O'Gara Wins Navy Satellite Deal
SatCom Group Holdings PLC, a reseller of mobile satellite communications, said its subsidiary O'Gara Satellite Systems Inc has won a 5-year contract, worth 10m in the first year, from the US government to supply satellite airtime to the US Navy. O'Gara, which is one of the five companies in the world certified as a Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) awardee, won the contract following a tender. It has an existing agreement under DITCO to supply the government with other satellite services. SatCom Group Holdings chief executive Source: Thompson Financial
Todd Shipyards Wins Navy Contract
Todd Shipyards Corporation announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, a delivery order under its Multiple Award Contract in the amount of $5m for the in-drydock repairs and preservation of Caisson #4 at Drydock #2 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash. Work will be accomplished by the Todd Pacific workforce and selected subcontractors commencing in August 2006 with completion scheduled for November 2006. The work includes interior and exterior preservation, structural repairs and miscellaneous maintenance items including ballast valve repairs.
SAIC Wins Navy Contract Worth $459M
A subsidiary of SAIC, an engineering and technical services provider for the military, received a Navy contract worth more than $459 million over 10 years, if all options are exercised, to supply command and communication systems. The contract is a cost-plus-fee type, meaning the company is guaranteed to recover all of its costs plus a fixed profit built on top of the deal. It has one base year and nine option years.
Electric Boat Wins Navy Deal
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $12,239,787 cost-plus-fixed-fee order under previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2100) for purchase of Virginia Class long lead-time material to support construction of spares for Ships Service Turbine Generator and Main Propulsion Units. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by May 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, USN, Groton, Conn., is the contracting activity.
OSI Wins Navy Deal
Offshore Systems International Ltd. class submarine fleet. Australian submarine fleet to $1 million. $600,000 contract for other specialized components for the Collins submarines. Jacobson, President and CEO.
Sound & Sea Wins Navy Contract
Sound & Sea Technology Inc. won a five-year military contract worth up to $29.5 million to provide ocean engineering services for U.S. naval facilities around the world, according to a recent HeraldNet report. The company will lead a team that includes 11 subcontractors in a range of projects for the Navy, including assisting with undersea cable installation, offshore structure and buoy work, and improving harbor and port security. The contract's first year gives Sound & Sea and its contractors more than $5.7 million. The Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, based in Port Heuneme, Calif., has the option of renewing the contract for the following four years, through 2010. Source: HeraldNet
Northrop Grumman Awarded $8.2M Navy Contract
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for engineering and technical services work. AMSEC LLC, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman's Newport News sector and full-service provider of engineering, logistics and technical support services, is the prime contractor for the work. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, valued at $8.2m, includes four option years. information management system program at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Philadelphia. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., Philadelphia, San Diego, Everett and Bremerton, Wash., and Japan and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2012.
AMSC Wins Navy Contract
American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) signed a contract valued at $5.3m with the U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for the design and optimization of high temperature superconductor (HTS) ship propulsion motors and power electronic drives. allotted for this contract will focus on motor, drive and electrical system options that are optimized for possible system integration into later flights of DDG-1000 and CG(X) surface combatant ships. This initial stage of the contract is expected to be completed in the next six months. ”This first in what we are confident will be a series of contracts from the United States Navy…
L-3 Power Paragon Wins Navy Deal
Power Paragon, a division of L-3 Communications SPD Technologies, was selected by Bath Iron Works to provide its 288 kW, Air Cooled Frequency Converters (ACFC 288) for the U.S. Navy's DDG 51 Class AEGIS Destroyer, DDG 109. Work associated with this award will be accomplished in the Anaheim, Calif. facility. "This award enhances L-3 Power Paragon's position as a leader in the design, development and manufacture of power subsystems for existing and emerging surface ship and submarine applications," said Bruce R. Moore, president of L-3 Communications Power Paragon. The L-3 Power Paragon ACFC 288 converts ship service 60 Hz electrical power to precise 400 Hz power for vital combat systems such as the AEGIS Weapon System.
ATC Wins Navy Business
American Technology Corp. (ATC) will participate with Bath Iron Works (BIW), a General Dynamics Company in a contract awarded by the U.S. Navy's SMART CARRIER program to Bath Iron Works. ATC and BIW will provide Superior Sound Technology installations in difficult audio communications areas. ATC also announced a separate project with Bath Iron Works for Ship's Force protection. Both projects are expected to bring approximately $175,000 in revenue to ATC over the next five months. Under the U.S. Navy contract, ATC will provide several NeoPlanar(TM) speakers and hardware as well as consulting services. The Navy's objective is to improve audio clarity and intelligibility of communications over shipboard address systems and to achieve other advantages inherent in ATC's NeoPlanar technology.
