Data Link

December 20, 2021

Data Link Solutions LLC, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $12,142,153 firm‐fixed‐price requirements contract for the purchase of Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) and Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) system repairs. This contract provides for materials and services required to return the MIDS and JTRS end items to a serviceable condition and ensure terminal-to-terminal interoperability between the MIDS, JTRS and Link 16 terminal platform variants. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed by December 19, 2026. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8539‐22‐D‐0005).

May 9, 2018

L-3 Communications West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is awarded $8,833,750 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0042118F0255 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00421-15-G-0002).  This delivery order is for the procurement of three tactical common data link maritime shipboard terminals for littoral combat ships (LCS-25, LCS-26 and LCS-28) in support of surface aviation interoperability lab. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed in November 2019. Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017 ship conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,833,750 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Ma

September 6, 2016

DRS Advanced ISR LLC, Beavercreek, Ohio, is being awarded a $9,330,737 indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract for Link 11 and Link 22 Data Terminal Set (DTS) development and production. The contract covers minor development, production, integration, testing, support and sustainment of a Link 11 Data Terminal and Link 22 Signal Processing Controller solution for the command and control processor family of systems. The contractor shall provide the necessary equipment, materials, software and engineering/technical services and logistics products to provide a Link 11 and Link 22 DTS.

March 9, 2016

L-3 Communications, Communication Systems–West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is being awarded $11,402,168 for modification PO0023 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-2024) to exercise an option to procure eight AN/SRQ-4 Common Data Link Hawklink systems in support of the MH-60R and Fire Scout programs.

February 4, 2016

AAI Corp., doing business as Textron Systems, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded a $97,109,000 modification (P00004) to contract W58RGZ-15-C-0047 for the Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system, tactical data link retrofit full-rate production VII. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of October 31, 2018. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $97,109,000 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

April 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, N.Y., is being awarded a $13,516,318 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order #4083 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the implementation, integration and testing of MH-60R data link/data fusion enhancements to existing MH-60R capabilities as a software modification. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

March 1, 2011
By George Seffers

L-3 Communication Systems, Salt Lake City, Utah, recently received a $32 million contract modification for the procurement of hardware for the common data link Hawklink system for the MH-60R helicopter, including the manufacture, test, and delivery of six AN/SRQ-4(Ku) radio terminal sets for ship small surface combatants and 52 AN/ARQ-59 RTS systems. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

September 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $29 million contract for the procurement of 55 AN/ARC-243 high frequency radio/ACQ-8 data link systems for the P-3C/EP-3 aircraft for the U.S. Navy, the Government of Norway, and various foreign military sales customers. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Data Link Solutions LLC has received a $32 million, firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement contract to provide multi-functional information distribution system (MIDS) on ship (MOS) and associated Link 16 systems. The MOS provides high power Link 16 shipboard systems by integrating the MIDS low volume terminal into the shipboard tactical data link environment. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command awarded the contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the U.S.