Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract with a maximum value of $22,240,000 for the procurement of transportable Black Hawk operations simulator devices in support of Saudi Arabia. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.
Pilkington Commercial Company, Yuma, Arizona, was awarded a $10,030,000 firm-fixed-price contract to design and construct a special operations forces free fall simulator facility in Yuma. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles, California, is the contracting activity.
Science Applications International Corporation Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $222 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for developing the common virtual environment that facilitates fair fight interoperability for virtual system and non-system training aids, simulators and simulations. The U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Training and Instrumentation Acquisition Center, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
EDO Communications and Countermeasures Systems Incorporated, Thousand Oaks, California, is being awarded a more than $6 million firm-fixed-price contract to supply 56 high-power radar signal simulators. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.
The contract for the Tiger Aircrew Training Means (TATM) has been extended by the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR 1) representing Germany and France. The four-year extension of the initial support contract which began in November 2006, will ensure the continued support and integrated services for the 26 Tiger helicopter simulators and associated devices located in four sites across France and Germany. The support activities within the contract include the daily servicing of the Tiger Aircrew Training Means, ensuring that the simulators are in the appropriate training configuration, and maintaining the simulators for effective operational use by the instructors.
Sundt Construction Incorporated, Tempe, Arizona, is being awarded a potential $19 million task order for construction of a simulator facility at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. The simulator building will also include a 49-person classroom, mission planning/rehearsal room, conference room, full mission simulators repair shop and spares, training devise database generation system, training system support center, flight equipment room, break room, and associated administrative, training support and security office areas. The proposed new construction will also include a garage area to house six deployable mission rehearsal trainers and six separate deployable alternating current power units.
Eight companies-The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri; CAE USA Incorporated, Tampa, Florida; Computer Sciences Corporation, Orlando, Florida; Cubic Worldwide Technical Services Incorporated, San Diego, California; Engineering Support Personnel Incorporated, Orlando; Fidelity Technologies Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania; L-3 Link Simulation & Training Division, Arlington, Texas; and LB&B Associates Incorporated, Columbia, Maryland-are each being awarded contracts to support more than 900 training simulators for the U.S.
VSD Limited Liability Company, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded a $15 million undefinitized contract action for the acquisition of four simulators and associated training for Iraqi naval forces in support of Iraq's 60 meter offshore support vessel hull production. The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Raydon Corp., Daytona Beach, Florida., was recently awarded a $36 million U.S. Army National Guard contract to provide 11 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle virtual trainers. The estimated completion date is Nov. 30, 2011.