Aerospace Corporation is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for $797 million. This action will provide acquisition of scientific, engineering and technical support for the federally funded research and development center (Aerospace Corp.), which supports the U.S. Air Force and other U.S. Defense Department.
The Boeing Company has selected BAE Systems' electronics, intelligence and support division to provide the next-generational digital electronic warfare suite (DEWS) for future international versions of the F-15 multirole fighter aircraft. During the initial phases of the program, BAE Systems will produce DEWS test units and support Boeing's efforts to integrate the system into the F-15 weapon platform.
Assurance Technology Corporation and Lockheed Martin Space Systems are being awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee/fixed-fee contracts for $29 million. This action will provide for self-awareness space situations awareness acquisition, which is born out of the U.S. Air Force's need to provide threat-warning instruments or sensors for the nation's space-based assets.
Telephonics Corporation has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force in excess of $6 million for TruLink wireless intercommunication systems. The TruLink system will be used by five-member aeromedical evacuation teams to provide clear voice communications between team members, thereby enhancing the safe transport and care of patients onboard military aircraft.
IPL has signed a framework contract with Thales UK for the supply of software services. This framework has already led to IPL carrying out a significant amount of work on a Thales software radio program. This also will be for an ongoing development of a personal mobile radio, based on the Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) system.
Raytheon Company has received a $232.8 million contract for the system development and demonstration phase of the global positioning system-based Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) program for shipboard applications. JPALS provides all-weather shipboard landing capability to assist the U.S. Navy with pinpoint landing accuracy on aircraft carriers. The team, led by Raytheon Network Centric Systems, includes Rockwell Collins, Northrop Grumman and SAIC.
Raytheon Company and The Boeing Company have received a $125 million U.S. Army contract for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) program. The contract funds a 27-month technology development program to develop and fire three prototype missiles with fully integrated tri-mode seekers. The Raytheon-Boeing JAGM team brings mature, advanced seeker and missile technologies to the program. The team also has decades of fixed-and rotary-wing integration expertise.
Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) is being awarded $11 million for a firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price multi-year services contract. EDS will deploy, operate and maintain an intrusion prevention system within the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) network and will deploy the unclassified system administrator alternate log-on token capability. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, PMW-200, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
IMPACT Science & Technology has received a $28.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production and support of 550 JCREW 2.1 radio-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) electronic warfare systems to meet urgent U.S. Defense Department requirements in support of operation Enduring Freedom. Vehicle-mounted CREW systems are used in the Defense Department's joint counter RCIED electronic warfare program.
The Raytheon Company-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture received a $111.6 million U.S. Army Global War on Terror supplemental contract to produce additional Javelin missiles and command launch sites. Javelin is the world's first man-portable fire-and-forget medium-range missile system and is designed for one-soldier operations in all environments.
ILSC Holdings LC, dba Katmai Research, is receiving a ceiling $45.7 million contract modification to perform post-deployment software support, system software support facility support and sustainment of the AN/TYQ-23, tactical air operations module. The modification will provide increased support for the design, development and implementation of interface change proposals and problems change requests of tactical software for the AN/TYQ-23 version four. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
McDonnell Douglas Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has received a $149.8 million, firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of nine standoff land attack missile-expanded response (SLAM-ER) exercise missiles for the U.S. Navy. The missiles will be retrofitted and certified from SLAMs to SLAM-ERs. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Point One Incorporated, a subsidiary of XeDAR Corporation, has been chosen as lead contractor by the Maryland Procurement Office for implementing the National Military Strategy for Cyberspace Operations.
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems and Raytheon Company have received a $41 million, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee type task order for sensors technology automated recognition. The companies will develop technologies in a wide range of application areas to continue to advance the technical improvements to warfighters.
Science Applications International Corporation and Lockheed Martin have been selected by the U.S. Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, to support the future flexible acquisition and sustainment tool (F2AST) program. The contract has a three-year base period of performance with two two-year options with a total value of $6.9 billion. F2AST will support Air Force weapons systems, and the contract includes work on special operations forces C-130s and B-52 sustainment and avionics systems.
Fortress Technologies has joined with Telos Corporation to support the implementation of the Defense Department's Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) identity protection and management programs. Fortress will provide its Fortress Secure Wireless Bridges, which will enable a secure wireless link between handheld devices and a DMDC database. The devices will be used at U.S. military checkpoints worldwide to provide real-time authorization for active duty military personnel, Defense Department civilian employees, eligible contractors and selected others. The one-year contract has a potential value of $582 million with four one-year options.
A testbed to support the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) program will be developed and demonstrated. The U.S. government will use the testbed to develop and test advanced open architecture technology for counter-improvised explosive device (IED) systems development. An open-systems digital signal processing (DSP) architecture technology and testbed systems for counter-IED research and development, along with systems engineering support services for the government and contractors who use the testbed facilities, will be provided as part of the agreement.
Exelis Inc., Clifton, N.J., is being awarded a $91,701,414 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0002) to exercise an option for the manufacture and delivery of 42 AN/ALQ-214(V)4 on-board jammer (OBJ) systems. The AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 is an OBJ component of the integrated defensive electronic counter measures system. It is a self-protection radio frequency (RF) countermeasures system used by Navy F/A-18C/D/E/F strike fighter aircraft against RF guided surface-to-air and air-to-air threats (missiles). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting.