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24 August 2006 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for August 24, 2006
  • BAE Systems Awarded $6.2 million U.S. Navy Contract for Production and Delivery of 57mm Ammunition BAE Systems 24 Aug 2006 -- BAE Systems has been awarded a $6.2 million contract by the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center for the production and delivery of 57mm pre-fragmented, programmable, proximity fuzed (3P) rounds and corresponding Mk 295 MOD 0 cartridges, amps and 57mm Mk 8 clips. The company will deliver the ammunition in September 2006.
  • Boeing Awarded C-130 Aircrew Training System AMP Modification Contract Boeing 24 Aug 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has received a U.S. Air Force contract to begin modifying the C-130 Aircrew Training System as part of the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP).
  • Boeing Determined to Maintain Texas-Based Defense Business Boeing 24 Aug 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced that it will compete aggressively for the continuation of significant U.S. Air Force support programs in Texas when it submits proposals for maintenance, repair, overhaul and logistics program contracts for KC-135 and KC-10 aircraft later this year.
  • CACI Awarded $96.4 Million Recompete Contract to Support Special Communications for U.S. Navy CACI 24 Aug 2006 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has been awarded a $96.4 million recompete prime contract to continue its support for the Special Communications Requirements Division (SCRD) of the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center-Aircraft Division in St. Inigoes, Md. The five-year effort is for one base year and four option years. CACI's focus on the contract is to design, build, test, and integrate mobile communications systems in support of the global war on terrorism and homeland security. The award significantly increases the value of the company's work while expanding the scope of its effort, continuing the growth of CACI's intelligence services business area.
  • Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Airborne Control System to Manage Manned/Unmanned Aircraft Teaming Lockheed Martin 24 Aug 2006 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has completed flight demonstrations of a new system that will enable U.S. Army command and control helicopters to form and manage teams of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and manned strike aircraft.
  • Pratt & Whitney F135 Program Cleared for Installed Ground Engine Runs and Taxi Testing Pratt & Whitney 24 Aug 2006 -- The U.S. government’s Joint Strike Fighter Program Office has cleared Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine program to begin installed ground engine runs and taxi testing for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightning II. The notification clears the way for the engine to run while installed in the F-35 aircraft. Installed engine runs are expected to begin this month with taxi tests beginning in September.
  • Raytheon Awarded $200 Million U.S. Army Contract for Air Traffic Management Systems Raytheon 24 Aug 2006 -- Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Army contract to provide the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps with an immediate forward deployed tactical air traffic control capability that will allow for faster deployment to any location at any time.
  • SAIC Wins Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team Contract SAIC 24 Aug 2006 -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today it has won a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support U.S. Joint Forces Command's (USJFCOM) Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team (JFIIT), a subordinate command under USJFCOM.

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