Deals this week: DDB Chicago, CACI, Calian Group

23 November 2018 (Last Updated November 23rd, 2018 11:17)

The US Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) has awarded a $4bn contract to DDB Chicago to deliver services for the US Army Marketing and Advertising Programme.

The US Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) has awarded a $4bn contract to DDB Chicago to deliver services for the US Army Marketing and Advertising Programme.

Contractual work will be performed until November 2028 and work locations will be determined with each task order.

CACI has received a $413m contract from General Services Administration (GSA) to provide services for the Trojan Strong signals intelligence and communications systems of the US Army.

GSA Federal Systems Integration and Management Center has issued the contract on behalf of the US Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate.

The company will continue to provide support services for ground-based intelligence and communications solutions of the Trojan Strong family of systems as part of the five-year contract.

Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) has awarded a $93m training and support services contract to Calian Group.

The company will provide its training and support services to the Canadian Army Simulation Centre (CASC).

CASC focuses on constructive simulation and land operations along with concept development for the Canadian Army.

“The US Army has placed a $66m order with Saab for the delivery of ultra-lightweight camouflage net systems (ULCANS).”

The five-year contract has two two-year optional extension periods, which will extend the contract period to nine years and increase the contract value to $170m.

The Nato Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has placed an order for precision-guided munition kits under the foreign military sales programme. US Congress has been notified of the prospective order.

The deal will involve the supply of 500 KMU-556 F/B joint direct attack munition kits for 2,000lb GBU-31.

The deal also includes 1,000 munitions adapter unit 210 F/B enhanced computer control groups for GBU-48 1,000lb Enhanced Paveway II bombs, as well as 4,365 FMU-152 A/B joint programmable fuses.

Boeing will be the prime contractor for the production and supply of the kits to 12 Nato countries and one Partnership for Peace nation.

The US Army has placed a $66m order with Saab for the delivery of ultra-lightweight camouflage net systems (ULCANS).

Saab will provide woodland and desert camouflage systems to the army, with deliveries due to be completed between 2019 and 2020.

The new systems will be produced by Saab Barracuda in Lillington, North Carolina, US.