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.