Savage Range Systems, manufacturers of indoor and outdoor shooting ranges, bullet traps, targetry and shoot houses, recently completed the Gwinnett County Police Training Facility in Lawrenceville, GA. The largest facility of its type east of the Mississippi will train over 100 new police recruits annually and provide quarterly in-service qualification training for over 650 officers.
Savage Range Systems was contracted to supply the entire range package featuring the Model 800 Dry Snail Traps with Automatic Bullet Recovery Systems, including static, turning and running man target systems. Both ranges, containing a total of 30 shooting lanes, are fully baffled for tactical shooting. The two ranges measuring 132 and 88 linear feet wide, consumed over 500,000 pounds of AR500 steel plate. Contact Savage Range Systems atsnailtraps.com or call 800-370-0712.
Navy’s Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Contract to Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman (NG) was awarded a contract potentially valued at $100M to provide Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) systems and capabilities to Navy installations around the world. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
Under the terms of the five-year contract, NG will use a total systems engineering approach to develop, install, integrate, test, and support the fielding of software and hardware to automate and improve the security and advanced warning posture of Navy shore installations worldwide. This contract emphasizes state-of-the-art solutions to meet requirements for physical security, access control, emergency management, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear protection, and command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. Visit: northropgrumman.com
Civil Air Patrol Awards $7.05M Radio and Accessories Contract
EFJ Inc. recently received two orders from the Civil Air Patrol (C.A.P.) totaling $7.05 million to provide its interoperable Project 25 compliant radios and accessories to aid in C.A.P.’s search, rescue and emergency work. This equipment allows the Air Force and firefighting or law-enforcement personnel at the local, state and federal levels during emergencies, no matter what kind of radio equipment each entity is using according to Lt. Col. Paul K. Reid Jr., an adviser for C.A.P.
“C.A.P. has a unique role working with emergency-response personnel, so interoperability is critical in our communications planning,” Reid said. “EF Johnson’s P25-compliant equipment helps us address our interoperability needs, as well as our mandated transition to FM narrowband (radio frequencies).”