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Cortana to Research and Develop Sensors for Naval Aviation

February 7, 2012
By George Seffers

Cortana Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,275,000 contract modification to a previously for the research and development of sensors and systems in support of the Advanced Sensor Application Program and the Remote Environmental Sensor Program. Sensors and systems support a variety of naval aviation missions, including air-undersea warfare, defense suppression, electronic attack, naval warfare and amphibious, strike and anti-surface warfare. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

British Royal Navy Developing Advanced Interceptor Missiles

February 7, 2012

The British Ministry of Defence recently announced plans to develop a Royal Navy missile defense system, known as Sea Ceptor, capable of intercepting and destroying enemy missiles traveling at supersonic speeds. The £483 million ($761.3 million) contract to develop the system will be awarded to a U.K. company.

Cool App-titude: Co-occurring Conditions Toolkit (CCT)

February 7, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

This app serves as a quick reference for primary care providers working with patients experiencing a mild traumatic brain injury along with other co-occurring conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, chronic pain and substance abuse.

NASA Seeks Small Satellite Solutions

February 6, 2012

Got a good idea for a small satellite? NASA has issued a broad agency announcement seeking low-cost flight demonstration proposals for small satellites, which generally weigh less than 400 pounds and are usually launched as secondary payloads.

Lockheed Awarded $515 Million Missile Defense Contract

February 6, 2012
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Lockheed Martin Corporation, Sunnyvale, California. The total ceiling award value is $515.4 million. Under this follow-on contract, the contractor will be responsible for development, integration, and testing of any upgrades to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Task orders issued under this contract will address the continued development, enhancement, and testing of the THAAD components/system. The THAAD element is comprised of the following components:  interceptor, THAAD fire control and communication, launcher, peculiar support equipment, and AN/TPY-2 radar integrated into a weapon system. Examples of task orders include, but are not limited to, communications upgrades, obsolescence mitigation, flight and ground testing, and spiral development to further integrate THAAD in the Ballistic Missile Defense System architecture through development of unifying missile defense functions.

Raytheon Receives $76 Million for Dismount Detection Radar

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $76,619,379 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost reimbursement contract for the dismount detection radar (DDR) effort will provide for the development, design, build, test, integration, certification, and delivery of four DDR systems. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Army Awards Contract for Joint Combat Identification Marking System

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Crossroads Rehabilitation Center Incorporated, Indianapolis, Indiana, was awarded a $40 million firm-fixed-price contract for services in support of the Joint Combat Identification Marking System. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

 

Boeing Provides Airborne Electronic Attack Kits

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $132,823,284 contract modification to exercise an option for the procurement of 12 EA-18G Lot 36 full-rate production airborne electronic attack kits and the associated non-recurring engineering. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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