Lockheed Martin Inks Trio of Defense Deals; Raytheon, SAIC Win, Too

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $119, 156, 684 fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract for technology development for the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) S-band and radar suite controller.  AMDR is envisioned as a radar suite containing an S-band radar, an X-band radar and radar suite controller (RSC) and will be designed to be scalable to accommodate current and future mission requirements for multiple platforms.  The AMDR-S will provide volume search, tracking, ballistic missile defense discrimination and missile communications.  The AMDR-X will provide horizon search, precision tracking, missile communication and terminal illumination.  The RSC will perform all coordination actions to ensure that both radars operate in concert in a widely diverse environment.  Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J. (86.2 percent); Clearwater, Fla. (5.5 percent); Fairfax, Va. (3.5 percent); New Brighton, Minn. (2.5 percent); Clearfield, Utah (1.3 percent); and Huntsville, Ala. (1 percent).  Work is expected to be completed by September 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was procured utilizing full and open competition and three offers were received.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-C-5358).

“Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $6, 869, 193 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR0011-10-C-0186).  This work is for the one shot program, which will develop a field-testable prototype, observation, measurement, and ballistic calculation system, which enable snipers to hit targets with the first round, under crosswind conditions, up to the maximum effective range of the weapon.  Work will be performed in Akron, Ohio (55 percent), and Nashua, N.H. (45 percent).  The work is expected to be completed September 2011.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

“Lockheed Martin was awarded an $8, 103, 033 contract, which will procure Type I special training (operations and maintenance) for the government of Morocco in support of their F-16 program.  At this time, $6, 166, 104 has been obligated.  AETC CONS/LGCI, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA3002-10-C-0030).

“Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $112, 307, 802 fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract for technology development for the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) S-band and radar suite controller.  AMDR is envisioned as a radar suite containing an S-band radar, an X-band radar and radar suite controller (RSC) and will be designed to be scalable to accommodate current and future mission requirements for multiple platforms.  The AMDR-S will provide volume search, tracking, ballistic missile defense discrimination and missile communications.  The AMDR-X will provide horizon search, precision tracking, missile communication and terminal illumination.  The RSC will perform all coordination actions to ensure that both radars operate in concert in a widely diverse environment.  The current contract is for the S-band and RSC technology development only.  Work will be performed in Sudbury, Mass. (81 percent), Fairfax, Va. (18.3 percent), and New York, N.Y. (0.7 percent).  Work is expected to be completed by September 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-C-5340).

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) was awarded a $5, 895, 402 contract modification, which will provide for the continued development of highly specialized equipment, including major components.  At this time, $3, 458, 798 has been obligated.  Detachment 8, Air Force Research Laboratory/RDKP, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., is the contracting activity (FA9451-10-C-0275).

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