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C4ISR | Contracts - Awards | Signals Radio & Wireless | Specialty Aircraft | USA

P-3 Patrol Aircraft Receiving $61.4M Datalinks Upgrade

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Rockwell Collins Government Systems in Cedar Rapids, IA is being awarded a not-to-exceed $61.4 million fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for three trial High Frequency (HF) Radio and Link 11 AN/ULQ-130 Tactical Digital Data Link kits and 127 production HF Radio and Tactical Digital Data Link kits in support of the Navy P-3 Critical Obsolescence Program. The P-3 Orion is a martitime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft. Delivery and engineering work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, IA (90%) and Patuxent River, MD (10%), and is expected to be completed in March 2011. This contract was not competitively procured by the Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD (N00421-05-D-0008).

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