ATK Launch Systems in Corinne, Utah received a $49 million modified contract for the purchase of MJU-62/B flares that provide an infrared countermeasure to protect aircraft from heat-seeking missiles. 784 CBSG/PK at Hill Air Force Base in Utah manages the contract (FA8213-09-D-0002).
The MJU-62/B flare is a boron-based infrared countermeasure used on USAF cargo aircraft. It consists of a 1x2x8 inch aluminum case, plastic end cap, felt spacer, safe and initiation device, plastic piston, and flare pellet. It is dispensed and ignited in flight by a BBU-36/B impulse cartridge.
The MJU-62/B flare is used on the AN/ALE-40 countermeasure dispenser system…
Alion Science and Technology in McLean, VA received a task order (N00178-04-D-4066) from the US Navy valued at $48.5 million to research, design, develop, prototype, integrate and test a new torpedo detection system in conjunction with the Navy’s anti-torpedo countermeasure technology effort.
The task order, awarded under the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport’s Seaport-Enhanced (Seaport-e) contract, supports the Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) Undersea Defensive Warfare Systems Program Office with anti-torpedo torpedo defensive system (ATTDS) torpedo detection, classification and localization (TDCL) technology.
Seaport-e is a $5.3 billion multiple-award umbrella contract that lets the US Navy use an integrated approach to contracting for support services.
The ATTDS TDCL is a project [PDF] within the Navy’s Surface Ship Torpedo Defense (SSTD) program.
Solpac Construction (dba Soltek Pacific Construction Co.) in San Diego, CA won a $5.8 million firm-fixed-price task order (#0011) under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract (N62473-08-D-8615) to build an indoor fitness facility in the Horno area (53) at US Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in Southern California.
The company will also demolition existing buildings 53302 and 53569 to make room for the fitness center. It expects to complete construction by September 2010. For this task order, 5 proposals were received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest in San Diego, CA.
Soltek recently completed a fitness center at Camp Pendleton’s Camp Margarita area (33)…