Honeywell Technology Solutions in Jacksonville, FL received a not-to-exceed $45 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee task order to provide prepositioning and logistics support services to the US Marine Corps.
Honeywell’s logistics support efforts include maintenance, supply, and inventory management of prepositioned combat assets aboard ships.
Under the original $707 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (M67004-09-D-0020), Honeywell supports the Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS) Program and the Marine Corps Prepositioning Program-Norway…
LaBarge in St. Louis, MO received a $7.3 million order from Raytheon Missile Systems to provide complex wiring harnesses for the US Army’s TOW (tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided) weapon system.
TOW is a long-range, anti-armor family of attack missiles designed to destroy a range of targets, from reinforced tanks to bunkers and urban fortifications.
The wireless TOW missiles receive commands from the gunner through a wireless data link, instead of the wire connection that the system used for over 30 years. Because the wireless system is built into the missile and the missile case, wireless TOW works with all existing launch platforms…
In July 2009, The Afghan National Army Air Corps (ANAAC) bought 4 more Mi-17 variant helicopters and related tool kits from Defense Technology Inc. (DTI), who provides military hardware from the former Soviet Union to the U.S. Department of Defense and the defense ministries of other NATO Governments. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with 4 offers received. “Medium Mainstay: Mi-17s for Iraq” examines a controversy over sole-source orders of Mi-17 helicopters from ARINC; this procurement appears to have been run differently.
The Mi-17 is an upgraded version of the Russian Mi-8 helicopter, and now that they’ve arrived, these are the first new helicopters Afghanistan has received…
The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) in China Lake, CA awarded indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts to 4 small business qualifiers for advanced technology products in support of NAWCWD’s Weapons Prototype Division. The aggregate maximum for these multiple award contracts is $8.2 million.
Products and support to be provided include electronic components and systems, mechanical components and systems, energetic materials and systems, chemical materials and components, fabrication, assembly, plating/ painting/ finish, and packing and shipping.