Merlin Nabs $200M in DHS, VA Awards
Merlin International says it has won enterprise-wide information technology contracts from Customs and Border Protection, the Transportation Security Administration, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. At TSA the company will support the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Office of Security Operations, and the Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis. At CBP, Merlin will support the Border Patrol and Office of Field Operations.
Smiths Detection Nabs $50M Contract from India for EDS Systems
Smiths Detection says it has received a $50 million contract from the Airports Authority of India for multiple CTX 9800 DSi explosive detection systems (EDS). The first systems are slated to be installed in the second half of 2018. Smiths says the award process was competitive. The company will install and integrate the high-speed systems for hold baggage screening at 11 sites across nine airports, including Chennai International and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Telephonics Nabs $32M Award for HC-27J Radar Systems
The Navy has awarded Telephonics Corp. a $31.8 million contract to provide up to 19 multi-mode radar systems for the Coast Guard’s HC-27J maritime patrol aircraft. The Navy says $6.2 million in Coast Guard funds appropriated in FY ’16 were obligated at the time of the award. Work is expected to be completed in May 2023. The Coast Guard has 14 C-27Js, which were transferred from storage by the Air Force, and will eventually be equipped with the Minotaur mission system architecture to incorporate sensors, radar, and C4ISR equipment. Telephonics is a subsidiary of Griffon Corp. [GFF].
Mercury Systems Receives $4M Contract for Homeland Security Application
Mercury Systems [MRCY] says it has received a $3.8 million order from an electronics manufacturing services provider for millimeter wave transceiver subsystems for integration into a homeland security high-resolution imaging system. “The adoption of Mercury’s state-of-the-art millimeter wave technology for this homeland security application exemplifies the success of our next-generation business model to deliver high-performance microelectronics without sacrificing security or affordability,” says Neal Austin, vice president of Business Development for Mercury’s Microelectronic Solutions Group.
DHS Awards Contracts for Security Guard Services
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded two contracts worth a combined $86 million to Inner Parish Security Corp. and Xcel Protective Services to provide protective security officer services at federal facilities in Alabama and Washington, D.C. Inner Parish received a potential $53.6 million contract from the Federal Protective Services for security guard services in Alabama and Xcel received a potential $32.5 million contract for services at nine facilities in Washington, D.C.