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12 Apr 04. Lockheed Martin Corp., Littleton, Colo., and Northrop Grumman Space Mission Systems Corp., Redondo Beach, Calif., are being awarded a $220,000,000 cost-plus fixed-fee contract to provide for the Space Based Radar (SBR) Concept Development effort. The SBR program will provide global persistent intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance through delivery of Surface Moving Target Indication, Synthetic Aperture Radar imaging, High Resolution Terrain information, and derived products for use by DOD and intelligence community users. The Concept Development effort will consist of each contractor developing multiple candidate architectures for an SBR system. These architectures will be reviewed by the government at an Alternate System Review (ASR). After ASR, each contractor will select a single solution set for further development into a SBR system design. This design/development work will culminate in a system design review (SDR) of both designs. SBR will be followed by a source selection for a follow-on contract to design, develop, test, produce, and deploy Increment One of the SBR system. At this time, $30,500,000 has been obligated to both contractors. This work will be complete by April 2006. Solicitation began January 2004. The Lockheed Martin effort will be performed at Lockheed Martin, Littleton, Colo., and other locations. The Northrop Grumman effort will be performed at Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, Calif., and other locations. We will obligate $30.5m to Lockheed Martin and $30.0M to Northrop Grumman. This work will be complete by April 2006. Solicitation began January 2004. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8820-04-C-0001 and 0002).

13 Apr 04. TITAN Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J.; RBC Inc., Alexandria, Va.; Sabre Systems Inc.*,Warminster, Pa.; Navmar Applied Sciences Corp.*, Warminster, Pa.; and BAE Systems Applied Technologies Inc.*, Rockville, Md. are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under a multiple award for the development of sensor systems and equipment. Tasks performed under the contracts will include planning, coordination, technology development, systems definition, systems acquisition, and product support for manned and unmanned platform avionics and sensors in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Avionics Department. TITAN Corp., ceiling is $103,938,470; RBC Inc., ceiling is $88,980,798; Sabre Systems Inc., ceiling is $82,806,727; Navmar Applied Sciences Corp., ceiling is $86,759,486 and BAE Systems Applied Technologies Inc., ceiling is $82,077,846. All companies will have the opportunity to bid on each individual task order. Places and percentages of work will be determined based on the successful offer for each individual task order issued. The five-year ordering period expires in April 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of is the contracting activity(N00421-04-D-0080, N00421-04-D-0081, N00421-04-D-0082, the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. N00421-04-D-0083 and N00421-04-D-0084, respectively).

08 Apr 04. BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems, Nashua, N.H., was awarded on April 2, 2004, a $25,280,954 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 13 Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures Systems inclusive of Common Missile Warning Systems and 40 Common Missile Warning Systems. Work will be performed in Nashua, N.H., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 3, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on March 22, 2004. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15P7T-04-C-J404).

08 Apr 04. DRS Test & Energy Management, Huntsville, Ala., was awarded on April 6, 2004, a delivery order amount of $11,943,406 as part of an $18,655,164 firm-fixed-p

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