Processor for Naval Aviation Platforms

June 4, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $6,715,050 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the design and integration of the AN/APR-39D(V)2 processor using 6U card standards with the appropriate antenna and receiver resources for various naval aviation platforms. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Support MH-60 Airborne Sonar

June 4, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $12,218,916 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for specialized test equipment and "golden units" necessary to perform depot-level repairs to identified airborne low frequency sonar components in support of the MH-60 aircraft. This effort is targeted to augment the original equipment manufacturer repair capacity, reduce turnaround time, and improve fleet support. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Softchoice Receives Two Delivery Orders

June 4, 2012
By George Seffers

Softchoice Corporation, McLean, Virginia, has recently been awarded two delivery orders-$8,739,142 and $8,244,574-against a previously awarded blanket purchase agreement to procure Microsoft brand name software support, known as software assurance. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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