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Sharon Potter, (757) 764-9371, e-mail
sharon.potter@langley.af.mil.

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The US Army's Direct Reporting Program Manager Positioning, Navigation
and Timing (DRPM PNT) has issued an
RFI soliciting industry input for "products and solutions for the development
and production of anti-jam antenna
systems (AJAS) that can be integrated
onto Army platforms - predominantly
ground vehicles - for use in operational
environments." This new RFI is a follow up to previous RFI from November
2014 and is intended to update further
developments in technical information
and interface capabilities. The solicitation number is W56KGY-16-R-AJAS. The
point of contact is Jeremy Scott, e-mail
jeremy.d.scott36.civ@mail.mil.

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Micro Lambda Wireless (Fremont,
CA) has appointed Dr. Alexander Chenakin as Vice President, Advanced Technologies. Dr. Chenakin is an innovator
in the field of frequency synthesis and is
recognized as the inventor of QuickSyn
technology. In 2009, he received the
ARMMS RF & Microwave Society's best
contribution award for his work on fastswitching frequency synthesizers.

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The US Army's Product Manager,
Force Sustainment Systems (PdM
FSS), is conducting market research to
determine industry's interest and capability to manufacture the eight variants
of the next generation Ultra Lightweight Camouflage Net Systems (ULCANS) screen system. According to the
RFI, "The next generation of ULCANS
systems will replace the currentlyissued ULCANS and Light-weight Camouflage Screen System (LCSS) systems
in the field and in storage, and where
possible, will be produced just-in-time
in response to a specific requirement as
directed by the Goverment. These systems are used to conceal large military
vehicles, shelters, and other critical
assets." The eight new ULCANS variants are: Radar Scattering (R/S) Woodland Screen System; Radar Transparent
(R/T) Woodland Screen System; Radar

Scattering (R/S) Desert Screen System;
Radar Transparent (R/T) Desert Screen
System; Radar Scattering (R/S) Arctic
Screen System; Radar Transparent (R/T)
Arctic Screen System; Radar Scattering (R/S) Urban Screen System; Radar
Transparent (R/T) Urban Screen System.
Saab Barracuda (Lillington, NC) is the
current ULCANS supplier for the Army.
The point of contact is Ross Joseph, email ross.a.joseph.civ@mail.mil.

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The Naval Air Systems Command
(NAVAIR), Specialized and Proven Aircraft (PMA- 226), Contracted Air Services (CAS) program (Patuxent River, MD)
announced plans for a follow-on contract to procure contractor owned and
operated aircraft services for a "wide
variety of airborne threat simulation capabilities to train shipboard and aircraft
squadron weapon systems operators and
aircrew on how to counter potential enemy Electronic Warfare (EW) and Electronic Attack (EA) operations in today's
Electronic Combat (EC) environment. 
This support is provided in a variety of
venues, from basic "schoolhouse" Air
Intercept Control (AIC) training to large
multinational exercises or small, single
unit training exercises, including target
tow." The Government anticipates a follow-on Firm Fixed Price, Cost Plus Fixed
Fee, and Cost Reimbursement contract
award in FY2018 with a period of performance of one (1) base year plus four
(4) one-year option periods. The point
of contact is Helen Choo, (301) 757-2528,
e-mail helen.choo@navy.mil.

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Northrop Grumman was awarded
a pair of contract options from the US
Air Force for Large Aircraft Infrared
Countermeasures (LAIRCM) spares and
support. The company received a $45.1
million contract modification for LAIRCM processor replacement and support
hardware. The Air Force also awarded
$41.7 million for acquisition of LAIRCM
line-replaceable units.

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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (Lansdale, PA), Harris Corp.
(Amityville, NY) and Teledyne Wireless

(Rancho Cordova, CA) have each won indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity
(IDIQ) contracts to develop and manufacture prototypes to replace obsolescent parts on US Navy AN/ALQ-99F (V)
Tactical Jamming System pods. The US
Naval Warfare Center - Crane (Crane, IN)
issued the contracts.

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The Air Force Sensors Directorate's
Radio Frequency Sensor Assessment
Branch (AFRL/RYWD) is planning to
award a contract to conduct studies
and analysis at its Virtual Combat Lab
(VCL) at Wright Patterson AFB, OH.
The VCL supports "Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MS&A) of Spectrum
Warfare concepts including, but not
limited, to Electronic Warfare (EW) and
Information Operations (IO). Concepts
are modeled at the physics, engineering, engagement and mission levels."
AFRL plans to award five-year contracts
to address research objectives in four
technical areas: (a) design, develop,
and demonstrate new enhancements
to existing MS&A architectures currently in use or under test by the VCL;
(b) perform assessments that support
the design and development of advanced
EW, cyberspace, and IO technologies;
(c) evaluate, demonstrate, and assess
new sensor technologies, layered sensing and battle management techniques
and; (d) identify and evaluate breakthrough disruptive technologies for
the Air Force and other Department of
Defense agencies. Total program funding is $24 million, and up to four contracts could be awarded (one for each
of the research areas described above).
The program point of contact is Mike
Foster, AFRL/RYWD, (937) 713-4321,
e-mail roy.foster2@us.af.mil.

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Booz Allen Hamilton has won a fiveyear contract worth up to $379.6 million
to develop and deploy counter-IED technologies for the Joint Improvised Threat
Defeat Agency (JIDA). The company will
perform contract work primarily in Virginia and the National Capital Region
through August 2021 and company personnel will support globally deployed US
forces on an as-needed basis. a



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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - September 2016

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
Nothing to See (Or Hear) Here – Concealing Tactical Communications
Technology Survey: Manpack COMINT and DF Systems
The Heat is On
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
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JED - September 2016 - The View From Here
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JED - September 2016 - Conferences Calendar
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JED - September 2016 - Courses Calendar
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JED - September 2016 - From the President
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JED - September 2016 - The Monitor
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JED - September 2016 - Technology Survey: Manpack COMINT and DF Systems
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JED - September 2016 - The Heat is On
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JED - September 2016 - EW 101
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JED - September 2016 - AOC News
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JED - September 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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