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Exelis (Clifton, NJ) has received a
$49.9 million contract from the Naval
Research Laboratory for development,
fabrication and installation of an “embarkable prototype EW system” for use
on a number of Navy ships. This effort,
which is part of the Navy’s Surface EW
Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block
3T, has been in development at the Office of Naval Research and the Naval
Research Lab under the Transportable
EW Module (TEWM) project. The goal of
TEWM, which is also known as the AN/
ALQ-59, is to develop and rapidly field
an active RF decoy to counter a variety of new anti-ship missile threats.
The system will include four EW countermeasure units, a control panel and
electrical interface boxes incorporating technology being developed by
NRL with support from Exelis. In order
to meet an Urgent Operational Needs
Statement from Pacific Command, the
Navy may buy up to 24 TEWM systems
through FY15.

contract to Sierra Nevada Corporation
(Sparks, NV) to provide spares required
for Dismounted Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) systems – Thor III
and Baldr – as well as lifecycle support
requirements for the dismounted systems and services necessary to support
PdM CREW. In related news, the US Army
Contracting Command (Fort Dix, NJ) issued a pre-solicitation notice of intent
to hold a full and open competition this
month for procurement of dismounted
CREW systems spares/hardware for the

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Thor III and Baldr systems. The spares
to be procured are the high, medium
and low band communications intelligence (COMINT) system’s transmitters,
receivers, amplifiers, antennas, circuit
card assemblies (CCAs) and signal processors. The intent is to award a single,
three-year, firm fixed price, indefinite
delivery/indefinite quantity type contract. The solicitation number is RFQ
W15QKN-13-R-0113 and it is expected to
be released between August 9 and September 17. a

Harsh
environments
require even
harsher tests.

The Journal of Electronic Defense | August 2013

requires potential sources to design, integrate and develop mission equipment
payload (MEP) and processing, exploitation and dissemination (PED) techniques
for fixed wing aircraft applications, as
well as development of the software/
hardware infrastructure (including
system level software code) necessary
to provide coordinated multi-intelligence operations. Overall design will
also include integration and operation
of multiple sensors, including COMINT.
The performance period is projected to
be three to five years. The solicitation
number is W15P7T-13-R-C131. The points
of contact are Ercilia M. Del Orbe, (443)
861-5367, e-mail: ercilia.m.delorbe.civ@
mail.mil, and Bryan C. McGann, e-mail
bryan.c.mcgann.civ@mail.mil.
Responses are due August 5.

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US Army Contracting Command (Picatinny Arsenal, NJ), on behalf of the US
Navy’s Product Manager Counter Radio
Controlled Improvised Explosive Device
Electronic Warfare (PdM CREW) office,
announced intent to issue a sole source

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - August 2013

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From The President
Letters
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
The Spectrum Management Challenge: Creating Order From Chaos
Technology Survey: ELINT Receivers
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - August 2013 - cover1
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JED - August 2013 - 4
JED - August 2013 - 5
JED - August 2013 - The View From Here
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JED - August 2013 - Conferences Calendar
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JED - August 2013 - Courses Calendar
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JED - August 2013 - From The President
JED - August 2013 - 13
JED - August 2013 - Letters
JED - August 2013 - The Monitor
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JED - August 2013 - Washington Report
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JED - August 2013 - World Report
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JED - August 2013 - The Spectrum Management Challenge: Creating Order From Chaos
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