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Boeing Satellite Systems, Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $9,999,999 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Satellite Connectivity Services and Bandwidth in support of the Standard Missile 3 Theater Ballistic Missile Defense (TBMD TBMD Theater Ballistic Missile Defense
TBMD Tight-Binding Molecular Dynamics
TBMD Tactical Ballistic Missile Defense
TBMD Terminal Ballistic Missile Defense
TBMD Technology Base Medical
). This contract will provide technical and engineering services required to operate, upgrade, maintain and expand the ship/shore Satellite Connectivity System. The purpose of this system is to provide wide-band, over-the-horizon data communications between a missile firing ship and several land-based stations located at the Pacific Missile Range Facility Located in the State of Hawaii on the western shores of Kauai, the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) at Barking Sands (IATA: BKH, ICAO: PHBK) is the world's largest instrumented, multi-dimensional testing and training missile range.  (PMRF PMRF Pacific Missile Range Facility
PMRF Precision Manufacturing Research Facility (University of Alabama) 
), and the continental United States United States territory, including the adjacent territorial waters, located within North America between Canada and Mexico. Also called CONUS.  during future planned tests of the Aegis Leap Intercept (ALI) missile. Work will be performed in Herndon, Va., and is expected to be completed by February 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Noun 1. Naval Surface Warfare Center - the agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for all aspects of surface warfare
NSWC
, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contract!ing activity (N00178-01-C-1064).
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Title Annotation:Government Activity
Publication:EDP Weekly's IT Monitor
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Mar 26, 2001
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