infrared countermeasures

July 31, 2019
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, was awarded a $481,576,687 hybrid (cost-no-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for Common Infrared Countermeasure Quick Reaction Capability 3. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of July 30, 2024. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-19-D-0110).

July 31, 2019
 

Armtec Countermeasures Co., Coachella, California, has been awarded a $90,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for MJU-53/B countermeasure flare. This contract provides an infrared countermeasure flare which is a magnesium based flare utilized on Air Force Air Mobility Command C-17 and C-5 aircraft. Work will be performed at Camden, Arkansas, and is expected to be completed by July 2023. This contract involves foreign military sales, however, the countries are unknown at this time. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with two offers received. Fiscal 2018 procurement funds in the amount of $3,000 is being obligated at the time of award.

February 13, 2019
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is awarded a $27,291,319 fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for integration, testing, delivery, and performance as the lead systems integrator for the AN/AAQ-24 Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures System and the ALQ-213 Electronic Warfare Management System. These services are in support of Lot 9 and 10 P-8A production aircraft for the Navy and various Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers, including the governments of Australia and the U.K. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and is expected to be completed in February 2021.

December 21, 2018
 

DRS Advanced ISR LLC, Beavercreek, Ohio, has been awarded a $34,551,637 requirements contract for installation of the Distributed Aperture Infrared Countermeasures (DAIRCM) system on 30 HH-60G aircraft in support of Joint Urgent Operational Need Statement (JUONS). The contractor will procure, install, and integrate 16 additional JUONS solution DAIRCM kits and continued ICS support. The contractor will be also install fiber optic cable assemblies on the HH-60G and will have access to the proprietary aircraft interface data needed to accomplish this urgent effort. Work will be performed in Beavercreek, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by December 20, 2023. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

November 5, 2018
 

DRS Network & Imaging Systems LLC, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded an $18,906,754 modification (P00010) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-16-C-0015) for the procurement of 121 distributed aperture infrared countermeasure sensors and 30 processors for the Navy for MH-60, AH-1Z, and UH-1Y aircraft. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be completed in February 2021. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $18,906,754 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

September 27, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is awarded a $210,500,224 modification (P00006) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-16-C-0026). The modification procures fiscal 2018 Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) production requirements for the Navy, Air Force, Army, U.S.

July 12, 2018
 

Daylight Defense LLC, San Diego, California, is awarded $16,427,380 for modification (P00010) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-16-C-0036) to procure 30 Distributed Aperture Infrared Countermeasure Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation and 28 fiber optic cable assemblies in support of the Advanced Tactical Aircraft Protection Systems program office. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed in December 2019.

June 27, 2018
 

Armtec Countermeasures Co., Coachella, California, is awarded $9,072,512 for firm-fixed-price job order under a previously awarded contract for airborne expendable infrared countermeasures. Airborne expendable infrared countermeasures provide spectrally-tailored infrared signatures to defeat the discrimination logic of advanced missile seeker threats. Work will be performed in Camden, Arkansas, and is expected to be completed by June 2019. Fiscal 2018 procurement of ammunition (Navy and Marine Corps) funding in the amount of $9,072,512 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured; only one responsible source and no other supplies or services wil

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. 

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $7,190,928 contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option to procure 40 sensors, 20 upgrade processors and associated technical data in support of the advanced threat missile warning system, a subsystem of the large aircraft infrared countermeasures system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.  

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, recently announced that it has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. The LAIRCM system functions by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat and activating a high-intensity laser-based countermeasure system to track and defeat the missile. Northrop Grumman will deliver LAIRCM hardware and provide associated support to the Air Force beginning immediately and continuing through April 2014.

February 21, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $333,659,831 firm-fixed-price contract for an undefinitized contract action for the procurement of calendar year 2011 and calendar year 2012 large aircraft infrared countermeasures hardware and associated support. The location of the performances is Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

March 1, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman System Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a nearly $35 million contract action for non-recurring engineering efforts to design, integrate, and test all hardware, firmware, and software changes required to incorporate advanced threat warning into the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures AN/AAQ-24(V) 25 Missile Warning Sensor. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

October 1, 2010
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Long Beach, California, was awarded a $15 million contract modification to the C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership contract to retrofit aircraft with large aircraft infrared countermeasures, a mission critical laser-based countermeasures system required to defend mobility air forces aircraft against lethal heat-seeking missiles. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

September 7, 2010
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, was awarded an $8 million contract modification to provide C-5 large aircraft infrared countermeasures Group A hardware and kit assembly. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.