April 6, 2012

Raytheon Co.—Has won a tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided (TOW) missile subsystems contract from the US Army. Under the 5-year contract, valued at $77.9 million, Raytheon will provide logistics and engineering support for TOW missile subsystems and associated support equipment. In addition, Raytheon has been chosen by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence to upgrade the air traffic control radar system at the Royal Netherlands Air Force base in Woensdrecht. The company will implement technology to mitigate the adverse effects of wind turbines on radar performance. Finally, Raytheon has won a $7 million contract to upgrade 15 military air traffic landing systems. The company will provide engineering, technical, and depot services both for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and the US Marine Corps.

Mountain Secure Systems (MSS)—Has received additional orders from the city of Denver, CO for its Summit Series wireless network radios. The 35 new radios are intended to expand coverage for a traffic control video surveillance network.

DiViNetworks—Has been selected by ZON, Portugal’s leading cable TV provider, to optimize its data link to the Azores Islands, satisfying the growing demand for bandwidth. ZON is utilizing the company’s DiViLink offering.

NASA—Has signed an agreement with the government of Bermuda to establish a temporary mobile tracking station on Cooper’s Island. The station—which will provide telemetry, meteorological, optical, and command and control services—will support launches from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, including future commercial missions.

QinetiQ North America—Has been awarded a new task order by the Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM). QinetiQ will support the replacement of 4 40-year-old legacy supply and maintenance information technology systems. The task order has a total potential value of $20 million.

Ruckus Wireless and SmartWave Technologies—Have been selected by the city of San Jose, CA to supply products and services for a new public Wi-Fi network initiative. The outdoor network will cover San Jose’s business district, allowing the city to offer free high-speed Wi-Fi services.

Lockheed Martin—Has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) Post Production Support (PPS) contract from the US Air Force. Covering a variety of upgrade activities for the legacy Sniper ATP fleet, the contract has a potential value of $841 million over a 7-year period.

OpConnect—Has received a $60,000 order from the US Navy for its electric vehicle charging stations. The OpConnect dual Level I & II units will be installed at Navy facilities in Washington, DC; Indian Head, MD; and San Diego, CA.

API Technologies—Has received a $3.9 million order from an undisclosed defense customer to provide engineered solutions for mission-critical radar systems.

Ceragon Networks—Has won a new $6 million contract from Globacom Nigeria (Glo) for its wireless backhaul solutions and professional services. Ceragon will manage the end-to-end deployment of its FibeAir IP-10 and Evolution IP Long-Haul systems throughout Nigeria, expanding upon the original network it developed for Glo in 2010.

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