L-3 Communications Westwood Corp., Tulsa, Oklahoma, was recently awarded a $175 million contract modification by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command to provide 30 and 60 kilowatt tactical quiet generator sets to provide the necessary and critical power for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment and combat support systems. The modification was issued to increase the contract ceiling amount to $376 million with an estimated completion date of March 1, 2011.
The U.S. Army has awarded L-3 Communications a $162.7 million contract to support the Army Central Command's Kuwait Observer-Controller Team program. Under the contract, the company will be a subcontractor to Raytheon to provide training for U.S. and coalition forces at the Udari Range in Kuwait.
The U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded L-3 MPRI a sole-source, follow-on contract for its Laser Marksmanship Training System (LMTS). The contract has an estimated value of $48.7 million over the initial base year and four option years.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract modification to L-3 Communications Integrated Systems for further developmental engineering on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). The option is valued at approximately $8.7 million, bringing the total value of the contract to approximately $37.7 million.
L-3 Communications' MPRI division has been awarded a follow-on contract by the U.S. Army Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS). This contract has a total potential value of $500 million.
L-3 Communications' Global Communications Solutions division has been awarded a follow-on contract by Eyak Technology for 970 combat service support Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs). The value of the award is $42.5 million.
L-3 Communications' Systems Field Support division was awarded a 60-day base contract with eight option years from the U.S. Air Force to serve as prime contractor on the T-1A Contractor Logistics Support program. The total value of the contract with all options is $680 million.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), L-3 Services Incorporated and Northrop Grumman have been awarded a combined $495 million force protection security system contract to support any or all of 10 essential elements of integrated base defense that include deceive, deter, anticipate, deny, detect, delay assess, deploy, neutralize and mitigate at U.S. Air Force and other Defense Department sites throughout the world.
L-3 Communications Flight International is being awarded a $22 million modification to a previously awarded contract for commercial air services and military operations support. This modification provides airborne threat simulation training for shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew in order to enhance abilities to counter potential enemy electronic warfare and electronic attack operations in an electronic combat environment.
The U.S. Air Force is awarding a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to L-3 Communications Link Simulation and Training for an estimated $23 million. This action will provide B-2 training system follow-on concurrency with the B-2 weapon system and contractor logistics support of existing B-2 training devices.
The U.S. Air Force is awarding an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to L-3 Communications Corporation for a maximum of $49,750,000. This action will provide for small unmanned aerial systems research and evaluation program to provide maximum flexibility for research and evaluation for the small unmanned serial system.
L-3 Communications has been selected as one of the multiple awardees for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Omnibus Contract (STOC II). The STOC II program is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantityvehicle with a contract ceiling of $17.5 billion.
L-3 Communications' Communications Systems-East division has been awarded a contract by Bollinger Shipyards to provide the C4ISR system for the U.S. Coast Guard's Fast Response Cutter program. Under an initial two-year contract, the company will design and deliver the first production shipset and related training systems. This contract also includes options for an additional 33 shipsets that if exercised would result in an overall contract value in excess of $100 million.
L-3 Communications' Montreal-based MAPPS division has been awarded a $61 million contract to supply its Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) upgrade for the Canadian Navy's 12 Halifax Class frigates. The IPMS will modernize the frigate's ship control system and improve the operational effectiveness of the vessels.
L-3 Communications' WESCAM subsidiary has been awarded a $90 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center for MX-15Di turrets.
L-3 Services Incorporated is being awarded a $46.7 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering services to operate and maintain the Technology Center for Cables and Connectors facility located at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, Virginia.