Northrop Grumman Wins Navy Contract
Northrop Grumman signed a contract with the Navy worth around $1.94 billion for the refueling and overhaul of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Carl Vinson, The Street reports. The company will refuel the ship's reactors and upgrade more than 2,300 compartments and hundreds of systems. In addition, nearly 3,000 valves will be replaced and another 600 will be overhauled in various ship systems. The project is scheduled to last more than three years. The carrier was built at Northrop's Newport News facility and christened in 1980. The ship was commissioned by the Navy in 1982. Source: The Street
Kongsberg Wins Navy Mine Hunting Contract
Kongsberg Maritime AS (KM) and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KDA) signed a contract for the new Finnish Navy (FN) Mine Hunting Vessel program. The contract has a value of $19.1m and includes HUGIN 1000 MR, EM 710 and HiPAP 500, three of each. KDA acts as an integrator of all hydroacoustic products into the tactical system (C2) delivered by Atlas Electronics, Germany. Intermarine, Italy is the shipbuilder and the prime contractor. The first ship is planned to be delivered to the FN in 2010. This is the first delivery from KM Subsea Division in Horten, where all product lines are represented in the same project, and fully integrated into a common system. The FN is the first navy in the world to fully integrate a complex mine hunting system like this.
Kongsberg Wins Navy Training Contract
other support. systems. training to the ship's helmsman on various Navy platforms. U.S. Navy surface ships and in shore facilities at Fleet Concentration Areas. September 2011. Internet, with two proposals received. of the current fiscal year. the contracting activity (N00024-05-C-5487).
BriarTek Wins Navy Deal
man-overboard indicators (MOBI) on 27 Navy ships. engineering and technical support to install and validate all MOBI services. during events when multiple individuals fall overboard. Norfolk, Va. (50 percent) and San Diego, Calif. completed by April 2007. fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61331-06-C-0004).
Alaska Shipyard Wins Navy Deal
designs to facilitate the Navy's warfighting strategy Seapower 21. agreement to $29,900,000. expected to be completed October 2007 (2010 with options). not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. announced on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Research, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00014-05-9-0001).
SAIC Wins Navy Contract
Navy, Joint, and national C4I systems. period. $27,667,657. be completed March 2007. current fiscal year. e-Commerce Central website, with 11 offers received. Warfare Systems Center, San Diego. (N66001-06-D-0030).
Boeing Wins Navy Contract
The Boeing Co., Anaheim, Calif., is being awarded $21.3m contract modification under previously awarded contract (N00030-07-C-0002) to exercise options for TRIDENT II (D5) Navigation Subsystem.Specific efforts include:engineering support services and problem investigations for U.S. and U.K. owned Electrostatically Supported Gyro Navigator (ESGN) navigation inertial equipment, modification, refurbishment, and repair of U.S. and U.K. ESGN instruments and components, TRIDENT II (D5) shipyard overhaul field engineering, U.S. Fleet Documentation, Surveillance Program, and training.Work will be performed in Anaheim, Calif., and is expected…
Goodrich Wins Navy Deal
Goodrich Corp. Engineered Polymer Products, Jacksonville, Fla., is being awarded a $10,132,742 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-6307) for composite sonar domes, sonar dome rubber windows and associated engineering services and support. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Fla., and is expected to be completed by May 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines support for the U.S. Navy (74 percent) and the governments of Taiwan (13 percent), Japan (12 percent) and Bahrain (1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Bechtel Wins Navy Nuclear Work
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., is being awarded a $312,584,222 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed fee contract (N00024-08-C-2118) for Naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pa., (68.3 percent), and Schenectady, N.Y., (31.7 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Rolls-Royce Alliance Wins Navy Research Contract
A strategic alliance between Rolls-Royce and UCT Coatings Inc. is bringing new technology to the marine market and is about to start work on a $7m U.S. Navy research contract. The contract, placed with Rolls-Royce, will evaluate UCT’s patented UltraCem™ nickel boron coatings on naval propulsion systems such as propellers and waterjets. These coatings have the capability to change the hydrodynamic performance, cavitation characteristics and sea-growth fouling of propellers and waterjets. Performance, reliability and time between repair of marine equipment can also be increased by reduced friction and wear. UCT has granted Rolls-Royce a long-term exclusive license to use this technology for a wide range of commercial and naval marine equipment.
Electric Boat Wins Navy Contract
General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $25,375,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order under the previously awarded multiple award indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (MAC) (N00024-04-D-4408) for the preparation and accomplishment of the FY08 docking selected restricted availability of USS San Juan (SSN 751) at the Naval Submarine Base, New London, Conn. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $28,692,750. Work will be performed in New London, Conn., and work is expected to be completed by May 2008. Contract funds in the amount of $25,375,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured.
Data Link Solutions Wins Navy Comm Deal
contract. capability for U.S. Navy ships. adjustment is available through Feb. quantities that may be added. contract to $16,190,498. Work will be performed in Wayne, N.J. April 2005. current fiscal year. Federal Business Opportunities web site. activity (N00039-03-C-0008).
Bechtel Wins Navy Contract
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Schenectady, N.Y., is being awarded a $202,675,701 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady (51 percent) and Pittsburgh (49 percent), and is to be completed by September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This effort was not competitively procured. No additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion efforts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-2906).