Deals this week: Comtech, Leidos, GA-EMS

9 March 2018 (Last Updated March 9th, 2018 10:17)

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has secured a $123.6m contract for the sustainment of the US Army’s AN/TSC-198A SNAP secret internet protocol router (SIPR) and non-classified internet protocol router (NIPR) access point.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has secured a $123.6m contract for the sustainment of the US Army’s AN/TSC-198A SNAP secret internet protocol router (SIPR) and non-classified internet protocol router (NIPR) access point.

The company will provide sustainment services for very small aperture terminals (VSATs) of the SNAP for a period of three years, as part of the deal.

Leidos has received a five-year $200m contract to support the US Army Geospatial Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

The company will facilitate the US Army’s geospatial research, deployment, integration and operational needs.

Leidos will additionally develop geospatial enterprise-enabled systems for use by the US Army and other federal government entities.

“Leidos has received a five-year $200m contract to support the US Army Geospatial Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.”

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has received a three-year contract from the Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium to evaluate and upgrade electromagnetic railgun weapon system technology.

GA-EMS will partner with the US Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Command (ARDEC) to develop, integrate and test a series of railgun weapon system prototypes for the US Army vehicles.

The weapon systems will provide army platforms with high combat effectiveness against multiple threats.

Ceradyne Incorporated has received a $34m contract to continue to supply its integrated head protection system (IHPS) helmet to US Army troops.

The ballistic IHPS helmet is designed to offer troops with increased comfort and protection from modern threats.

Deliveries are expected to be made in 2018.

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured an engineering and sustainment support contract worth $22.64m from the US Army Contracting Command.

The contractor will provide sustainment support services for the US Army’s tactical operational light detection and range sensing capability until February 2023.

The contractual work will be performed in Laurel, Maryland, US.