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U.S. NAVY INCREASES BYG-1 TACTICAL CONTROL SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY INSERTION CONTRACT
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Source: U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON - General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Inc., of Fairfax, Virginia has been awarded a $32,721,919 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-6250), from the United States Navy, for BYG-1 Tactical Control Systems (TCS) Technology Insertion (TI-14) Advanced Processing Build (APB-15) software for delivery to multiple submarine platforms.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems will complete BYG-1 Tactical Control Systems (TCS) Technology Insertion (TI-14) Advanced Processing Build (APB-15) software for delivery to multiple Submarine platforms. They will commence migration of TCS from TI-14 baseline to TI-16 and integrate APB-15 to support the lead variant Test Readiness Review (TRR) during FY16. Additionally, this contract continues maintenance activities for TI-14 APB-13 and earlier baselines. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Virginia and is expected to be completed by July 2016.

Fiscal 2015 research, development test and evaluation funding in the amount of $3,872,306; fiscal 2015 other procurement, Navy funding in the amount of $1,802,252; Fiscal 2015 Armaments Cooperation Projects, Royal Australian Navy in the amount of $766,324 and Fiscal 2013 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy contract funds in the amount of $283,275, will be obligated at time award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia is the contracting activity.

Source:  U.S. DoD
Associated URL: http://www.defense.gov/Contracts/Contract.aspx?ContractID=5594
Source Date: July 29, 2015
Author: U.S. DoD 
Posted: 07/30/2015

 
 
ROBINSON UPGRADES R66 POLICE HELICOPTER
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Source: Robinson Helicopter

Torrance, Calif. - Robinson Helicopter has announced its R66 Turbine Police Helicopter with the FLIR Systems Ultra 8000 Infrared Camera and the Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight with 30-million candlepower has been reconfigured to include several upgrades. This high performance 4-place police helicopter comes standard with a Garmin G500H Primary and Multifunction Display System (PFD/MFD), a Garmin GTN 635 touch-screen navigator, and a Garmin GTR 225A COM radio. Also standard are Boland's 10.4 LCD monitor and two 6-channel audio controllers.

A new streamlined instrument panel houses the Garmin G500H PFD/MFD along with traditional instruments and dual audio controllers. With the G500H panel, the aircraft can be flown from either seat and dual audio controllers allow for independent radio monitoring and transmitting by the pilot or copilot.

To complete the package, Robinson expanded the R66 Police Helicopter options list. New options include Genesys Aerosystems' Heli SAS autopilot, Garmin's GTN 650/750 navigators, FreeFlight's RA-4500 radar altimeter which displays radar altitude information on the G500H PFD, Technisonic's TDFM 9000 radio in a variety of single to four band options, and Aerocomputers' moving map system with View Sync 3D capability.

A fully-loaded R66 Police Helicopter, the first to come off the line with the new configuration, will be delivered to Night Flight Concepts in Bedford, Texas. The helicopter will be one of Night Flight's platform aircraft for its Law Enforcement Air Support Entity (L.E.A.S.E.) program.

Base price for the R66 Turbine Police Helicopter has been set at $1,185,000.

Source:  Robinson Helicopter
Associated URL: robinsonheli.com
Source Date: July 28, 2015
Posted: 07/30/2015

 
 
ROBINSON UPGRADES R66 POLICE HELICOPTER
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Source: Robinson Helicopter

Torrance, Calif. - Robinson Helicopter has announced its R66 Turbine Police Helicopter with the FLIR Systems Ultra 8000 Infrared Camera and the Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight with 30-million candlepower has been reconfigured to include several upgrades. This high performance 4-place police helicopter comes standard with a Garmin G500H Primary and Multifunction Display System (PFD/MFD), a Garmin GTN 635 touch-screen navigator, and a Garmin GTR 225A COM radio. Also standard are Boland's 10.4 LCD monitor and two 6-channel audio controllers.

A new streamlined instrument panel houses the Garmin G500H PFD/MFD along with traditional instruments and dual audio controllers. With the G500H panel, the aircraft can be flown from either seat and dual audio controllers allow for independent radio monitoring and transmitting by the pilot or copilot.

To complete the package, Robinson expanded the R66 Police Helicopter options list. New options include Genesys Aerosystems' Heli SAS autopilot, Garmin's GTN 650/750 navigators, FreeFlight's RA-4500 radar altimeter which displays radar altitude information on the G500H PFD, Technisonic's TDFM 9000 radio in a variety of single to four band options, and Aerocomputers' moving map system with View Sync 3D capability.

A fully-loaded R66 Police Helicopter, the first to come off the line with the new configuration, will be delivered to Night Flight Concepts in Bedford, Texas. The helicopter will be one of Night Flight's platform aircraft for its Law Enforcement Air Support Entity (L.E.A.S.E.) program.

Base price for the R66 Turbine Police Helicopter has been set at $1,185,000.

Source:  Robinson Helicopter
Associated URL: robinsonheli.com
Source Date: July 28, 2015
Posted: 07/30/2015

 

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