L-3 Communications Cincinnati Electronics Corp., Mason, Ohio, is being awarded an $8,961,539 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for work associated with the Shipboard Panoramic Electro-optic Infrared (EO/IR) Cueing and Surveillance System (SPECSS) function of the Combined EO/IR Surveillance and Response System (CESARS) program. The contractor will design, build or procure and test both mid-wave infrared (MWIR) and visible spectrum panoramic imagers. Work will be performed in Mason, Ohio, and is expected to be completed November 2, 2018. Fiscal 2016 research, development, tests and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $142,265 is being obligated at the time of award. No funds will expire a
L-3 WESCAM recently announced that it has received an acquisition and sustainment contract from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization to provide a minimum of eight MX-15 electro-optical and infrared imaging systems to the Royal Danish Air Force’s EH101 aircraft. System deliveries are expected to be complete by 2014.
Compass Systems Inc., Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $9,978,215 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of an airborne system in support of the Electro-Optical (EO) and Special Mission Sensors Division of the Avionics Department. This contract includes research of emerging technologies, including radar, EO, fusion engines, automatic target recognition and other related intelligence gathering sensors, related to the targeting of enemy positions for improved weapons delivery. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-13-C-0367).
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $34,077,057 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the research and development services in support of electro-optical and infrared technologies; night vision technology; and laser technologies and payloads for unmanned platforms. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is the contracting activity.