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Rockwell to Produce DAGRs for Australia, France and Italy

August 1, 2012
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $10,798,942 contract modification for production of Defense Advanced GPS Receivers  (DAGRs). Foreign military sales are 3.9 percent of the current effort and include Australia, France, and Italy. Space and Missile Systems Command, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

DRS to Support Talon II Radar

August 1, 2012
By George Seffers

DRS C3 & Aviation Company, Gaithersburg, Maryland, is being awarded a $26,028,869 firm-fixed-price contract for repair service applicable to the Combat Talon II Depot Repair Program for the APQ-170 radar. The 638 Supply Chain Management Group, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

BAE to Provide Guidance Sections for Advanced Precision Kill Weapons

August 1, 2012
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronics, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $28,070,530 firm-fixed-price contract for 985 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) II WGU-59/B guidance sections, and Navy shipping and storage containers; and support technical data for the APKWS II WGU-59/B guidance sections. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Cool App-titude: scrambls

July 31, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Encrypt tweets and send them to select groups or individuals with the scrambls app for the iPhone or iPad. The app gives you total control over your online privacy on Twitter.

Boeing to Provide Additional Wideband Satellite for Nearly $318 Million

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

Boeing Satellite Systems Incorporated, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $317,700,000 contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for Wideband Global Satellite Communications (WGS) Satellite Vehicle 10 (SV10) production, processing, launch, and on-orbit activation. The modification adds an additional satellite to the existing requirements for WGS 7-10. Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Awarded $463 Million to Sustain Aircraft Infrared System

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Warner Robins Regional Support Center, Warner Robins, Georgia, is being awarded a $463 million requirements contract for sustainment of the AN/AAQ-24(V) Large Aircraft Infrared (LAIRCM) system. Work includes depot-level repair of 20 components of the AN/AAQ-24(V) LAIRCM system. Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

Combatant Commanders Command and Control Systems to be Upgraded

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a $10,100,000 contract modification to upgrade Combatant Commanders Integrated Command and Control System (CCIC2S) Enterprise and PDS-M workstations to Windows 7 and server 2008. The location of the performance is Colorado Springs, Colorado. AFLCMC/HBQK, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.

GD Supports U.S and Australian Tactical Control Systems

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $27,876,524 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract for engineering and technical services in support of the AN/BYG-1 Tactical Control System for U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Modifies Energy Efficiency Contract

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

CH2M Hill Clark Nexsen Energy Partners Joint Venture, Englewood, Colorado, is being awarded a $60 million firm-fixed-price modification to increase the maximum dollar value of an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the exercise of option one on July 27, 2011, for engineering and design services for energy efficiency projects and services. This includes shore facilities and utility systems at various locations worldwide. After award of this option, the total cumulative contract value will be $120 million. No task orders are being issued at this time. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Specialty Center Acquisitions, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.

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Follow Military Olympians Throughout the Games

July 27, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The world is buzzing about the Summer Olympics in London, and a new webpage from the American Forces Press Service is helping fans track some very special athletes. The Olympic report features profiles, articles and images of service members competing in the games.

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