$58.6M for 25,000 DAGR GPS Receivers

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DAGR GPS Rockwell Collins Inc. Government Systems in Cedar Rapids, IA received a $58.6 million firm-fixed-price and cost-plus fixed-fee contract modification. This contract modification exercises production options for the purchase of 25,000 Defense Advanced GPS Receivers (DAGRs) and accessories. The DAGR will serve as a replacement for the Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver (PLGR) in integrated platforms as well as the advanced and basic GPS user. It provides authorized Department of Defense (DoD) and foreign military sales (FMS) users of GPS User Equipment (UE) a Precise Positioning System (PPS), hand-held, dual-frequency (L1/L2), lightweight receiver (less than one pound) that incorporates the nest generation, tamper-resistant GPS “SAASM” (Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module) security module. This effort supports foreign military sales to the following: Canada, France, Germany, Korea, Portugal and Hungary. At this time, total funds have been obligated, and work will be complete by April 2007. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA issued the contract (F04701-02-C-0011/P00036). To date, the US and its allies have spent approximately $180 million for DAGR systems, and ordered nearly 73,000 systems excluding initial test deliveries (see all related contracts).

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