According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $16, 575, 612 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the maintenance, upgrade and development of Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System software. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($14, 475, 612; 87.4 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom ($2, 100, 000; 12.6 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in King of Prussia, Pa., and is expected to be completed in June 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $107, 410 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-10-C-0064).
Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $9, 500, 000 modification to previously awarded contract (N61331-05-C-0049) for continued post-delivery technical support (PDTS) and provisioned item order support for the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) units. This modification is to increase the contract ceiling and period of performance for the contractor to provide PDTS of ALMDS low-rate initial production units. The PDTS support will consist of the following: modify and/or repair delivered hardware; modify or build new ALMDS system components to resolve producibility, obsolescence, and end-of-life issues; update the technical data package with respect to the changes implemented; provide maintenance of delivered hardware as well as provide software maintenance required; and provide the software upgrades and modifications required to optimize the performance of ALMDS. The modification will also provide required engineering services consisting of systems engineering; configuration and data management; quality assurance; manufacturing; test and evaluation; generating of presentations, white papers, trade studies; and development, tracking and updating of metrics. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla., and is expected to be completed by December 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity.”