Deals this week: General Dynamics, Harris, CENTRA Technology


The US Army Contract Command has awarded a $45m contract to General Dynamics Information Technology for the Joint Effects Model (JEM) programme.

The contractor will act as the integrator for JEM software and provide support for JEM software system, technical documentation, and engineering and maintenance.

The US Special Operations Command has awarded a six-year contract worth $255m to Harris Corporation for manpack radios.

The contractor will supply multi-channel manpack radios, RF-410 NGPA power amplifier, vehicle solutions, push-to-talk / headset audio sub-systems, and accessories to provide improved communications for the US Special Operations Forces on the battlefield.

"The US Special Operations Command has awarded a six-year contract worth $255m to Harris Corporation for manpack radios."

The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a $250m-worth contract to General Dynamics Mission Systems in support of the Prophet System.

The contractor will provide upgrades, testing, training, and sustainment for the Prophet system, as part of the deal, through June 2022.

CENTRA Technology has secured a contract worth $61.77m from the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for balanced survivability assessments (BSAs) team support.

Under the contract, CENTRA will assess the mission survivability of critical US and allied national / theatre mission systems, networks, assets, infrastructures, and architectures.

The contractual work will be performed at US DTRA in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, through August 2022.

The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has awarded a contract to Vencore Labs in support of the Dispersed Computing (DCOMP) programme up to 2021.

The $10.3m deal requires Vencore Labs to provide research and development services for the DCOMP programme, which is intended to develop systems that can operate in areas with low network connectivity.