Contract Awards

August 23, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $135 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for the engineering, manufacturing, and development of the F/A-18E/F Infrared Search and Track System, a long-wave infrared detection system that targets airborne vehicles in a radar-denied environment. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 23, 2011
By George Seffers

NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corporation, Warminster, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a more than $84 million firm-fixed-priced, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research project under Topics N92-170, entitled "Laser Detection & Ranging Identification Demonstration," and N94-178, entitled "Air Deployable Expendable Multi-parameter Environmental Probe." This Phase III award provides for the production, validation, and delivery of the Gondola avionic sensor packages for the Army.

August 23, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is announcing the award of an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory, Logan, Utah, with an award value of $150 million. Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory will work with MDA to provide technology development for electro-optic sensor systems, space rated instrument and payload development data, essential engineering, research, and development capabilities and services in the development of the Ballistic Missile Defense System.

August 23, 2011
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Kirkham Way, California, is being awarded a more than $11 million cost plus-incentive and firm-fixed-price contract to purchase MQ-9 Reaper; development of aircraft structural improvement program master plan; left set synthetic aperture radar; and high-definition integrated sensor control system. Aeronautical Systems Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

August 19, 2011
By George Seffers

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.

August 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Government Communications Systems Division, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded an approximate $8 million contract modification for the full rate production and support of 125 digital map computers for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Kuwait, Malaysia, and Finland. In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 49 digital video map computers for the U.S. Navy and 52 extension housings for the governments of Kuwait, and Malaysia, in support of multiple aircraft platforms. The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin MS2, Liverpool, New York, was awarded a more than $91 million firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for four enhanced EQ-36 radar systems with armored Sustained Operation Group (SOG) and Mission Essential Group (MEG) equipped and 16 radar systems with SOG and MEGs. Beginning with an undefinitized April 2010 contract, Lockheed Martin has now received a total of $252 million for a total of 20 EQ-36 radar systems and an upgrade to armored five-ton trucks for the systems' SOG and MEG. The modification completes the funding, on this contract. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Honeywell International Incorporated, Clearwater, Florida, was awarded an approximate $141 million firm-fixed-price contract for inertial navigation units for several end items, including the Bradley, Knight and howitzer. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Missiles Systems Company, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract valued at more than $11 million Griffin stand-off precision guided munitions and associated engineering services support. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

FLIR Systems Incorporated, Wilsonville, Oregon, is being awarded a more than $9 million firm-fixed-price, basic ordering agreement for gyro-stabilized long-range thermal imaging sensor systems and pan-and-tilt long-range thermal imaging sensor systems, spare parts, upgrades and repairs in support of the Ground Based Operations Surveillance System. The gyro-stabilized long-range thermal imaging sensor system is a long-range, zoom, color charged-coupled device, daylight camera and thermal mid-wave infrared imager, multi-sensor target acquisition, laser range finder, digital magnetic compass and target geo-location device stabilized gimbal assembly.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

MEI Technologies Incorporated, Houston, Texas, is being awarded a cost-reimbursable and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract worth about $7 million to provide research and development for war gaming efforts to include development of weapon simulators, environments, and coordination of large, multi-agency war games in support of advancing the state of the art in technology development and advancement of war gaming scenarios. In addition, all necessary materials to include any hardware, facilities, supplies, travel, labor, supplies, and services to perform war gaming. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Greenville, Texas, is being awarded a $12 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide integration and test support for the Blue Devil 2 airship. Aeronautical Systems Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded an approximate $47 million contract modification for maintenance and repair of the supply assets for E-2D unique components and/or systems in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System Development and Demonstration Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems-Electronic Solutions, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a firm-fixed-price contract potentially valued at nearly $21 million to manufacture JSF-CI-3 countermeasure equipment used for the Joint Strike Fighter Program. JSF-CI-3 is a component of AN/ASQ-239 Electronic Warfare System. The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, is being awarded a more than $9 million cost-plus-incentive fee, firm-fixed-price contract for MQ-1 aircraft block upgrades. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a nearly $10 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for report, documents and plans to address strategic, planning and operational requirements. In the performance of this task, the Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center (SURVIAC) shall provide research, data collection, and technical analysis to assess U.S. Southern Command's strategic planning process, design metrics to measure theater security objectives, and perform analyses to assess command performance against defined metrics. The location of performance is McLean, Virginia. The Enterprise Sourcing Group, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Air Combat Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded an approximate $26 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for Sand Dragon B. This effort is to develop and deploy an innovative airborne counter-IED capability unmanned aerial system. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Symetrics Industries, Melbourne, Florida, was awarded a more than $14 million firm-fixed-price contract for 319 improved data modems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, is being awarded a more than $8 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for MQ-1 spares and retrofit kits. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Network Communications Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a nearly $9 million fixed-price-incentive-firm, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursement contract to develop a deployable instrument landing system that can provide precision guidance to aviation assets in multiple geographically-separated and environmentally-diverse regions. Headquarters Electronic Systems Center, Directorate of Contracting, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

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