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Information Technology Industry Council Names Weinman VP

Information Technology Industry Council, Washington, D.C., has named Yael Weinman vice president for global privacy policy and general counsel.

Tactical Products Group Names New VPs

Tactical Products Group Incorporated, Delray Beach, Florida, has named Richard “Rick” Karst as vice president, spearheading the Ballistic Armor Division, and Christopher “Chris” Wheeler Jr., as vice president of business development.

Thales Communications Appoints Brosnan a VP

Aaron Brosnan has been appointed vice president of business development for Thales Communications Incorporated, Clarksburg, Maryland.

Indonesian Navy Orders Corvette Simulators

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
The Indonesian Navy has ordered two NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulators, each with a 270-degree field of view projected on a cylindrical screen, from VSTEP, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The simulator bridges match the actual SIGMA Class Corvette bridge, allowing efficient and true-to-life bridge operations and navigation training. The Indonesian Navy also ordered five custom built ports, and customized navigation screens. VSTEP cooperated with local development and implementation partners, to increase the local content.

Sierra Nevada to Support Helicopter Autonomous Landing System

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $8 million for services in support of the helicopter autonomous landing system. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Eustis, Va., is the contracting activity. 

Lockheed Martin to Provide Infrared Countermeasure Kits

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $9,250,005 contract modification for C-130J Group A large aircraft infrared countermeasures kits. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $1,621,177,812. Fiscal 2011 funds are being used. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLNNC is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Army Procures Route Convoy Patrol Recorders

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Immersive Media Tactical Solutions LLC, Fredericksburg, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $14,456,145 for the procurement of route convoy patrol recorders and associated services. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

Technology Service to Develop Survivability Sensors

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Technology Service Corp., Silver Spring, Md., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a maximum value of $19 million for the development of a route optimization for survivability against sensors system. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Eustis, Va., is the contracting activity. 

DISA Awards Enterprise Support Services Contracts

April 17, 2013
George I. Seffers

HighAction LLC., Fairfax, Va.; Soft Tech Consulting Inc., Chantilly, Va.; Unitech Consulting LLC, doing business as Chameleon Integrated Services, Saint Louis, Mo.; and NOVA Corporation, Chambersburg, Pa., were each awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Defense Information Systems Agency Information Technology Enterprise Support Services (DESS). The awardees under this contract will provide support services to operate, maintain, and modernize DISA's Information Technology enterprise.

Raytheon to Provide Super Hornet Radar Systems

April 17, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded an $8,640,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the procurement of three AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar Systems in support of the F/A-18 E/F aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Procures AN-SPY Radar Repair Services

April 17, 2013
George I. Seffers

Communications and Power Industries LLC, Microwave Power Products Division, Palo Alto, Calif., is being awarded a potential $35, 291, 485 firm-fixed-price requirements contract to repair a total estimated quantity of 625 continuous wave illuminator electron tubes for the AN-SPY radar program, within the AEGIS weapon system. The Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity.

Sage to Engineer Advanced Sensors

April 17, 2013
George I. Seffers

Sage Management Enterprise LLC, Columbia, Md., is being awarded a $7,955,374 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for advanced multi-integration sensor engineering reports.This contract provides advanced systems engineering, research, and analysis of sensors, networks, and ground stations spanning multiple disciplines to enable the future fielding of operational capabilities.

Raytheon to Support AIM-9X for Saudi Arabia

April 17, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $8,627,879 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract services in support of the Phase II AIM-9X System Improvement Program for the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and the government of Saudi Arabia, including hardware and software development activities and implementation of security architecture requirements. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives Additional Sensor Netting System Funding

April 17, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Largo, Fla., is being awarded a $30,020,420 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-only modification to previously awarded contract for design agent and engineering services in support of the Cooperative Engagement Capabilities (CEC) program. The CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data is available to all participating CEC units.

McLane Advanced Technologies Promotes Blurton to VP

McLane Advanced Technologies, Temple, Texas, has promoted Cathy Blurton to vice president of Program Management Office.

iRobot Awarded Man Transportable Robotic System Funds

April 15, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

Argon to Support Joint Protection System Research

April 15, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Argon ST Inc., Fairfax, Va., was awarded a $9,632,695 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide services in support of the Joint Unified Multi-Capable Protection System research and development program. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

L-3 to Provide Transceivers to Egypt

April 15, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
L-3 Communication, San Diego, Calif., was awarded a $10,505,889 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract to procure high frequency transceivers and components for RT-1606 systems and accessories in support of Egypt. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.   

BAE to Improve Airborne Mine Countermeasure Systems

April 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

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