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Thales to Provide Improved Sentinel Kits

August 20, 2012
By George Seffers

Thales Raytheon Systems, Fullerton, California, was awarded a $21,668,448 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure Improved Sentinel Kits. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

SRC Receives Network Sensing Contract

August 20, 2012
By George Seffers

SRC Incorporated, North Syracuse, New York, was awarded a $24,545,088 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the necessary services in support of the Network Enhancing Sensing Construct. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

General Atomics to Retrofit Reapers

August 20, 2012
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems of Poway, California, is being awarded an $87,338,761 firm fixed price, cost plus fixed fee contract for MQ-9 Reaper FY10/11 Retrofit Kits and Installations for up to 80 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Northrop Grumman Brings Home More BACN Funds

August 20, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,160,966 contract modification for operational improvements to the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload (BACN). The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

Robotic Device Lends Troops a Hand

August 17, 2012

A new robotic hand, developed by Sandia National Laboratories, mimics the capabilities of a human hand and could help disarm improvised explosive devices.

DARPA Awards Anti-Submarine Unmanned Vessel Contract

August 17, 2012
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $58,485,318 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to perform Phases 2 through 4 of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) Program. The contractor will design, construct, and demonstrate a prototype ACTUV vessel. The contractor proposed a trimaran platform: key features and innovations for the vessel, sensors, autonomy and software. This design reflects the results of extensive trade studies conducted by Science Applications International in Phase 1, which validated the suitability of a trimaran platform. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

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