February 12, 2021

Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $7,681,160 modification (P00002) to contract FA2517-20-C-0003 for Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance system support. Work will be performed in Socorro, New Mexico; Maui, Hawaii; and Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, and is expected to be completed April 30, 2022. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds in the full amount will be obligated the time of award. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $57,097,418. The 21st Contracting Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.

February 5, 2018

L-3 Communications EO/IR Inc., Santa Rosa, California, has been awarded a $90,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for electro-optical and infrared sensors and features. The contract provides an ordering avenue for MX series turrets and features. Work will be performed in Burlington, Canada, and is expected to be complete by December 31, 2022, with the option to extend through December 31, 2027. The award was a sole-source acquisition. Funding will be obligated on each individual delivery order, and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $10,140 are being obligated on the first order.

February 4, 2016

L-3 Communications Cincinnati Electronics Corp., Mason, Ohio, is being awarded an $8,961,539 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for work associated with the Shipboard Panoramic Electro-optic Infrared (EO/IR) Cueing and Surveillance System (SPECSS) function of the Combined EO/IR Surveillance and Response System (CESARS) program. The contractor will design, build or procure and test both mid-wave infrared (MWIR) and visible spectrum panoramic imagers. Work will be performed in Mason, Ohio, and is expected to be completed November 2, 2018. Fiscal 2016 research, development, tests and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $142,265 is being obligated at the time of award. No funds will expire a

September 6, 2013
George I. Seffers

L-3 WESCAM recently announced that it has received an acquisition and sustainment contract from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization to provide a minimum of eight MX-15 electro-optical and infrared imaging systems to the Royal Danish Air Force’s EH101 aircraft. System deliveries are expected to be complete by 2014. 

August 9, 2013
George I. Seffers

Compass Systems Inc., Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $9,978,215 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of an airborne system in support of the Electro-Optical (EO) and Special Mission Sensors Division of the Avionics Department. This contract includes research of emerging technologies, including radar, EO, fusion engines, automatic target recognition and other related intelligence gathering sensors, related to the targeting of enemy positions for improved weapons delivery. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-13-C-0367).

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $34,077,057 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the research and development services in support of electro-optical and infrared technologies; night vision technology; and laser technologies and payloads for unmanned platforms. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is the contracting activity.