U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has announced the first 26 recipients of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies program grants as part of a new initiative designed to advance innovation and capacity-building activities across the country.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $485,000,000 firm fixed price with minimal cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Contractor will provide multiple Sniper advanced targeting pods including initial spares, 1K forward-looking infrareds, and two-way data links. It also includes other items as specified in the contract. Work will be performed at Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be complete by March 26, 2018. This contract involves foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8540-15-D-0001).
On behalf of the French Defence Procurement Agency and the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence Equipment and Support organisation, the Organization for Joint Armaments Cooperation (OCCAr) has awarded the Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) contract to Thales, in collaboration with BAE Systems and their partners in France and the United Kingdom. Initiated in 2012 under a cooperation agreement between the two countries, the MMCM program develops a prototype autonomous system for detection and neutralisation of sea mines and underwater improvised explosive devices.
The MMCM contract includes three stages, starting with a first phase for design. The next stages, which are subject to contract options, will manufacture and experiment the future mine countermeasures capabilities of both France (SLAM-F future mine countermeasures system) and the United Kingdom (MHC – Minecountermeasures and Hydrography Capability). The program will deliver an autonomous, remotely operated mine countermeasures solution. Thales will provide systems to both the French Navy and Royal Navy for two years of evaluation testing. Each system will comprise an unmanned surface vehicle equipped with an autonomous navigation system, an obstacle detection and avoidance sonar, a threat identification and neutralisation capability based on remotely operated vehicles, a towed synthetic aperture sonar and autonomous underwater vehicles.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, has been awarded an $8,906,093 undefinitized contract action. Contractor will provide the Royal Jordanian Air Force, through a third party transfer, 10 United Kingdom Sniper advanced targeting pods with compact multiband datalink, digital data recorder with associated global scope software and data logger modules. Sniper advanced targeting pod system is integrated with F-16 aircraft to provide electro-optical and infrared imagery. Work will be performed at Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 27, 2016. This contract involves foreign military sales. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8540-15-C-0009).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Gaithersburg, Maryland, was awarded a $35,572,000 order dependent contract with options for information management and information technology services supporting the Army Corps of Engineers Information Technology to include headquarters, divisions, districts, centers and field operating activities. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2015. One bid was solicited with one received. Army Corps of Engineers Information Technology, Vicksburg, Mississippi, is the contracting activity (W91WMC-15-D-0001).
Textron Systems, Unmanned Systems, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded a $51,762,329 modification (P00025) to contract W58RGZ-14-C-0001 for performance based logistics and operational support for Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft systems for the Army and Marine Corps. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) and other procurement funds in the amount of $45,404,029 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Oct. 31, 2015. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
iGov Technologies Inc., Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,400,323 firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded NASA contract (NNG07DA27B) for Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) (MCEN-S) Enterprise Service Stacks (ESS). The scope of this effort includes procuring and delivery of a technical solution, (i.e., hardware, software, and infrastructure), support services, user training, and lifecycle sustainment support to replace MCEN SIPR ESS. This task order includes options which, if exercised would bring the cumulative value of this order to $9,341,310.
Work will be performed at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Quantico, Virginia (44 percent); Camp Pendleton, California (14 percent); Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (7 percent); Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan (7 percent); Enterprise IT Center, Kansas City, Missouri (7 percent); Panzerkaserne-Barracks, Boblingen, Germany (7 percent); Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (7 percent); and Marine Forces Reserve, New Orleans, Louisiana (7 percent). Work is expected to be completed on March 31, 2020. Fiscal 2013 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $7,400,323 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This task order was competitively procured through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Contract Holders; with four offers received. Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-15-F-4444).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded not-to-exceed $9,078,625 for delivery order 1195 under previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00104-10-G-A109) for the repair of the AN/UYQ-70 advanced display system and the Navy’s current generation of commercial-off-the-shelf display and processor systems for tactical and command, control, communication, computer intelligence applications for target acquisition and tracking, weapons control, theater air defense, anti-submarine warfare, battle group communication, and airborne surveillance and control. Work will be performed at Virginia Beach, Virginia (10 percent), and various Lockheed Martin repair units located throughout the U.S. (90 percent), and work is expected to be completed by April 2016. Fiscal 2015 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $4,448,526 will be obligated at the time of award and these funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year. One company was solicited for the non-competitive requirement and one offer was received in response to this solicitation in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N00104-10-G-A-109).
Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $16,091,864 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5128) to exercise an option for continuing platform systems engineering agent support of the Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) MK 2 development for aircraft carrier/amphibious Modernization Advanced Capability Build (ACB) 12/Technical Insertion 12 (ACB12/TI12). Work to be performed includes the achievement of key milestones for non-recurring platform systems engineering to further mature the ACB 12, a tactical product. ACB 12 is slated for deployment, initially on CVN 78, CVN 72, and LHD 2, then to be extended to CVN 73 and other SSDS MK 2 enabled platforms.
Work will be performed in San Diego, California (90 percent); Tewksbury, Massachusetts (2.5 percent); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (2.5 percent); St. Petersburg, Florida (2.5 percent); and Tucson, Arizona (2.5 percent); and is expected to be completed by December 2015. Fiscal 2011 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) and fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $1,187,942 will be obligated at time of award. Funds in the amount of $977,942 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $16,663,927 firm-fixed-price delivery order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-14-G-5105) for fiscal 2015 Aegis modernization production requirements. This delivery order covers the production of Multi-Mission Signal Processor Ordnance Alteration (ORDALT) kits, kill assessment system ORDALT kits and spares, radio frequency coherent combiner kits, high voltage power supply sidewall capacitors, traveling waves tube monitoring circuits, and stabilized master oscillator ORDALT kits, as well as test and installation efforts, in support of the Aegis Modernization (AMOD) program. The AMOD program fields combat system upgrades that will enhance the anti-air warfare and Ballistic Missile Defense capabilities of Aegis-equipped Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and Ticonderoga-class cruisers.
This delivery order includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this delivery order to $24,821,438. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia (42 percent); Andover, Massachusetts (38 percent); Burlington, Massachusetts (12 percent); and Sudbury, Massachusetts (8 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2017. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2015 Defense-wide procurement and fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $16,663,927 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.