August 17, 2012
By George Seffers

General Atomics, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $44,469,437 cost-plus-fixed-fee order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for research and development logistic efforts to support and maintain the CVN-78 Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System. This order will include the development of supportability analysis, logistics management information database, reliability centered maintenance guidance, repair level analysis, maintenance plans, technical manuals and training. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $38.6 million not-to-exceed modification to previously awarded contract for non-recurring engineering, detail design, software development, and production planning efforts required to ensure dual band radar is compatible with CVN 78-class power system interface. This contract modification dual band radar is compatible with the emergency diesel generator, the main turbine generator, and the electrical distribution system specifications of CVN 78-class power system interface. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.