15 Feb 06. Northrop Grumman Corporation has formed its team that will bid to continue providing joint-training support to the U.S. Joint Forces Command’s Joint Warfighting Center (JWFC). The JWFC provides a globally integrated, transformational training environment to best prepare U.S. armed forces to fight. The winner of this $250m, six-year contract will play an important part in helping the JWFC accomplish its mission of conducting, supporting and assessing joint training and developing joint doctrines. Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector is leading the team, which combines a core of proven performers and a number of new members. The team members were carefully selected to provide the unique capabilities required to prepare U.S. forces and government and coalition partners to operate in today’s complex and ever-changing world. The members of Northrop Grumman’s team are: Adayana Inc., Edina, Minn.; Anteon International Corp., Fairfax, Va.; Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va.; Capstone Corp., Alexandria, Va.; Concurrent Technologies Corp., Johnstown, Pa.; Cornerstone Industry Inc., Alexandria, Va.; Cubic Defense Applications, San Diego; General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Arlington, Va.; Intelligent Decision Systems Inc., Centreville, Va.; Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md.; Loyola Enterprises Inc., Virginia Beach, Va.; MPRI, Alexandria, Va.; MYMIC, Portsmouth, Va.; System Studies and Simulation Inc., Huntsville, Ala.; and SRS Technologies, Newport Beach, Calif.
16 Feb 06. Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, and Computer Sciences Corporation have established the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA), whose member companies are dedicated to providing integrated training support to the U.S. Army warfighter. The WTA is bidding for the Army’s upcoming Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program. Under the direction of the Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation, Warfighter FOCUS will provide the U.S. Army with life- cycle contractor support services for training and training devices worldwide. The WTA offers the Army a diverse alliance of companies with experience delivering flexible, integrated solutions that address warfighters’ needs. WTA companies are knowledgeable about current and evolving mission requirements, and can deliver functional enhancements and cost improvements through the integration of live, virtual and constructive training (LVC) environments. These companies currently deliver the majority of LVC services to the Army, providing training support at major training centers worldwide. Raytheon and CSC have a legacy of successful collaboration implementing complex programs, including working together on the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Eastern Range for the past 17 years.
17 Feb 06. Raytheon Company’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) has appointed Merex Inc. as its exclusive licensee for HAWK Phase II and Phase III ground system components, spares and repairs. This partnership ensures that Raytheon’s HAWK customers will have reliable whole life system support throughout the life of the system.