Printer Friendly

The Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) National Team.

The Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) National Team, comprised of Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale, Calif., and TRW Inc., Redondo Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $2,698,000,000 (not-to-exceed) firm-fixed-price and cost-plus award fee contract to provide for the System Development and Demonstration phase of the AEHF satellite communication system program. This effort includes production of two satellites, replacement and upgrade of existing military satellite communication (MILSATCOM) ground command and control segment components to support AEHF and associated sustainment. The AEHF system provides secure, survivable communications to warfighters during all levels of conflict and is the protected backbone of the Department of Defense's MILSATCOM architecture. At this time, $12,250,000 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete December 2011. Solicitation for this sole source contract began in October 2000, and negotiations were completed November 2001. The contractors will performed this effort in Sunnyvale, Calif. (45%), and Redondo, Calif. (55%). The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-02-C-0002).
COPYRIGHT 2001 Millin Publishing, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2001, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Comment:The Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) National Team.
Publication:EDP Weekly's IT Monitor
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 10, 2001
Words:171
Previous Article:GRC International.
Next Article:ITT Industries Inc.
Topics:


Related Articles
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded an $8,993,507 contract modification.
Focusing on customer success: Acquisition Planning and Support Services (APSS).
In the news.
Expanding communications: 'transformational' satellite price tag could reach $18B.
Department of Defense budget.
Cyberspace dominance, the information mosaic and precision strike.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters