Contract Awards

December 29, 2010
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, was recently awarded a $68 million contract for full-motion video from commercial unmanned air intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms across Iraq. Work will be completed in Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. Central Command, Contracting Command, Baghdad, Iraq, is the contracting activity.

December 28, 2010
By George Seffers

EDO Communications & Countermeasures Systems, Thousand Oaks, California, is being awarded a $17 million contract modification for the production and support of 265 JCREW 2.1 radio-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) electronic warfare (CREW) systems to Australia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Vehicle mounted CREW systems are one element of the U.S. Defense Department's Joint Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare program. Spiral 2.1 CREW systems are vehicle mounted electronic jammers designed to prevent the initiation of radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. This contract is for the urgent procurement and support of CREW systems, to be used by Australian forces.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Bluefin Robotics, Quincy, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $30 million contract modification to exercise option III for the explosive ordnance disposal Hull Unmanned Underwater Localization Systems (HULS) production systems. The HULS production systems support Naval Forces and the Naval Explosive Ordnance Technology Division in conducting ship hull and piers and pilings search operations. The contract was structured in three phases: demonstration, prototype, and production of the HULS systems. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Incorporated, Greenlawn, New York, is being awarded a $25 million contract modification to exercise an option for the procurement and integration of various CXP identification friend or foe hardware for the U.S. Navy, Army, and Air Force; and the governments of Canada, Taiwan, and Saudi Arabia. Hardware being procured includes common digital transponders, mounts, receivers and transmitters, signal processors, power supplies, battery packs, and Mode 5 modification kits. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a nearly $12 million delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement to convert two TE-2C aircraft into E-2C Hawkeye 2000 aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Integral Systems, Columbia, Maryland, was awarded a more than $13 million modification, which will extend the Command and Control System-Consolidated contract for calendar year 2011, with an option for calendar year 2012. Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, was awarded a nearly $10 million contract to provide initial spares for Multispectral Targeting System B. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, Orlando, Florida, was recently awarded a $13 million contract for management and logistic functions for the fire control radar system on Apache AH-64D helicopters. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Palantir Technologies Incorporated, Palo Alto, California, recently received a $9 million contract to provide for an integrated fusion and analysis platform capability in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Adelphi Contracting Center, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, recently received a $16 million contract for the development, integration, and testing activities of the first C-5 block upgrade program 01 for those aircraft modified by the avionics modernization program. This portion of the upgrade program is to establish a common software baseline between the two programs and install a third core processing module. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center Aerospace Sustainment Directorate - Galaxy Division, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

December 22, 2010
By George Seffers

The University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, was awarded a $35 million contract for the Meteor program, which will include research and development for Air Force electronic and optical applications for the Survivability and Sensor Materials Division. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

DRS C3 & Aviation Company, Horsham, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a $46 million contract to provide for hardware, services and vehicles for Egypt's border guard surveillance program. The U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Contracting Center, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

December 22, 2010
By George Seffers

Weston Solutions Incorporated, San Antonio, Texas, is being awarded a $10 million task order for installation of advanced metering infrastructure meters and supporting communication infrastructure for Navy Region Hawaii installations: Camp Smith; West Loch, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam; Lualualei; Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station; and associated work at Pacific Missile Range Facility. The objective is to have one regional data acquisition system located at Building 166, Pearl Harbor. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity.

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida, recently received a more than $48 million contract to provide logistical support for the AH-64 Apache modernized and legacy target acquisition designation sight assembly and pilot night vision sensor assembly system. This includes repair and maintenance of line replaceable units and line replaceable modules to support the Apache's sensors flying hours program. The U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Woolpert Incorporated, Dayton, Ohio, was recently awarded a nearly $15 million contract to provide for the investigation of capability enhancements, including higher-flying platforms, improved imagery resolution and accuracy, improved processing and sensor payloads for improved collection rates. Work is to be performed in Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia, and in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army Geospatial Center, Contracting Office, Alexandria, is the contracting activity.

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

AT&T Mobility Limited Liability Corporation, Hanover, Maryland; Sprint-Nextel, Reston, Virginia; T-Mobile USA Incorporated, Bellevue, Washington; and Verizon Wireless, Laurel, Maryland, are each being awarded a multiple award task order contract to provide wireless service and devices to the Navy. The maximum dollar value, including the base period and one six-month option period, for all four contracts combined is $96 million. These four contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

3 Phoenix Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $14 million modification to previously awarded contract to provide engineering services to support software development, procurement of commercial off-the-shelf products, and hardware/software integration in support of Navy submarine and surface ship systems. This effort is for Phase III of a Small Business Innovative Research topic, "Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data." These services will be rendered as needed to support the Navy's initiative to maintain the pace of performance improvement through judicious use of lower power electronics, advanced algorithm design, and innovative applications of open software and hardware.

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Applied Research Associates Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently awarded a potential $11 million contract for requirements analysis for human injury and treatment modeling tools. The contractor will determine the requirements and identify scenarios for use in demonstrating a computer modeling tool for predicting human injury incapacitation, and medical response requirements associated with blast attacks in shipboard environments. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

December 21, 2010
By George Seffers

Alion Science and Technology has recently been awarded a $1 million contract to lead a modeling and simulation research effort that could help enhance the field of prosthetic limbs for wounded soldiers. The 18-month, U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity will explore affordable and improved approaches in bringing robotic control technology to the field of prosthetic limbs. Alion will develop a protocol and modeling tool for robotic, upper limb prosthetics that may lead to the development of an affordable, lightweight, prosthetic device that is more functional to the amputee, more power-efficient and has an extended battery life.

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