Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued June 18, 2007)
Thales Communications Inc., Clarksburg, Md., is being awarded a $3,510,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide interim software-defined, single-channel handheld radios to the U.S. military.

The contract will help consolidate handheld radio purchases across participating services to significantly reduce unit costs.

Thales Communications Inc.'s software-definable radio supports interoperability in joint operations of the U.S. military as well as among other government personnel.

This contract is one of two contracts being awarded: both awardees will compete for delivery orders during the ordering period. This contract includes four, one-year options which, if exercised, would bring the total potential value of this contract to $9,040,000,000.

Work will be performed in Clarksburg, Md., and work is expected to be completed June 2008 (June 2012 with options). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Commerce Business Daily website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems e-Commerce website, with two offers received.

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-07-D-0107). (ends)




Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued June 18, 2007)
The Harris Corp., Rochester, N.Y., is being awarded a $2,740,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide interim software-defined, single-channel handheld radios to the U.S. military.

The contract will help consolidate handheld radio purchases across participating services to significantly reduce unit costs. The Harris Corporation's software-definable radio supports interoperability in joint operations of the U.S. military as well as among other government personnel.

This contract is one of two contracts being awarded: both awardees will compete for delivery orders during the ordering period.

This contract includes four, one-year options which, if exercised, would bring the total potential value of this contract to $6,980,000,000.

Work will be performed in Rochester, N.Y., and work is expected to be completed June 2008 (June 2012 with options).Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Commerce Business Daily website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems e-Commerce website, with two offers received.

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-07-D-0054).

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