Navy and Army officials held a contract signing ceremony at the Army’s Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala. On August 28 to signify the cooperation between the services in the joint procurement of the Netfires Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System (NLOS-LS). The Navy is procuring the NLOS-LS for use on Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) surface warfare mission module. Netfires LLC
of Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract August 25 for $54.8m (as part of an estimated $1.15b contract) to procure the Non-Line of Sight Launch System Nava
l Littoral Combat Ship Integration, System Development and Demonstration. The work will be conducted in Tucson, Ariz., and Baltimore, Md.. It will be completed by Aug. 31, 2010. The U.S. Army Aviation
& Missile Command is the contracting activity.