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LongReach Group Awarded Australian Communications Contract

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

The Board of LongReach Group Limited recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, C4i Pty Limited, signed a $2.2 million Priority Industry Capability (PIC) grant with the Australian Department of Materiel Organisation (DMO). The grant allows C4i to accelerate development of its world leading SwitchplusIP communications system in a number of key technology areas specifically aligned with Australian defense priorities. 

Veterans Affairs Procures Smart Cards from EmeSec

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

EmeSec Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, has announced that it has been awarded a $5 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Card Stock. EmeSec will provide the VA Office of Information & Technology test cards and production PIV smart cards compliant with custom security features required by the VA PIV Program. EmeSec will extend its information assurance and identity management expertise to ensure the PIV smart cards meet extensive technical security requirements.

L-3 to Provide Remote Operations Video Receiver Upgrade Kits

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Systems West, Salt Lake City, Utah, was awarded a $26,305,900 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure 580 remote operations video enhanced receiver 6 upgrade kits. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

Sikorsky to Support Advanced Blackhawk for Swedish Armed Forces

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $41,906,702 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure integrated logistics support, program management, aircraft warranty, maintenance manpower and software loading to support the 15 UH-60M "Green" aircraft procured for the Swedish Armed Forces. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Thales Raytheon to Provide Firefinder Software

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

Thales Raytheon Systems Company Limited Liability Corporation, Fullerton, California, was awarded a $44,921,549 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to procure AN/TPQ-37 receiver exciter installation kits, associated spares and Firefinder centerline software. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

 

U.S. Army Procures BlackBerry Services

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

Sprint Solutions Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $45 million firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the cell phone and BlackBerry services for the U.S. Army Human Resources Command and its subordinates. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, For Knox, Kentucky, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Modifies FLIR Systems Contract

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

FLIR Systems Incorporated, North Billerica, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,057,070 contract modification that increases the contract ceiling to $11,500,000 for the test, teardown, and evaluation, repair, and data for the Maritime Forward Looking Infrared System, Combatant Craft Forward Looking Infrared System, Shipboard Infrared Visual Sensor System, and the SeaFLIR system. The systems provide maritime crafts with all-weather, day/night, high-resolution, stabilized FLIR (forward looking infrared) thermal imaging capability to augment existing optical and radar sensors. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

STARA Technologies to Support Ground Surveillance in Afghanistan

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

STARA Technologies Incorporated, Gilbert, Arizona, is being awarded a $14,943,064 firm-fixed-price contract for sustainment of Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS) Operators at Forward Operating Bases throughout Afghanistan for the U.S. Army. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

 

Multiple Firms to Support Submarine C5ISR

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

Amee Bay Limited Liability Corporation, Charleston, South Carolina; Cambridge International Systems Incorporated, Arlington, Virginia; Forward Slope Incorporated, San Diego, California; Grove Resource Solutions Incorporated, Frederick, Maryland; Prism Maritime, Chesapeake, Virginia; and Professional Software Engineering Incorporated, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 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 potentially valued at $249,590,000 for the procurement of Production, Installation and In-Service Support (PII) services. The services required include support of design, acquisition, production, integration, testing, installation, and configuration management of certified C5ISR capabilities, with a specific focus on submarine and surface new construction, modernization, systems production/integration, installation and life cycle support of systems and subsystems integrated within or in support of the subsurface and surface platforms, both afloat and shore based. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

3Phoenix Awarded Photonic Mast Contract

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

3Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $36,975,796 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development and production of one low-profile photonics mast engineering development model and associated engineering services. This effort is for Phase III of a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) topic number N04-138, "Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data." The technology development efforts to support fielding Low Profile Photonics Masts and Inverted Passive Electrical Networking (iPEN) Telemetry Kits have been through SBIR. Developed technologies provide a significant improvement to U.S. Navy Open Architecture and Network Centric Operations. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.

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