Comtech EF Data of Tempe, Ariz. and BAE Systems Electronics Ltd, Maritime Services Division, Portsmouth, U.K, awarded Department of Defense, Navy, contracts
Comtech EF Data, Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a $7,548,254 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for development and production of Advanced Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Interface Processor (ATIP).
The ATIP will replace the legacy TDMA Interface Processor. The ATIP is a Layer-2 ethernet bridging device that will be installed on ship, shore and submarine platforms. It provides transparent bridging capability among internet protocol users that are geographically dispersed and connected via Milstar Medium Data Rate (MDR), Advanced Extremely High Frequency MDR/Extended Data Rate (XDR) or Enhanced Polar XDR links.
This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $28,350,859. Work will be performed in Tempe, Ariz. (53 percent) and Scottsdale, Ariz. (47 percent), and is expected to be completed by April 2014.
BAE Systems Electronics Ltd, Maritime Services Division, Portsmouth, U.K., is being awarded an $8,268,703 modification to previously awarded contract (N61331-08-C-0012) that includes firm-fixed-price contract line item numbers (CLIN) for program management and support and calibration and maintenance services and a cost-plus-fixed-fee CLIN for engineering services support.
This modification will complete production and delivery of Archerfish neutralizers (destructor, mine neutralization, Airborne EX64 Mod 0 Archerfish) system upgrade which provides a significant reliability and performance improvement to the current MK-105, increasing the U.S. Navy's capability to conduct quick response, high speed airborne mine countermeasures for the next decade.
Work will be performed in Portsmouth, U.K., and is expected to be completed by September 2014.