The U.S. Army is awarding two nearly $450 million to BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P., Troy, Michigan,and nearly $440 million to General Dynamics Land Systems Incorporated, Sterling Heights, Michigan, for the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) program technology development phase. These contractors have been selected to develop competitive, affordable and executable designs for a new Army Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) over the next 24 months. The contract awards follow the Defense Department's formal approval of the GCV program to enter the technology development phase.
Amplifier Research Corporation is being awarded a $5.7 million, firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for high power radio frequency amplifier systems in support of expeditionary electronic warfare systems. The amplifiers are portable, self-contained, broadband, solid-state amplifiers designed for instantaneous bandwidth and high gain and linearity. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.