Contract Awards

June 20, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Van Nuys, California, is being awarded a nearly $12 million contract for testing, delivery, and installation of one airport surveillance radar/monopulse secondary surveillance radar (ASR/MSSR) system for the Royal Air Force of Oman with a mode 4 capability for terminal surveillance of aircraft in support of air traffic control mission requirements at Masirah Air Base in Oman and enhancements of the ASR/MSSR system located at Thumrait Air Base in Oman. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a more than $9 million contract to provide for research and development efforts in the area of modeling, simulation, and analysis for chemical biological smoke and obscurants. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seal Beach, California, is being awarded an approximate $16 million contract modification to the existing Boeing IIF sustainment contract for the Global Positioning System (GPS). This contract action will provide fiscal 2011 funding for four sustainment contract line item numbers, to include sustainment, contractor software maintenance, sustainment engineering, and technical management agency support; and two space vehicle contract line item numbers to include launch operations support and on-orbit operations support. This will also provide funding for continued GPS operational control segment work. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Four companies-L-3 Stratis, Reston, Virginia; General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia; Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia; and Arma Global Corporation, Tampa, Florida-are each being awarded a $362 million contract for special operations forces information technology enterprise contracts specialty services in support of U.S.

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Imperial Machine and Tool Company, Columbia, New Jersey, was recently awarded a nearly $10 million contract to provide for manufacturing and prototyping in support of various manned and unmanned armament systems. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

DRS Tactical Systems Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, was recently awarded an $85 million contract modification for the procurement of urgent and bridging quantities for Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below computer systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Two firms-DRS Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, and L-3 Insight Technology Incorporated, Londonderry, New Hampshire-were each recently awarded contracts to provide a minimum of 150 and a maximum of 32,000 small, tactical, optical, rifle-mounted, micro-laser range finders. DRS received approximately $514 million, L-3 nearly $439 million. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a more than $17 million contract modification to extend the capabilities insertion study in the existing Advanced Extremely High Frequency Systems Development and Demonstration Program. This extension includes support for capability/requirements tradeoffs for systems, technology assessments, development of design alternatives, risk assessments, and cost and schedule analysis for development and production of enhancements to be integrated with the current program. Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sparks, Nevada, was awarded about $7 million to provide geo-location training, development and delivery at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, with an estimated completion date of June 5, 2012. The Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems, Technology Applications Office, Fort Detrick, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Newbegin Enterprises Incorporated, Johnson City, Tennessee, is being awarded a $75 million maximum contract for an Internet-based, contractor-operated parts store, which will provide a venue for personnel in the Southwest Asia area of operations to purchase vehicle parts. The government shall require contractor delivery of specific products by issuance of delivery orders. The 20th Contracting Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Roanoke, Virginia, is being awarded about $36 million for AN/AVS-9, night vision image intensifier sets. The AN/AVS-9 system is a night vision system consisting of a binocular imaging assembly, a helmet mount, a low profile power pack, a carrying case, and ancillary equipment. The AN/AVS-9 is used by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps helicopters as a pilot's visual aid during night operations, low-level, and nape-of-the-earth flight. This system also provides imagery required for takeoff, landing, and hover as well as en-route flight. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

June 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Lex Products Corporation, Shelton, Connecticut, is being awarded an approximate $8 million call number under a blanket purchase agreement for the procurement of Mobile Electric Power Distribution System replacement components in support of the Program Manager, Expeditionary Power Systems. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

June 13, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman System Corporation, Defense Systems Division, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded about $18 million for the purchase of Global Express aircraft BD-700-1A10, serial number 9001, and the two engines currently installed on the aircraft. This aircraft has been modified to carry the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payload. The aircraft and engines are provided by Northrop Grumman under sub-lease in support of overseas contingency operations under contract. This contract also provides for the operation and maintenance of the BACN payload by Northrop Grumman and for the maintenance of the leased aircraft. Purchase of this aircraft by the government will allow for extension of operations on a more economic basis.

June 13, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded a task order through the U.S. General Services Administration's Alliant Contract to support the relocation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's headquarters. The task order has a ceiling value of $876 million and duration of seven years if all options are exercised. As part of the relocation, General Dynamics will provide a seamless, state-of-the-art information-technology (IT) infrastructure that meets the computer networking, telecommunications, building management and physical-security requirements of the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headquarters.

June 13, 2011
By George Seffers

QinetiQ North America, McLean, Virginia has announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has awarded the company a task order valued at about $7 million to provide engineering and scientific support services to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Command and Control Systems program management office and the Digital Fires and Situational Awareness program management office of Product Group 11, Marine Corps Systems Command. The task order was awarded under the command's Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Services blanket purchase agreement.

June 10, 2011
By George Seffers

Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS)Incorporated, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded nearly $50 million for Web-enabled Temporal Analysis Systems tool kit on-site technical support and enhancements at the following sites: Regional Command-West, Heart, Afghanistan; Regional Command-North, Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan; and International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Kabul, Afghanistan. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

June 10, 2011
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded about $11 million to develop airborne processing and sensor system hardware and software, including storage for real-time on-board detection and tracking of large numbers-20,000-plus-of dismounts and vehicles over a wide area. It will integrate the tracker with the Wide Area Motion Imaging (WAMI) sensor as well as communications links to the ground station and will develop storage, chipping, dissemination, and processing control. Ground processing software will also be developed to support exploitation of WAMI downlink video and ancillary data. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

June 13, 2011
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Fairfax, Virginia, a nearly $8 million contract to develop an open system architecture (OSA) common back-end digital processor for the entire family of Air Force radio frequency electronic devices, to include radars, signals intelligence sensors, electronic-warfare and communication systems. General Dynamics will use open interface standards to develop modular, plug-and-play, multi-mission electronic back-end processors that leverage technologies developed under other OSA initiatives conducted by the Office of Naval Research.

June 10, 2011
By George Seffers

FLIR Systems, North Billerica, Massachusetts, was awarded approximately $11 million for RECON III, Hand-Held Long-Range Thermal Imaging Sensor Systems, spares, repairs, shipping cases, and upgrades. The Hand-Held Long-Range Thermal Imaging Sensor Systems are to provide support for the Ground-Based Operational Surveillance System. The mission of this system includes intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and assessment of threats. It also provides situational awareness of close proximity and traveled routes of personnel while conducting missions. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

June 10, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Missions Systems Corporation, San Jose, California, is being awarded a more than $8 million contract modification to continue technical support and additional testing using two Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload (ASIP) 1C sensors; buy replacement ASIP 1C assets; design and build one set of flight line MQ-9 emulator support equipment assets; and support the government program office that is designating and building shipping containers for the ASIP 2C pod, cradle and test stand. One firm was solicited and one firm submitted a proposal. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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