$45.3M for 19,659 Advanced GPS Satellite Receivers to USA, Others
Rockwell Collins Government Systems in Cedar Rapids, IA received a $45.3 million firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed fee contract modification, exercising production options for the purchase of 19,659 Defense Advanced Global Positioning Satellite Receivers (DAGRs) and accessories. The order includes some foreign military sales.
The DAGR will provide authorized Department of Defense, and Foreign Military Sales users of GPS User Equipment a Precise Positioning System, hand-held, dual-frequency, lightweight receiver (less than one pound) that incorporates the next generation, tamper-resistant Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) “SAASM” (Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module) security module. The DAGR will serve as a replacement for the Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver in integrated platforms as well as for the advanced and basis GPS user.
This effort supports foreign military sales to Germany, France, Canada and Australia. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by June 2006. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., issued the contract (F04701-02-C-0011, P00026).