Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Harris to Upgrade Core IT Infrastructure at 4 U.S. Air Force Bases

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won four contracts worth over a combined $12 million with the U.S. Air Force‘s electronic systems center. Harris will upgrade the core IT infrastructure of four U.S. Air Force bases, including: Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Randolph Air Force Base, …

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Accenture to Stabilize Air Force System Integrator on $12M Contract

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) will continue to provide post-production support to allow a U.S. Air Force stystem integrator to achieve system stabalization. The company won a $12, 122, 447 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable contract modification for the work. The contracting activity is Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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HP to Provide Air Force with Workstations, PCs Equipped for Harsh Environments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will provide new workstations and desktop PCs to the U.S. Air Force as part of the branch’s enterprise IT purchase program. HP will include customized agency configurations that meet memory, audio and video standards and tests. The Air Force IT commodity council selects vendors for its client, computer and servers …

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Boeing VP of Space Exploration Brewster Shaw Retires, John Elbon to Succeed

Brewster H. Shaw has announced his retirement as vice president and general manager of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) space exploration division, effective Aug. 26, 2011. Shaw has led all of Boeing’s civil space programs since 2006 and oversaw the company’s on-orbit assembly of the International Space Station. He flew three space shuttle …

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Lockheed, Air Force to R&D Sensor, Radar Target Seeker for Weapons Systems Integration

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a five-year cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory‘s munitions directorate to test if its cooled tri-mode seeker can integrate into Air Force weapon platforms. R&D will assess tri-mode weapon capabilities, emerging targeting concepts and guidance techniques. Lockheed’s cooled tri-mode seeker …

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BAE to Provide Air Force With Radar Instrument Support

BAE Systems‘ technology solutions services business, Rockville, Md., has won a $7, 496, 904 U.S Air Force contract for the instrumentation radar support program. The program provides engineering, logistics and maintenance support for 24 domestic and foreign instrumentation ranges. The contract is  firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, cost-plus-fixed-fee and fixed-price-incentive-fee. The 45 CONS/LGCZR, Patrick …

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General Dynamics Wins $900M Air Force IDIQ for Wideband Communications Program

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit has won a maximum $900 million U.S. Air Force indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the global broadcast service joint program. The program provides high-speed channels to transmit real-time wideband information, including data packets, imagery and videos too large for standard channels, to deployed and garrisoned U.S. forces. The …

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Boeing to Retrofit Air Force GPS Satellites with Filter Solutions

The U.S. Air Force has authorized Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) satellite systems business to retrofit its block II GPS satellites with RF bypass out-of-band cascading filter solutions. The El Segundo-Calif. based business won the right on a $8, 895, 000 fixed-price contract modification. SMC/PKJW, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity.  

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SAIC Awarded $25M on $250M IDIQ for Defense Logistic Agencies Services

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has won a modification exercising a $25 million sixth option-year on a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, prime vendor contract with the Defense Logistics Agency.  The company can provide maintenance, repair and operations for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies in the northwest …

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Rockwell Collins to Provide Real-Time Communications System for Air Force Unmanned Aerial System

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will provide the U.S. Air Force with a  flight control system, vehicle control system and radios for an unmanned aerial aircraft as a subcontractor on a $86.2 million contract. The company’s networking solutions will enable real-time adhoc communications for the Blue Devil block II. Rockwell Collins will also …

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