According to the Department of Defense, “SAIC (NYSE: SAI) was awarded an $11, 879, 381 cost-plus-fixed-fee, level of effort contract. The warfighter analysis and integration contract provides the Army, other services, and the Department of Defense an advanced capability for analysis and integration of defense issues. These defense issues include investigation of battlefield and battle space systems and technologies, impact of changes to force structures, analysis of training, tactics, procedures, and hardware-software; including specific efforts for simulation design; simulation engineering; simulation implementation; simulation integration and maintenance; parametric modeling; data collection, reduction and first level analysis; and design, engineering and integration of simulations and modeling to support evaluation of potential threats, doctrine and requirements, technologies, designs and performance, manufacturing processes, logistics and manpower, and defense system interface architectures. Work is to be performed in McLean, Va., with an estimated completion date of Jan. 31, 2011. One bid was solicited with one bid received. U. S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity (DASG60-02-D-0006).
“Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $75, 000, 000 contact for the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program advisory and assistance services support. Work is to be performed in Lorton, Va., with an estimated completion date of April 26, 2011. One sole-source bid was solicited with one bid received. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (HDTRA1-05-D-0003).
“Northrop Grumman was also awarded a $12, 271, 471 cost-plus-fixed-fee. The contract is for system design and development of the Airborne Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Minefield Detection System (ASTAMIDS) Block I. The purpose of the ASTAMIDS is to detect, locale and designate combat vehicles, systems and troops, and to detect, characterize, and locate minefields and obstacles, and to provide information to help locate and characterize non-mined areas and safe avenues. ASTAMIDS consists of two subsystems: the airborne payload and the tactical ground segment. Work is to be performed in Melbourne, Fla., with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2010. One bid was solicited with one bid received. CECOM Contracting Center Washington, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (DAAB15-03-C-0013).”